Fourth-year student Lucas Tse named Rhodes scholar

Lucas Tse has earned a Rhodes Scholarship for Hong Kong to study at the University of Oxford next fall.

December 1, 2017

Lucas Tse, a fourth-year student in the College, has earned a Rhodes Scholarship for Hong Kong to study at the University of Oxford next fall. He hopes to pursue an MPhil in economic and social history, with aspirations for a career as a scholar and educator.

Rhodes Scholarship, which is widely considered to be one of the world's most prestigious scholarships, is awarded to students who demonstrate the highest levels of academic excellence, character and ambition. “We are tremendously proud of Lucas,” said John W. Boyer, Dean of the College. “The University of Chicago has a long history of fostering rigorous inquiry. We are delighted that Lucas’s pursuit of knowledge will continue to grow in preparation for a career as a scholar and educator.”

Apart from academic research, Lucas is also talented in music. He studies voice privately and will be performing ‘An Evening of Song’ with fellow student pianist Brian McGuiggin (Year 3 majoring in Math) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong on Dec 16, 2017. Everyone is welcome.

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