Mr. Cheung Siu Wai  
張少威 先生
Senior Lecturer 高級講師
Director of MA in International Journalism Studies Programme 國際新聞碩士課程主任
(852) 3411-8209
Mr. Cheung has taught journalism and communication in universities both in Hong Kong and in mainland China. He is a specialist in news gathering, journalistic writing and political communication, in addition to cultural criticism, public relations and international affairs. He started teaching graduate courses of the MA in Communication Program at HKBU in 2009.

Mr. Cheung started his journalistic career in the 1980s. He was U.S. Bureau Chief of the newspaper Ta Kung Pao for 13 years and was twice elected the President of New York Foreign Press Association. He was assistant managing editor before leaving the newspaper in 2009. Today, he appears frequently on local TV programs and on satellite TV channels as guest commentator on international issues and current affairs in Hong Kong and elsewhere.

Mr. Cheung was a graduate of the Institute of International Relations in Beijing, majoring in English language. He later earned his master’s degree in International Affairs from the New School University in New York.

Classes taught
    • Courses taught at undergraduate level:
    • Theories and Techniques of Reporting I
    • Theories and Techniques of Reporting II
    • Copy Editing
    • Reporting Laboratory
    • News Translation
    • Advanced Reporting and Writing
    • News Writing and Reporting
    • Analytical and Opinion Writing


  • Courses taught in Taught Postgraduate Programs:
  • Media and Communication in Chinese Societies
  • Issues and Cases in Mass Communication
  • Advanced PR Writing for Multimedia
  • International Relations Theory and Practice
  • Globalization, Economics and Finance
Research & Teaching Interests
  • Journalism teaching and media education
  • Journalistic writing and academic writing
  • Media law and media ethics
  • Press freedom and media control
  • PR writing for nonprofit institutions
  • Political science and political communication
  • International relations and geopolitics
  • Development theories and modern society
  • Gender studies and social development