Student of the Year

These are our city's best students in a wide range of disciplines, inspiring others with their passion and making the world a better place, one day at a time.
Student of the Year winners are all incredible, but the grand prize winner is exceptional in her ability to create something good out of something bad.
All 12 finalists for the Grand Prize of Student of the Year excel at academics, are active in extracurricular activities, and contribute to the community in many different ways.
The scientific study of language can give you an insight into many aspects of human behaviour, so it’s no surprise that so many students aspire to be great linguists.
Anxious as they waited for the interviews, the hopeful students had to show their skills in front of the judges.
It takes more than just talent to win the performing arts award. You also have to brave the spotlight and impress the judges at a live event.
This year’s Student of the Year is a clash of the titans, with such an extraordinary calibre of students that even seasoned judges have to pause and debate who should receive first place.
Winning the Student of the Year-Sportsperson award takes zeal, commitment and sportsmanship. But the final judging comes when the students are called upon to demonstrate their success and dedication to their chosen sport.
The judges of the South China Morning Post Student of the Year, Community Contributors, see a lot of talented students, but the competition this year is tougher than ever.
The Community Contributor category of SOTY is always a hotly contested division because so many Hong Kong students do so much to help others that it’s hard to pick a winner.