Sarah Carmichael taught English in the UK, Spain, the Chinese mainland, and Sweden before coming to Hong Kong with the British Council in 1989. She has been working at HKUST since 1993, and has taught nearly all of the English courses offered to HKUST students by the Center for Language Education, as well as being involved in various other CLE initiatives such as MBA classes in Shenzhen, IELTS examination advising and the development of short courses on pronunciation.


BA English Language and literature

The University of Reading, UK

PGCE English & English as a Second Language

Reading University School of Education, UK

RSA Diploma in the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language



City University of Hong Kong

LLM Human Rights Law

The University of Hong Kong