Jiaying YU

Yu Jiaying is a PhD candidate in the Department of Law in HKU, and is now researching on Space Law and Public International Law. She is under the supervision of Professor Zhao Yun. Before this, she completed both her Undergraduate and Master Law Degrees from Shenzhen University.

Field of Study: Space Law

Thesis Title: TBC

Programme of Study: Ph.D.

Supervisor(s): Yun Zhao

The paper ‘Community of Shared Future for Mankind in Global Governance and Outer Space’ submitted to the symposium on ‘International Governance of Emerging Space Issues under the Rule of Law’ was selected in the conference proceedings of the China Space Conference in April 2019.

The journal article ‘The Development and Value Judgment of Soft Law in Outer Space’ was published by Journal of Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Social Sciences Edition) in January 2019, in volume 32 issue 1. This article is a part of the initial research outcome of ‘The Establishment of the Long-Term Sustainability Legal Regime of Outer Space Activities,’ a social science research project funded by Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China in 2017.


Postgraduate Scholarship (PGS), HKU, 2020
Excellent Postgraduate Student, SZU, 2019
Foreign Language Test Scholarship, SZU, 2018
Academic Performance Scholarship, SZU, 2013/2014