Go Khek Ghee

Biography of Go Khek Ghee

Go Khek Ghee, matriculation slip 1914-15
Go Khek Ghee, matriculation slip 1914-15

Go Khek Ghee graduated BSc in 1916, and was the first Singaporean student at the University of Glasgow. He was born in Singapore in 1890, son of Go Booh Quan, a merchant.

Ghee received his primary education in Singapore, and is recorded as having passed his preliminary examinations in Mathematics, English and French in Aberdeen in April 1909, with which he gained entry to study for a degree in Engineering at the University of Glasgow. He attended classes at the Royal Technical College (now Strathclyde University) in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering and Drawing, as well as Civil Engineering, and graduated BSc in Engineering on 13 April 1890.


Go Khek Ghee
Born 13 April 1890.
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
GU Degree: BSc, 1916; Science and Engineering,
Occupation categories: engineers
Record last updated: 18th Jan 2013

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