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Cheque Presentation Ceremony for Donation by

the Tin Ka Ping Foundation

29 April 2008

The University recently received a grant of HK$3 million from the Tin Ka Ping Foundation.  This donation was joined by HK$3 million received under the University Grants Committeeˇ¦s Fourth Matching Grant Scheme, meaning that HK$6 million is now designated for the establishment of the Tin Ka Ping Education Foundation.   

The Fund will be used to support the Tin Ka Ping Foundation ˇV HKBU Mainland China Visiting Scholar Programme, which will subsidise visiting scholars from the Mainland each year.  The programme will foster closer ties between HKBU and tertiary institutions on the Mainland and facilitate academic exchange between Hong Kong and the Mainland, elevating quality teaching and research to a higher plateau. 

In appreciation of the Tin Ka Ping Foundationˇ¦s generous support, a Cheque Presentation Ceremony was held on 29 April 2008 at the Dr. Wu Yee Sun Lecture Theatre (Room 209) of Lam Woo International Conference Centre.  Officiating at the Ceremony were Dr. Tin Ka Ping, Chairman of the Tin Ka Ping Foundation and Professor Ng Ching-Fai, President and Vice-Chancellor.

Addressing the Ceremony, Professor Ng Ching-Fai extended his heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Tin Ka Ping.  A well-respected philanthropist, Dr. Tin has supported the advancement of education in Hong Kong and the Mainland for many years.

The Ceremony attracted many guests, including friends of Tin Ka Ping Foundation, supporters of HKBU, Council & Court members, staff and students.  Also present at the Ceremony were Ir. Peter K K Wong, JP; Mr. Brandon Liu, JP; Mr. Cheng Sing Yip; Mr. Tai Hay Lap, BBS JP; and Ms. Sun Fong Chung, BBS MBE JP.


Professor Ng Ching-Fai, GBS, President and Vice-Chancellor receives a donation cheque of HK$3 million from Dr. Tin Ka Ping (right)



Professor Ng Ching-Fai presents a souvenir to Dr. Tin Ka Ping (right)

(From left) Professor Frank Fu, JP; Professor Ah Chung Tsoi, Professor Franklin Luk, Professor Ng Ching-Fai, Dr. Tin Ka Ping, Mr. Tin Hin Sin and Mr. Tin Wing Sin pose for a group photo


Addressing the Ceremony, Professor Ng Ching-Fai extends his heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Tin Ka Ping






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