HKBU receives HK$5 million donation from Tin Ka Ping Foundation in support of Mainland China Visiting Scholars Programme
27 Jun 2019
HKBU recently received a generous donation of HK$5 million from the Tin Ka Ping Foundation to inject into the Tin Ka Ping Education Fund. The donation will be used to expand the scope of the existing Mainland China Visiting Scholars Programme and will help to enhance academic exchange and collaboration between HKBU and institutions on the Mainland, thereby strengthening the University’s teaching and research capacities.
An agreement signing cum cheque presentation ceremony was held yesterday. It was officiated by Mr Tin Hing-sin, Chairman of the Tin Ka Ping Foundation Board; Mr Tin Wing-sin, Director of the Tin Ka Ping Foundation Board; Dr Clement Chen, Chairman of the Council and the Court of HKBU; and Professor Roland Chin, President and Vice-Chancellor of HKBU.
In addition, the Foundation made another donation in support of the Chinese Writers’ Workshop (CWW), which is organised by the Faculty of Arts. The Workshop aims to enhance literary creativity and promote Chinese culture among students at secondary schools and universities in Hong Kong.
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