Campus Development

A Symbol of What’s Possible

A Symbol of What’s Possible

Mr Tam Wing-fan, Edmund 譚榮芬 (BArch 1956; Riccian) was a member of the first cohort of students at HKU’s Department of Architecture when it opened in 1950 under the Faculty of Engineering. More than 60 years later, he and his wife Mrs May Tam 譚麥美燕 donated over HK$100 million for the creation of the Tam …

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Campus Development

Campus Development

It was in 1910 that the foundation stone of the Main Building was laid and from where grew the Main Campus. One hundred years later the Centennial Campus became the home of the Faculties of Law, Arts and Social Sciences, as well as the Grand Hall and the Learning Commons. The University of Hong Kong …

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The ART of Giving

The ART of Giving

The HKU Class of 1971 initiated a fundraising project at the time of their 40th anniversary to donate a work of art to HKU in celebration of the University’s Centenary in 2011. Through a long and extensive selection process by the University’s Working Group on Art and Decoration, and with the help from the Hong …

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Strengthening HKUs Dental Endeavours

Strengthening HKU’s Dental Endeavours

Generous support has been received from the community for the advancement of dentistry at the University.  Hong Kong’s first Infection Control Teaching Suite (ITCS) was recently opened with a donation from Sir Gordon Wu Ying-Sheung and Honorary University Fellow Lady Ivy Wu Kwok Sau-Ping to promote awareness of the prevention of infection in dentistry. The Teaching Suite …

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Inauguration of the HKU Jockey Club Student Village III

Inauguration of the HKU Jockey Club Student Village III

An inauguration ceremony for the four residential colleges at the Jockey Club Student Village III (賽馬會第三學生村): Shun Hing College (信興學院); Chi Sun College (志新學院); Lap-Chee College (立之學院); and New College (日新學院), was held on February 7, 2015. The four residential colleges at Kennedy Town were made possible by donations totalling HK$450 million in support of …

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