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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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Class of 2017 Graduation Gift Campaign

Class of 2017 Graduation Gift Campaign

Every year, the new graduating class continues the tradition of paying forward when they celebrate the milestone of their academic journey. This year, the Class of 2017 is invited to make a graduation class gift of HK$201.7. These gifts will be designated to the “HKU Class Giving Scholarship Fund” and support future students through scholarships and bursaries. As …

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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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The Class of '71, initiators of the Silver Jubilee Class Reunion, shares the love of art through the "1971 for 2011 Collection" project

The Class of ’71, initiators of the Silver Jubilee Class Reunion, shares the love of art through the “1971 for 2011 Collection” project

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of its graduation, the Class of ’71 has raised over HK$2.2 million from 11 donors and friends to launch the “1971 for 2011 Collection” project (四十情誼百載緣.藝術藏品). The University and the Class of ’71 would like to thank the following donors for their support and generosity: Mr Daniel Chan (陳正欣先生),Mr …

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Professor Lin addressed the problem of global economic imbalances

Professor Lin addressed the problem of global economic imbalances

Professor Justin Yifu Lin, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank, spoke at the Edward K Y Chen Distinguished Lecture Series held in November 2009. As the World Bank’s Chief Economist, he guides the Bank’s intellectual leadership and plays a key role in shaping the research agenda of the institution. Talking on “Shifting Paradigms …

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The Class of '84's Silver Jubilee Class Reunion celebrates unity and humanity by bringing people together

The Class of ’84’s Silver Jubilee Class Reunion celebrates unity and humanity by bringing people together

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of its graduation, the Class of ’84 wanted to celebrate the occasion by supporting a worthy social cause. They decided to establish an extraordinary initiative which embodies the spirit of community that is at the heart of the University: the “HKU Class of ’84 Social Inclusion Fund” to encourage HKU …

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Funding allocated to 15 projects related to reconstruction and catastrophe management

Funding allocated to 15 projects related to reconstruction and catastrophe management

HKU keeps contributing its efforts to build on various initiatives relating to reconstruction and long-term knowledge transfer in catastrophe management. With donations from alumni and the community, 15 projects have received support from internal seed funding to facilitate the University’s academic colleagues engagement in research and service-oriented initiatives in the Sichuan earthquake-affected areas. The projects …

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