The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has recently installed a new 3D campus model next to the University’s main entrance to replace the original one built in 1982. Both models were made possible with the donation from the Lions Club of Victoria Hong Kong (the Club). In appreciation of their support, an unveiling ceremony was held on Saturday, 29 September 2018. Officiated the ceremony were Ms Sophia Yung, President of the Lions Club of Victoria Hong Kong, Mr Eric Ng, Vice-President (Administration) and University Secretary of CUHK and Mr Fung Siu-man, Director of Campus Development of CUHK. It was also graced by the presence of representatives from the Club and CUHK.
On behalf of CUHK, Mr Eric Ng expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the Club for its longstanding support towards the University. ‘I look forward to the continued partnership with the Lions Club of Victoria Hong Kong for the betterment of our society,’ said Mr Ng. Ms Sophia Yung was pleased to support CUHK again. ‘We at the Lions Club of Victoria Hong Kong trust that CUHK will continue nurturing future young leaders and guiding the students to achieve their personal goals,’ said Ms Yung.
Mr Fung Siu-man presented the distinguishing features of the new campus model to our guests. ‘The CUHK campus has expanded tremendously in the past years under the Campus Master Plan; with more than 160 buildings today to support her new Colleges, teaching and research activities. Created by the Campus Development Office using digital data and 3D printing technology, buildings and ground features of CUHK’s award-winning Green Campus were exhibited to welcome our visitors,’ said Mr Fung.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) organized the Presentation Ceremony of ‘Sin Wai Kin CUHK Golden Jubilee Scholarships in Arts, History and Philosophy’ on Tuesday, 24 July 2018. The ceremony was officiated by Dr Sin Wai-kin, David, Chairman of Sin Wai Kin Foundation and Myer Jewelry Manufacturer Limited, Mrs Sin, Mr Sin Nga-yan, Benedict, Director and General Manager of Myer Jewelry Manufacturer Limited, Professor Fok Tai-fai, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President of CUHK, and Professor Lai Pan-chiu, Acting Dean of Faculty of Arts of CUHK.
In his welcoming speech, Professor Fok Tai-fai expressed his heartfelt gratitude to Dr Sin and his family for their unfailing support towards the development of CUHK over the years. Mr Benedict Sin also encouraged all scholarship recipients to dedicate themselves in striving for academic excellence and to give back to the society after graduation.
Established in 2013 in the midst of the 50th anniversary of CUHK, the ‘Sin Wai Kin CUHK Golden Jubilee Scholarships in Arts, History and Philosophy’ awards students who excel in Arts, History and Philosophy, with the objective of fostering academic research. On behalf of all scholarship recipients, Mr Lee Him-nok, a year three student from the Department of Chinese Language and Literature delivered a vote of thanks. He thanked Dr Sin for his generosity in establishing the scholarship which recognized their effort in achieving academic excellence. All scholarship recipients presented thank you letters to Dr Sin, Mrs Sin and Mr Benedict Sin at the ceremony.