The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) organized the fifth “Lee Quo Wei CUHK Golden Jubilee Scholarship Presentation Ceremony” on Tuesday, 20 November 2018. Officiated by Mr Thomas Liang, Chief Executive of the Wei Lun Foundation, and Professor Fok Tai-fai, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President of CUHK, the ceremony was also graced by the presence of Miss Michelle Liang and members of the advisory committee for the Lee Quo Wei CUHK Golden Jubilee Scholarship Endowment Fund.
In his welcoming address, Professor Fok Tai-fai expressed his sincere gratitude to the late Dr the Honourable Lee Quo-wei, the Lee Family and the Wei Lun Foundation for their staunch support towards the University over the years. He also encouraged all awardees to keep striving for their academic excellence and give back to the society after their graduation. On behalf of all scholarship recipients, Leung Hoi-ming, Michael thanked the Lee Family and the Wei Lun Foundation for establishing the “Lee Quo Wei CUHK Golden Jubilee Scholarship” which gave them recognition for their academic achievement and motivated them to further strengthen their abilities.
In celebration of the Golden Jubilee of CUHK in 2013, the “Lee Quo Wei CUHK Golden Jubilee Scholarship Endowment Fund” was established to award outstanding Mainland students, students from the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Medicine, as well as students engaging in exchange programmes. This year, a total of 60 students have been awarded the “Lee Quo Wei CUHK Golden Jubilee Scholarship”.
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.