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2014


15 December 2014
Agreement Signing Ceremony of Pan Sutong Shanghai-Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Centre

23-27 November 2014
Tin Ka Ping Mainland Scholars and Senior Administrators Exchange Programme 2014 cum Seminar on “Liberal Arts Education of Lingnan University”

22 October 2014
Lingnan received generous donation from AEON Credit Service (Asia) Co., Ltd. to set up the “AEON Credit Service Scholarships

19 October 2014
"Walking with Lingnanians" Fundraising Walkathon 2014

14-20 and 21-27 September 2014
The 15th and 16th Seminar for Senior Administrators from East Guangdong Region

18 September 2014
Opening Ceremony of the Jockey Club Student Village and The Jockey Club New Hall

27 May 2014
Lingnan Education Organization Ambassadors Appointment Ceremony

19 May 2014
Sharing Session of Lingnan Universty - Chow Tai Fook Student Exchange Scholarships

29 April 2014
ZeShan Foundation Scholarships Presentation and Sharing Session 

24 April 2014
AR Charitable Foundation Scholarship Scheme Launch Ceremony 
 

Agreement Signing Ceremony of Pan Sutong Shanghai-Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Centre

With the generous donation of HK$10 million from Mr Pan Sutong, Chairman of Goldin Group, Lingnan University has established the Pan Sutong Shanghai-Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Centre in collaboration with the Hong Kong-Shanghai Economic Development Association to strengthen research on issues related to the economic and financial development of Mainland China and Hong Kong.

Lingnan University organised a ceremony on 15 December 2014 when Mr Harvey Lee, Vice Chairman of Goldin Group, Mr Bankee Kwan, Vice-President and Honorary Secretary of the Hong Kong-Shanghai Economic Development Association and Prof Leonard K Cheng, President of Lingnan University signed the cooperation agreement for the Research Centre’s establishment. Apart from the donor Mr Pan Sutong, other officiating guests attending the ceremony included Mr Rex Auyeung Pak-kuen, Council Chairman of Lingnan University, Prof Albert Ip Yuk-keung, Chairman of Institutional Advancement Committee of Lingnan University, Mr Andrew Yao Cho-fai, JP, President of the Hong Kong-Shanghai Economic Development Association, and Mr Tse Yung-hoi, Executive Committee Member of the Hong Kong-Shanghai Economic Development Association.

Establishment of the Pan Sutong Shanghai-Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Centre aims to synergise resources and outstanding economic research expertise in Mainland China and Hong Kong to strengthen research on salient issues related to the economic and financial development of the two places. It will also provide research consultations on industry and economic policies, as well as offering policy consultations and advice to foster the mutual prosperity of Mainland China and Hong Kong.

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Cooperation agreement for the Pan Sutong Shanghai-Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Centre was signed by Mr Harvey Lee (front middle), Mr Bankee Kwan (front right) and President Prof Leonard K Cheng (front left) under the witness of the donor Mr Pan Sutong (back middle), Mr Andrew Yao Cho-fai (back row 2nd from right), Mr Rex Auyeung Pak-kuen (back row 2nd from left), Mr Tse Yung-hoi (back right) and Prof Albert Ip Yuk-keung (back left)
 

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Tin Ka Ping Mainland Scholars and Senior Administrators Exchange Programme 2014 cum Seminar on “Liberal Arts Education of Lingnan University”

The annual event - “Tin Ka Ping Mainland Scholars and Senior Administrators Exchange Programme” was held on 23-27 November 2014 on campus. A total of 12 scholars and senior administrators from Beijing Union University, Chong Qing Normal University, Chongqing University, Huizhou University, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing University, Ningxia University, Sun Yat-Sen University, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Yunnan Agricultural University and Yunnan University participated in the Programme, in which they sat in a tutorial class, met with students, professors, heads and representatives of academic departments and administrative units to gain a better understanding of the University’s liberal arts education.

This year, President Leonard K Cheng was invited to be the featured speaker of the Seminar on “Liberal Arts Education of Lingnan University” to share his insight and experience in implementing liberal arts education in Lingnan. A total number of 50 local secondary school principals and representatives participated in the seminar and exchanged their views on liberal arts education. The Seminar provided an interactive platform for Lingnan to promote its distinctive liberal arts education to both local and Mainland educators.

The Programme is a philanthropic act of Dr Tin Ka Ping, a keen supporter of Lingnan’s liberal arts education. The Tin Ka Ping Foundation has donated a total of HK$4.2 million to Lingnan University since 2008. Together with the matched grants under the government’s Matching Grant Schemes, the “Tin Ka Ping Education Fund” was established to finance the Programme with the aim of promoting liberal arts education in mainland China.
Group photos of the guests and participants of the Programme.
President Leonard K Cheng (centre, front row), Mr Sam Tin Hing Sin, Chairman of Tin Ka Ping Foundation (5th from the right, front row) and the guests and participants of the Programme.
 

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Lingnan received generous donation from AEON Credit Service (Asia) Co., Ltd. to set up the “AEON Credit Service Scholarships

Lingnan University received a generous donation of HK$100,000 from AEON Credit Service (Asia) Co., Ltd. to set up the “AEON Credit Service Scholarships”. The Scholarships will be established to support students enjoying hostel life on campus.

An agreement signing ceremony was held on 22 October 2014 in recognition of the generous support of AEON Credit Service (Asia) Co., Ltd.,

President Cheng and Mr Barry Fung sign an agreement.
 Mr Barry Fung, Managing Director of AEON Credit Service (Asia) Co., Ltd (Right) and Prof Leonard K Cheng, President (Left) sign an agreement.

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(From left) Mr Matthew Mo, Director of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs, President Leonard Cheng, Mr Barry Fung, Managing Director of AEON Credit Service (Asia) Co., Ltd and Prof Albert Ip, Chairman of the Institutional Advancement Committee.

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"Walking with Lingnanians" Fundraising Walkathon 2014

The annual “Walking with Lingnanians” Fundraising Walkathon was held on 19 October 2014 (Sunday). This year, the walkathon started from Tai Po Waterfront Park and proceeded to Hong Kong Science Park along the promenade. More than 1,000 students, alumni, teachers, staff and friends of Lingnan University from different commercial sectors participated and over HK$3.68 million was raised in support of the University’s whole-person development programmes, which surpassed the amount raised in every walkathon over the past years.

Officiating guests of the kick-off ceremony were The Hon Bernard Charnwut Chan, Chairman of the University Council and President Leonard K Cheng.

Sponsors of the event include:

Major Sponsor
Lingnan University Alumni Association (Hong Kong)

Diamond Sponsors
Dr Law Sai Kit Frank
New World Development Company Limited
Swire Pacific Limited
Mr Irons Sze, JP
Tone Tone Foundation
Dr & Mrs James T Wu

Gold Sponsors
J. P. Morgan
Lee & Man Paper Manufacturing Limited
Mr John R Slosar
Techtronic Industries Company Limited
Mr Ben Wong Chung Mat, JP

Silver Sponsor
Banco Santander, S.A., Hong Kong Branch

Supporting Organisations
759 Store
Airwaves
Fourseas Mercantile Holdings Limited
Sunwa Marketing Company Limite

Awards were presented to top individual and team fundraisers as well as the team with the largest number of participants:

Highest amount of donation: Individual
Champion: Prof Albert Ip Yuk-keung
First Runner-up: Mr Andrew Yao Cho-fai, JP
Second Runner-up: Dr Chan Yau-hing, GBS, JP

Highest amount of donation: Team
Champion: Department of Management, Lingnan University
First Runner-up: Lingnan Dr Chung Wing Kwong Memorial Secondary School
Second Runner-up: Lingnan Secondary School

Largest number of participants: Team
Champion: Lingnan Secondary School
First Runner-up: Lingnan Dr Chung Wing Kwong Memorial Secondary School
Second Runner-up: Student Services Centre, Lingnan University
 
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The 15th and 16th Seminar for Senior Administrators from East Guangdong Region

Lingnan University and the Federation of Hong Kong Chiu Chow Community Organizations co-organised “The 15th and 16th Seminars for Senior Administrators from the East Guangdong Region” on 14-20 and 21-27 September respectively on campus.

This marks the fifth consecutive year of co-operation between the University and the Federation in organising these annual seminars, with 38 and 39 senior administrators from East Guangdong participating under the themes of “Youth Affairs Management and Leadership Training” and “Urban Planning and Property Management” respectively.
 
Professors of Lingnan University and experts from government departments and corporations shared their experience with the attendees. Thematic tours and visits were also arranged to enrich participants’ understanding towards the themes. The seminars were sponsored by the Federation of Hong Kong Chiu Chow Community Organizations to strengthen the knowledge exchange between local and Mainland senior administrators. 

The 15th  Seminar for Senior Administrators from East Guangdong Region The senior administrators of the 16th seminar
(Left) The Founding President of the Federation of Hong Kong Chiu Chow Community Organizations, Mr Chan Wai Nam (7th from the left, first row), President of the Federation of Hong Kong Chiu Chow Community Organizations, Dr Ian Chan Yau Nam (5th from the right, first row), President Leonard K Cheng (6th from the right, first row) and the senior administrators of the 15th seminar.

(Right) The senior administrators of the 16th seminar.
 

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Opening Ceremony of the Jockey Club Student Village and The Jockey Club New Hall

The Jockey Club New Hall, a new student hostel of Lingnan University funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust with an HK$85 million donation, was officially open on 18 September 2014. Together with the existing Jockey Club Hall, the northern area of the Lingnan campus where the hostels are located was named “Jockey Club Student Village”.

The ceremony was officiated by Dr Simon S O Ip, CBE, JP, Chairman of The Hong Kong Jockey Club; The Hon Bernard Charnwut Chan, Chairman of the Council, Lingnan University and President Leonard K Cheng.

Comprised of two wings, The Jockey Club New Hall offers about 400 new hostel places, enabling Lingnan to accomplish its goal of providing full residence for undergraduates.

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 (From left) Prof Albert Ip, Chairman of the University's Institutional Advancement Committee; President Leonard K Cheng; Dr Simon Ip, Chairman of The Hong Kong Jockey Club; The Hon Bernard Charnwut Chan, Chairman of the University Council, and Dr Frank Law, Chairman of the Court at the opening ceremony.

 

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Lingnan Education Organization Ambassadors Appointment Ceremony

The Lingnan Education Organization (LEO) Ambassadors Appointment Ceremony was held at Lingnan Club on 27 May 2014. Dr David Pun Chan, Chairman of LEO and Prof Leonard Cheng, President of Lingnan University, officiated at the Ceremony and presented certificates of appointment to the students. This year, 64 students were appointed LEO Ambassadors. These ambassadors will help to promote Lingnan’s fine traditions and embody its noble mission of “Education for Service”.

Generously supported by LEO, the 10-year “LEO Ambassadors Programme” provides awards and scholarships to recognise students with outstanding academic performance and social service commitment, and to support needy students to go on exchange and enjoy hostel life on campus. Awardees of the Programme are appointed as LEO Ambassadors. 

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President Leonard K Cheng (1st from the left) and LEO Chairman Dr David Pun Chan (1st from the right) present certificates of appointment to the students.
 
 
 

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Sharing Session of Lingnan Universty - Chow Tai Fook Student Exchange Scholarships

On 19 May 2014, 47 scholarships were awarded by Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation to support students participating in exchange programmes overseas or in mainland China for one semester in the academic year 2014/15.

At the event, Ms Miranda Chan, Project Manager and Ms Alvita Cheung, Project Officer of Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation, encouraged students to treasure the exchange opportunities but at the same time, contribute back to the community by committing to social services. Scholarship recipients shared their study plans for exchange and participation in community service.
 
The Lingnan Universty - Chow Tai Fook Student Exchange Scholarships were established in 2014 with a donation of HK$1 million each year for three consecutive years, totally HK$3 million, to support students who are passionate supporters of community service with good academic performance to go on exchange for one semester.
  
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Miranda Chan, Project Manager of Chow Tai Fook Charity Foundation (3rd from the left), shares her views on exchange and community service.
 
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A group photo of guests and scholarship recipients at the sharing session.
 

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ZeShan Foundation Scholarships Presentation and Sharing Session 

On 29 April 2014, 20 scholarships were awarded by ZeShan Foundation to support students going on exchange overseas or in Mainland China for one semester in the academic year 2014/15.

Ms. Yan Chan, Programme Director of ZeShan Foundation, encouraged students to treasure the exchange opportunities during the sharing session and promote the distinguished liberal arts education of Lingnan University. Some of the scholarship recipients, who had returned exchange from the Netherlands and UK, shared their views on controversial social issues of the host countries.

The ZeShan Foundation Scholarships were established in 2006 to support students with good academic performance to go on exchange for one academic semester. Up to 2014/15, 107 students had been benefitted from generous support of the Foundation.
 
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Ms. Yan Chan, Programme Director of ZeShan Foundation, introduces ZeShan Foundation and its project to the students.

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AR Charitable Foundation Scholarship Scheme Launch Ceremony

Lingnan University has established the “AR Charitable Foundation Scholarship Scheme” for Risk and Insurance Management students in recognition of the generous donation of an earmarked amount of at least HK$10 million from AR Charitable Foundation Limited. A launch ceremony has been held on 24 April 2014 at the University Club. Officiating guests included Mr Mason Wu, Director of AR Charitable Foundation Limited, The Hon Bernard Charnwut Chan, Chairman of the University and President Leonard K Cheng.

Ms Annie Choi, Commissioner of Insurance of the HKSAR Government and representatives of insurance professional bodies, including AR Consultant Services (HK) Ltd, The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers, Hong Kong Society of Certified Insurance Practitioners, Insurance Institute of Hong Kong, Motor Insurers' Bureau of Hong Kong, Asia Insurance Co Ltd and Bupa, have also joined the event to show their support and share with students the career prospects in the industry.

The scholarship scheme covers a period of eight consecutive academic years starting from 2013/14, providing financial support for Lingnan students to pursue the BBA (Hons) Risk and Insurance Management Progamme and go on to study the MSc Programme in Insurance (or RIM or financial services) at CASS Business School, City University of London. The scheme aims to develop young talents for the insurance industry and includes internship and mentorship opportunities for students.  
 
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Guests took group photo with Ms Annie Choi, Commissioner of Insurance of the HKSAR Government (centre), Mr Mason Wu, Director of AR Charitable Foundation Limited (7th from the left), Council Chairman The Hon Bernard Chan (6th from the left), Deputy Council Chairman Mr Rex Auyeung (3rd from the right), Council Treasurer Mrs Loretta Shuen (4th from the left) and President Leonard K Cheng (6th from the right).
0132Council Chairman The Hon Bernard Chan, accompanied by President Leonard K Cheng, presented a souvenir to Ms Annie Choi, Commissioner of Insurance of the HKSAR Government, for her kind presence and support to the Scholarship Scheme.