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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.