HKBU welcomes delegation from Hong Kong Shine Tak Foundation
Prof. Roland Chin introduced to the delegation the latest developments of HKBU
Mrs. Christy Tung delivered a speech
The delegation visited a broadcast studio at the Department of Journalism
The delegation found the facilities at the Academy of Film impressive
The delegation toured around the exhibition "Plane Stories" at Koo Ming Kown Exhibition Gallery of the Academy of Visual Arts
The delegation visited the Museum of Chinese Medicine
The delegation had a fruitful exchange with HKBU representatives during the luncheon
A 13-member delegation from the Hong Kong Shine Tak Foundation, led by its Chairlady Mrs. Christy Tung, JP, paid a visit to the University on 11 October 2017.
Professor Roland T. Chin, President and Vice-Chancellor, extended his warm welcome to the members of the Shine Tak Foundation for visiting the University despite their busy schedules. The delegation was briefed on the latest developments, including the Endowed Chairs Scheme, student exchange and service learning opportunities, One Belt One Road programmes, as well as the uniqueness and strengths of HKBU. He looked forward to collaborating closely with the Foundation in nurturing more outstanding talents for the benefit of the community.
Founded in 2014, the Hong Kong Shine Tak Foundation aims to cultivate positive thinking of young people and promote social harmony by orgainising a variety of programmes and activities, such as the “Shine Tak Foundation Youth Develop Programme - Beijing and Xian Space Exploration Study Tour” and "Shine Tak Charity Hiking". In her speech, Mrs. Christy Tung said the Foundation has a close relationship with the University. Its Executive Vice Chairman Mr. Henry Tong, MH, JP is Court Member of HKBU, while its Vice Chairman Mr. Hung Kwong Yee is Member of the Entrepreneur Committee of the HKBU Foundation. She hoped that through the visit its members could gain a better understanding of the University’s development, thereby facilitating more collaboration between the Foundation and the University.
The delegation paid a visit to the facilities at the Department of Journalism, the Academy of Film, the Academy of Visual Arts, as well as the School of Chinese Medicine. They were warmly received by Dr. Albert Chau, Vice-President (Teaching & Learning); Mr. Yeung Chee Kong, Associate Vice-President (Engagement); Mrs. Lily Chan, Director of University Advancement and Secretary-General of Hong Kong Baptist University Foundation; and Dr. Liu Jing, Coordinator of the Dr. and Mrs. Hung Hin Shiu Museum of Chinese Medicine. A luncheon was hosted by Professor Chin for the delegation at his residence Shiu Pong Hall.