HKBU receives donation from Ms. Lovinia Chiu to set up scholarship

27 August 2019

The University recently received a generous donation pledge of HK$300,000 from Ms. Lovinia Chiu Siu Yin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Medialink Group Limited, designated for the establishment of the “Chiu Siu Yin Lovinia Scholarship”. Two scholarships will be awarded annually to outstanding Year 4 students who studied in the Film and Television or Animation and Media Arts stream at the Academy of Film for a period of three years.

The presentation of the scholarships was held at the Orientation cum Final Year Project Awards Presentation Ceremony on 27 August 2019. Officiating at the ceremony were Professor Roland T. Chin, President and Vice-Chancellor, and Professor Eva Man, Director of the Academy of Film, while Ms. Lovinia Chiu presented the scholarships to the awardees. Ms. Noletta Chiu, Co-founder and Executive Director of Medialink, also joined the occasion.

To acknowledge the donor’s generosity, a souvenir was presented to Ms. Lovinia Chiu by Professor Chin on behalf of the University. Ms. Chiu also shared her work-life anecdotes with students and encouraged them to pursue and realise their dreams.