Since its establishment, the Hong Kong Baptist University Foundation has been able to receive generous donations from enthusiastic individuals and organisations to set up various development funds and realise a number of new initiatives that are innovative and have profound impact on the community. Major initiatives include:
Character and Ethics Development Scheme for Students
In 2022, the University received a generous donation of HK$10 million from the Tin Ka Ping Foundation in support of the Character and Ethics Development Scheme for Students at HKBU, which aims to help develop young people’s character and promote the inheritance of Chinese culture.
Raymond R. Wong Endowed Professorship in Media Ethics
In 2022, the University received a generous donation from Professor Raymond R. Wong, SBS, a veteran journalist, for the establishment of the “Raymond R. Wong Endowed Professorship in Media Ethics”. This endowed professorship is the first-of-its-kind in Hong Kong, which can help advance the knowledge and the practice in journalistic ethics both within the academia and in the industry, and foster dialogue about media ethics in Hong Kong, across the region and beyond.Related Website
Ma Pak Leung Endowed Professorship in Innovative Neuromedicine
In 2022, the University received a generous donation from Ma Pak Leung Co., Ltd. for the establishment of the “Ma Pak Leung Endowed Professorship in Innovative Neuromedicine”, with the aim of promoting studies on translational solutions for neurodegenerative diseases.Related Website
Dr. Mok Man Hung Endowed Professorship in Chemistry
In 2021, the University received generous donations from supporters and alumni of the Department of Chemistry for the establishment of the “Dr. Mok Man Hung Endowed Professorship in Chemistry”, so as to acknowledge Dr. Mok’s contributions over the years and to continue his visions of promoting sustainable research development of the University.Related Website
Jockey Club Mus-Fit for Health Project
With funding from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, the Dr. Stephen Hui Research Centre for Physical Recreation and Wellness at HKBU, launched a three-year “Jockey Club Mus-Fit for Health Project” in 2022, with the aim of designing a series of exercises to train the muscle strength, endurance, balance and flexibility of 5,000 elderly people, thereby helping them develop regular exercise habits for staying healthy and active.Related Website
Chinese Medicine Clinical Research – supported by the Chan Hon Yin Couple Charity Trust
In 2021, the University received a generous donation from the Chan Hon Yin Couple Charity Trust in support of the University’s clinical Chinese medicine research.