Director of The Lu's Foundation Limited Mr Wayne Lu Wing-yee (left) presents a cheque of $5 million to the President of OUHK Prof. Yuk-Shan Wong.
In recognition of The Lu's Foundation's generosity, a lecture theatre is named "Lu Sin Lecture Theatre" in commemoration of the Foundation’s Director Mr Wayne Lu’s late father Mr Lu Sin.
Guests from The Lu's Foundation visit the campus to learn more about the advanced facilities of the University.
The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) has received a gift of HK$5 million from The Lu’s Foundation Limited to support the University's general development and establish the "Lu Sin Memorial Scholarship". In recognition of the Foundation's generosity, a lecture theatre on the third floor of the OUHK’s Jockey Club Campus is named "Lu Sin Lecture Theatre" in commemoration of the Foundation's Director Mr Wayne Lu Wing-yee's late father Mr Lu Sin.
Lu Sin Lecture Theatre has a total area of about 255 square metres with a capacity of 250 people. It can be used to host large classes, seminars and international conferences. Regarding the Lu Sin Memorial Scholarship, a total of four to six scholarship awards of HK$10,000 each will be disbursed annually to recognize outstanding full-time students.
OUHK President Prof. Yuk-Shan Wong expressed his deepest gratitude to The Lu’s Foundation Limited for its support and contribution, which provided the University with much-needed resources to enhance its teaching, learning and general development. Prof. Wong added that over the years, The Lu’s Foundation Limited had donated more than HK$100 million to support and promote educational development in Hong Kong and the Mainland.
Thanks to the Government's seventh Matching Grant Scheme which was officially launched on 1 August, donations received by the University in the coming two years will be eligible for matching on either a dollar-for-dollar or a $1 grant for $2 donation basis. Prof. Wong calls for public support for the University’s new initiative to establish the Institute of Healthcare, and to join hands to offer quality tertiary education for our next generation.
About the OUHK:
Established by the Government in 1989, The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) has developed into a full-fledged university providing high quality and flexible university education at various levels to secondary school graduates and working adults. The University currently offers about 220 programmes to more than 9,500 full-time students and 10,000 part-time students. Our mission is to advance learning, knowledge and research that meet students’ learning aspirations and society's talent needs, focusing on practical and professional programmes.
OUHK comprises four Schools, i.e. School of Arts and Social Sciences, Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration, School of Education and Languages, and School of Science and Technology. The Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional and Continuing Education offers overseas degree programmes and short courses.