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  1. Petition on HKU building 'takeover'

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Main Building. The launch came as university management admitted submitting a preliminary plan for the building's future use to government last year, before beginning a consultation. In an e-mail to staff, students and alumni, university pro-vice-chancellor Professor John Malpas said no decision on the building's use had been made but 'a preliminary technical feasibility ...

  2. Building future at HKU, CUHK

    Posted Jan 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and design, to train students to understand architectural heritage, to assess their value, and to devise strategies and techniques in protecting, revitalising and designing heritage buildings ...

  3. School needs more funds for vital building work

    Posted Dec 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kwok Sau-ping, a teacher at the school, told the South China Morning Post that this is because the grants are inadequate. Kwok was speaking during a media tour to mark the building ... a first-former with cerebral palsy who relies on a pair of sticks for walking. The Education Bureau funded the building of the new wing, completed five years ago, but did nothing to connect the two parts ...

  4. Universities join forces to help build bridges in China

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... YP cadet Jocelyn Wong About 2,000 students and staff from 11 universities will participate in a walkathon to raise money for the Bridge to China Charitable Foundation on November 13 at the Tai Tam Waterworks Heritage Trail. Volunteers will help raise mone ...

  5. Expected cost for new university campus buildings soars by 70pc

    Posted Dec 13th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Liz Heron

    ... Colleen Lee and Liz Heron The estimated cost of new buildings planned by universities for the switch to four-year degrees has soared by about 70 per cent in four years, government figures show. Hong Kong's seven publicly funded universities are planning a total of 12 new buildings and campus extensions- including teaching blocks, laboratories, libraries and hostels- ...

  6. HKU to seek opinion on use of graded buildings

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit Students, alumni and the public will be consulted when the University of Hong Kong drafts proposals for the use of three historic buildings on its HK$2.5 billion campus extension. Pro-vice-chancellor John Malpas, chairman of the group overseeing the project, said the graded buildings would be revitalised to match the Centennial Campus development. Professor Malpas ...

  7. Tycoon 'honoured' to have name on campus building

    Posted Nov 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Tycoon Lee Shau-kee was honoured that a building would bear his name at a university of such high international reputation as the University of Hong Kong, he said yesterday ... in the city's private companies and senior officials in the government came from it.' As well as a building named after Mr Lee in recognition of the property tycoon's HK$500 million donation, ...

  8. CUHK to build two residential colleges

    Posted May 26th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong Chinese University of Hong Kong is to build two residential colleges at a cost of HK$270 million. CW Chu College and Wu Yee Sun College will be constructed to cater for the needs of students under the new four-year degree system, starting from 2012. Peter Yip, founder of CDC Corp, has pledged an initial donation of HK$100 million for CW Chu College, which will house 300 ...

  9. Professor builds relationships with 'high achiever' students

    Posted May 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jaideep Sengupta, an expert in consumer psychology, builds rapport with his 'high achiever' students and that enhances the effectiveness of his teaching. His attitudes and approach to teaching were recently rewarded when he was voted the best professor of the year by the students of the graduating class in the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA programme. A decade ago, he was faced ...

  10. Crossing the border to help build a safer bridge

    Posted Aug 27th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Students and professionals came up with the solution- the 80-metre Wu Zhi Qiao (bridge of sustainability). The structure, which cost just $300,000 to build, was designed to use mainly natural local materials, to be maintained by the villagers and copied for other bridges. 'They learnt everything they needed to know to build another bridge themselves. That was the idea,' he said. ...




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