PolyU snares $45m donation Polytechnic University has received a $45 million donation from the Lee Shau Kee Foundation. The institution is eligible for the same amount from the government under the University Grants Committee's matching fund scheme for universities. Chinese University, meanwhile, has already raised $150 million, reaching this year's limit for matching funds. Scholarship funds awarded Canto-pop star Jacky Cheung Hok-yau presented four winners of the first Po Leung Kuk (PLK) Foreign Correspondents' Club Scholarships and Grants Fund in aid of underprivileged youths with awards totalling $600,000 last week. The four recipients; Ray Chan Chin-ching, Karl Chan Ka-ying, Mandy Fung Ka-yan, and Andy Wong Yat-fong, will use the money to pay for university. sun sets up centre of excellence Sun Microsystems has set up the Sun Centre of Excellence in Pervasive Computing, the first of its kind in Hong Kong, in partnership with City University. English powerpoint competition The topic for the 2003-04 Hong Kong Students' English PowerPoint Competition, organised by a primary NET teacher, will be 'Hong Kong Heroes'. Entries must be submitted by May 7, 2004. E-mail HK_contest@hotmail.com Trumptech wins UK certrification Trumptech, the Hong Kong-based education software provider, has been awarded a license by the English Qualification and Curriculum Authority (QCA) to incorporate QCA test material in its proprietary software.