POLYU TO BUILD TOURISM SCHOOL Hong Kong Polytechnic University is to build a new premises for its School of Hotel and Tourism Management, including a teaching hotel, conference facilities, teaching restaurants, research centres, classrooms, offices and new staff quarters, on the site of its former staff quarters in Tsim Sha Tsui East. The first part of the $600 million premises will be ready for the 2008/09 academic year. HKIED WINS CARING ENDORSEMENT The Hong Kong Institute of Education has been awarded the 'Caring Organisation Logo' by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service for its efforts in caring for the community and commitment to corporate citizenship. OPENU AND HOSPITALS SIGN PACT The Open University of Hong Kong, Castle Peak Hospital and Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital have signed a collaboration agreement to run nursing programmes. LEAPS OF FAITH BOOST CAMPUS CASH Twenty-four students, parents and teachers of the International Christian School sky-jumped off the Macau Tower last Saturday, raising more than $400,000 for their new campus under construction in Sha Tin. HEART-WARMING GESTURE at li Po CHUN Li Po Chun United World College students arrived for their classes on Thursday to find a three-storey-high white heart made of balloons dominating their courtyard. Five students spent five hours creating the heart as part of the college's Secret Valentine week, when students draw the name of a person of the opposite sex out of a hat and then do something to make them feel special.