toronto university receives $45m The University of Toronto will receive donations worth $45 million from individuals and organisations in Hong Kong for initiatives including a library and a Buddhist studies programme. University president David Naylor and chancellor Vivienne Poy will reveal on Monday donations including $19 million from an anonymous donor to establish the Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library. network to study health threats The Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine at the University of Hong Kong has initiated an international network of medical research facilities to tackle health threats posed by ageing populations and global pandemics. Participating institutions include University of California, Berkeley, University of Cambridge, University of Toronto and HKU. HKUST sets up $2m scholarship The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has set up the $2 million Lee Wan Keung Scholarship for the 2006-7 academic year, to be given to five mainland students, two local students applying through the Early Admissions Scheme and 20 undergraduates going abroad on exchange programmes. students organise PR programme Second-year students enrolling in the Associate of Applied Social Sciences programme at City University of Hong Kong and students of communication and journalism at the University of Macau have put their knowledge of public relations into practice by organising a three-day programme that ends tomorrow. new principal for korean school Kerry Valentine, head of the languages division of ESF Educational Services, has been appointed principal of the Korean International School's international section. mentors for undergraduates The Faculty of Business Administration at Chinese University has launched an Elite Mentorship Programme pairing up 14 business leaders in town with 17 undergraduate students who are keen on taking part in extra-curricular activities and community services. lingnan names most distinguished Ava Lui Tsz-wai, a third-year translation student and external vice-president of the Hong Kong Outstanding Tertiary Students' Services Association, has been selected as this year's most distinguished student at Lingnan University. She receives a $10,000 scholarship. scent bags to lift teacher morale Parents at CCC Kei San Secondary School presented each teacher a heart-shaped scent bag last week to help boost morale, chairwoman of the Parents' and Teachers' Association Ha Tong Shiu-heung said. literature expert at baptist Baptist University has invited Yu Guangzhung, an expert in literature and translation and honorary professor at the National Sun Yat-sen University in Taiwan, to deliver a lecture today on poetry and music.