The private post-secondary sector is set to expand with three institutions awaiting Legislative Council approval for HK$419.3 million for campus construction works. Chu Hai College of Higher Education had applied for HK$350 million for a purpose-built campus at Tuen Mun East for up to 4,000 students, and the HKU Space Community College was looking for HK$40.3 million to refurbish a redundant primary school building in Aberdeen for 800 students. Hong Kong College of Technology is set to get HK$29 million to refurbish a school campus in Ma On Shan for 1,200 students. Lawmakers on Legco's education panel backed the funding requests, which are expected to get approval from the finance committee. The scheme to provide interest-free loans was part of a policy launched by the Tung Chee-hwa administration in 2000 to ensure 60 per cent of secondary school leavers received tertiary education by 2010. The scheme was reviewed in 2005. Chu Hai College president Chang Chung-nan said he hoped Legco would approve the funding application as the scheme had gone for years without any government support.