Protests that ravaged Hong Kong campuses in 2019 sparked fears that donors might withdraw funding. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Protests that ravaged Hong Kong campuses in 2019 sparked fears that donors might withdraw funding. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Protests that ravaged Hong Kong campuses in 2019 sparked fears that donors might withdraw funding. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Protests don’t affect Hong Kong university pocketbooks, as donations surge for three institutions in past year

  • University of Science and Technology donations soared to HK$741 million, while funds at Polytechnic and Baptist universities also jumped dramatically
  • Records also show all three publicly funded schools increased pay packs of their presidents, despite economic woes of Covid-19 pandemic

Topic |   Universities in Hong Kong
Protests that ravaged Hong Kong campuses in 2019 sparked fears that donors might withdraw funding. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Protests that ravaged Hong Kong campuses in 2019 sparked fears that donors might withdraw funding. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Protests that ravaged Hong Kong campuses in 2019 sparked fears that donors might withdraw funding. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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