28 October 2019

CUHK Receives HK$5 Million Donation from Tin Ka Ping Foundation to Enrich the “Tin Ka Ping Education Fund”



The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has recently received a generous donation of HK$5 million from the Tin Ka Ping Foundation (the Foundation) to enrich the "Tin Ka Ping Education Fund" (the Fund) at the Faculty of Education of CUHK. The Fund will be used to support the "Tin Ka Ping Visiting Scholar Scheme", promote Chinese culture and launch a diverse range of service-learning projects.

Attended by Mr Tin Hing-sin, Chairman of the Board of the Foundation; Mr Tai Hay-lap, Vice-Chairman; Mr Tin Wing-sin, Director; Professor Rocky S Tuan, Vice-Chancellor and President of CUHK; Professor Alvin S M Leung, Dean of Education, as well as colleagues of the Foundation and CUHK, a memorandum of understanding signing ceremony was held on CUHK campus. Professor Rocky Tuan and Mr Tin Hing-sin signed an agreement to foster stronger co-operation on improving the quality of education in China and integrating with the world’s civilization through the promotion of moral education and Chinese culture.

Professor Rocky Tuan expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the Foundation for their generosity. "CUHK shares the same mission with the Tin Ka Ping Foundation, and has established a long relationship with them. We are most thankful for the donations from the Foundation to support academic and research development of CUHK since 1992. Our Faculty of Education will continue to work closely with the Foundation in developing innovative initiatives, nurturing young talents and enhancing the quality of education in Hong Kong and China."

About Tin Ka Ping Foundation

A renowned entrepreneur and philanthropist, the late Dr Tin Ka-ping established the Tin Ka Ping Foundation in 1982 with the mission of promoting moral education, Chinese cultural studies as well as improving the quality of education for a better future for China. The Foundation is devoted to supporting a wide range of charitable causes, in particular for the education sector in Hong Kong and China, and has funded over 300 schools including universities, secondary schools, primary schools, kindergartens and professional schools in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and mainland China.

History of Collaboration

Since 1992, the Foundation has made numerous donations to CUHK in support of academic and research development, including the establishment of “Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research” (HKIER) which devotes to scholarly enquiry and professional development in education in Hong Kong, mainland China and Asia-Pacific region. In 2013, the Foundation established the “Tin Ka Ping Education Fund” to support a diverse range of educational talent trainings and research activities, including the “Tin Ka Ping Visiting Scholar Scheme”. With the staunch support by the Foundation over the past two decades, CUHK strives to facilitate the development of education in Hong Kong and mainland China through developing innovative initiatives, in the hope of improving the quality of education in mainland China in the long run. To show the profound appreciation of CUHK, a multi-purpose building of the University Library was named after Dr Tin Ka-ping.

Group Photo
Group Photo

Professor Rocky Tuan, Vice-Chancellor and President of CUHK, expresses his heartfelt gratitude to Tin Ka Ping Foundation for their staunch support to the University.
Professor Rocky Tuan, Vice-Chancellor and President of CUHK, expresses his heartfelt gratitude to Tin Ka Ping Foundation for their staunch support to the University.

Mr Tin Hing-sin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tin Ka Ping Foundation, and Professor Rocky Tuan sign a memorandum of understanding.
Mr Tin Hing-sin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Tin Ka Ping Foundation, and Professor Rocky Tuan sign a memorandum of understanding.

Professor Tuan presents a souvenir to Mr Tin.
Professor Tuan presents a souvenir to Mr Tin.

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