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HKBU receives donation of residential unit from Mr. and Mrs. Lau Chor Tak
09 Dec 2011
 

 

The University recently received a donation of a residential unit valued at over HK$20 million from Mr. and Mrs. Lau Chor Tak to host world-class scholars and distinguished visiting fellows. In recognition of their generous support, the University held a Recognition Ceremony for the donation at the HKBU Christmas Dinner on 9 December 2011. Officiating guests were Mr. and Mrs. Lau, Mr. Wilfred Wong, SBS, JP, Chairman of the HKBU Foundation and Chairman of Council and Court, as well as Professor Albert Chan, President and Vice-Chancellor.

To celebrate HKBU's 55th Anniversary, Mr. and Mrs. Lau not only made a donation of HK$5 million to the University, but also donated an apartment at Cite 33 on Lai Chi Kok Road in Kowloon as a Christmas gift. It has an approximate floor area of 1,700 sq. ft. with a market value of over HK$20 million. The spacious apartment is stylishly decorated with premium furnishing.

In his speech, Professor Albert Chan expressed his sincere gratitude to Mr. and Mrs. Lau Chor Tak for their unfailing support towards HKBU for the past five decades, making contributions to the HKBU Development Fund, the Student Hostel Project – Alumni Hall, Students' Characters Nurture Fund, Mr. and Mrs. Lau Chor Tak Scholarship Scheme for Outstanding Mainland Students, and Campus Ministries.  Professor Chan also composed a Chinese couplet for Mr. and Mrs. Lau to express his sincere appreciation for their support.

 

   
Mr. Wilfred Wong (right) presented a souvenir to Mr. and Mrs. Lau Chor Tak (centre)   Professor Albert Chan (right) presented a Chinese couplet to Mr. and Mrs. Lau Chor Tak (left)
     
     
Mr. and Mrs. Lau Chor Tak, Prof. and Mrs. Albert Chan, President and Vice-Chancellor (back row, left), and Mrs. Lily Chan, Director of University Advancement (back row,  right)   (From left) Dr. Joseph Lee, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Governors of the HKBU Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Lau Chor Tak, Mr. Andy Lee, Vice-President (Administration) and Secretary, and Mrs. Lily Chan
     
     
Dr. Joseph Lee, Mr. and Mrs. Lau Chor Tak, Prof. and Mrs. Franklin Luk (back row, left), and Mrs. Lily Chan   Mr. and Mrs. Lau Chor Tak, Prof. Rick Wong, Vice-President (Research & Development) (back row, left), and Mrs. Lily Chan
 
The spacious apartment is stylishly decorated with premium furnishing   The apartment is fully equipped with kitchen appliances
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