Impact of Giving
CityU is home to one of the greatest galleries in the city. For members of the public who have visited it, the University's Indra and Harry Banga Gallery is truly a hidden treasure in the city's art space.
When CityU launched the Jockey Club Enhancing Youth Empathy Project through Immersive Visualisation (the Project) in 2017, Year 2 students Ng King-kwan and Michael Tam Ming-hong in the School of Creative Media (SCM) were attracted by the concept of "empathy", which was rarely featured in the rating scheme of any competitive games or projects they had previously entered.
Keen to create a vast range of useful unconventional materials from almost anything, one of CityU's top chemists and nanotechnology scientists is happy for others to apply them usefully for the advancement of humankind.
Acting Dean, Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences
Technological innovation holds great promise for the medical field, and one of the top scientists at CityU is dedicated to bridging these two domains.
Wharton Chan Wan-tung, Bachelor of Social Sciences in Asian and International Studies
Jason Cheng Kin-man, Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Postgraduate Certificate in Laws
Grace Lau Mo-sheung, Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Creative Media
There are always ways to balance academic and talent development. Thanks to the generosity of donors, four CityU students and alumni exemplify how they strive a balance and become all-rounded persons.
Head and Chair Professor of Department of Management Sciences
“The Hong Kong healthcare system is facing on-going challenges in a rapidly ageing population, which results in overburdened hospitals,” said Professor Frank Chen Youhua, Dean of the College of Business. Professor Chen has shown how management science contributed a significant role in elderly care through a project in establishing an innovative chronic disease management programme with a strong focus on data science.
Joey Lam, Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine
Donations for One Health initiative enhance learning experience.
Chan Tsz-lung, a fresh graduate from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has always imagined the perfect wheelchair in memory of his late grandfather.
Forest Chan Che, a Bachelor of Business Administration graduate, embarked on his journey at Columbia University in 2016, thanks to a scholarship provided by Mr James Liu Ying-yin, an alumnus of CityU and a member of the CityU Foundation’s Board of Governors. Forest's hallmates at Columbia came from around the world. Many of them already had successful careers, but were there to pursue Master’s, PhD or post-doctoral degrees. “I found the experience of exchanging ideas with those students really eye-opening,” he said.
Gigi Yan Ying-fong, a graduate of the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, remembered a day during her third year when she brought home two pieces of news: one good and one bad. The good news was that she had been admitted to the City University of Hong Kong-Columbia University Joint Bachelor’s Degree Programme. The bad news was that she could not afford it.