Extra space improves study and work environments
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The University has always been concerned with the need to generate more space to cope with continuous development and the growing student population. Three major buildings—the Creative Media Centre, the Community College Building and an academic-administrative building for the four-year curriculum—have been confirmed to be built to prepare the University for a new phase of development in four to six years’ time. The Creative Media Centre and the Community College Building are targeted for completion in 2008-09; whereas the academic-administrative building for the four-year curriculum is expected to be finished in 2011.
The three new buildings will cater for the University’s mid- to long-term development. In the meantime, the University has completed several facilities improvement projects in recent weeks, including the opening of the converted lecture theatre in the
“These improvement projects reflect the University’s commitment to creating a campus environment conducive to effective learning and teaching and providing a comfortable and relaxed ambience for study and work,” said Professor Wong.
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The shortage of teaching venues on campus has been mitigated with the opening of the newly converted 300-seater lecture theatre and the construction of two 80-seater classrooms on the flat roof in the Purple Zone of the
The University has also generated more space with better utilization of existing premises, Professor Wong said. The flat roof on the
The campus has greatly elevated its cultural ambiance with the installation of two giant murals by Professor Yuan Yunsheng at the Entrance Hall of the third floor of the
“I would like to extend my thanks to the University community for bearing with FMO on the noise and inconvenience that these improvement projects have brought it in the past year,” said FMO’s Mr Wong. “The achievements in space creation and ambiance improvement could not have been realized without their patience.”