Shantou University

16 December 2015

Launch of First Israeli University in ChinaFive thousand in attendance for groundbreaking ofGuangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology

(From left) Technion President Peretz Lavie, People’s Republic of China (PRC) Vice Minister of Science and Technology Cao Jianlin, Israel Minister of Science, Technology and Space Ofir Akunis, Governor of Guangdong Zhu Xiaodan, former Israeli President Shimon Peres, Secretary of the CCP Guangdong Province Committee Hu Chunhua, Chairman of Li Ka Shing Foundation Mr Li Ka-shing, PRC Vice Minister of Education Hao Ping at the cornerstone laying ceremony.|廣東以色列理工學院昨進行啟動儀式,主禮嘉賓包括:廣東省省委書記胡春華(右三)、以色列前總統佩雷斯(中)、廣東省省長朱小丹(左四)、李嘉誠基金會主席李嘉誠(右二)、以色列科技空間部部長阿庫尼斯(左三)、中國科技部副部長曹建林(左二)、中國教育部副部長郝平(右一)。|广东以色列理工学院昨进行启动仪式,主礼嘉宾包括:广东省省委书记胡春华(右三)、以色列前总统佩雷斯(中)、广东省省长朱小丹(左四)、李嘉诚基金会主席李嘉诚(右二)、以色列科技空间部部长阿库尼斯(左三)、中国科技部副部长曹建林(左二)、中国教育部副部长郝平(右一)。

(Shantou, China 16 December 2015) – The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, a global leader in science and technology education, broke ground today to launch the Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) in Shantou, China located in Guangdong Province. GTIIT, a historic partnership... Read More

26 June 2015

Li Ka-shing introduces the “Thriver” OS with empathy as its kernel

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(Shantou and Hong Kong, 26 June 2015) We are constantly upgrading our smartphones and their OS (operating system) to make them better, but have you ever wondered if the OS of your life could also be upgraded? At this morning’s commencement speech delivered to over 2,000 graduates of Shantou University... Read More

14 February 2014

Establishing Oneself and Pursuing Selflessness STU Students and Faculty Depart on Antarctica Expedition

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With the support of the Li Ka Shing Foundation, an expedition team from Shantou University will travel to Antarctica for scientific research and exploration from February 14 to March 6, 2014. The team members will set sail on the expedition vessel from Ushuaia, Argentina, cross Drake Passage, enter the... Read More

29 September 2013

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology Comes to China With US$130 Million from Li Ka Shing Foundation

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(Tel Aviv, 29 September 2013) A new era of research and innovation in science, engineering, and life sciences is opening in China with a joint venture between Israel’s prestigious Technion – Israel Institute of Technology – and Shantou University (STU) to build a new academic facility in Guangdong... Read More

28 June 2013

Act Now – Solution is Waiting Round the Bend Empathy and Engagement are keys to resolving inequality

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(Shantou and Hong Kong, 28 June 2013) Mr Li Ka-shing put forth a challenge to graduating class of the Shantou University (STU) today at Commencement: Who but you, with your skill sets and talent, can create a better tomorrow for our society? Delivering his speech titled “The Pragmatic Dreamer” at... Read More