Archive

11 November 2013

HKUST Receives HK$20 million from Li Ka Shing Foundation to Broaden Students’ Global Vision and Nurture Innovative Future Leaders

(Hong Kong, 11 November 2013) The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has received a HK$20 million donation from the Li Ka Shing Foundation to support University initiatives to nurture globally aware and creative young leaders, including international research opportunities, entrepreneurship,... Read More

29 September 2013

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

(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

13 September 2013

Building bridges across the Pacific A C$6.6 million gift from the Li Ka Shing (Canada) Foundation creates new student and faculty exchanges between McGill and Shantou University in China

(Montreal, September 12, 2013) Last year, more than 800 Chinese students crossed the Pacific to attend McGill, making China the third largest source of international students for the University, behind only the United States and France. And that number is growing every year; in fact, it has more than... Read More

28 June 2013

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

(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

03 May 2013

Prime Minister joins Sir Ka-shing Li for launch of £90m initiative in big data and drug discovery at Oxford University

(London, 3 May 2013) The new Centre for Health Information and Discovery, made possible with a donation of £20 million from the Foundation, was launched by the Prime Minister David Cameron and Mr. Li Ka-shing. The focus of the new Centre is to tap the potential of “big data” to revolutionise health... Read More