Protests don’t affect Hong Kong university pocketbooks, as donations surge for three institutions in past year

//Protests don’t affect Hong Kong university pocketbooks, as donations surge for three institutions in past year

Protests don’t affect Hong Kong university pocketbooks, as donations surge for three institutions in past year

Donations to three Hong Kong universities have skyrocketed in the past year, one by more than tenfold, despite concerns benefactors might pull out after a year of anti-government protests that led to the arrests of thousands of tertiary students.Among the three publicly funded schools, the University of Science and Technology (HKUST) recorded the biggest surge, pulling in HK$741 million (US$96 million) – nearly 12 times its 2019 haul – while Polytechnic and Baptist universities also saw…

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