Members from the Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton, Men Soccer and Debate Team, representatives from the Lingnan University Press Bureau and some non-local students participated in the “Student Exchange Programme with Lingnan (University) College in Guangzhou” from 29 to 31 May.
Supported by the Board of Trustees of the Lingnan (University) College, the programme has been organised for the 19th year. As a tradition, students from Hong Kong will visit those in Guangzhou and vice versa in alternate years. This year, Lingnan (University) College, Sun Yat-sen University hosted the programme and organised sports contests on Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton and Men’s Soccer as well as a debate competition. Lingnan University won the Overall Championship of the sports contest again this year.
The prize presentation ceremony cum farewell dinner was attended by friends of the Lingnan community, including Ms Huang Ruimin from Sun Yat-Sen Univerity, Ms Lu Changling and Mr Yeung King-chor from Lingnan (University) College Board of Trustees, Mr Huang Shan, Dr Lu Jun and Mr Yu Liren from Lingnan (University) College.
Through this 3-day programme, students of the two universities developed a friendly bond. Lingnan students learned more about Lingnan history and culture by visiting the Guangzhou campus. Non-local students were invited to join the programme for the first time with the aim of introducing them to the history of Lingnan and the Chinese culture.