Shantou University is a school that was jointly established by three different entities. These entities included Ministry of Education, Guangdong Province and Li Kang Shing Foundation. The Shantou University library was donated by Mr. Li Ka-shing. Mr. Ka-shing later went on to appoint the very known and famous Taiwanese architect Chen Ruixian to design the library building. At the entrance of the library to the university, you will be able to see a sculpture that was designed and built by the world famous British master, Zadok Ben-David. The sculpture is entitled, “Build Yourself? Pursue Nothing”. The sculpture is able to add to libraries beauty.