e-bulletin (Issue 31) - 15 Feb 2012

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15 Feb 2012 (Issue 31)      中文   

OUHK Roving Exhibition  

Date and time:
20 February (Mon): 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
21 February (Tue): 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Venue: MTR Hong Kong Station


    Macau Education Fair 2012  

Date and time:
24 – 25 February (Fri – Sat): 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
26 February (Sun): 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Venue: The Venetian Macao CotaiExpo Hall A (booth A30)






Study Planning Day  

Information sessions on distance learning, e-Learning and part-time face-to-face programmes will be held. Visitors can meet OUHK teaching staff and browse through the learning materials. There will also be advisory services on course selection, credit exemption and financial assistance.


Date: 25 February (Sat)
Time: 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Venue: OUHK Ho Man Tin campus
Website: www.ouhk.edu.hk/OUday



Tertiary Education Fair 2012  

Date and time:
25 February (Sat): 11:30 am – 5:00 pm
26 February (Sun): 12:30 am – 5:00 pm
Venue: Tsung Tsin Christian Academy School Hall
(8 Lai Hong Street, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon)


    Fundraising concert to sponsor inmate students  

A group of enthusiasts from St John's Cathedral and St Stephen's Chapel will establish a scholarship and development fund mainly to sponsor prison inmates to continue studies at the OUHK. A concert with performances by the OUHK Orchestra, St John's Cathedral Choir and St John's Cathedral Children's Choir will be held to solicit donations for the fund. All are welcome!


Date: 10 March (Sat)
Time: 6:30 pm Light refreshment
          7:30 pm Concert
Venue: St John's Cathedral (4-8 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong)





Admission Seminars for Full-time Programmes  

Full-time face-to-face programmes information sessions and advisory services on course selection will be held. Applications for full-time programmes will be accepted and admission interviews for some programmes will be held on-the-spot.


Date: 17 March (Sat)
Time: 2:00 pm
Venue: OUHK Ho Man Tin campus
Website: www.ouhk.edu.hk/FTP



Donate $6,000 towards OUHK New College Project
─ 'Name a Desk' to show your support

The OUHK cordially invites all its community members to give us support towards the construction of the New College. To speak our appreciation, the OUHK has launched a 'Name a Desk' fundraising campaign. For each donation of $6,000 or above, the donor's name will be printed on a desk at one of the lecture halls of the New College as an acknowledgement.




    Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese and English Programme  

The programme aims to cultivate students' awareness of Chinese and Western literary traditions, and to develop their abilities in critical thinking in order to achieve bilingual competence. Students may opt for specialization in Chinese or English. The English major of the programme (both honours and ordinary degrees) has been recognized by the Education Bureau as a qualified degree programme for potential English language teachers.



    National Putonghua Proficiency Test  

Test date: 14 – 17 April
Enquiries: 2768 5807 or el@ouhk.edu.hk





    Master of Science in Testing and Certification  

Testing and certification industry is one of the six economic areas where Hong Kong enjoys clear advantages and has good potential for further development. The Master's Degree programme is designed for those who have obtained a Bachelor of Sciences or Bachelor of Engineering degree in a relevant discipline and are interested to embark on a career in the testing and certification industry.



Postgraduate Certificate in Environmental Leadership and Decision Making (eLearning Programme)  

Please refer to the Chinese version for more details.






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      Alumni Link Talk — 2012 Advancement Talks (in Cantonese)  

'Develop a Brilliant Career' by voluntary guest speaker Mr Leon Lai, Director of Overseas Business and Operation of e-commerce platform Taobao
20 February (Mon)

'"Enneagram"— the Winning Factor' by voluntary guest speaker Dr Michael Kwong, a professional corporate trainer
27 February (Mon)


Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Venue: Serena Yang Lecture Theatre, OUHK Ho Man Tin Campus
Enquiries: 2768 6381 or alumni@ouhk.edu.hk



    Workshop on 'I'm a Robotic Engineer!' (in Cantonese)  

There is a chance to use your imagination to create a LEGO-made robot and help build the OUHK New College! The Alumni Affairs Office of the Public Affairs Unit will present a fund-raising workshop on 'I'm a Robotic Engineer!' to solicit donations for the OUHK New College Project. As a token of appreciation to those who make a donation of HK$1,000 or more, the Alumni Affairs Office will invite the donor to the workshop together with his/her family members or friends.


Date: 25 March (Sun)
Time: 2:30 - 4:00 pm
Venue: Room G29, OUHK Ho Man Tin Campus
Details: Participants will use LEGO bricks and parts to build their own robots and programme them to perform tasks. A certificate of attendance will be issued to each participating group upon completion of the workshop.
Enquiries: 2768 6381 or alumni@ouhk.edu.hk




(Alumni groups formed by volunteer alumni)
      Alumni Association of Social Sciences (Full-time Programme) of the OUHK
─ Inaugural meeting and BBQ Fun Day

Date: 26 February (Sun)
Time and venue:
11:00 am Inaugural meeting at Room A0411, OUHK
1:00 pm BBQ at Tai Lam BBQ field
(Free bus service will be provided from OUHK to Tai Lam after the meeting.)
Fee: $30
Enquiries: 6543 3320 (Mr Andrew Chiu) / 6842 9028 (Ms Suki Lau)
Website: www.aassc-ouhk.org





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