e-bulletin (Issue 32) - 14 Mar 2012

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14 Mar 2012 (Issue 32)      中文   

    Ground-breaking ceremony for the New College  

The ground-breaking ceremony on 28 February marked the start of work on the New College. The new campus will be named after The Hong Kong Jockey Club in recognition of its generous donation.





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.




    Full-time degree programmes in Business Administration  

The Bachelor of Business Administration programmes cover various major subjects and are available for direct application with multiple entry points. The programmes provide students with up-to-date practical skills and theoretical knowledge in business management. Students will receive a recognized degree upon completion of 120 credits within three years.



    Master of Arts in Applied English Linguistics  

The programme aims to develop in students a broad understanding of the systems of English, a general knowledge of the central issues in applied linguistics, the skills required for conducting research in applied linguistics, and a critical awareness of the role of language in addressing real-world problems in different contexts such as education, translation and legal sectors.



Certificate in Basic Chinese for Non-Chinese Speakers (eLearning programme)  

The Certificate aims to help non-Chinese speakers to use Chinese (Putonghua/Mandarin) to meet their needs in everyday communication. It is a non-credit-bearing e-learning programme with all courses delivered in an online mode. There will be e-tutorials to support student learning and all assignments will be submitted through electronic means. The next cohort will commence on 2 April.





A wide spectrum of topics including investment, real estates, new and renewable energy, health and law will be featured in the new series of ‘Open for Learning’ educational TV programmes to be launched in April.

'Open for Learning' is shown on TVB Pearl every Sunday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Due to programme rescheduling, 'Open for Learning' will be cancelled on 25 March. Each broadcast on 1, 8, 15 and 22 April will be extended by an hour.




    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 Link Talk — Doctor Sharing Series (in Cantonese)  

The Alumni Affairs Office of the Public Affairs Unit will organize three talks for the ‘Doctor Sharing Series’:

'Causes and Latest Development of Acute and Chronic Coronary Heart Disease’ by voluntary guest speaker Dr Duncan Ho Hung-kwong, a specialist in Cardiology in Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital
21 May (Mon)

'Away from Colon Cancer’ by voluntary guest speaker Dr the Hon Leung Ka-lau, Legislative Council Member (Medical)
28 May (Mon)

'How to Handle Addictive Behavior’ by voluntary guest speaker Dr Dominic Lee Tak-shing, a specialist in psychiatry in private practice
7 June (Thu)


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




(Alumni groups formed by volunteer alumni)

For contact details of the alumni groups, please visit webpage www.ouhk.edu.hk/alumnigroups.



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