e-bulletin (Issue 37) - 15 Aug 2012

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15 Aug 2012 (Issue 37)   



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



'Name a Desk' and multiply your support through the Government's Matching Grant Scheme  

The Government’s Sixth Matching Grant Scheme is launched on 1 August. The OUHK invites all its community members to continue their support towards the New College project by sending us timely gifts for the ‘Name a Desk’ fundraising campaign. This will help us reap the most from the Grant, so that more resources will be available for financing the project.

*Donors who contribute $6,000 or above towards the ‘Name a Desk’ fundraising campaign will be acknowledged with their names to be printed on a desk in one of the lecture halls of the New College.




Master of Language Studies (Chinese Linguistics)  

This programme is specially designed for those with a strong interest in Chinese linguistics; it is particularly suitable for Chinese language teachers or professionals whose work involves application or analysis of the Chinese language. The degree is recognized by the Education Bureau as a language major degree. There are two entry pathways for this programme.



Bachelor of Science in Design and Innovation  

This is a top-up distance learning degree programme specially designed for students holding a Higher Diploma or Associate Degree in design and currently working in relevant industry sectors. The programme aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills in design and innovation at a higher level. Students will receive a recognized degree upon completion of three courses.



Diploma in Health Studies (Community Health Care)  

The programme aims to train community health workers to take care of the elderly, and people with chronic diseases or disability in the community. An entry scholarship scheme is available to award outstanding and financially needy students.



  Master of Laws in Chinese Business Law (e-Learning programme)  

  Real-time online lectures and tutorials


  Course materials developed by renowned Beijing scholars and legal experts


  Focus on case studies and business application


  Recognized by the Law Society of Hong Kong and HKICPA for CPD points


  May complete the programme in 12 months



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

Please refer to the Chinese version for more details.





  Certificate in Basic Chinese for Non-Chinese Speakers (e-Learning programme)  

  Use Putonghua / Mandarin in daily conversation.


  Be able to recognize and read about 200 Chinese characters.


  The programme comprises five courses and students can take single courses according to their specific needs.


  No entry requirement except that learners should be proficient in English which is the learning medium.  


  The next course will commence on 8 October. Application deadline is 27 September.

Enquiries: 2768 6960




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  The Golden Thread: English and Other Languages


  Building-integrated Photovoltaics in Hong Kong (in Putonghua)


  How to deal with MPF Investment under Volatility of Market (in Cantonese)





    Alumni Link Talk — Alumni Sharing Series 2012 (in Cantonese)  

The Alumni Affairs Office of the Public Affairs Unit will organize three talks for the ‘Alumni Sharing Series 2012’:

'The Art of Corporate Management' by voluntary guest speaker Mr Steve Cheng Chun-fai, General Manager-Project of Fung Seng Enterprises Limited
11 October (Thu) at 7:00 - 8:30 pm

'Conquering Cancer: Treatment for Patients and Emotion Management of Family Members' by voluntary guest speaker Ms Lau Pui-yi, Nursing Officer of Department of Clinical Oncology, Tuen Mun Hospital


'Child Health' by voluntary guest speaker Prof. David Lee Ka-yan, Honorary Professor of the OUHK's School of Science and Technology
18 October (Thu) at 7:00 - 9:00 pm

'Tips for Web 2.0 Parents' by voluntary guest speaker Ms Chang Suet-ying, Principal of C.C.C. Kei Wa Primary School (Kowloon Tong)
25 October (Thu) at 7:00 - 8:30 pm


Venue: Serena Yang Lecture Theatre, OUHK Ho Man Tin Campus
Fee: Free-of-charge
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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