e-bulletin (Issue 39) - 17 Oct 2012

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17 Oct 2012 (Issue 39)   



OUHK hails 2012 Nobel Literature Prize winner Dr Mo Yan  

The OUHK extends congratulations to our honorary graduand Dr Mo Yan for winning the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature. He is the first Chinese writer to win the prize.

The OUHK conferred on Dr Mo the degree of Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, in 2005 for his outstanding literary achievements. In the same year, he gave a Tai Ning Public Seminar on ‘Chinese Literature as World Literature: Writer, Translator and Critics’. Online video of the seminar is now available at the OUHK Open Learning Platform. The video will also be broadcast on 21 October (Sun) at 11:55 am on TVB Pearl during ‘Open for Learning’ TV programme.





Full-time Programmes InfoDay  

Date: 3 November (Sat)
Time: 2:00 pm
Venue: OUHK Ho Man Tin campus
Website: www.ouhk.edu.hk/InfoDay


HKDSE students and holders of Pre-associate Degree / Associate Degree / Higher Diploma are welcome to join.

'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.




    OUHK JUPAS Programmes  

The OUHK will offer 19 full-time programmes through JUPAS in 2013-14 academic year. Students with Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) results (past and/or current) can submit applications via JUPAS website on or before 4 December 2012.





Recent highlights  

  Chinese Literature as World Literature: Writer, Translator and Critics (by Dr Mo Yan and Prof. Howard Goldblatt) {broadcast on 21 October at 11:55 am on TVB Pearl} (view online)


  Development Aid


  The OER Phenomenon


  Runway Glamour – Graduation Fashion Show (in Cantonese) (view online)




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

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

'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)


Alumni Association of the OUHK — seminar on Sino-Japanese relations  

Speaker: Mr Tai Siu-hung, solicitor
Date: 27 October (Sat)
Time: 4:00 – 7:00 pm
Venue: Room T13, OUHK Island Learning Centre (Shun Tak Centre, Sheung Wan)
Website: http://www.aaouhk.webserver.hk
Registration and enquiries: Mr Hui (range5118@yahoo.com.hk) or Ms Rita Lo (holo_rita@yahoo.com)





Putonghua Association of the OUHK (Alumni) ─ Putonghua Recitation Contest  

Date: 20 January 2013 (Sun)
Venue: Lecture Hall, OUHK Homantin Plaza Learning Centre
Application period: 27 October – 27 December
Application details: https://www.facebook.com/groups/390930897638780
Enquiries: oupth.langsong@gmail.com


Alumni and students of distance learning and full-time programmes are welcome to join.



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Enquiries: 2768 6361