e-bulletin (Issue 41) - 12 Dec 2012

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12 Dec 2012 (Issue 41)   

    OUHK Staff Christian Fellowship ─ Christmas Carolling 2012  

Date: 13 December (Thu) and 17 December (Mon)
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm
Venue: Foyer, 0/F, Block A, OUHK Ho Man Tin campus


All are welcome to join in this joyous celebration of Christmas!


    Study Planning Day  

Information sessions on distance 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: 15 December (Sat)
Time: 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Venue: OUHK Ho Man Tin campus
Website: www.ouhk.edu.hk/OUday



    The Open University of Hong Kong Orchestra ─
2012 Christmas Concert 'JINGLE'

An interactive concert suitable for all ages, in which participants will have a chance to perform or conduct the concert.


Date: 23 December (Sun)
Time: 3:30 pm
Venue: Serena Yang Lecture Theatre, OUHK Ho Man Tin campus
Ticket fee: $30 (buy 3 get 1 free)
Enquiries: Vicky (9329 6931) / Candy (6033 3231) or ouorchestra@gmail.com



    OUHK Roving Exhibitions  

Date and time:
7-8 January 2013 (Mon-Tue): 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
9 January 2013 (Wed): 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Venue: MTR Hong Kong Station


    Preparatory Workshop and Free Try-out Course (in Chinese)  

The half-day Preparatory Workshop is designed to prepare working adults to study for a degree by distance learning without disrupting their normal work schedule. Participants have a free try-out course to experience the uniqueness of the OUHK's distance learning education.


Date: 19 January 2013 (Sat)
Time: 2:00 - 6:00 pm
Venue: Multi-purpose Hall, 10/F, Block C, OUHK Ho Man Tin campus
Enquiries: 2711 2100
Website: www.ouhk.edu.hk/Workshop



'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.



    Preparation courses for the National Putonghua Proficiency Test (first-come, first-served)  

Test date: 25–28 April 2013
Course commencement date: early January 2013
Enquiries: 2768 5807 or el@ouhk.edu.hk
Website: www.ouhk.edu.hk/cpet


    Master of Language Studies (Chinese Linguistics)  

This is designed mainly for Chinese language teachers who wish to have a higher degree in Chinese linguistics, or to meet the Education Bureau's (EDB) Subject Knowledge Requirement. The programme, providing various entry pathways for applicants, has been included in the EDB's list of 'recognized language major degree programmes'.



    Testing and Certification programmes  

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 of Science in Testing and Certification 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. Non-HKDSE students can apply for the Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Testing and Certification programme via direct application.



Diploma in Early Childhood Education (in Chinese)  

Please refer to the Chinese version.





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2013 Happiness Sharing Talk ─ 'The experience of suffering and the pursuit of happiness' (in Chinese)  

Date: 13 January 2013 (Sun)
Time: 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Venue: Serena Yang Lecture Theatre, OUHK Ho Man Tin campus
Voluntary guest speaker: Counsel Stephen Char
Enquiry: alumni@ouhk.edu.hk


Free admission on a first-come-first-served basis. All are welcome.



    Group Photo Sessions for 2012 Graduates  

Date: 16 December (Sun)
Time: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Venue: OUHK Ho Man Tin campus


* All 2012 graduates, students and tutors are welcome to join. Registration is NOT required. Check out photo-taking schedule and more at www.ouhk.edu.hk/graduatephoto.



(Alumni groups formed by volunteer alumni)


Membership Recruitment of Alumni Groups  

All the alumni groups formed by volunteer alumni will set up counters and recruit new members during the Group Photo Session for 2012 Graduates. Among them, the Alumni Association of the OUHK will also hold its 15th Anniversary Photo Exhibition. Graduates are welcome to visit and register on the spot.


Date: 16 December (Sun)
Time: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Venue: Foyer, 0/F, Block A, OUHK Ho Man Tin Campus


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

      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
Enquiries: oupth.langsong@gmail.com


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




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