e-bulletin (Issue 43) - 6 Feb 2013

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6 Feb 2013 (Issue 43)   


Last month in the OUHK e-Bulletin we conducted a mini survey. Thank you to all the respondents who took the time to give us your views. Your feedback is vital and will help the editorial team improve the newsletter's quality and enhance its content. We wish you all a happy and prosperous New Year of the Snake!

    Seminar on Cultural Heritage: Policy, Government Hill and Bruce Lee's Former Residence  

Organized by the Cultural and Heritage Tourism programmes of the School of Arts and Social Sciences, the seminar will address cultural heritage policy in Hong Kong taking reference to the conservation of the Government Hill and Bruce Lee’s former residence. Speakers include:


  Ms Ada Wong Ying-kay, Chief Executive,
    Hong Kong Institute of Contemporary Culture;


  Ms Katty Law, Convener, Government Hill Concern Group;


  Ms Angela Law, Lecturer, OUHK; and


  Mr Edmund Cheng, Lecturer, OUHK.


Date: 21 February (Thu)
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm (refreshments from 6:30 pm)
Venue: Serena Yang Lecture Theatre, OUHK
Enquiry & reservation: Ms Chue (tel: 2768 5727 or email: mchue@ouhk.edu.hk)


*Reservation is NOT required for OUHK students



    Study Planning Day  

Information sessions on distance learning, part-time face-to-face and eLearning 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: 23 February (Sat)
Time: 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Venue: OUHK Ho Man Tin campus
Website: www.ouhk.edu.hk/OUday



    Postgraduate Programmes in Cultural and Heritage Tourism  

The programmes aim to equip students with a thorough understanding of cultural and heritage tourism from the cultural, heritage, historical, anthropological, sociological and economic angles. The programmes are suitable for individuals from NGOs, the cultural and heritage fields, the educational sector, the tourism industry and the enlightened general public. These are bilingual part-time programmes taught in the face-to-face, lecture-and-tutorial mode.



    Postgraduate Certificate in Quantitative Analysis  

A qualification in quantitative analysis provides students with a cutting edge in the competitive job market, the programme provides specific training of various quantitative methods for management decision-making, including operational research, time series and forecasting techniques. It is designed for those who have degrees or equivalent professional qualifications in relevant disciplines and are interested to embark on careers in management science, social, economic, investment and scientific data analysis. This is a part-time face-to-face programme.



    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 Laws in Chinese Business Law (e-Learning programme)  

  Real-time online lectures / 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.





  Recent highlights  

  Doctor Sharing Series: How to Handle Addictive Behavior (in Cantonese)


  Environmental Forum: How Environmental Protection Being Carried Out in Hong Kong? (in Cantonese)


  Personality Development in Adulthood (View online)





Open Learning Highlight ─


Analyze real performance of funds, be a smart investor


The Spring Festival is just around the corner. It is time for us to map out a new financial plan for better personal wealth management.

The OUHK takes pleasure in presenting you with a video of an investor education seminar on 'How to Analyze the Return of Mutual Funds' jointly organized with the Securities and Futures Commission, and a free online short course on Personal Financial Planning (in Chinese), to enhance your knowledge of investment and fund performance analysis. Wish you a happy Chinese New Year and a fruitful year of the Snake!




In this knowledge-based society, everyone has to add value to oneself so as not to get left behind. The OUHK will strive to deliver more free hands-on learning materials for everyone to learn and excel at anytime and anywhere by just one CLICK. Moreover, the University is currently building a new college which will offer full-time programmes for more young students to meet challenges ahead and build a better future. If you support us, please visit the Open Learning Platform and ‘make a wish’ for our future.

    Putonghua Recitation Contest  

The Putonghua Association of the OUHK (Alumni) and the Alumni Affairs Office of the Public Affairs Unit co-organized a Putonghua Recitation Contest on 20 January. Nearly 30 contestants competed to be the best reciter in various divisions. View the snapshots to share the exciting moments of the contest.




(Alumni groups formed by volunteer alumni)
    Christian Fellowship Alumni Association of the OUHK ─ CNY Hiking Activity  

Date: 13 February (Wed)
Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Place: Tung Chung to Mui Wo, Lantau Island
Enquiry and enrol: info@cfaaouhk.org






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