e-bulletin (Issue 45) - 17 Apr 2013

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17 Apr 2013 (Issue 45)   

Gold Award for OUHK website  

The OUHK has just received a Gold Award at the Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme jointly organized by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer and the Equal Opportunities Commission. The scheme was organized to show appreciation to businesses and organizations which have made their websites accessible, with an aim to encourage adoption of web accessibility to facilitate access to online information and services by all segments of the community including persons with disabilities.



Information Expo on Multiple Pathways 2013  

The expo aims at providing the latest information on further studies and vocational training opportunities for secondary school leavers. There will also be talks on multiple pathways for secondary school graduates, career planning and experience sharing by students.


Date: 4-5 May (Sat – Sun)
Time: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Venue: Kowloon Bay International Trade and Exhibition Centre (OUHK booth: D04)

    Postgraduate Diploma / Postgraduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders  

To address the demand for professional services and thus further education about autism spectrum disorders, the School of Arts and Social Sciences and the Heep Hong Society jointly offer postgraduate programmes in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The programmes, commencing in September, aim at providing related professional workers, teachers and parents with more advanced and up-to-date knowledge of the theories, assessment methods and treatment techniques for ASD and related disorders.



    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.



    Bachelor of Business Administration (Full-time Top-up Degree Programme - Year 3 entry)  

The Bachelor of Business Administration programmes (Year 3 entry) cover various major subjects and are available for direct applications by holders of relevant Associate Degree or Higher Diploma, or equivalent qualifications. 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 required credits within one year.



    Higher Diploma in Nursing Studies (Full-time Programme)  

Please refer to the Chinese version for more details.




  Recent highlights  

  Criminal Cases Related to Real Estate Agency (in Cantonese) (View online)


  Enemy of the State


  The Creation and Translation of Common-law Legal Terms into Chinese (in Cantonese)





Open Learning Highlight ─

  Where has clean air gone?  

Hong Kong's air pollution is notorious and an issue of grave concern to the general public. To improve the situation, 'A Clean Air Plan for Hong Kong' has been announced by the Government recently. Measures are in store to cut air pollution, aiming to achieve the new Air Quality Objectives by 2020.

How does one know if the new measures are effective - not unless we understand the cause of air pollution. The free course material on Air Pollution Management helps you grasp the root of the problem and the effect of air pollutants on our health.


Learning is the way to keep up with the knowledge-based society. The OUHK brings you more free and handy learning materials at anytime and anywhere by just one CLICK.

A new phase for the University Research Centre  

The Centre for Research in Distance and Adult Learning (CRIDAL) has recently been renamed the University Research Centre (URC). The renaming symbolizes a new phase and identity for the Centre that is closely in line with the University's development. 



Research on quality of rivers in Hong Kong  

The OUHK's School of Science and Technology is committed to water quality studies. Prof. Ho Kin-chung, Dean of the School, recently presented the key findings of his research on Lam Tsuen River in Tai Po from an earlier project.



    Breakthrough and Innovation Talk (in Cantonese)  

Date: 2 June (Sun)
Time: 4:00 – 6:30 pm
Venue: Serena Yang Lecture Theatre, OUHK Ho Man Tin campus


Prof. Frederick Ma Si-hang, GBS, JP
Dato' Dr Wong Kwing-keung, alumnus of the OUHK
Organized by: Alumni Affairs Office, Public Affairs Unit
Enquiry: 27686381 or alumni@ouhk.edu.hk



(Alumni groups formed by volunteer alumni)
    Christian Fellowship Alumni Association of the OUHK  
    ─ Hiking activity (Pok Fu Lam Reservoir ─ The Peak)  

Date: 21 April (Sun)
Time: 3:30 pm
Assembly point: MTR Admiralty Station
Enquiry and enrol: thomas94217837@hotmail.com 



      Putonghua Association of the OUHK (Alumni)  
    ─ New training course  

Please refer to the Chinese version for more details.


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