e-bulletin (Issue 49) - 15 Aug 2013

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15 Aug 2013 (Issue 49)   

    Study Planning Day  

Information sessions on distance learning, part-time face-to-face and online 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: 17 August (Sat)
Time: 2:00 - 6:00 pm
Venue: OUHK Ho Man Tin campus
Website: www.ouhk.edu.hk/OUday



    Information seminar for BBA (Hons) in Accounting / BBA in Management Programmes (Day-time Programmes)  

Two day-time programmes, BBA (Hons) in Accounting and BBA in Management, will be offered in October 2013 entry. Associate Degree holders (or equivalent) in business or business-related discipline are eligible to apply. An information seminar with on-the-spot application will be held with details as follows:


Date: 21 August (Wed)
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Venue: Bank of China Lecture Theatre, OUHK




    Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Chinese and English Programme  

The programme aims to cultivate students' awareness of Chinese and Western literary traditions, and to develop their abilities in critical thinking in order to achieve bilingual competence. Students may opt for specialization in Chinese or English. The English major of the programme (both honours and ordinary degrees) has been recognized by the Education Bureau as a qualified degree programme for potential English language teachers.  



    Programmes in Early Childhood Education (in Chinese)  

Please refer to the Chinese version.





    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.



  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.





  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 7 October. Application deadline is 27 September.

Enquiries: 2768 6960



  Recent highlights  

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  Conquering Cancer: Treatment for Patients and Emotion Management of Family Members, and Child Health (in Cantonese)


  Lifelong Learning for Women (in Cantonese)





Open Learning Highlight –

  Healthy Diet and Keep Fit  

Summer has arrived but it is never too late to keep fit. However, some of the widely circulated dieting methods may lead to eating disorders. If you are currently on diet, perhaps you should pay attention to our new recommended free courseware Lose Weight and Keep Fit (in Chinese). It reveals the myths of dieting and gives you the key to keep a balanced diet and stay in shape!

More free courseware can be found here.


Learning can never be easier today with the help of technology. The OUHK brings you more free and handy learning materials at anytime and anywhere by just one CLICK.

    Alumni roundtable for School of Education and Languages  

To strengthen the connection between the alumni of the School of Education and Languages and their alma mater, the Alumni Affairs Office of the Public Affairs Unit will organize a roundtable in August. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Date: 23 August (Fri)
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Venue: Room L0132, Block C, Ho Man Tin Campus
Participants: alumni of the School of Education and Languages
Fee: free-of-charge (with simple dinner)
Enquiries: 2768 6377




(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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Enquiries: 2768 6361