e-bulletin (Issue 50) - 18 Sep 2013

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18 Sep 2013 (Issue 50)   

Macau Education Fair 2013  

Date & time:
27 September (Fri): 4:00 - 7:00 pm
28-29 September (Sat-Sun): 1:00 – 7:00 pm
Venue: The Venetian® Macao Cotai Expo Hall D




Notebook Program 2013  

The 'Notebook Program 2013' is organized by the Students' Union and co-organized by the Information Technology Unit. Selected notebook models from three vendors, namely, Fujitsu, Apple and Lenovo, will be available for sale at discounted prices to students, staff and alumni.

Students / staff please click here
Alumni please click here

    Master of Language Studies (Chinese Linguistics)  

This programme is specially designed for those with a strong interest in Chinese linguistics. It is particularly suitable for Chinese language teachers and professionals of related areas with its specialized research and study on the Chinese language. Recognized by the Education Bureau as a major language degree, the programme offers two pathways for entry.



    Bachelor of Science in Design and Innovation  

This is a top-up distance learning degree programme specially designed for holders of a Higher Diploma or an Associate Degree in design who are currently working in relevant industries. In the programme, students will be equipped with the knowledge and skills in design and innovation at a more advanced level. They will receive a recognized degree upon completion of three courses.  



  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  

New episodes on a wide spectrum of topics including investor and MPF education seminar series, testing and certification, environment, healthcare and technology will be featured in the new series of ‘Open for Learning’ educational TV programme to be launched in October.


  Review and Forecast of 3.11 Fukushima Nuclear Accident (in Cantonese) (View online)


  Happiness Sharing 2013:The Experience of Suffering and the Pursuit of Happiness (in Cantonese)


  MPF Investment Education Seminar: The Decoder of MPF (in Cantonese)





Open Learning Highlight –

  Understanding Hong Kong Housing Market  

Housing tops the list of burning issues in Hong Kong despite the introduction of several cooling measures in the past months. Recently, the Government has kicked off a public consultation hoping to find a solution for adequate and affordable housing. If you would like to contribute your part to this discussion, you are recommended to have an understanding of the local housing market first. Our free courseware ’Hong Kong housing market’ may give you a clearer picture of it.




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    2013 Alumni Evening ─ Roof Garden Party  

Date: 8 November (Fri)
Time: 7:15 - 9:00 pm
Venue: Serena Yang Lecture Theatre, P01, Block C and Roof
Garden of the Ho Man Tin Campus


Activities: Introduction of the OUHK Jubilee College and Kwai Hing Learning
Centre (in Chinese), and dinner party at the OUHK Roof Garden.
Quota: 100 alumni and 20 students (first-come-first-served)


Enquiries: 2768 6381/ alumni@ouhk.edu.hk
Alumni please click here
Students please click here



(Alumni groups formed by volunteer alumni)
    Putonghua Association of the OUHK (Alumni)  
    — The Second OUHK Putonghua Recitation Contest  

Contest Date (Tentative): 12 January 2014 (Sun)
Enrollment Period: 1 October - 31 December
Enquiries: oupth.langsong@gmail.com


More updates of the contest are coming soon, please stay tuned to its website: https://sites.google.com/site/ouhkpth.




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Enquiries: 2768 6361