e-bulletin (Issue 53) - 11 Dec 2013

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11 Dec 2013 (Issue 53)   

Study Planning Day  

Information sessions on distance learning and part-time face-to-face programmes will be held, where visitors can meet OUHK teaching staff and browse through learning materials. There will also be advisory services on course selection, credit exemption and financial assistance.


Date: 14 December (Sat)
Time: 2:00 - 6:00 pm
Venue: OUHK Ho Man Tin campus
Website: www.ouhk.edu.hk/OUday



OUHK Staff Christian Fellowship ─ Christmas Carolling 2013  

Date: 17 December (Tue)
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!

OUHK Roving Exhibitions  

Date & time:
13-14 January 2014 (Mon - Tue): 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
15 January 2014 (Wed): 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Venue: MTR Hong Kong Station


Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Childhood Education: Leadership and Special Educational Needs  

Please refer to the Chinese version.




  e-Book: English Writing Skills for the Workplace  

This e-book covers the essential types of writing that office staff are required to undertake, specifically:






  business letters; and



Available on iPad and iPad mini




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    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. Both honours and ordinary degrees of the programme have been recognized by the Education Bureau as qualified degree programmes for potential Chinese/English language teachers.  



Full-time degree programmes in Creative Arts  

Covering the four major streams of Creative Writing and Film Arts, Animation and Visual Effects, Photographic Digital Art, and Creative Advertising and Media Design, the four-year full-time creative arts honours degree programmes aim at nurturing students’ creative talents and abilities to realize creative ideas and produce arts works that can be of appreciation and utilization values in the industry.



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

Test date: 25-28 April 2014
Course commencement date: early January 2014
Enquiries: 2768 5807 or el@ouhk.edu.hk
Website: www.ouhk.edu.hk/cpet


Master of Business Administration (face-to-face mode)  

The programme is designed to equip students to meet the challenges arising from the ever-changing complexities of the business world, mainly in the Chinese community, by integrating case studies and practical knowledge in the curriculum. It normally takes 1 year for full-time students and 2 years for part-time students to complete the programme.



  Recent highlights  

  Lessons from Fukushima Nuclear Crisis: 2 Years On (in Cantonese)


  Investor Education Seminar: Investing High Interest Rate Investment Product (in Cantonese)


  Finance Education Seminar (in Cantonese)


  The Rights, Obligations and Liabilities of Legal Translators (in Cantonese) (view online)




    Green Cuisine Competition  

The Alumni Affairs Office cordially invites all OUHK members to join this green recipe design and cooking competition. Interested parties please:

share your recipe with a YouTube demo video (up to 10 minutes in duration) or an illustration (photo and text),

submit your work to the designated Facebook page of this competition,

send in the enrollment form with a name for your dish highlighting the 25th Anniversary of the OUHK.


First ten eligible teams to enter the competition will be given a 25th Anniversary souvenir. Five finalist teams will be selected from a public poll for proceeding to the finale to be held on 2 March 2014 (Sun).


Enrollment: 15 November 2013 - 24 January 2014
Website: www.ouhk.edu.hk/alumniactivity
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/OUGreenCuisine
Enquiries: 2768 6377



(Alumni groups formed by volunteer alumni)
MBA Association ─ BBQ & Golf Gathering  

Date: 14 December (Sat)
Time: 4:00 – 10:00 pm
Venue: Whitehead Club, Shatin (assembly point at Shatin MTR station)
Fees: about $300-350




      Putonghua Association of the OUHK (Alumni) ─ 2nd OUHK Putonghua Recitation Contest  

Date: 9 February 2014 (Sun)
Time: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Venue: Serena Yang Lecture Theatre, OUHK Homantin campus


Application period: 1 October 2013 – 26 January 2014 (first-come-first-served)
Application fees: $280 per competition item




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Enquiries: 2768 6361