e-bulletin (Issue 76) - 11 Nov 2015

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11 November 2015 (Issue 76)   

    Great Speakers Series  

The OUHK Great Speakers Series is a new initiative to further our mission of Education for All. Starting from October, renowned figures have been invited to be speakers of the public lecture series, which is the only one accessible by all in Hong Kong through TV broadcasts, turning all of Hong Kong into OUHK lecture hall, and enlightening all in Hong Kong. For more information of the upcoming lectures and registration, please visit www.ouhk.edu.hk/greatspeakers.

    Distinguished Lecture by Mr Lo Kwok Jim  

Speaker: Mr Lo Kwok Jim
Topic: Behind the Lyrics

Date: 28 November (Sat)
Time: 1:30 – 2:15 pm
Venue: Serena Yang Lecture Theatre, OUHK Ho Man Tin Campus

Please register your seat now.

    Distinguished Lecture by Prof. Paul Chu Ching Wu  

Speaker: Prof. Paul Chu Ching Wu
Topic: An Odyssey of a Chinese American Physicist

Date: 7 December (Mon)
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Venue: Serena Yang Lecture Theatre, OUHK Ho Man Tin Campus

Please register your seat now.

    OU InfoDay for Flexible Learning  

Information sessions of programmes will be held, where visitors can explore their preferred flexible learning mode, meet OUHK teaching staff and browse through learning materials. There will also be advisory services on course selection, credit exemption and financial assistance.

Date: 28 November (Sat)
Time: 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Venue: OUHK Ho Man Tin Campus



    JUPAS Programmes  

OUHK will offer a wide range of full-time programmes including four subsidized programmes under 'Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors' through JUPAS scheme in the 2016-2017 academic year. Students with Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) results (past and/or current) can submit their applications via JUPAS website on or before 2 December 2015.



    Tin Ka Ping Centre of Chinese Culture  

The OUHK Tin Ka Ping Centre of Chinese Culture was officially established with a launch ceremony that took place on 29 October. The Center aims to promote Chinese culture on campus and in the community. A variety of activities will be held with the aim to widen students' learning experience in Chinese culture. It will also serve as a resource centre to support teaching and interdisciplinary research, as well as a platform to promote Chinese culture in the community.

    IRDCH seminars  

The Institute for Research in Digital Culture and Humanities (IRDCH) of the School of Arts and Social Sciences cordially invites all students, staff, alumni, and interested parties to join three of its upcoming seminars in November. The seminar topics include 'children's literature and theatre go digital', 'Chinese feminism goes digital' and 'how do the digital humanities influence research in theatre'. Please visit here for further information.

    Knowledge Network Highlight – General Situation of Primary School Education in Hong Kong  

There is recently a hot debate on whether the Territory-wide System Assessment (TSA) should be abolished in primary schools. One of the private primary schools has even announced that it will withdraw from the TSA in the next academic year. If you would like to know more about the General Situation of Primary School Education in Hong Kong, please visit the free courseware of Knowledge Network now.

Enjoy study!

Register at Knowledge Network and enjoy more free coursewares now!



    Master of Laws in Chinese Business Law (Chinese Version) (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



      Early Childhood Education Programmes  

Please refer to the Chinese version.







    Recent highlights  

  Alumni Link Talk: Crisis Management and Negotiation
  OUHK Council Member Seminar: Enhance Career Prospects (View online)
  iCOFE 2015: Co-evolving Ecologies of Education and Technology




       Academic Gown Deposit Donation Programme  

Every year, our graduates respond enthusiastically to the ‘Academic Gown Deposit Donation Programme’ and a growing number of fresh graduates donate their academic gown deposit to the Alumni Scholarship and Bursary Fund. We cordially invite all new graduates to support this worthwhile programme to make more scholarships and bursaries available.



    New benefits for Alumni Link members  

Members can enjoy a 15% discount for each adult ticket purchased from the URBTIX ticketing (counter booking or internet booking), of The Government Inspector, a musical by the Chung Ying Theatre.

By presenting the Alumni Link membership card, members can enjoy lots of benefits and privileges. For details, please visit www.ouhk.edu.hk/alumnibenefits.



(Alumni groups formed by volunteer alumni)
    Alumni Association of the OUHK  

The following activities will be organized in November and December:
1. Ecological hiking (15 Nov)
2. Badminton practice (15 Nov and 29 Nov)
3. Tai Chi class (29 Nov)
4. IT knowledge sharing session (12 Dec)
5. Photo-sharing session (13 Dec)
6. Christmas talent show (19 Dec)

For details, please visit the Association's homepage or Facebook fanpage.


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