e-bulletin (Issue 78) - 13 Jan 2016

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13 January 2016 (Issue 78)   


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: 16 January (Sat)
Time: 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Venue: OUHK Ho Man Tin Campus



    Great Speakers Series  

The OUHK Great Speakers Series is a distinguished talk series to further our mission of Education for All. It is the only public lecture series that is 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.

    Great Speakers Series: Distinguished Lecture by Mr Leung Kam Chung Antony  

Topic: Further Thoughts on Education
Date: 21 January (Thu)
Time: 4:00 pm
Venue: Serena Yang Lecture Theatre, OUHK Ho Man Tin Campus

Please register your seat now.

    Launch of Open Textbooks for Hong Kong  

To provide a possible solution to the issues related to traditional printed textbooks, the OUHK is pioneering the development of the first-ever Open Textbook System in Hong Kong to provide teachers and students from primary to tertiary levels with quality course materials which are open to public, free to edit and free to use. Please join the launch of the project to learn more.

Date: 23 January (Sat)
Time: 10:00 am
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, 3/F, Jubilee College (Room D0309)

Free Admission. Please register your attendance now.

*Every successful registrant will receive a unit of the Open Textbook 'Open English' on the day.

    Hong Kong Environmental Forum  

Following the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP 21 Paris) held from 30 November to 11 December 2015 in Paris, what are the future moves of Hong Kong to meet with the climate change challenge? The School of Science and Technology has invited experts and scholars to look into the issue at the upcoming environmental forum.

Topic: The Days after UNFCCC COP 21 Paris
Date: 23 January (Sat)
Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Venue: Bank of China Lecture Theatre, OUHK Ho Man Tin Campus
Medium: Cantonese



    Knowledge Network Highlight – Problem Solving: Theory and Strategy  

Problem solving is a complicated human behaviour. We may encounter different problems in our everyday life. If the problems are not immediately dealt with, they may greatly affect us in return. This courseware, Problem Solving: Theory and Strategy, looks at how cognitive psychology understands the process of problem solving and how to employ different strategies in problem solving.

Enjoy study!

Register at Knowledge Network and enjoy more free coursewares now!



    Master of Social Sciences in International Economics and Development  

To broaden the horizons of its students and increase their awareness of economic development in different social and political contexts, this master programme aims at developing a multi-disciplinary perspective to students to analyze current international and development issues, and exposing them to inter-disciplinary courses pertaining to international relations and international organizations.






    Postgraduate Programmes in Autism Spectrum Disorder  

The programmes aim at providing students with more advanced and up-to-date knowledge of research, theories, interventions, and therapies for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The programmes are suitable for degree holders in related disciplines, health care professionals, occupational therapists, nurses, social workers, teachers, and parents, who are interested in enriching and deepening their knowledge in ASD or improve their academic and professional standing.






    Professional Bodies Recognition  

The business programmes offered by The Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration are recognized by a number of leading local and international professional bodies. A range of exemptions and memberships have been granted to the OUHK graduates. Please view the latest promotion video online.



    Language Enhancement Courses  

The School of Education and Languages offers language studies programmes in English language and Chinese language, as well as a number of language enhancement courses in English, Chinese and Putonghua. These language enhancement courses last for one to two semesters only and are suitable for those who wish to enhance their language proficiency in social, academic and workplace contexts.



      Early Childhood Education Programmes  

Please refer to the Chinese version.







    Recent highlights  

  Teaching and Learning for Modern Nursing (in Cantonese) (View online)
  Alumni Link Talk: Swim Against the Stream
  New Development of Research - IRITS




       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.




    A Taste of Good Life Cooking Workshop Series: CNY Cooking Workshop  

Date: 28 January (Thu)
Time: 7:00 - 9:30 pm
Venue: Baking Workshop Co Ltd (near Lai Chi Kok MTR Station)
Fee: $210 (Alumni Link member/OUHK student can enjoy discounted price at $195 each by joining with a partner)

A series of cooking workshop will be organized in March and April. Privileged price of 15% and 20% off will be offered to participants who join the workshop series for the second and the third time.



    Relive the precious moments of Congregation  

Photos taken for graduates and their families by the Alumni Affairs Office of the Public Affairs Unit at the 24th Congregation are now available for download. All graduates are most welcome to visit our website to relive the precious moments and share the joy!




    Free on-campus Wi-Fi service for alumni  

Free on-campus Wi-Fi service is now available for alumni. Please connect your device to 'OUHK-Alumni' and log in with your student account to enjoy the service. For technical support, please contact the Information Technology Unit at 2711 2100 or email to ituhelp@ouhk.edu.hk.




       New benefits for Alumni Link members  

Good news! Several benefits for members are now extended:
  DHL: 20% discount on outbound shipment for document and non-document items;
  HealthBank: 8% off for any purchase at HealthBank customer service centre;
  Royal Plaza Hotel: 18% off at designated restaurants or cake shop.

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)
    Putonghua Association of the OUHK (Alumni) - new training course  

Please refer to the Chinese version.


    Alumni Association of the OUHK  

The following activities will be organized in January:
1. Workshop on Narcissus bulb carving (17 Jan)
2. Tai Chi class (24 Jan)

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


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