e-bulletin (Issue 83) - 15 Jun 2016

Home About HKMU University Publications HKMU e-bulletin 2016 e-bulletin (Issue 83) - 15 Jun 2016

15 Jun 2016 (Issue 83)   

    Great Speakers Series  

The OUHK Great Speakers Series is a distinguished talk series organized 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 an OUHK lecture hall, and enlightening all in Hong Kong.
For more information and registration for the talks, please visit www.ouhk.edu.hk/greatspeakers.

    Distinguished Lecture by Prof. Yau Shing-tung  

Topic: Magic Power of Mathematics
Date: 18 July (Mon)
Time: 7:00 pm
Venue: Serena Yang Lecture Theatre, OUHK Ho Man Tin Campus

Registration begins from 17 June. All interested parties are welcome to join.

    OU InfoDay for Postgraduates and 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: 18 June (Sat)
Time: 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Venue: OUHK Ho Man Tin Campus 



    Talk on Environmental Studies and Career  

Dr Yau Yiu-hung, Programme Leader of Applied Science and Environmental Studies, will give a public talk on the prospects of environmental studies and related careers. All interested parties are welcome to join.

Date: 18 June (Sat)
Time: 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Venue: Room 611, Block C, Ho Man Tin Campus



    Community Healthcare Day 2016  

Organized by the Division of Nursing and Health Studies, the Community Healthcare Day is an annual community-wide event which aims to enhance the knowledge of health among the public and to raise public awareness of those who have special healthcare needs in the community.

Date: 25 June (Sat)
Time: 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Venue: Multi-purpose Hall, Jubilee College



    Admission Seminar for Full-time Face-to-face Undergraduate Programmes  

Full-time face-to-face programmes information sessions will be held and advisory services on course selection will be provided. Applications for full-time programmes will be accepted and admission interviews for some programmes will be arranged on the spot. Non-JUPAS applicants are welcome.

Date: 13 July (Wed)
Time: 2:00 pm
Venue: OUHK Ho Man Tin Campus

    OUHK Roving Exhibition  

Date and time:
18 – 22 July (Mon – Fri): 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
23 – 24 July (Sat – Sun): 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Venue: MTR Kowloon Tong Station


    Knowledge Network Highlight – The Development of the Media and Its Audience  

Digitalization technology and the Internet are bringing dramatic changes to the mass media. Boundaries among media have become blurred, and there is a tendency of convergence in media jobs. Nowadays media incumbents not only participate in script writing but also need to understand the operation of the media industry. The free courseware The Development of the Media and Its Audience begins with a general introduction to the development of the media, demonstrating the evolution of information transmission from the use of simple tools such as knots and smoke signals in ancient times, to the expression and dissemination of complex and complicated messages through various new media today.

Enjoy studying!

Register at Knowledge Network and enjoy more free courseware now!



    Master of Creative and Cultural Industries Management  

The programme aims at strengthening students' understanding of creative and cultural industries management and developing their professional leadership and strategic business skills for the field. It equips students with the relevant perspectives and skills to become competent leaders in creative and cultural industries.

Application deadline for local applicants is 31 July.






    Master of Corporate Finance and Compliance (MCFCF)
Master of Global Business and Marketing (MGBMF)

These two postgraduate programmes are newly offered by the Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration.

MCFCF combines corporate finance and related legal knowledge preparing graduates for professional and managerial positions across different businesses and the financial industry, while MGBMF focuses on marketing and global business knowledge to prepare graduates for professional and managerial positions across the marketing spectrum.

Application deadline for local applicants is 31 July.

    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's 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.

Application deadline for local applicants is 31 July.






      Master of Nursing (Chinese Medicinal Nursing)  

Please refer to the Chinese version.





    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).

Application deadline for local applicants is 31 July.






      Early Childhood Education Programmes  

Please refer to the Chinese version.





    Two-year Day-time Top-up Degree Programmes in Applied Science & Environmental Studies  

These two day-time programmes are available for holders of Associate Degree or Higher Diploma in Science or related disciplines.

Graduates will be equipped with the knowledge to hold employment in the many professions associated with biological science, chemical science, environmental protection, management and sustainable development.

Students will learn through attending day-time weekday and weekend lectures, tutorials and lab sessions. Course materials will be provided to facilitate students' independent learning, and printed and multimedia resources from the distance learning programmes will also be included. 



    Recent highlights  

  Exploring Science: Environmental Studies in Hong Kong (View online)
  Introduction to Open Textbook Project for Hong Kong
  World of English: English: A Global Language?




       New benefits for Alumni Link members  

Good news! A new benefit is now available for members:

  Chung Ying Theatre: Enjoy 10% off for purchasing regular price tickets of Chung Ying's Professional Season 2016/17 main stage productions at URBTIX outlets (maximum: two tickets).

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



       Alumni Groups Dinner  

Alumni Groups Dinner was successfully held on 2 June. Representatives of alumni groups gathered together with OUHK management to share their experiences in organizing activities and tips on strengthening alumni's sense of belonging. Pictures of happy moments of the night are now available on the alumni webpage.



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

Upcoming activities are as follows:
1. English Speaking Group workshop (17 June)
2. Badminton practice (19 June)
3. Visit to Coca-cola factory (25 June)
4. Tai chi class (26 June)

Details of the activities are available on the Association's homepage or Facebook fanpage.


Register as a member of the OUHK Knowledge Network NOW!  
Click here to register and start enjoying an interactive learning journey with vibrancy!  

Enquiries: 2768 6361