e-bulletin (Issue 84) - 13 Jul 2016

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13 Jul 2016 (Issue 84)   

    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

Please register your seat now.

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



    Knowledge Network Highlight – Different Types of e-Commerce  

Information technology has profound influence on society, culture and the economy nowadays, as reflected by our reliance on technology in our daily lives. Amid this, the popularity of e-Commerce is growing rapidly. The free courseware, Different Types of e-Commerce, introduces the challenges and opportunities e-Commerce brings to the commercial world. It also elaborates on different types of e-Commerce to give you an overview of this business mode.

Enjoy studying!

Register at Knowledge Network and enjoy more free courseware 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'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.






    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  

  Hong Kong Environmental Forum: Future Development of Land Resource in Hong Kong: Dilemma and Challenges: Part 1 (in Cantonese) (View online)
  Trends in Global Politics and Economics (View online)
  Doctor Sharing Series: Causes and Latest Development of Acute and Chronic Coronary Heart Disease (in Cantonese) (View online)




       Show your support for Alumni Scholarship and Bursary Fund  

The Alumni Affairs Office of the Public Affairs Unit is now raising funds for the Alumni Scholarship and Bursary Fund, which has been offering scholarships and bursaries for outstanding and needy students. We have invited three awardees to share their stories. Click here for their sharing and extend support to more deserving students!

       New benefits for Alumni Link members  

Good news! Several benefits for members are now extended and new benefits are available:

  BP International: Enjoy 'Buy 1 Get 1 Free' on Caribbean Feast Buffet Dinner.
  Dorsett Tsuen Wan: Enjoy 18% off the best available rate for room reservation and complimentary late check-out; 10% to 15% off lunch and dinner at Dorsett Café; and free upgrade to Deluxe Room for a Long Stay Package.
  Regal Supreme: Enjoy 10% off Regal Supreme Cookies and Pastries for purchase upon $300 at their official website by entering the code 'OUHK10' at checkout page.

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 formed by volunteer alumni)
    Alumni Association of the OUHK  

Upcoming activities are as follows:
1. Travel photography seminar (16 July)
2. Tai chi practice (17 and 24 July)
3. Journey of the Innovation, Technology and Funding Base of Hong Kong (29 July, click here for details)
4. Day tour to T·PARK, a new sludge treatment facility in Tuen Mun (4 September)

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

      China Law Alumni Association of the OUHK  

A seminar by Dr Elsie Leung on the Basic Law will be held on 13 August. Please visit the association’s homepage for details and enrolment method.


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