e-bulletin (Issue 87) - 19 Oct 2016

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19 Oct 2016 (Issue 87)   

    Great Speakers Series  

The OUHK Great Speakers Series is a distinguished public lecture series featuring prominent speakers from various sectors. Through broadcast as part of the Open for Learning programme on TVB Pearl, it is accessible by all in Hong Kong, turning all of Hong Kong into an OUHK lecture hall. To register for the upcoming talks or watch the programme replay, please visit www.ouhk.edu.hk/greatspeakers.

Upcoming speakers:

  Dr Wong Ying Wai Wilfred
  Professor Liu Zaifu

    RIDCH seminar series  

The emergence of digital technologies and the social phenomenon of globalization have brought significant impacts on the development of humanities. The Research Institute for Digital Culture and Humanities (RiDCH) lecture series represents an effort to investigate and deconstruct these impacts in the fields of world literature, foreign language education and traditional arts. Local experts as well as international scholars from Europe and China are invited as speakers. Interested parties are welcome to join.

Upcoming seminars:

  Ibsen Between Cultures: China — Seminar, Lecture, and Book Launch, by Prof. Julie Holledge and others (24 October)
  Teaching English Literature and Culture in China, by Prof. Sun Jian (25 October)
  The Development of Digital Ink, by Dr Nelson Chu (9 November)

Please refer to the following link for details and registration.



    Full-time Undergraduate Programmes InfoDay  

Programme seminars will be held, introducing the University's full-time face-to-face undergraduate programmes, admission strategies and information on students' career development. HKDSE students, holders of associate degrees or higher diplomas, teachers, parents and the public are welcome to join.

Date: 5 November (Sat)
Time: 2:00 pm
Venue: Jockey Club Campus 



    Knowledge Network Highlight – Personality and Psychology  

Individuals react differently to the same event, which will in turn affect their emotions and behavioral motives. Such a difference may have to do with one's personality. The free courseware, Personality and Psychology, will study the relationship between personality and psychological factors. It will first discuss the definition of personality and different character traits, before exploring the factors affecting personality development and related theories.

Enjoy studying!

Register at Knowledge Network and enjoy more free courseware now!



    Preparation courses for National Putonghua Proficiency Test  

Test date: 12–14 March 2017
Course commencement date: 30 November 2016 (Wed)
Enquiries: 2768 5807 or el@ouhk.edu.hk



    Flexible learning experience  

The OUHK offers different flexible study modes to suit your needs. You can choose from a wide variety of programmes within each mode.
  Distance learning programmes
  Full-time face-to-face degree and higher diploma programmes
  Face-to-face postgraduate programmes
  Professional programmes and short courses
  eLearning programmes






    Recent highlights  

  ICOFE 2016: Open Horizons and Global Citizenship: The Disruptive Innovation of Collaborative Pedagogy
  The Story of 'Open'
  China Institute Seminar Series: The AIIB and Regional Cooperation (View online)




       New benefits for Alumni Link members  

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

  Go Travel: Purchase the Go Travel Pocket Wifi at the corporate rate and enjoy 20% off for purchasing all Go Travel products.

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.



       Beautiful Life – breast health talk cum make-up workshop  

'Beautiful Life', an event combining a talk on breast health and a make-up workshop, was held on 27 September. A healthcare professional from the Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation was invited to share information on breast health, while a team of professional make-up artists from the Make Up For Ever Academy hosted a make-up workshop. The participants brought home with practical knowledge on breast health, how to stay in the pink of health and how to apply eye make-up. Click on the following link to check out more and download the photos. 



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

Upcoming activities are as follows:
1. Dance and karaoke at Sandy Bay Club (16 October)
2. Tai chi practice (21 and 30 October)
3. Visit to the Tanner Hill elderly homes and ICAC (23 October)
4. Fireworks photography at the Inspiration Lake and Disneyland (29 October)
5. Alumni Talent Show 2016 (13 November)
6. English Speaking Group practice (18 November)

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