e-bulletin (Issue 88) - 16 Nov 2016

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16 Nov 2016 (Issue 88)   

    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.

    RIDCH seminar series  

The Research Institute for Digital Culture and Humanities (RIDCH) is dedicated to promoting and conducting research that can generate new knowledge and shed light on new ways of teaching in the creative industries and the humanities. It will hold two seminars in November with local and international scholars invited as speakers. Interested parties are welcome to join.

  'Digital Humanities in Germany' by Prof. Monika Gänßbauer (17 November, Thu) [Online registration]
  'Digital Literacy Practices in a Social Network-Educational Space' by Mr Dennis Chau (28 November, Mon) [Online registration]

    Tin Ka Ping Centre of Chinese Culture public lectures  

The Tin Ka Ping Centre for Chinese Culture carries a mission to promote Chinese culture and enrich students’ cultural learning experience. The centre, jointly with RIDCH, has invited Prof. Michael Lackner, Distinguished Professor of the School of Academic and Social Sciences from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, to give a public lecture. Interested parties are welcome to join.

Topic: Multifaceted Images: China and the Chinese in European Comics and Cartoons
Date: 29 November (Tue)
Time: 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Venue: Chan Ma Ching Heung Lecture Theatre, Jockey Club Campus  



    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: 3 December (Sat)
Time: 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Venue: Ho Man Tin Campus



       Result announcement of Design Competition for OUHK Christmas Card  

Jointly organized by the Educational Technology and Publishing Unit, the Public Affairs Unit and the Student Affairs Office, the Design Competition for OUHK Christmas Card was concluded successfully.

The judging panel was composed of Director of Educational Technology and Publishing Dr Eva Tsang, Director of Public Affairs Mr C K Yeung and Director of Student Affairs Mrs Dorinda Fung. The championship goes to alumnus Lai Ho-wai, whereas the merit awards go to alumni Wong Wai-ming and Liu Hoi Yan. The design by the champion will be produced as the official 2016 OUHK Christmas Card.



    OUHK souvenirs for sale at Information Centre  

From now on, OUHK souvenirs are available for sale at the Information Centre on the ground floor of Ho Man Tin Campus. These include silk ties, silk scarves, hard cover notebooks, folding umbrellas and luggage scales. Only cash is accepted.




    Knowledge Network Highlight – Leadership and crisis management  

Crises often break out when no precautions are taken. This module, Leadership and crisis management, introduces you public administration by offering an interesting discussion of crisis management. The definition of crisis and the different crisis management models will be examined.

Enjoy studying!

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    Preparation courses for National Putonghua Proficiency Test (Limited seats, application closing soon)  

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



      Early Childhood Education Programmes  

Please refer to the Chinese version.




    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 OUHK graduates. Please view the latest promotion video online.






    Recent highlights  

  China Institute Seminar Series: China's Response to Global Climatic Change (in Putonghua)
  Success Factors in Mobile Learning Research
  The World in Pictures: 50 Years of Rural-urban Transformation (in Cantonese) (View online)



       New benefits for Alumni Link members  

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

  Go Travel: Members can rent their pocket wifi at the corporate rate and purchase their products with 20% discount.
  Regal Supreme: At least 20% off on cakes, cookies and pastries at their official website by entering the discount code at checkout page.
  Sense Production: Members can enjoy 10% discount on regular professional headshots and regular graduation photo packages. By presenting the letter of ‘Confirmation of Graduation’ issued by the Registry, graduates of 2016 can enjoy a special offer of $898 for a graduation photo package.

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.



       Academic Gown Deposit Donation Programme  

Congratulations to all 2016 graduates!

As you get to the next level in your life, your fellow schoolmates are still working hard in their studies. You are cordially invited to donate your academic gown deposit to the OUHK Alumni Scholarship and Bursary Fund to show your support for their efforts.



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

An English speaking workshop will be held on 25 November. Details are available on the Association's homepage or Facebook fanpage.


      China Law Alumni Association of the OUHK  

A seminar on the Basic Law by Mr Andrew Chiu Ka-yin, President of the Alumni Association of Social Sciences (Full-time Programme) of the OUHK and District Counsellor, will be held on 26 November. Please visit the association's homepage for details and registration method.


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Enquiries: 2768 6361