e-bulletin (Issue 89) - 14 Dec 2016

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14 Dec 2016 (Issue 89)   

    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:

  Ms Tong Xiaoling, Deputy Commissioner of the Office of the Commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of PRC in HKSAR (11 January 2017)
  Professor Liu Zaifu (23 January 2017)

    OUHK off-campus Information Booth  

Date: 9 – 12 January 2017 (Mon – Thu)
Time: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Venue: MTR Tsuen Wan Station (near Exit A)


    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: 14 January 2017 (Sat)
Time: 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Venue: Ho Man Tin Campus & Jockey Club Campus



    RIDCH Symposium 2017 — Culture and the Humanities in the Digital Age: China Focus  

Co-organized with Tin Ka Ping Centre of Chinese Culture, RIDCH Symposium 2017 aims to promote interest in and interaction among academics on the latest developments of culture and the humanities in the digital age, with a focus on China. International scholars and professionals from creative industries are invited to speak on the impact of digitization on society and the arts. Interested parties are welcome to join.

Date: 12 – 13 January 2017 (Thu and Fri)
Time: 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Venue: Chan Cheung Tak Lecture Theatre, Jockey Club Campus  



    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 – Special Educational Needs  

Under the existing policy of integrated education, students with special educational needs (SEN) will be admitted to mainstream schools. The free courseware ‘Special Educational Needs’ will help you understand more about the support that SEN students need. It will discuss the characteristics of a few major types of SEN students, which will throw light on the effective teaching strategies and methods for them.

Enjoy studying!

Register at Knowledge Network and enjoy more free courseware now!



      Master of Nursing (Chinese Medicinal Nursing)  

Please refer to the Chinese version.




      Master of Education in English Language Teaching  

This is a one-year full-time programme specially designed for postgraduate students to deepen their understanding of applied English linguistics as well as theories and practices of English language learning and teaching. Graduates of the programme will have gained a strong academic foundation in practical English language teaching skills and expertise in teaching English in a variety of contexts.



      Early Childhood Education Programmes  

Please refer to the Chinese version.




    National Putonghua Proficiency Test  

Test date: 12–14 March 2017
Enquiries: 2768 5807 or el@ouhk.edu.hk




    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  

  Business Boomers: Hot Property
  Seminar on Japan's Post-311 Reconstruction: Understanding Food Safety in Japan through Logistic
  China Institute Seminar Series: China Today – New Prospects and New Opportunities International Forum



       New benefits for Alumni Link members  

Good news! New benefits are now available for members:

  HKT Smart Living: Christmas discount offer on selected electronic products.
  OU Cafe: Enjoy 20% off on food and beverages at OU Cafe, Ho Man Tin Campus, by presenting the Alumni Link membership card.

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.



       Share the joy of graduation  

Congratulations to all graduates of 2016! The Alumni Affairs Office (AAO) has introduced several delightful initiatives for the new graduates to enjoy. At the 25th Congregation, a variety of digital photo frames were available for graduates and their families to use as props for photo-taking. In addition, professional photography service at a discounted price provided by Sense Production on Ho Man Tin campus was arranged earlier this month. The AAO also joins hands with the Student Affairs Office to set up some decorations on both the Ho Man Tin campus and Jockey Club campus for graduates to take photos.

Some of the photos taken at the Congregation are now available on our website. Click here to share these precious moments!



       Academic Gown Deposit Donation Programme  

Graduates are cordially invited to support their schoolmates who are still working hard in their studies by donating the academic gown deposit to 'OUHK Alumni Scholarship and Bursary Fund'.




(Alumni groups formed by volunteer alumni)

For contact details of the alumni groups, please visit webpage www.ouhk.edu.hk/alumnigroups.




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