e-bulletin (Issue 93) - 12 Apr 2017

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12 Apr 2017 (Issue 93)   

    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.

    RIBiLT Distinguished Professor workshop and seminar  

Prof. Ernesto Macaro, Director of the Department of Education, University of Oxford, will visit the OUHK as a Distinguished Professor of the Research Institute for Bilingual Learning and Teaching (RIBiLT) in May. During his stay, Prof. Macaro will host a workshop and a public seminar on English medium instruction.

'Workshop on 'English Medium Instruction: Which English and How Much English?'
Date: 16 May (Tue)
Time: 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Venue: A0411, 4/F, Ho Man Tin Campus

Seminar on 'English Medium Instruction: A Cost-Benefit Analysis'
Date: 18 May (Thu)
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Venue: Chan Cheung Tak Lecture Theatre (E0311), 3/F, Jockey Club Campus

Registration details will be available later. For enquiries, please call 2768 5858.

    2017 International Conference on Open and Innovative Education (ICOIE 2017)  

Openness and innovation are major trends in contemporary education, influencing the whole spectrum of education institutions across the globe. Technological advancements and breakthroughs are bringing about a paradigm shift in contemporary education. Modes of learning and teaching are becoming more open and innovative in terms of time, space, curriculum contents, organization, pedagogy, infrastructure and requirements. This conference will explore key issues of relevant advancements.

Date: 12 – 14 July (Wed – Fri)
Venue: Jockey Club Campus

Please register before the deadline. (Free for OUHK full-time staff only.) 

      Bachelor of Sports and Recreation Management with Honours  

This programme aims to provide quality education focusing on theoretical knowledge and practical skills in areas including business, management, sports and recreation. Through multiple disciplines and a comprehensive work-based learning project, graduates will be developed into professionals who are able to integrate knowledge, skills and experiences from the social and management sciences and the practical world. Such useful learning experiences can be applied to organizations in the sports and recreation industry as well as other sectors and industries.



    Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration Master's Programmes  

The Master's programmes are designed for practising managers to enhance their knowledge, ability and skills as they prepare for senior managerial positions. Master’s level students may choose to specialize in a particular field – accounting, business administration, corporate finance and compliance, corporate governance, global business and marketing or human resource management. The programmes are available in full-time and part-time study modes.

Application deadline for local applicants is 31 July.



      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.



      Master of Nursing (Chinese Medicinal Nursing)  

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  

  The Relevance of Chinese Culture to the Modern / Contemporary World (in Putonghua)
  Great Speakers Series: The Spiritual Divergence of the Four Chinese Masterpieces
  Thinking Big: Ditching the Dollar


       Adieu Premiere-cum-sharing session  

The Alumni Affairs Office is pleased to present the premiere of Adieu with a sharing session on 26 April (Wed) evening. Directed by alumnus Mr Kenneth Lau (Master of Education, 2010 and Postgraduate Certificate in Drama Education, 2011), the film takes the audience on a reflective journey about life with three touching stories. All tickets for the event have been given out, but the trailer can be viewed on the event page. Thank you for your support!

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

The Putonghua Association (Alumni) is again hosting the Hong Kong contests of the Huayangshaonian Linguistic Arts Tournament organized by the Communication University of China Press this year. The preliminary rounds of the Hong Kong region will be held on 27 May. Application is now open until 7 May (Sun). Details can be found on the association's website.


Enquiries: 2768 6361