e-bulletin (Issue 94) - 17 May 2017

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17 May 2017 (Issue 94)   

    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. A range of previous talks are now in store. Please visit www.ouhk.edu.hk/greatspeakers to watch the programme replay.

    Seminar on 'English Medium Instruction: A Cost-Benefit Analysis'  

Prof. Ernesto Macaro, Director of the Department of Education, University of Oxford, and Distinguished Professor of the Research Institute for Bilingual Learning and Teaching (RIBiLT), will host a public seminar discussing the costs and benefits of English medium instruction in secondary and tertiary education.

Date: 18 May (Thu)
Time: 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Venue: Chan Cheung Tak Lecture Theatre (E0311), 3/F, Jockey Club Campus

    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.)

    Results of Roaming Aperture@OUHK Photo Competition  

Jointly organized by the Public Affairs Unit and the Student Affairs Office, the Roaming Aperture @OUHK Photo Competition has been concluded. The top three prizes have been selected by the judging panel, formed by Dr Eva Tsang, Director of Educational Technology and Publishing, along with Mr Makin Fung and Ms Rachel Ip, Senior Lecturer and Lecturer of the Creative Arts programmes of the School of Arts and Social Sciences. The public has also voted for their 'Most Favorite Entry' on Facebook. Please click here to check out the winning photos.

    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.


      Bachelor of International Hospitality and Attractions Management with Honours  

This programme aims to provide high quality education in theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in various aspects of hospitality and attractions management for those who wish to pursue their careers at managerial level in the hospitality industry. Students will be offered internship as well as local and overseas exchange opportunities to gain familiarity with practical work settings.

      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.

    Recent highlights  

  Chinese Institute Seminar Series: The Mysterious World of Quantum Communications (in Putonghua)
  Winning Co-operation Across Generations
  Diversity: Global Travel and Culture

       Adieu Premiere-cum-sharing session  

On 26 April, the Alumni Affairs Office of the Public Affairs Unit joined hands with W Workshop (Hong Kong) Limited, a registered charity, to present the premiere of Adieu, a film written and directed by alumnus Mr Kenneth Lau. The event came with a sharing session, where Kenneth was joined by some of the actors and a member of the production crew to discuss life and death issues as well as share behind-the-scenes stories.

(Alumni groups formed by volunteer alumni)

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



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