e-bulletin (Issue 140) - 17 Mar 2021

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 17 Mar 2021 (Issue 140)
19 Mar (Fri) 2:00–4:00 pm Three speakers will share their experiences of using English as the medium of instruction in higher education in Japan, mainland China and Hong Kong. Their presentations will reveal the language policy goals of universities in these regions, the progresses that have been made and challenges to be surmounted in the future.
19 Mar (Fri) 6:00–8:00 pm The TKPCCC is collaborating with the High Achievers Foundation to launch the 'Story of Chinese Paper Craft Art' project, sponsored by the Intangible Cultural Heritage Office. The opening event will feature recorded interviews with two paper craft masters and lectures by OUHK staff. (Conducted in Cantonese)
26 Mar (Fri) 5:30-6:30 pm RIBiLT Distinguished Professor Laurence Anthony will speak on 'Word Profiling in Corpus Research: Going beyond Frequency'.
27 Mar (Sat) 2:00–4:20 pm Co-organized with the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority (MPFA), this seminar will look into common questions about retirement planning. (Conducted in Cantonese)
30 Mar (Tue) 6:00-7:30 pm By juxtaposing and analysing Ai narratives in Chinese popular culture, sci-fi writer Stanley Chan will decode the ideologies and changing cultural assets underneath while giving a forecast on future creative trends. (Conducted in Putonghua)
23–25 Jun Organized by the Public and Social Policy Research Centre (PSPRC), the conference will explore issues pertaining to housing and ageing policies in European, American, Asia Pacific and Chinese societies.
Programme Info
The University offers various Bachelor's Degree (Year 1 entry and senior-year entry) and Higher Diploma programmes (Year 1 entry). Non-JUPAS applicants can enrol by direct application.
Next test: 21–23 May
Campus Updates
The Department of Creative Arts of the School of A&SS and the TKPCCC, along with the University Library, recently launched the Writer-In-Residence Scheme. The first to be featured is Hong Kong fiction writer Dung Kai-cheung, who came for the first time to share his writing experiences with students on 26 Feb.
Knowledge for All
• Business Boomers: Amazon’s Retail Revolution (English) • Corporate Governance Conference: How to Bring the Best Out of the Board? (Mr Rex Auyeung and Ms Edith Shih) (English) • Great Speakers Series: From Neuroscience Discoveries to Promoting Human Health (Prof. Nancy Ip) (Cantonese)
Alumni Corner
The March issue is here! Alumni are welcome to share their latest news and moves with the alumni community.  
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