e-bulletin (Issue 148) - 10 Nov 2021

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10 Nov 2021 (Issue 148)


Effective from 1 September 2021, The Open University of Hong Kong has been renamed as Hong Kong Metropolitan University.

University Updates
HKMU conferred Honorary University Fellowships on local philanthropist Mr Chan Cheuk-ming, pop singer and writer Dr Agnes Miling Chan, and hotel management expert Mr Michael Li Hon-shing in a ceremony on 5 Nov.
Honorary Doctors 2021
HKMU will confer honorary doctorates on three distinguished academics on 1 Dec:
Financial Secretary the Honourable Paul Chan Mo-po looked into the future of Hong Kong’s economy in the second Talk of the Metropolis lecture on 19 Oct. He also met with some students after the talk.

A&SS showcased the outcomes of its QESS project, ‘Learning Effectiveness Enhancement through VR and Co-Curricular Activities Engagement’, on campus in Oct. The exhibition boards are now on the project website, or you may check out the virtual tour.


HKMU signed an MOU with the Hong Kong Sports Institute (HKSI) on 25 Oct that allows HKSI to nominate full-time sports scholars to enrol in HKMU’s undergraduate programmes, with offers of study period flexibility and mentorship support.
LiPACE signed an MOU with Finland’s Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) and Edunation on 21 Oct, providing a pathway for students to continue their studies in TUAS and opening up exchange opportunities.
LiPACE entered into another partnership on 28 Oct, this time with Shenzhen Institute of Information Technology for collaboration in developing vocational training programmes and credit transfers.
(Press release in Chinese only)
11 Dec (Sat)
(Please stay tuned to the HKMU website for registration details.)

23–25 Nov



3–4 Dec



17 Dec (Fri) 3:00-4:30pm (by Zoom)


Knowledge for All (Sundays, 9:00am-1:00pm on TVB Pearl)

• The Joy of Stats (14 Nov 9:00)
• Sports Management Series: From Sport Profession to Business Profession (21 Nov 10:00)
• Hong Kong In Eyes of Sojourners 1839-1945 (21 Nov 10:40)


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