e-bulletin (Issue 156) - 13 Jul 2022

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 13 Jul 2022 (Issue 156)
Effective from 1 September 2021, The Open University of Hong Kong has been renamed as Hong Kong Metropolitan University.
University Updates
At a media gathering, President Prof. Paul Lam revealed the University’s newest facilities in the pipeline for training medical professionals — a 7,000 sq. ft. lab to support the forthcoming MSc and BSc programmes in Medical Laboratory Science and a physiotherapy clinic.
Over the years, HKMU has trained about a third of Hong Kong’s nurses and other healthcare specialists. Let Aaryn Cheung take you on a tour of our facilities at the HKMU Jockey Club Institute of Healthcare!
Research & Knowledge Transfer
Half of 107 interviewed kindergartens with EM students were motivated by increased government funding, but many kindergartens find the lack of human resources to be the biggest obstacle in admitting EM students.
Since the onset of COVID-19 in early 2020, prices of HOS housing have slipped by 10%, compared with a 0.5-to-2.7% increase in the private market. This reverses the pre-pandemic trend with the prices of HOS housing overtaking private housing.
Winning work: Love Delivery

19 Jul (Tue) 8:30pm [online]
Speaker: Alumna Ms Maria Luisa Poon, Brand Co-founder of Efay & Director of Business Development of Efay Group Ltd


26 Jul (Tue) 5:00pm
Speaker: Ms Winnie Ho, Secretary for Housing


8 Aug (Mon) [hybrid]

(Conducted in Cantonese; webpage in Chinese only)

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

• CHRO Forum: New Talent, New Paradigm, New Era (17 Jul 11:55)
• China Institute Seminar Series: Guarding Dunhuang Heritage of Art (4 Jul 10:40)
• How Robotic Solution Improve the Quality of Life for the Elderly (31 Jul 12:15)

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