MU Connect issue 7 (page 04 to 05)

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Founded in 1989, HKMU is turning 35 this year! At the Annual Staff Party on 12 January, over 900 colleagues and guests celebrated the University's birthday and witnessed the launch ceremony for the 35th anniversary, officially kicking off a series of celebratory activities spanning the entire year.

In fact, prior to the official launch ceremony, the University had already held the inaugural Hong Kong Symposium of Laboratory Medicine on 6 January as the first major academic event to celebrate its 35th anniversary. Dr Choi Yuk-lin, Secretary for Education of the HKSAR Government, was invited to be the Guest of Honour for the symposium. She also officiated the grand opening of the HKMU Medical Science Laboratory on the same occasion. The event was followed by a ten-episode TV programme series titled Sustainability in Action, featuring business leaders who share their insights on implementing sustainability. The series has been broadcast on TVB Pearl as part of HKMU's Knowledge for All programme since January. Other celebratory activities scheduled for the first quarter of the year include various talks, exhibitions, competitions, as well as film, animation and book sharing sessions.

Meanwhile, the University also took the opportunity of the anniversary to further promote its diverse, innovative and progressive image to the general public. Since March, a 30-second TV commercial in which students took on key roles has been aired on local TV. A one-minute full version is simultaneously broadcast on major online platforms.

Stay tuned for more exciting activities and programmes being launched throughout the year.