Cambridge Assessment Admission Testing – Key Dates for 2019

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Hong Kong Library Education and Career Forum 2019

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Hong Kong Library Education and Career Forum, co-organised by the Hong Kong Library Association (HKLA) and the Hong Kong Public Libraries (HKPL), will be held on 20th July 2019 (Saturday) 2:30 – 5:00 pm at the Lecture Theatre of the Hong Kong Central Library. 
  
The aim of this Forum is to introduce library education and training opportunities available in Hong Kong to those who are interested in pursuing a career in Hong Kong’s library and information sectors. It also provides a chance for them to engage with speakers from different backgrounds regarding the nature of working in Hong Kong’s various types of libraries and information agencies. 
  
The first part of the Forum includes the presentations by local education institutions where they will introduce their programmes of library and information studies. The second part of the Forum are the presentations by representatives from various sectors to introduce the structures and career prospects of their respective institutions. 
  
For details of the Forum, please refer to the HKLA website https://hkla.org/zh/study-programme/eduforum2019/  


For enquiries, please contact the HKLA Education and Training Officer, Ms. Helen Chan (phone: 2346 1033 / email: helenc98_1998@yahoo.com
  
  
 


香港圖書館教育及職業講座
Hong Kong Library Education & Career Forum

Date:20 July 2019  (Saturday)
Time:2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Venue:Lecture Theatre, G/F, Hong Kong Central Library
Organizers:Hong Kong Library Association and Hong Kong Public Libraries

University of Glassglow – International Summer School

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Please find below exclusive information about a brand new, and excellent, summer programme being offered by Glasgow University.  They will be accepting the first cohort in summer 2020, and this represents a unique opportunity for students who wish to study  Medicine, Vet Medicine or Life Sciences.  For example, with the Vet programme, on successful completion students may be offered a flat 38 point IB offer (or equivalent for A Level) with no requirement for MMIs or interviews.  Please pass on to all students who you think may be interested.  Glasgow, as you know, is a top UK university with a global reputation, and this offers a reputable, professional and academic preparation unlike many of the commercial alternatives.

Link: https://www.gla.ac.uk/study/visiting/internationalsummerschool/mvls/

Clearing Fair at KGV

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NYU Shanghai visiting DC | 21 May | 1.30pm

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Date: 21 May 2019

Time: 1.30-2.20pm

Venue: Room 4101 (Ms Maggie Lee’s Room)

Come to talk to the admissions and learn about the wonderful opportunities to study in China’s first Sino-US research university and the third degree-granting campus of the NYU Global Network.

University of the Arts London Creative Portfolio Seminar

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Are you interested in art & design and do you know how to prepare an eye-catching and creative portfolio? We are delighted to inform you that UAL will hold a portfolio seminar on “How to Prepare a Creative Portfolio” in Hong Kong. The seminar allows students to have a better understanding of the application procedure and the methods of preparing a creative portfolio.

You are cordially invited to attend the event. Please refer to the event details as follows:

Date21 May 2019 (Tuesday)
Time4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (registration starts from 4:15 p.m.)
Venue7/F., 10 Pottinger Street, Central, Hong Kong
SpeakerMs. Karen Heard
FeesFree of charge
Programme Rundown
4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.Registration
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Portfolio Seminar & Discussion

NB: Prior reservation is a must as limited places are available. Please contact our local Marketing and Recruitment Representative (Hong Kong & Macau): Chamberlain Educational Services Centre or email to ualhk@chamberlain-edu.com by 5:30pm (HKT), 15 May 2019. Successful registrants will receive a confirmation email. Please bring along with your portfolio to the event. This event is for student only.

For further information and reservation, please contact:
ualhk@chamberlain-edu.com

HKU Summer Institute – Social Work Summer Programme

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Details: https://aal.hku.hk/summerinstitute/hs-programmes/sow/

Course Code: SOW2019

Faculty of: Social Sciences Department of Social Work and Social Administration

Level-of-study: S5

Course Period: July 29, 2019 to July 31, 2019

Course Fee: HKD4,200

Accommodation: Not Applicable

Deadline for Application: May 31, 2019

Online Applicationhttps://www.summerals.hku.hk/application/auth/login

Course Description

Want to become a Change Maker? The 3-day programme is designed for high-calibre students who wish to explore the fields of social work in a fun and challenging environment. Through insightful lectures, interaction with current social work students, interesting adventure event, students will be able to explore their passion for performing a leading role for the betterment and enhancement of the well-being of individuals, groups and the communities. A session of experiential life education will also be included. It is a self-discovery journey for helping professional-to-be.

Learning Objectives

  • To introduce the Bachelor of Social Work Programme to secondary students interested in social work profession;
  • To facilitate intellectual exchange among secondary students with basic social work concepts;
  • To enhance secondary students’ understanding of contemporary social issues, and the basic attitudes and values of social worker;
  • To promote social awareness and encourage critical thinking of secondary students.

The University of Sydney Hong Kong Open Day 2019 | May 12

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Date: May 12

Venue: Level 8, Cordis Hotel, Mong Kok

Time: 13:00 – 16:00

Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/the-university-of-sydney-hong-kong-open-day-2019-tickets-57647781065?aff=inthks

The University of Sydney is coming to Hong Kong! You are invited to attend our open day to learn more about this world-class institution.

Join us on Sunday 12 May and start a conversation about your study and career aspirations with the team from the university. Find out why we’re ranked 1st in Australia and 5th in the world for graduate employability, and discuss your degree options with our academics, faculty staff, recruitment team and alumni on the day.

Alongside one-on-one consultations with faculty and admissions staff, there will be a series of engaging seminars. Program highlights include:

  • a multidisciplinary academic talk
  • an insightful student experience panel discussion with our alumni. Hear their personal experience of studying on campus and living in Sydney.

Detailed information about application and admission requirements, the University of Sydney Foundation Program, student support services, accommodation, internships and career opportunities will also be available.

Please have the QR code on your phone or a printed version of the ticket, as it will be scanned prior to entry. Only students need to register; your guests do not need a ticket. You are welcome to bring family and friends.

We look forward to meeting you in Hong Kong!

McGill University Information Session for Newly-Admitted Students in HKG | June 8

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Please be advised that McGill University will be hosting a special information session for our newly-admitted students from Hong Kong this early June.We would appreciate it if you’d please share the following details to students of yours who have received admission offers from McGill this year.
Why you should attend this session:

  • You will receive guidance on everything about your new life at McGill, from visa application to course registration and city life in Montreal, etc.
  • You will meet other new McGill students from Hong Kong, who would be your source of peers support in Montreal
  • You will meet Hong Kong-based McGill graduates, who will share with you their insights about your programs and career options
  • You will meet the staff of McGill University Asia Office, who can provide you further career and academic guidance years from now

Event Details
Date: Saturday, June 8th, 2019Time: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pmVenue: TBC 
RSVPkaren.yu3@mail.mcgill.ca (Please specify the number of seats you need.)
Note:

  • The event is casual.  There is no dress code.
  • Light refreshments will be provided at this event.
  • This event is for newly-admitted students and their parents only.  Those who seek admission information about McGill shall contact karen.yu3@mail.mcgill.ca.
  • Our space is limited and seats are offered on a first-come-first-serve basis.
  • No more than 3 seats would be allocated for each newly-admitted student, including that student.
  • This is a free-of-charge official McGill event, hosted by McGill University Asia Office.

Selective US Liberal Arts and Science College at HKIS | April 25

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Date: April 25, 2019

Time: 6.00pm – 7.30pm

Venue: Hong Kong International School (1 Red Hill Road, Tai Tam)

Registration highly encouraged: https://admissions.middlebury.edu/register/hklac19

Join admission officers from Claremont McKenna College, Davidson College, and Middlebury College for an
informational program focused on liberal arts education. Admission Officers will share valuable information and be available to answer your specific questions. Topics to be covered:

  • Characteristics of Liberal Arts Colleges
  • Benefits and outcomes of a liberal arts education
  • The application reading and committee process
  • Tips on the selective U.S. college admission process and finding the right “fit”
  • Specific infomation on each institution

Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California – Conor Fritz, cfritz@cmc.edu
Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina – Kaye-Lani Laughna, kalaughna@davidson.edu
Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont – Karen Bartlett, kbartlett@middlebury.edu