Events and Seminars

YCCECE Information Day 2018

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https://www.yccece.edu.hk/en/event/yccece-information-day-2018/

Date: 7 & 8 December 2018

Time: 11:00-17:00

Venue: 2 Tin Wan Hill Road, Tin Wan, Aberdeen, Hong Kong

For Whom: 

7 December 2018 (Friday): For School / Group Enrollment

8 December 2018 (Saturday): For Public

Feature Talk:

8 December 2018 (14:30-16:00)
Topic: “Non-JUPAS Choices for Further Study & ECE World Trends”
Speaker: Mr Ng Po Shing, Director of Student Guidance Centre, Hok Yau Club; Professor Shir-ming Shen, President

 

Activities:

– ECE Workshops and Programme Demonstrations Experience
– ECE Talks
– Campus Tour
– Admissions Consultation and Onsite Interview
– Programme Exhibition & Game Booths
– Admissions & Programme Introduction Talks (BEdECE, HDECE, DECS)
– Interaction with International Academic Team and Students

You are cordially invited to our first ever Information Day at our new campus in Aberdeen Dec 7 & 8,2018. (Friday & Saturday). We are opening up our campus with games, workshops, information booths, and delicious food! Workshops will include skills such as puppet making, healthy snacks, movement and dance, and making playdough that are worthwhile skills not only those who wish to go into a career in Early Childhood Education. If they want to learn more about our programme. On each day, we will have an information session where you and your students will understand more about our 4-year Bachelor in Early Childhood Education (BEdECE), 2-year Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education (HDECE) or 1-year Diploma in Early Childhood Studies (DECS) (See the enclosed time schedule).

 

Brunel University London (UK) visiting DC – Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy

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Date: 26th November 2018

Time: 13:30 -14:20

Venue: 4F SSC

Prof John Cossar (Physiotherapy) and Kee Hean Lim (Occupational Therapy) from Brunel University London will be visiting HongKong.

 

Occupational Therapy at Brunel, part of the College of Health and Life Sciences.  Also the home to the original “London School of Occupational Therapy”. Our Occupational Therapy programme is the largest in London and one of the most highly-regarded in the world.

 

When you study Physiotherapy at Brunel you will be joining the largest Physiotherapy programme in London. Our BSc programmes produce graduates eligible to apply for professional registration necessary for clinical practice. You will be taught by staff who are clinical specialists, providing excellent links with prestigious London hospitals, sourcing a broad range of student clinical experience across a variety of healthcare settings. As active researchers staff promote evidence-based practice, educating students to critically evaluate the effectiveness of their interventions.

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The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is organising a series of Public Lectures on topical issues central to 4 new undergraduate programmes to be introduced by CUHK in 2019, namely Chinese StudiesEarly Childhood EducationArtificial Intelligence: Systems and Technologies; and Data Science and Policy Studies.  Print copies of the invitation letter and event posters appended below have been sent to your school.

During the lectures, participants will have a chance to learn from our professors and to discover their own interests and aspirations.  Light refreshments will be served after each lecture during which students can interact with the speaker, programme representatives and CUHK students.  For details and registration, please visit: www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm/lecture

 

The China Puzzle In English
Date: 13 December 2018 (Thu)
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Venue: LT2, YIA, CUHK
New programme: 
Chinese Studies 
中國研究

 

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Artificial Intelligence In English
Date: 14 December 2018 (Fri)
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Venue: LT2, YIA, CUHK
New programme: 
Artificial Intelligence: Systems and Technologies 
人工智能:系統與科技

 

Impact of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence on Society: Strategies and Policies
數據科學與人工智能對社會的衝擊:對策與政策 In Cantonese 廣東話主講
Date: 18 January 2019 (Fri)
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Venue: LT2, YIA, CUHK
New programme: 
Data Science and Policy Studies 
數據科學與政策研究

 

How to Become a Professional Early Childhood Educator?
如何成為專業的幼兒教師?In Cantonese 廣東話主講
Date: 1 March 2019 (Fri)
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Venue: LT3, YIA, CUHK
New programme: 
Early Childhood Education 
教育學士(幼兒教育)

 

CUHK Event Poster

Northumbria University – School of Design (UK) visiting DC

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https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/academic-departments/northumbria-school-of-design/

Date: 21st November 2018

Time: 13:30 – 14:20

Venue: 4F SSC

Our School of Design covers Industrial, Fashion, Communication and Innovation Design. With alumni including Apple’s Sir Jonathan Ive, principal designer of the iPad, iPhone and iMac, our design community examines design in the context of use, beauty and social and cultural contexts.

  • Northumbria’s School of Design was named one of Europe’s top design schools by US Business Week magazine and has an international reputation for innovation and creativity.
  • Northumbria’s design programmes are delivered internationally, with partnerships including the BINUS-Northumbria School of Design in Indonesia and the Academy of Design in Sri Lanka
  • Northumbria boasts an illustrious design alumni list including Sir Jonathan Ive (Senior Vice-President, Apple), Rob Law MBE (Founder, Trunki), Nicola Morgan (Designer, Lanvin, Paris) and Tim Brown (Chief Executive, IDEO).
  • In 2015, our staff, students and graduates won over 70 national and international design and media awards, commendations and prizes.
  • Partners include household names such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Microsoft, Mars, Dunhill, Mulberry, Samsung, Unilever, Phillips, Nike and Intel – to name a few.
  • Northumbria was awarded £1.2m from the Arts and Humanities Research Council in 2013 and named a Centre for Doctoral Training in partnership with the University of Sunderland, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and the National Glass Centre supporting work across arts and design.
  • In 2013, Northumbria was selected as one of only five universities internationally that were invited to take part in the Orange International Student Design competition. Three prizes were awarded including the Design for All prize, which was awarded to Northumbria Fashion Communication student, Melissa Smith.
  • Our Art and Design subjects are ranked 17th in the Sunday Times University Guide 2016.

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International University Alliance (US) visiting DC

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International University Alliance

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Date: 20th November 2018

Time: 13:30 – 14:20

Venue: 4F SSC

The International University Alliance comprises an organization of prestigious U.S. universities sharing the belief that truly international campuses — those in which students, faculty and institutions of learning connect globally — will lead positive growth and change in the 21st century.

Come to this visit and you will be able to learn about 12 universities!


University list:

Adelphi University

American University

Auburn University

Florida International University

Louisana State University

University of Dayton

University of Central Florida

University of Cincinnati

University of Illinois at Chicago

The University of Kansas

University of South Carolina

University of Pacific

Swansea University (UK) visiting DC – Geography and Economic Sample Lectures

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https://www.swansea.ac.uk/

Date: 5th December 2018

Time: 12:35 – 14:20

Venue: Room 2304 – 2305

12:40 – 13:30 (Block 5 : Y13 DP Geography & Economics)

Topic: The challenges facing China in the global economy

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13:30 – 14:20 (Lunchtime: Open session Y11 – Y13 students)

Topic: Climate Meltdown? The role of ice in climate change 
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Swansea University is a research-led university that has been making a difference since 1920. The University community thrives on exploration and discovery, and offers the right balance of excellent teaching and research, matched by an enviable quality of life.

Studying at Swansea University you’ll become part of a world-class research institution with grand ambitions. You’ll receive an outstanding learning and teaching experience with a distinct emphasis on employability. But you’ll also fall in love with the city.

 

HKBU webinars talks – 19 – 23 November at 18:30 – 19:30 (HKT)

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The Admissions Office is going to host a series of webinars next week from 19 – 23 November at 18:30 – 19:30 (HKT) for students holding international qualifications. We have invited the Faculty members and current students from our School/Faculty/Academy to introduce more about the programmes and share their experiences at HKBU during the webinar. Admissions information for 2019 intake such as application tips will also be covered. Audiences are welcome to ask any questions and our Faculty members/current students will respond to the questions instantly. It would be grateful if you could help promoting below webinar information to the interested students. They can register for the webinars via below links.

Monday, 19 November 2018

18:30 – 19:30 (HK Time)

Faculty of Science

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/regist…/5065856183442893325

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

18:30 – 19:30 (HK Time)

Academy of Visual Arts

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/246587867378350860

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

18:30 – 19:30 (HK Time)

Faculty of Social Sciences

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/regist…/2628115759488312077

Thursday, 22 November 2018

18:30 – 19:30 (HK Time)

School of Chinese Medicine

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1352120420828164364

Friday, 23 November 2018

18:30 – 19:30 (HK Time)

School of Business

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/regist…/7807005741824973837

University of Loughborough (UK) visiting DC

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Date: 12 Nov 2018

Time: 13:30 – 14:20

Venue: 4F SSC

The Times and Sunday Times University of the Year 2019 and top 10 in all UK university league tables.

Loughborough University is based on a superb 440 acre single-site campus at the heart of the UK, with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research, strong links with industry, and an unrivalled reputation for sport. Over 17,000 students and staff from over 100 different countries help to create an exciting campus atmosphere and a strong sense of community. Here are just some of our major accolades:

  • University of the Year – Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018
  • 1st in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018
  • Top 7 in every national university league table, and top in the region.
  • A Five Stars Plus institution in the International QS Stars scheme 2017 – one of only 15 worldwide
  • Best sporting university in the world – QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018
  • 95% in work or further study within 6 months of graduation – DLHE 2016 graduates (full-time UK first degree students available for work or study)

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CUHK: Popular Science Special Lecture Series: How Nobel Prizes Are Won

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Date: 30 November 2018 (Friday)

Time: 4:30 pm – 6:45 pm

Venue: LT1, Cheng Yu Tung Building (CYT), CUHK

Register: Online Registration

https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=6149614

Enquiries: 3943 5523 / 3943 1993 / sfo@cuhk.edu.hk

 

The Faculty of Science of the Chinese University of Hong Kong has been dedicated to promoting science to the general public, especially to young people.  In addition to our annual Popular Science Talks, where our faculty members give talks on cutting-edge topics of science, we are pleased to hold a special Popular Science Lecture Series every year on research that has garnered scientists recent Nobel Prizes in Chemistry, in Physics, and in Physiology or Medicine.  By explaining the science behind world-class scientific research, we hope to bring to life the sense of excitement and participation in the progress of science to senior secondary students and the general public.

This year, the Popular Science Special Lecture Series: How Nobel Prizes Are Won will be held on 30 November 2018 (Friday). To participate, please register through the on-line registration platform on or before 27 November 2018 (Tuesday).

http://www.sci.cuhk.edu.hk/en-gb/science-for-youth/nobel-lectures

 

Lecture Series Topics:  

First Talk

(16:30)

Evolution in a Test Tube
(Science behind the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018)

Prof. XIA Jiang

Department of Chemistry

Second Talk

(15:15)

Taking brakes off Immune System to attack Cancer
(Science behind the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018)

Dr. Iris K.S. PANG

School of Life Sciences

Third Talk

(18:00)

Laser once more 
(Science behind Nobel Prize in Physics 2018)

Prof. WANG Dajun

Department of Physics

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University of Manchester (UK) visiting DC

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Date: 30th OCT 2018

Time: 13:30 – 14:20

Venue: Room 4207 (Ms Kelly’s Room)

 

Academic Lecture: The presentation will focus on “courses in our Faculty and the careers available. Our Faculty offers undergraduate courses in Biology, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Psychology, Optometry, Nursing, Audiology and Speech and Hearing.”

The University of Manchester is a Russell Group University. With almost 40,000 students, it boasts the largest student community in the UK.

With all its higher education institutions combined, the city of Manchester has the largest student population in Europe, which makes for a lively and welcoming atmosphere for its student body, that come from all over the world.

Teaching at the university is divided into four faculties, each housing individual schools. These are the faculties of Life Sciences, Humanities, Medical and Human Sciences, and Engineering and Physical Sciences.

Choose Manchester and you’ll put yourself ahead of the competition when the time comes to begin your career. With an award-winning careers service and courses built with your employability in mind, it’s no surprise that 94% of our graduates go straight into jobs or further study.

 

Block 6 14:20 – 15:15

Ms Kelly’s and Mr Tate’s Biology students will attend a lecture on ‘’How will we feed 9 billion people by 2050? Climate-smart rice?’’ by Professor Amanda Bamford from the University of Manchester. This talk explains how climate change will affect important crops around the world including rice. The talk will explain how plant scientists are coming up with solutions by developing rice varieties that can cope with extreme conditions.