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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

Clearing Fair at KGV

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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

2019 Hong Kong Aviation Management Program | April 18-19

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The application is opened!

Venue: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Day 1: Chiang Chen Studio Theatre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 
Day 2: V322 Lecture Theatre, Jockey Club Innovation Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 

Target: S4 – S6 students who are interested in aviation management

Quota: 240 participants

Language: The program will be conducted in English

Program Fee: HK$480 (Hong Kong Students)
Check the website for details: http://ceet.unesco.org.hk/en/aviation/

UNESCO Hong Kong Association and the School of Aviation, UNSW Australia will carry out 2019 Hong Kong Aviation Management Program from 18th April to 19th April 2019. The program aims to education students about aviation theories and the industry’s operation and management issue. This program is particularly suitable for students who want to develop their career in the aviation industry. All participants will also join the Laboratories Tour organized by the Co-organizer, the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Students interested in joining this programme MUST contact Ms. Dorothy NG of the Higher Education Office to get the name and contact of “Teacher-in-charge” to complete registration.

CUHK Economics University Taster lecture – Get-rich-quick using Companies | Mar 23

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Date: 23 March 2019

Time: 09:00 – 13:00

Venue: 9/F Esther Lee Building, CUHK

Registration: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=6697050

Details: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/adm/taster-fair/

CUHK Economics is organizing the University Taster Fair on 23 Mar 2019 (Saturday) right at the department (9/F, Ester Lee Building, CUHK). A fun economics talk: Get-rich-quick using Companies, the latest admission info, 1-on-1 student sharing, a free tour at the department and a Bloomberg trial session have been prepared for you. We cordially invite you, your colleagues, senior secondary students and students’ parent to join us. 

Please feel free to contact Ms Joanna Chau (T: 3943 4368, email: ecoadm@cuhk.edu.hk)

Cambridge Summer Programmes info session at ESF Centre | March 14

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Date: 14 March 2019

Time: 18:00 – 19:30

Venue: ESF Centre

Looking for an interesting summer programme in the University of Cambridge?

Cambridge Summer programmes are offering some excellent options in July and for students interested in studying Law or Medicine, there are some great opportunities available.

Take a look at the following flyer and sign up for the talk at ESF Centre on Thursday 14th March from 6-7.30 pm.  Please note you need to register for this event.

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University of Oxford info session at St Paul’s Co-ed College | April 9

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Date: 9 April 2019

Time: 19:00 – 20:30

Venue: St Paul’s Co-ed College

Entry by ticket only. Tickets are free and available online at: 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/undergraduate-admissions-at-oxford-tickets-57804854877

What you can expect:

  • Detailed advice and guidance about the University of Oxford’s admissions process.
  • Hear from one of our current undergraduate students who will provide an insight into student life and their experience of studying at the Oxford University.
  • Meet alumni and hear about career progression and opportunities after graduating.

 

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Australia Future Unlimited Education Exhibition 2019 | 2-3 March

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Date: 2 – 3 March 2019

Venue: 7/F, Cordis Hotel, Mongkok

Details: https://studyinaustraliafair.org/english/

 

A series of themed seminars will be presented by the Australian Consulate-General and leading Australian institutions during the 2-day exhibition. The seminars will cover the diversified study disciplines, program characteristics, career pathways and admission requirements of the Australian institutions.

Places are limited.  Prospective students and their parents are encouraged to pre-register for the seminar.  Online registration for multiple sessions is allowed.   Attendees will have an opportunity to get a copy of the “Study in Australia Guide” (Chinese version).

The seminars will be conducted in English unless specified. The sessions listed with ** will be delivered in Cantonese.

Study in Australia