Monthly Archives: June 2021

Claremont Colleges Information Session

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The Claremont Colleges

We invite you, your students and their families to learn more about The Claremont Colleges – Claremont McKennaHarvey MuddPitzerPomona, and Scripps Colleges – a consortium of five undergraduate institutions located in one square mile in sunny Claremont, California. Our distinct colleges, also known as the “5Cs”, are united by a spirit of collaboration and connectivity that influences academics, athletics, and student life. With shared resources across the consortium, like the Claremont Colleges Library and over 250 clubs and organizations, students at the “5Cs” experience the best of both worlds: the ability to attend a small, tightly focused college while also enjoying the benefits of a larger college or university.

Join us for our upcoming virtual information session to learn more about both our shared and institutionally unique approaches to a liberal arts education. Please forward this invitation to your students and families!

Thursday, July 8 at 3:30 p.m. Pacific Time
5C Information Session
This session provides an overview of the Claremont Colleges and an introductory understanding of each individual college. For more detailed information about each college please visit their respective websites.

Registration closes 24 hours before the event start time. Event details and Zoom link information will be emailed to you after registration. There is a 1,000 person limit for the event and there will be a waitlist should you register after capacity is reached. Once you are placed on the waitlist you will be notified via e-mail if space becomes available.

Please note:
 if your students are on the mailing list for multiple Claremont Colleges, they may receive this invitation more than once. They only need to register once for the virtual event.

We look forward to seeing you online!

The Claremont Colleges

P.S. Past virtual events can be viewed any time on our Claremont Colleges Admission Offices YouTube Channel!

The Claremont Colleges

Summer Activities at The Academy, Hotel ICON

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In the spirit of asking you for your assistance in spreading the news to your community.

We have finalised a package that we believe will fit your students and parents criteria.


As a brief introduction, Hotel ICON is more than just a place to stay. It is a learning environment, offering guests in Hong Kong a hotel with a very unique experience. This summer, Hotel ICON proudly presents “The Academy”, a boundless concept space where people inspire people to let ideas flow and synergise.


Facilitating modern designed venues, The Academy houses three new event options for any occasion, including Bistro 1979, a retro-themed restaurant that provides an array of authentic Western and Chinese dishes designed by the hotel’s award-winning culinary team; Vinoteca Lab, a studio for workshops and classroom-style events; and Food Lab Kitchen, a spacious, fully-equipped kitchen, ideal for any kind of cooking classes.


At the Academy, our teachers are all certified trainers and professional mixologists and chefs from Thailand, India, Malaysia and Hong Kong, they will help students to learn new cooking skills or build on what they already know. This empowers them to acquire the knowledge and confidence they need to establish lifetime skills and successful careers in hospitality.


I would like to introduce you to three summer activity packages including Kitchen Confidence, MasterChef Cooking Class and Mixology Class (mocktails). Students not only can take the recipe and the dish or cake home but also an official certificate from Hotel ICON. We have separated the in-residence as an option for parents who might wish to stay over and make a staycation of it.


To know more about the various packages we have on offer please refer to the details attached.


As a token of appreciation, your students will be entitled to a 15% off on the first workshop experience for bookings between now and 23 July 2021.


For further enquiries you can contact our Director of Sales, Ms. Winnie Lok on T: +852 3400 1180 or via email

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British Council Study UK Virtual Fair | July 21 – 22

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Study UK updates, I’m pleased to enclose the below event details for information:


Study UK Virtual Fair

Date: 21-22 July 2021
Time: 1:30 – 7:00p.m.
List of participating institutions:

Study UK Virtual Fair aims to help parents and students make informed decisions for their future after their examinations and obtain the most up-to-date information on pathway options in the UK. Representatives from 18 UK institutions will present to answer questions and offer online enrolment opportunities. Furthermore, speakers from UCAS, UKVI, Visit Britain and British Council IELTS are also invited to share the latest updates about studying in the UK, special arrangements and guidelines imposed by the British government regarding Covid-19.

HKMSUK Aspiring Medics Event

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My name is Hayes Fan, and I am writing to you as the External Vice President of the Hong Kong Medical Society of the United Kingdom (HKMSUK). Our society is a non-profit organisation that aims to support medical students and doctors with Hong Kong and UK medical interests via career, networking and social activities.

Before heading off for the summer holidays, we would like to bring your attention to our annual event for Hong Kong secondary school students. It is our pleasure to invite your students to our virtual Aspiring Medical Students event, tailored to those who have an interest studying Medicine in the UK. This event will provide first-hand insight on the UCAS application process, aptitude tests, teaching styles, the UK healthcare system and life as a medical student in the UK. Medical students currently studying at UK universities will be sharing their personal experiences, followed by a Q&A session.


In previous years, we received incredibly positive feedback from students and parents alike. Taking into account the safety of the students amidst this pandemic, we will again be holding this year’s event online. We hope you can share this event with your students. Parents and teachers are also welcome to attend our event. More details will follow as we plan the event:


Date: 07/08 Weekend of August, 2021 (1 day event, Specifics TBD)

Time: 9-11am BST / 4-6pm HKT / 6-8pm AEST

Venue: Online Zoom Webinar

Fees: Free

Event Sign-Up:


Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.


Thank you and I look forward to hearing from you.


Kind Regards,

Hayes Fan

External Vice President 2021/22


InvestIN’s Summer Writing Competition Inbox Events Summer School

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Calling All Creative Minds: Writing To Reflect
Enter now for your chance to win a programme place and tablet!
At InvestIN, we want to finish the school year on a high by taking a moment to reflect on what we have gained this year, rather than what we have lost.

To celebrate National Writing Day, we’re calling on students aged 12-18 to enter our ‘Writing to Reflect’ competition.  We’re looking for positive, thoughtful submissions detailing a skill or life lesson students have learnt outside the classroom and how they think it will benefit their future.

Shortlisted entries will be judged by a professional writer and the winner will receive an Amazon Fire Tablet and a place on one of our ‘Live Online’ weekend programmes! For every entry, we’ll make a donation to UNICEF, whose life-changing work helps children across the world access education.

The deadline for entries is Friday 6th August and must be no more than 250 words. We kindly request you forward this email to students and parents so they can enter now.

Registration Open: Summer Workshops at Home – OCAD University

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Summer Workshops at Home
Have students who are looking to develop their portfolio? Push their creative thinking? Work with professional artists and designers and explore new mediums? Great! Registration for our Summer Workshops at Home is now open!

Students can join us on a three week-long studio experience dedicated to emerging artists and designers who are considering a post-secondary education in a creative industry or field. While most participants fall between the ages of 15 – 19, summer workshops are open to all.

Workshops will run from July 5 to July 30, 2021.

In this immersive online course series, students will work closely with, and learn from professional practicing artists and designers to further develop their skills in areas such as drawing, graphic design, digital media, environmental design and more!

This is a chance for students to work with OCAD U and create one or several finished works to add to their portfolio.

Encourage them to sign up now!


University of Law – Employability Skills Taster Programme

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Employability programme series

Here’s our upcoming seminars in Employability Skills Taster Programme, if you are interested to attend any of the seminars. Kindly reply e-mail to me about which seminar that you are interested to attend and zoom link will be corresponding to you 3 days before the seminar.

Here is your chance to engage with our experts from Hong Kong and London! We are thrilled to be launching a 6-month Employability Skills Taster Programme on Zoom starting from 29th April. This programme is open to all students with ambitions to develop a successful career in law, business or other professions. Our experts will be sharing essential tips and advice on how to develop and improve writing and debating techniques, followed by a competition in each area and we will be inviting legal or business practitioners as judges. The winners will be awarded with opportunities to engage with professionals*.

*Terms and conditions apply

Session 1
In case you have missed our 1st seminar, please find the link below for the recording of the first session  of our Employability Skills Taster Programme.
Passcode: n.1XB4^P

Session 2
Topic: Tips on writing techniques + article submission
Date: 26 May 2021 (Wednesday)
Time: 19:00-19:30

Session 3
Topic: Articles assessment + winners announcement
Date: 29 June 2021 (Tuesday)
Time: 19:00-19:30

Session 4
Topic: Tips on debating techniques + video submission
Date: 13 July 2021 (Tuesday)
Time: 19:00-19:30

Session 5
Topic: Finale – Announcement of prizes and winners
Date: 10 August 2021 (Tuesday)
Time: 19:00-20:00

Course information:

MA Law:

For more information:


Study Medicine in the UK and USA with SGU: Webinar 1st July

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Study Medicine in the UK and USA with
St. George’s University

Join St. George’s University School of Medicine and Medical Doorway during this virtual event on 1st July, 2021 for students looking for a future in medicine with entry into SGU’s 5-year MD program. Guest speaker Dr. James Coey, Course Director, Associate Chair and Associate Professor in Anatomy at St. George’s University in partnership with Northumbria University, will cover academics, admissions, and scholarships. We will also hear from SGU Alumna Dr. Tatum Jackson, MD ’20, who will share how SGU has helped shape her success.

The five-year medical degree program at St. George’s University, the premier Caribbean medical school, is designed specifically for students with Advanced Level or International Baccalaureate credentials who have a desire to become a doctor. SGU students have the opportunity to begin their medical education with SGU in Grenada, the United Kingdom, or India, with the three paths featuring the same curriculum and provide a strong foundation for SGU’s future physicians. The last two years have the option of doing clinical rotations either in the US or the UK. St. George’s University is truly an international institution and has contributed over 18,000 physicians to the global physician workforce, with students, graduates, and faculty from over 150 countries. They have practiced in every state in the US, as well as in more than 50 countries.

St. George’s University has been providing the world with highly trained doctors for more than 40 years. Founded as an independent School of Medicine in 1976, SGU pioneered the concept of international medical education. No other medical school in the world provides more new doctors to the US healthcare system*.

Students joining this virtual information session will have the opportunity to participate in a live Q&A and will hear about the next steps of the application process and how they can start their journey to becoming a doctor in August 2021 with the Grenada pathway, or September 2021 when choosing the UK or India pathways.

*Data as of April 2021

We would be delighted for you to join us on 1st July from 11am (UK) for this unique opportunity to ask questions direct to the Medial Doorway team and St. George’s University in Grenada.

Register for the SGU Webinar Here!

LinkedIn Talk Y11

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LinkedIn talk 22nd June 2:15-3:15pm

Want to learn how to use this app to build your network?

This is a vital tool for many people either looking to secure work or recruit someone, and you can start now! Sign up below and we will email you a location.


Chance For Students To Get Free HK Book Fair Ticket! FREE seminars of “English and International Reading Series” Hong Kong Book Fair 2021

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Chance For Students To Get Free HK Book Fair Ticket!
FREE seminars of “English and International Reading Series”
Hong Kong Book Fair 2021
Greetings from The Hong Kong Trade Development Council! Chance for students to get HK Book Fair Tickets!
Organised by The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the Hong Kong Book Fair will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) from July 14 to 20, 2021 (Wednesday to Tuesday).
As an ideal summer pastime event, the Hong Kong Book Fair offers a wide spectrum of talks to the public audience. Among them this year, the “English and International Reading Series” sponsored by Book Depository will feature a strong line-up of speakers to impress the book lovers in town. These international speakers will have sharing sessions with the local audience and all of these seminars will be held physically in HKCEC. Book lovers are encouraged to come join these sessions and visit the Book Fair to enjoy reading fun. Participants of these sessions would have chance to get complimentary Book Fair tickets.
How to Redeem Complimentary Book Fair Tickets

1. Pre-register on the Hong Kong Book Fair website for the English Seminars: (starting from June 24)

2. After the pre-registration, you will receive a confirmation email. Show your pre-registered seminar confirmation email prior to attending the English Seminar*.

3. Present the attached soft copy of the seminar redemption slip (i.e. with invited school name shown) and your student ID card onsite*.

4. After attending at least one of the recommended English seminars, you can redeem a complimentary Book Fair ticket, while stocks last*.