29 December, 2011
The Liberal Art University in Hong Kong
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Campus news

Hong Kong people are second happiest in seven years although they are generally dissatisfied with public governance, according to the latest Hong Kong Happiness Index Survey of Lingnan University.

Centre for Cinema Studies, Lingnan University and Chinese Independent Filmmaking Alliance (cifa) jointly organised an independent film show on 12 December. Mr Vincent Chui Wan-shun was invited to share insights on the importance of the spirit of independence in local productions.


 

Showcasing 56 pieces of artworks from 28 students, an exhibition entitled “Art Mayflies” was held by the Department of Visual Studies, Lingnan University in December.

A high response rate was achieved in the Graduate Exit Survey 2011 and Graduate Employment Survey 2011. Two lucky draw winners were also announced.


 

Research and academic activities

Renowned scholars and eminent activist-thinkers across the globe shared insights on alternative paths to sustainability at the 1st South South Forum on 12-14 December.

Dr Aleida Guevara, eldest daughter of 20th Century revolutionary leader Che Guevara, was invited to speak on “Alternative Medical Care in Latin America” during the First South South Forum on Sustainability held on campus on 12-14 December.

Museums of the 21st Century must not lose sight of their core values of serving the education and enjoyment needs of visitors, according to Prof Gary Edson.

Awards and people

Prof Xu Zidong, Head of the Department of Chinese at Lingnan, has been selected Charming Scholar 2011 by the Southern People Weekly in mainland China.


 

Two Lingnan students have been awarded for outstanding performance in the Hong Kong Young Industrialists Council (HKYIC) Summer Internship Programme.

Let’s say a big "thank you" to 47 colleagues who have served at Lingnan University for 15 years or more.

Publications

The Centre for Humanities Research of Lingnan University has launched a new book entitled Hong Kong Literature and Cinema.


 

Upcoming events

More information on upcoming activities available at http://www.ln.edu.hk/events