29 June, 2012
The Liberal Art University in Hong Kong
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Lingnan’s Master of Science in International Banking and Finance (MIBF) programme, which provides students with great international exposure, will see an increase in total and international student numbers in 2012-2013 following an upward trend in applications.

Senior administrators of higher education institutions from the central region of Thailand visited Lingnan University on 31 May to learn more about liberal arts education.

A delegation from Shandong University paid a visit to Lingnan in May to discuss fundraising matters.

Eighteen Green Ambassadors of Lingnan had an unforgettable eco-tour to Kenting, Taiwan.

Five Lingnan students became the Hong Kong delegates in the Global Citizenship Programme 2012 organised by the Dragon Foundation.

Research and academic activities

Lingnan’s Department of Economics and Centre for Public Policy Studies co-organised a one-day workshop on “The Linked Exchange Rate System: the Way Forward” on 1 June.


 

More than 30 scholars and literary critics from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan and Korea attended a two-day seminar on the study and writing of the history of contemporary Chinese literature.

Lingnan’s Kwan Fong Cultural Research & Development Programme has organised a seminar to discuss leftist painters in Hong Kong, in an attempt to fill the gap of local art history during the 1940-1960s.

Mr Matthew Cheng Ching-hang discussed the poems of Huang Ya and Yang Jiguang published in Hong Kong before they moved to Malaysia, from which he introduced two fresh perspectives on Hong Kong poetry of the 1950s.

China International Association of President of Nursing Homes and the Asia Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies (APIAS), Lingnan University co-organised the Second International Leadership Assembly of Nursing Homes cum APIAS-Tsao-ILC Symposium for Junior Researchers on Active Ageing 2012 on 27-28 June.

Awards and people

Two publications supported by the Centre for Humanities Research of Lingnan University and a book by Dr Chin Wan-kan of the Department of Chinese have been selected for the 5th Hong Kong Book Prize.

Thirty-two students have been appointed Lingnan Education Organization Ambassadors in May.

Publications

The 29th volume of “Cultural Studies@Lingnan” is now published.

Lingnan’s Asia Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies announced on 29 June the findings of a study on elder neglect in Hong Kong.

Upcoming events

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