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03 January, 2014
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In Memory of Dr Wong Bing-lai
8 January, 2014

Lingnan University records with deep sadness the passing of Dr Wong Bing-lai, former Court member and Honorary Doctor of Laws (2001), on 27 December 2013, at the age of 97. Alumni may pay respect to Dr Wong by attending the Vigil on 8 January 2014 and the Memorial Service on 9 January 2014.

Alumni Activities

The Lingnan Education Organization (LEO) would like to cordially invite alumni to join the Dish Tasting Activity held monthly (normally held on Monday) at Lingnan Club, Central, to provide an opportunity for our alumni to interact with the LEO members. Details are as follows:

Date : (Please click "More" for the schedule from Jan to Jun 2014)
Time : 6:30pm
Venue : Lingnan Club, 13/F, On Lok Yuen Buildling, 25 Des Vouex Road, Central
Quota : Maximum 3 alumni per event
Registration :
  • On a first-come-first-served basis*
  • Interested parties please reply to alumni@LN.edu.hk with your available date(s), together with your full name, year of graduation, HKID No. (first letter + first 3 digits), mobile number and email address
Enquiry : alumni@LN.edu.hk / 2616-8957

*Priority will be given to alumni who haven't joined before.

Campus News
17 November, 2013

Prof Alfred Chan, Director of Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies, Lingnan University, was invited to attend a High Level Meeting on Population Development organised by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on 17-18 November, and presented his keynote speech on “Ageing Issues from Global Perspectives: Diversities and Significance” in the House of Representatives, Japan.

22 November, 2013

Dr Rajesh Tandon, UNESCO Co-chair in Community-based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education and President of the Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), cited Lingnan University as “a powerful example” of smaller, faith-based universities in Asia-Pacific that vigorously pursue community engagement despite peer pressures to chase the world ranking sweepstakes.

2 December, 2013

“Ask what you can do for society, not what society can give you,” Sir Gordon Wu Ying-sheung, founder and Chairman of the board of Hopewell Holdings Limited, told Lingnan students and staff members at the second University Assembly of 2013/14 on 2 December.

6 December, 2013

On 6 December, Prof Manju Puri, J B Fuqua Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University and Vincent Woo Distinguished Visiting Scholar 2013/14 of Lingnan University, was invited to give a public lecture entitled “Understanding Bank Runs”.

13 December, 2013

Centre for Humanities Research of Lingnan University organised an international academic conference on Hong Kong pulp fiction of the 1940s and 1950s on 13-14 December.

12 December, 2013

Hong Kong people are slightly happier than last year, despite declined satisfaction with public policy and the living environment, according to the Hong Kong Happiness Index Survey 2013.

New Publications

A new book titled Multinationals and Global Consumers: Tension, Potential and Competition, edited by Prof T S Chan, Shun Hing Chair Professor of Marketing and Prof Cui Geng, Professor of Department of Marketing & International Business, Lingnan University, has been published by Palgrave Macmillan – the publisher of Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS).

Two new essays on life and death, love and hatred in classical Chinese fiction and Cantonese opera by Prof Grace Lau Yin-ping, Academic Dean of Faculty of Arts, Lingnan University, have been published.

Scholarships
The Women’s Foundation Hong Kong Scholarship Scheme, run by the University of Cambridge, aims to support eligible students who have been admitted to the University of Cambridge to study for the MPhil in Multi-disciplinary Gender Studies. For details, please click "More".
Upcoming Events
20 January, 2014
日期 2014年1月20日 (星期一)
時間 下午7時至9時30分
地點 嶺南大學陳德泰大會堂
主辦 嶺南大學群芳文化研究及發展部
嶺南大學文學院
協辦 嶺南大學學生服務中心
表演團體 北方崑曲劇院
22 January, 2014

Date: 22 January – 6 February 2014

Opening Ceremony: 3pm, 21 January 2014 (Tuesday)

Venue: Joint Publishing Flagship Store@Yuen Long, 49-63 Castle Peak Road, Yuen Long (Tai Tong Road station, Light Rail)

Curators: Joyce Li, Presie Tsvetanova & Ellen Luk, students of Visual Studies

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