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20 March, 2015
Event Details:  
Date: 20 March 2015 (Friday)
Time: 6:30p.m. (Welcome Drink ) 7:00p.m (Dinner)
Venue: Lingnan Club Restaurant
Address: 12/F and 13/F, On Lok Yuen Building, 25 Des Vouex Road, Central, Hong Kong
Fee: $350 per person
Speaker: Alain Fournier-Sicre, Owner of Chateau Le Truch in Bordeaux
Campus News
28 January, 2015

A strategic cooperation framework agreement was signed between Lingnan University and Sun Yat-sen University on 28 January to forge mutual ties in the coming five years.

2 February, 2015

Lingnan University’s Department of Applied Psychology and Renmin University of China’s Department of Psychology signed a partnership agreement on 2 February with the aim to strengthen mutual academic collaborations in the coming five years.

Lingnan University’s Chaplain’s Office, Christian Choir and Christian Fellowship organised the Christian Week on 2 to 6 February, showcasing a series of campus activities for staff and students.

3 February, 2015

At the “Tuesdays with Mentors” dinner talk on 3 February, Lingnan alumnus Mr Ocean Chan shared with fellow students his career planning and preparation during his study at Lingnan, as well as the story of his successful career.

The “creativity movement space” art exhibition was held from 5 to 27 February at Fong Sum Wood Library as prelude to the Lingnan Arts Festival 2015 in March.

10 February, 2015

About 140 Lingnan athletes participated in the Lingnan University Sports Day 2015 held on 10 February. Participants demonstrated their strength, team morale and Lingnan spirit with four of the University’s records broken.

12 February, 2015

The cultural carnival “Spring Festival 2015” was held on 12 February at the campus to celebrate the approach of the Chinese New Year and offer an opportunity for non-local students and staff members to experience the traditional Chinese culture.

12 February, 2015

140 students from 16 primary schools in Tuen Mun spent a day at Lingnan University on 12 February to experience teaching and learning, university life and Lingnan’s liberal art education.

In his latest Letter to Lingnanians, President Leonard K Cheng elaborated on Lingnan’s new vision and mission statements, which provide the University with a clear direction for future development. 

27 February, 2015

Lingnan University organised the Chinese New Year Media Reception 2015 on 27 February, during which President Leonard K Cheng and other representatives of the University met with and greeted friends from the media at the beginning of the Year of the Goat. 

2 March, 2015

The Council of Lingnan University approved (2 March) the recommendation of its Search Committee to appoint Professor Joshua Mok Ka-ho as Vice-President for a term of five years.

2 March, 2015

Mr Sha Hailin, President of the Shanghai Chinese Overseas Friendship Association, led a delegation to visit Lingnan University (1 March 2015) and officiated the opening of the Pan Sutong Shanghai-Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Centre together with Mr Harvey Lee, Vice Chairman of Goldin Group, Mr Andrew Yao Cho-fai, JP, President of the Hong Kong-Shanghai Economic Development Association, Mrs Loretta Shuen Leung Lai-sheung, Council Treasurer of Lingnan University, Dr Frank Law Sai-kit, Court Chairman of Lingnan University, Prof Albert Ip Yuk-keung, Chairman of Institutional Advancement Committee of Lingnan University and Prof Leonard K Cheng, President of Lingnan University.

9 March, 2015

Lingnan University organised the kick-off ceremony of the Equal Opportunities Awareness Week (EO Awareness Week) (9 March 2015), with Dr York Chow Yat-ngok, Chairperson of the Equal Opportunities Commission and Prof Leonard K Cheng, President of Lingnan University being the officiating guests.

Awards and Achievements

Several disciplines of Lingnan University attained encouraging performance in the Research Assessment Exercise 2014 announced by the University Grants Committee on 27 January.

5 February, 2015

Lingnan Rowing Team achieves excellent results in the 15th Hong Kong Universities Indoor Rowing Championships 2015 (LU Station).

A team of four Lingnan Business students grabbed the championship in the “KPMG Business Administration Paper Contest 2014” with their innovation, outstanding performance and confidence.

The Award Presentation Ceremony of Mainland Summer Internship Programmes 2014 was held on 26 January to honour those participants with outstanding performance, followed by a briefing session on the 2015 Programmes.

New Publications

A new biography entitled From Warhorses to Ploughshares: The Later Tang Reign of Emperor Mingzong written by Prof Richard Davis, Dean of the Faculty of Arts, unveils the untold stories of Five Dynasties emperors.

A new book entitled The Reception of Chinese Art Across Cultures edited by Prof Michelle Huang Ying-ling, Assistant Professor of Department of Visual Studies, examines the dissemination of Chinese Art in Japan, Europe and America from the 14th to the 21st century.

The 8th issue of Library Matters is now published.

The 1st issue (Volume I) of ITSC Newsletter is now published.

Lingnan Gardeners’ Newsletter No. 2 & 3 are now published.

The 44th volume of “Cultural Studies@Lingnan” is now published.

The 18th volume of SLant is now published.

Office of Service-learning Annual Report 2013/14, Walk Hand in Hand, is now published.


The Lingnan Marathon Team demonstrated the perseverance of Lingnanians again when they participated in this year’s Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon and the Herbalgy Hong Kong Ultra Marathon.

Friends and students of the late Prof Leung Ping-kwan (Ye Si) gathered at Lingnan University at the second anniversary of his passing to read his works in a modest setting and commemorate the poet.

Editors of the respectable Taiwan literary magazine Wenhsun visited Lingnan University’s Centre for Humanities Research on 15 January for an exchange meeting on the institution of literary awards and funds for publishing Chinese fiction.

20 February, 2015

The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has made a new appointment to the Court of Lingnan University.

Upcoming Events

Date: 4 February to 31 March 2015 (Wednesday to Tuesday)

Time: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Venue: K11 Showcases (G/F-2/F), K11 Art Mall, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Admission: Free

Date: 4 to 31 March 2015 (Wednesday to Tuesday)

Venue: Lingnan University campus

Organiser: Faculty of Arts, Lingnan University

Enquiries: 2616 7438

16 March, 2015
Date  :  16 Mar 2015
Time  :  5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Venue  :  HSH229, 2/F, Ho Sin Hang Building, Lingnan Univeristy
Speaker(s)  :  Prof Bonnie Steinbock, Vincent O'Leary Professor (emeritus professor), University at Albany, State University of New York
Organiser  :  Department of Philosophy, Lingnan University
Enquiries  :  2616 7488
Remarks  :  - Open to public
- Language: English
16 March, 2015
Date  :  16 Mar 2015 - 10 Apr 2015
Time  :  Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
(Closed on 3-5 April 2015)
Venue  :  Fong Sum Wood Library, 1/F, Patrick Lee Wan Keung Academic Building, Lingnan University
Organiser  :  Department of Visual Studies, Lingnan University
Enquiries  :  2616 7438
Remarks  :  Open to public
16 March, 2015
Date  :  16 Mar 2015
Time  :  10:30 am - 11:30 am
Venue  :  Lingnan University Alumni (Class of 1943) Lecture Room (WYL104), 1/F, Dorothy Y L Wong Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s)  :  Prof Ho Lok-sang, Head of Department of Economics and Director of Centre for Public Policy Studies, Lingnan University
Organiser  :  Department of Economics and Centre for Public Policy Studies, Lingnan University
Enquiries  :  2616 7381
Remarks  :  - Open to public
- Language: English
17 March, 2015
Date  :  17 Mar 2015
Time  :  9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Venue  :  Lee Ying Lam Lecture Theatre (MBG07), G/F, Patrick Lee Wan Keung Academic Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s)  :  Dr Wilson Cheng, Founding Member of Chinese Investment Club and Founder of Unbounded Learning Inc and Weespin
Organiser  :  Master of Science in International Banking and Finance Programme, Department of Economics, Lingnan University
Enquiries  :  2616 7180
Remarks  :  - Open to public
- Language: English
25 March, 2015
Date  :  25 Mar 2015
Time  :  11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Venue  :  SEK210, 2/F, Simon and Eleanor Kwok Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s)  :  Prof Cheng Chun-hung, Associate Professor, Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Organiser  :  Department of Computing and Decision Sciences and Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies, Lingnan University
Enquiries  :  2616 8373
Remarks  :  - Open to public
- Language: English
30 March, 2015
Date  :  30 Mar 2015
Time  :  3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue  :  WYL314, 3/F, Dorothy Y L Wong Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s)  :  Prof Penelope Sanderson, Professor of Cognitive Engineering and Human Factors, The University of Queensland
Organiser  :  Department of Applied Psychology, Lingnan University
Enquiries  :  2616 7163
Remarks  :  - Open to public
- Language: English
22 May, 2015

Since the first event in 1999, the Dinner for Graduating Students has become a tradition of Lingnan University. This year marks the 17th Anniversary of Dinner for Graduating Students, which provides a precious opportunity for graduating students to get together and share their happiness with fellows, teachers as well as the honorable guests.

Details of the Dinner are as follows: 

Date: 22 May 2015 (Friday)
Time:  7:30pm - 10:30pm
Venue: Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong
  Grand Ballroom, Lower Level I, 
  64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Fee: HK$280 per person
Menu:  Buffet
Quota: 300*
Enrollment Deadline:  20 March 2015 (Friday)

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