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Alumni Activities
29 April, 2016
Date : 29 April 2016 (Friday)
Time : 7:15 pm
Venue : Cuisine Cuisine, The Mira, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Guest Speaker : Ms. Rebecca LEUNG (梁淑意)
Format : The speaker will speak on the topic before dinner (in Cantonese)
    Free discussion on the same topic during dinner
Fee : HK$650 per person (TBC)
Attire : Smart casual
Enquiry : Mr. Joe CHIANG (Tel: 92123536) / Mr. Terence YU (Tel: 92150064)
Website : https://www.facebook.com/JUAAWC

Ms. Rebecca Leung (梁淑意) will share her story on her encounter with wine during the dinner. Rebecca is an independent wine educator, wine journalist and consultant based in Hong Kong. She is a certified Educator and Internal Assessor accredited by WSET (UK). She is a holder of the WSET Diploma and a certified Wine Academy of Spanish S.L. Spanish Wine Educator.

Rebecca is one of the most prolific wine writers in Hong Kong. She writes her own wine blog "Wine is Beautiful". She has regular columns in several newspapers and magazines in Hong Kong and China. She hosts a wine program for HK Economic Journal, and Hong Kong's Metro Broadcast MFD Channel and San Francisco's Singtao Chinese Radio.

Awards and Achievements
13 March, 2016

Year 4 Social Sciences student Jenny Lam Wing-yee received this year’s Sir Edward Youde Memorial Scholarship for her academic excellence and care for the society. The award presentation ceremony was held on 13 March.

19 March, 2016

Lingnan students won numerous awards in the 10th Hong Kong Inter-tertiary Institution Putonghua Recitation Contest, including the Championships in Poetry Group Recitation and Solo Recitation (Section of International Students), held on 19 March.

With their perseverance, industrious effort and determination to strive for ongoing progress, sports teams of Lingnan University have grown in strength continuously and made good achievements over a period of time.  The Karate Team and Rugby Team are encouraging examples.

Campus News
26 February, 2016

With support from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy and funding from the Sino-British Foundation, a unique roundtable and knowledge transfer event was held on 26 February on “Skateboarding and Wellbeing”.

2 March, 2016

“Lingather Programme 2016: Alumni Career Advising Night”, organised by the Student Services Centre and the Department of Management of Lingnan University, was held on 2 March.

2 March, 2016

Lingnan University hosted the “A Day at University” campus visit for 145 students from 15 primary schools in Tuen Mun on 2 March, which offered them the opportunity to experience university life in a liberal arts university campus.

2 March, 2016

The arts gala “Lingnan Arts Festival 2016” was held from 2 to 30 March, featuring a rich cornucopia of musical and cultural events on campus.

4 March, 2016

Prof Tjonnie GF Li, Research Assistant Professor from the Department of Physics of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, was invited to the Lingnan campus on 4 March to share the ground-breaking discovery of gravitational wave.

5 March, 2016

At the “TEDx Lingnan University” event on 5 March, 14 speakers with different backgrounds provided thought-provoking talks, with students and members of the public gathered to explore the many bold paths life can take.

7 March, 2016

Lingnan University’s 2nd Equal Opportunities Awareness Campaign kicked off on 7 March to arouse teachers’ and students’ awareness of equal opportunities and social inclusion.

9 March, 2016

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of inauguration of Service-Learning at Lingnan University, the Office of Service-Learning organised the “International Symposium: Network Strengthening for Service-Learning through Regional Collaboration” from 9 to 12 March.

The University has recently strengthened its global links with the establishment of new inter-institutional agreements and renewal of existing agreements.

According to the results of the 2015 Hong Kong Children’s Happiness Index Survey released by Lingnan University’s Centre for Public Policy Studies on 30 March, the overall Children’s Happiness Index in 2015 dropped noticeably to 6.49 from 6.74 in 2014.

18 March, 2016

The Hong Kong SAR Government today (18 March) announced the appointment of Prof Alfred Chan Cheung-ming of Lingnan University as Chairperson of Equal Opportunities Commission for a term of three years commencing April 11, 2016.

New Publications

You can learn more about the least developments and events of the University through newsletters published by different academic and administrative departments.

Upcoming Events
6 April, 2016
Date : 6 Apr 2016
Time : 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue : SEK210, 2/F, Simon and Eleanor Kwok Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s) : Dr Pang Lei, Research Assistant Professor, School of Business, Hong Kong Baptist University
Organiser : Department of Accountancy and Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies, Lingnan University
Enquiries : 2616 8373
Remarks : - Open to public
    - Language: English
6 April, 2016
Date : 6 Apr 2016
Time : 11:10 am - 12:30 pm
Venue : SEK210, 2/F, Simon and Eleanor Kwok Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s) : Ms Xu Yanping, PhD candidate, Department of Accounting, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University
Organiser : Department of Accountancy and Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies, Lingnan University
Enquiries : 2616 8373
Remarks : - Open to public
    - Language: English
6 April, 2016
Date : 6 Apr 2016
Time : 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Venue : Wu York Yu Lecture Theatre (MBG19), G/F, Patrick Lee Wan Keung Academic Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s) : Prof Mark McGinley, Head of Science Unit, Core Curriculum and General Education Office, Lingnan University
Organiser : Science Unit, Core Curriculum and General Education Office, Lingnan University
Enquiries : 2616 7414
Website : http://www.ln.edu.hk/ccgeo/sc.php
Remarks : - Open to public
    - Language: English
7 April, 2016
Date : 7 Apr 2016
Time : 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue : SEK210, 2/F, Simon and Eleanor Kwok Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s) : Ms Deng Yiling, PhD candidate, Risk Management and Insurance, Georgia State University
Organiser : Department of Finance and Insurance and Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies, Lingnan University
Enquiries : 2616 8373
Remarks : - Open to public
    - Language: English
7 April, 2016
Date : 7 Apr 2016
Time : 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue : AM310, 3/F, Amenities Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s) : Prof Leonard Chan, Chair Professor of Chinese Literature and Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, The Hong Kong Institute of Education
Organiser : Division of Graduate Studies, Lingnan University
Enquiries : 2616 8128 / jjiang@LN.edu.hk
Website : http://www.ln.edu.hk/po/20160407_Seminar.pdf
    (Online Registration: http://goo.gl/forms/NZlCTQsBm4)
Remarks : - Open to public
    - Language: English
7 April, 2016
Date : 7 Apr 2016
Time : 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Venue : LKK301, 3/F, Leung Kau Kui Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s) : Mr Hiep Nguyen, Founder, Circle Painting
Organiser : Department of Visual Studies, Lingnan University
Enquiries : 2616 7457 / vs@LN.edu.hk
Website : http://www.ln.edu.hk/visual/seminars/news_1516_2nd_Hiep.htm
Remarks : - Open to public
    - Language: English
11 April, 2016
Date : 11 Apr 2016
Time : 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Venue : Lee Ying Lam Lecture Theatre (MBG07), G/F, Patrick Lee Wan Keung Academic Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s) : Mr Chan Koon-chung, Writer-in-Residence, Department of Chinese, Lingnan University
Organiser : Department of Chinese, Lingnan University
Enquiries : 2616 7881 / 2616 7880
Website : http://www.ln.edu.hk/chi/posters/201516/large/chankoonchung.jpg
    (Online Registration: http://www.ln.edu.hk/arts/af2016/chiwir2016.php)
Remarks : - Open to public
    - Language: Cantonese
13 April, 2016
Date : 13 Apr 2016
Time : 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Venue : Mr and Mrs Wai Kee Kau Audio Visual Theatre (LBYG02), G/F, B Y Lam Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s) : Ms Freda Sze, Director, Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute
Organiser : Master of Science in International Banking and Finance Programme, Department of Economics, Lingnan University
Enquiries : 2616 7180
Website : http://www.ln.edu.hk/econ/mibf/attachment/Poster_Freda_Part2_rev.pdf
Remarks : - Open to public
    - Language: English
14 April, 2016
Date : 14 Apr 2016
Time : 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue : AM310, 3/F, Amenities Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s) : Dr Maggie Lau Ka-wai, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong
Organiser : Division of Graduate Studies, Lingnan University
Enquiries : 2616 8128 / jjiang@LN.edu.hk
Website : http://www.ln.edu.hk/po/20160414_Seminar.pdf
    (Online registration: http://goo.gl/forms/bHyi7iishX)
Remarks : - Open to public
    - Language: English
14 April, 2016
Date : 14 Apr 2016
Time : 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue : LKK305, 3/F, Leung Kau Kui Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s) : Dr Carolyn Strange, Senior Fellow, School of History, Australian National University
Organiser : Department of History, Lingnan University
Enquiries : 2616 8339
Remarks : - Open to public
    - Language: English
21 April, 2016
Date : 21 Apr 2016
Time : 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue : AM310, 3/F, Amenities Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s) : Dr Cheris Chan Shun-ching, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, The University of Hong Kong
Organiser : Division of Graduate Studies, Lingnan University
Enquiries : 2616 8128 / jjiang@LN.edu.hk
Website : http://www.ln.edu.hk/po/20160421_Seminar.pdf
    (Online registration: http://goo.gl/forms/6jksxcKRFT)
Remarks : - Open to public
    - Language: English
23 April, 2016
Date : 23 Apr 2016
Time : 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Venue : University Club, 2/F, Amenities Building, Lingnan University
Organiser : Office of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs, Lingnan University
Enquiries : 2616 8975
Remarks : By invitation only
28 April, 2016
Date : 28 Apr 2016
Time : 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Venue : AM310, 3/F, Amenities Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s) : Prof Li Pang-kwong, Associate Professor of Department of Political Science and Director of Public Governance Programme, Lingnan University
Organiser : Division of Graduate Studies, Lingnan University
Enquiries : 2616 8128 / jjiang@LN.edu.hk
Website : http://www.ln.edu.hk/po/20160428_Seminar.pdf
    (Online registration: http://goo.gl/forms/LCAm1e0bjC)
Remarks : - Open to public
    - Language: English

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