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Awards and Achievements

Lingnan University has recently announced the results of the Teaching Excellence Awards Scheme 2015/16.  The Scheme is established to recognise and reward distinguished teachers of the University who have demonstrated outstanding performance in teaching.

Campus News
6 May, 2016

Sponsored by the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, 34 Lingnan students will participate in an 8-week internship in Shanghai this summer.

11 May, 2016

A public lecture themed “The Nature of Modernity” by Prof Liah Greenfeld, Distinguished Adjunct Professor of the Department of Sociology & Social Policy was held on 11 May to trace the features of modern experience in Western society.

19 May, 2016

A delegation of the Shanghai Chinese Overseas Friendship Association visited the University on 19 May.  Apart from understanding the latest development of Lingnan, views were also exchanged with the delegation on how to strengthen student internship and research activities.

20 May, 2016

Lingnan University’s Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies (APIAS) is one of the four gerontology research institutes in Hong Kong commissioned by the Hong Kong Jockey Club to conduct research to assess the current age-friendliness in society and identify appropriate directions of action under its Age-friendly City Project.

25 May, 2016

The Lingnan Education Organization Ambassadors Appointment Ceremony cum Dinner was held on 25 May, with certificates of appointment presented to 54 student ambassadors.

27 May, 2016

The 4th Higher Education Research Association Conference co-organised by Lingnan University and The University of Hong Kong was held on 27 and 28 May, which attracted researchers from Germany, Singapore, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, Mainland China and Hong Kong to share their latest observations and valuable insights on higher education development.

From serving as Member of the Telecommunications (Competition Provisions) Appeal Board to serving as Member of the Administrative Appeals Board, Prof Lin Ping from the Department of Economics can be regarded as an expert on legal issues regarding market competition. Recently, he was appointed to the Panel of Economic Consultants of the Hong Kong Competition Commission. During a conversation with Prof Lin, he shared his research interests in competition laws as well as the development of competition policy research at Lingnan.

Flora Chen’s admission to Columbia University exhilarated the professors at the Department of Visual Studies, who witnessed another graduate with courageous willingness to define her own values and carve out her own life.

Starting from the 2016-17 academic year, the Department of Applied Psychology of Lingnan University will offer a new Master of Science in Work and Organszational Psychology Programme.

New Publications

After two and half years of in-depth study, Prof Preet Hiradhar, Assistant Professor of Department of English of Lingnan University published the second edition of the book Critical Reading and Writing in the Digital Age together with Prof Andrew Goatly, Honorary Professor of Department of English.

The April 2016 issue of the “Accelerating Research and Impact” Newsletter was published, featuring the University’s research achievements and fine examples of research and knowledge transfer projects conducted by Lingnan scholars with impact to the society and positive contributions to people’s well-being.

Upcoming Events
11 June, 2016
Date : 11 Jun 2016
Time : 10:00 am - 12:30 pm & 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue : Multi-purpose Function Room, Multi-purpose Outdoor Sports Ground, Lingnan University
Organiser : Kwan Fong Cultural Research and Development Programme, Lingnan University
Enquiries : 2616 7696 /
Website :
    (Registration: by email to
Remarks : - Free admission
    - Language: English


Date : 15 Jun 2016
Time : 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Venue : Chiu Ho Kwan Yee Lecture Room (LBYG06), B Y Lam Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s) : Prof Clive Fraser, Professor of Economics, University of Leicester
Organiser : Department of Economics and Centre for Public Policy Studies, Lingnan University
Enquiries : 2616 7190
Website :
Remarks : Language: English


15 June, 2016
Date : 15 Jun 2016
Time : 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Venue : WYL314, 3/F, Dorothy Y L Wong Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s) : Prof Neil McLaughlin, Department of Sociology, McMaster University
Organiser : Department of Sociology and Social Policy, Lingnan University
Enquiries : 2616 7377
Website :
Remarks : Language: English


22 June, 2016
Date : 22 Jun 2016
Time : 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Venue : Wu York Yu Lecture Theatre (MBG19), G/F, Patrick Lee Wan Keung Academic Building, Lingnan University
Speaker(s) : - Prof Ada Wong Hiu-kan, Associate Programme Director of Master of Science in Marketing and International Business, Lingnan University
    - Mr Jeffrey Phoenix Hui, Chairman, Hong Kong Institute of Marketing
Organiser : Department of Marketing and International Business, Lingnan University and Hong Kong Institute of Marketing
Enquiries : 2887 6367 /
Website :
    (online registration:
Remarks : - Free admission
    - Language: Cantonese


2 December, 2016
Date : 2 Dec 2016 - 4 Dec 2016
Time : 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Venue : Guangdong University of Foreign Studies and Easeland Hotel, Guangzhou, China
Organiser : Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies, Lingnan University and Academy of International Business Southeast Asia Chapter
Co-organiser : Guangdong University of Foreign Studies
Enquiries : 2616 8373 /
Website :
Remarks : - Paper submission deadline: 18 July 2016
    - Registration deadline: 31 August 2016
    - Language: English


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