Awards and Achievements
- From a loving mother to a caring leader
- Lingnan receives two Triple Gold Awards in Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme
- Lingnan’s endeavours on energy saving recognised
- Department of Visual Studies contributes to award-winning programme on art education
- Outstanding Lingnan students obtain HSBC Scholarships
- Lingnan Education Organization appoints ambassadors
- Lingnan University mourns the passing of Dr Tin Ka Ping (Chinese Only)
- Lingnan University Online JUPAS Score Calculator and Local Scholarship Scheme for JUPAS Entrants
- New inter-institutional agreements further strengthen Lingnan’s global links
- Students from Singapore join social leadership programme offered by Lingnan
- Lingnan Foundation President visits Lingnan University
- Delegation of entrepreneurs from Jiangsu visits Lingnan University
- Prof Siu Oi-ling gives public talk on work stress management
To echo its motto of “Education for Service”, the University recognises not only students with passion in serving but also staff members who go the extra mile to serve the community in addition to their indispensable contributions to the advancement of the University. The biennial Dr and Mrs James Tak Wu Award for Outstanding Service (Administrative and General Grade Staff Award) 2017-18 goes to Ms Serene Chu Hoi-yan, Manager (Communications and Public Affairs) of the Office of Communications and Public Affairs of Lingnan University, as well as the Chairman of Little People of Hong Kong (LPHK), a charity serving patients, especially children, with rare skeletal disorders.
Lingnan University has obtained two Triple Gold Awards under the Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme 2018/19 for the adoption of accessibility design in both the University website and mobile application at the 1st Award Presentation Ceremony on 26 June. The Triple Gold Awards are awarded to website or mobile application that have received Gold Awards in the past three consecutive years.
Lingnan University received the “Hanson Grand Award in the category of Post-secondary Education”, “Best Team Spirit Award across all categories” and “Appreciation Certificate in 4Ts Charter” at the award presentation ceremony of the Energy Saving Championship Scheme 2017 on 21 June organised by the Environment Bureau and Electrical and Mechanical Services Department.
i-dArt is a social enterprise under the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals. In 2013, it started its first three-year art education programme specifically for people with different abilities. Given that it is the first of its kind in Hong Kong, the Department of Visual Studies has been contributing research efforts on various aspects such as the design, documentation and evaluation to ensure a comprehensive and meaningful art education programme. On 11 May, the Hong Kong Arts Development Council presented the Award for Arts Education (Non-School Division) under the Hong Kong Arts Development Awards 2017 to i-dArt in recognition of its unstinting support and contribution to the arts development in Hong Kong.
Three undergraduate students of Lingnan and two higher diploma students of Lingnan Institute of Further Education (LIFE) were awarded HSBC Scholarships 2017/18 in recognition of their outstanding academic achievements, involvement in community service and extra-curricular activities.
The Lingnan Education Organization (LEO) Ambassadors Appointment Ceremony was held at Lingnan Club on 1 June. Mr Patrick Wong Chi-kwong, Chairman of LEO and President Leonard K Cheng officiated at the Ceremony and presented certificates of appointment to the students. This year, 68 students were appointed as LEO Ambassadors, who will help promote Lingnan’s liberal arts education and contribute their efforts to social services.
Lingnan University announced earlier to adopt the “best five subjects” approach with subject weightings in calculating the JUPAS admission scores this year within the General Entrance Requirements of 33222, and launched the online JUPAS Score Calculator
The University has recently strengthened its global links with the establishment of new agreements on academic cooperation with Goucher College in the US and Universidad San Francisco de Quito in Ecuador.
Twenty college students from Ngee Ann Polytechnic Singapore participated in the Social Leadership Challenge (SLC) 2018 organised by the Office of Service-Learning (OSL) from 10 to 21 June to learn the concept of Service-Learning and issues related to elderly and underprivileged groups, and tried to design and organise a Service-Learning project by applying the concept of social innovation.
Dr Ding-Jo Currie, President and Ms Rona Henry, Director of Grants, Programs and Operations of the Lingnan Foundation visited the University on 7 and 8 June. During the visit, they met with President Leonard K Cheng, Vice-President Joshua Mok Ka-ho and representatives from different units and departments of the University including the Registry, Office of Global Education, Office of Service-Learning, Student Services Centre, Office of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs and Department of English to learn about the latest development of the University, the progress of sponsored programmes and the University’s future funding needs.
About 20 entrepreneurs participated in the Jiangsu Youth Entrepreneurs Belt and Road Initiative International (Hong Kong and Macao) Training Programme, organised by Jiangsu Federation of Industry and Commerce (Jiangsu General Chamber of Commerce), Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of Jiangsu Province and Sunwah Onshine Education Group which is a subsidiary of Sun Wah Group of Hong Kong, visited Lingnan University on 7 June. The visit aimed to strengthen the relationship between Jiangsu and Hong Kong, and enhance mutual understanding of the industrial and commercial sectors of the two places, especially development in nurturing of talents. The delegation was joined by entrepreneurs from construction, information technology, automotive manufacturing, textiles, environmental protection, finance and engineering sectors.
Prof Siu Oi-ling, Professor and Head of Department of Applied Psychology delivered a public talk “Work Stress Management: The Role of Trait-like and State-like Personality as a Stress Moderator” for the Occupational Safety and Health Council on 17 May.
The Secretariat's mission is to provide efficient and professional secretariat, research and administrative support for the Legislative Council, enhance community understanding of the activities of the Council and ensure an effective avenue for redressing greievances of members of the public. The Legislative Council Secretariat ("the Secretariat") is looking for high calibre individuals for appointment as Senior Council Researcher in its Research Office of the Information Services Division.
|Position||:||Senior Council Researcher|
|Application deadline||:||6 Aug 2018|