Alumni Ambassador Scheme aims to strengthen the connection between the University and alumni. It offers alumni a unique opportunity to connect with fellow classmates and make meaningful contributions to the alma mater.
Enthusiastic Alumni Wanted! If you are a graduate of Lingnan University (or its forerunner Lingnan College in Hong Kong since 1967), you can nominate yourself or be nominated by the University departments/offices to be Alumni Ambassador!
The Second Annual Presidents’ Forum of the Alliance of Asian Liberal Arts Universities (AALAU) commenced on 23 October 2019 at Lingnan University. The two-day Forum drew about 50 educational leaders and scholars from seven countries and regions to exchange views and explore areas for collaboration. To further meet the ever-rising challenges faced by the higher education sector in the 21st century, a new session entitled ‘In the midst of Aging Population and AI Revolution: The Changing Roles of Liberal Arts Universities in Asia’ was presented by renowned scholars this year, aiming at strengthening members’ professional roles in dealing with challenges in this era. In addition, there were also sessions on research collaboration, programme development, civic engagement, and entrepreneurship & innovation, at which members could deepen collaboration in these areas and learn from each other’s practices.
Experts from around the globe discussed key issues concerning the development of the Greater Bay Area (GBA) at a conference held on 22 and 23 October organised by Lingnan University, the South China University of Technology and The Education University of Hong Kong. The conference was entitled “Development, Challenges and Opportunities in Greater Bay Area.”
The challenges faced by an ageing population and corresponding measures in tackling the changes have been an important issue in Hong Kong. Organised by the ‘LU Jockey Club Gerontechnology and Smart Ageing Project’ of Lingnan University (LU), a ‘Gerontech Carnival’ was held on 19 October at Kwai Chung Estate, aiming to promote knowledge and usage of gerontechnology as well as smart ageing to the public. With the theme ‘Healthcare, Dining, Living, and Transport’, the carnival provided game stalls to showcase a wide range of gerontechnology products as well as a number of educational activities to promote gerontechnology in the community.
Over 60 per cent of local respondents believe that Hong Kong retains its competitiveness in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) while 43 per cent hold the view that such competitiveness will decline in the next 10 years. These are the findings revealed today of a survey conducted by the Joint Research Centre for Greater Bay Area -- Social Policy and Governance co-founded by Lingnan University and the South China University of Technology.