Lingnan University

Play sheds positive light on Tin Shui Wai

Revolving around the discrimination afflicting Tin Shui Wai residents, Tin Shui Wai Story offered a mirror image of the woes faced by the group of associate degree students who produced

the play.

Wednesday, 28 May, 2008, 12:00am

More reseach urged for liberal studies

Teachers need more time to research how best to teach integrated humanities and liberal studies, according to a Lingnan University academic.

24 May 2008 - 12:00am

Wake up to cost of waste, says green activist

Hong Kong students should be conscious of the hidden costs of consumer goods on the environment, a veteran green activist says.

Addressing about 50 Lingnan University students during an Earth Day event, Friends of the Earth director Mei Ng Fong Siu-mei said youngsters had been bombarded by the city's consumption culture and were blind to the costs.

26 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Exhibition revisits trauma and healing in refugee camps

Local artist Evelyna Liang Kan Yee-woo is well known for her community arts projects. These include Art In Hospital, which spices up hospital corridors with large, colourful murals and provides long-term patients with a chance to do their own art as an emotional release.

8 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Class Notes

HKUST gets HK$8m in donations from bank and philanthropist

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology received HK$8 million in donations from Bank of East Asia and philanthropist Tin Ka-ping this week. The bank's HK$5 million is to support academic development and Mr Tin's HK$3 million will be used to support research at the Institute for Advanced Study.

15 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Invest in teachers, says Nobel laureate

Prepare for small-class teaching, urges professor

A Nobel laureate is urging the government to think carefully about investing in high-quality teachers before implementing small-class teaching in secondary schools.

23 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Student complex planned

Lingnan University plans to build a new residence complex to meet higher student enrolment as a result of the switch to four-year degrees in 2012.

President Chan Yuk-shee said the 20-storey building, to be built opposite the campus, would provide 600 places for students.

16 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Schools of thought differ on studies

With more foreign providers of MBA programmes entering the market, the choice for students grows and competition among business schools for their dollars intensifies.

16 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Think-tanks at the government's service

The South China Morning Post surveyed 27 think-tanks for a snapshot of their work and to canvas their views on the role of think-tanks in Hong Kong:

6 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Spring to mind

Administrative officers, those elite Hong Kong civil servants who have dominated public decision-making for decades, had better watch their backs. In a more democratic era, Hong Kong is waking up to the need for policy experts.

6 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Class Notes

Lingnan study finds white-collar workers more stressed than blue-collar counterparts

Lingnan University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have jointly conducted a study on mental health problems among financial workers in the mainland. The research found that more financial workers were suffering from depressive symptoms than those in service industries.

2 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Visiting performers showcase creative education

An international conference on creative education kicked off with a bang, crash and a shika-shaka-shaka on Thursday with a rhythmic performance by visiting Korean students.

The eight-member group, the Rustic Chickens from Haja Production School in Seoul, set traditional Korean folk songs to lively Brazilian-inspired rhythms.

19 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Cross-border learning opportunities

Local education crosses borders as students participating in Lingnan University's EMBA programme venture to the mainland for learning opportunities in the business industry.

The programme was established by the university in 2001, and has provided students with a diverse learning experience. One of the major benefits of the programme is the study tour in Shanghai.

12 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Event will showcase the cream of UK crop

Students wishing to study in Britain and speak face-to-face with university representatives about living and studying in the country should not miss the exhibition to be held today and tomorrow at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Wan Chai.

12 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Career highlights

Selected awards

1999 - Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award

2001 - Distinguished Women of Hong Kong (high technology sector) award

2003- China's Economic Leaders for Tomorrow

Positions in public office

8 Jan 2008 - 12:00am