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Lingnan University

In Brief

Things will get worse before they get better, respondents feel

Thursday, 29 April, 2010, 12:00am

Class Notes

Indian professor to speak at Lingnan University

5 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Artists form alternative to arts hub authority

Artists are forming a team to work out alternative proposals to counter the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, which they say is too sluggish in forming arts strategies.

29 May 2009 - 12:00am

Show your creative colours

The Arts Ambassadors-in-School Scheme is organised by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. It encourages students to share the fun of arts and take their passion for the arts beyond campuses and into the larger community.

26 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

Chinese literature professorship

The Hong Kong Jockey Club has donated HK$2.32 million to set up a new visiting professorship at Lingnan University with the aim of promoting modern Chinese literature. The first scholar receiving the professorship is Chen Sihe, chair of the department of Chinese language and literature at Fudan University in Shanghai.

8 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Out and about

Lo Fu Shan is one of Guangdong province's most scenic spots as well as a botanical site of regional importance. The mountain is home to dozens of bird species and 'twitchers' from Hong Kong often visit. It is also home to a rare variety of fruit bat, found in only three other places in China.

1 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Master's programme tackles priority issues

Postgraduate politics and sociology programmes are tackling issues that are increasingly becoming public policy priorities for governments: the environment, pollution and public security, health care, heritage preservation and development, and infrastructure.

10 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Take Three

The Elderly Commission and Labour and Welfare Bureau expanded the Elder Academy Scheme this year

There are three universities providing courses for elderly learners.

15 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Afghan students inspire Lingnan academic

A profound teaching experience in a Kabul university has prompted a local professor to set up a scholarship for Afghan students to study in Hong Kong.

1 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Class Notes

CityU gets donation for mainland judges

11 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Leadership programme helps students discover their potential

A group of university students discovered their true potential recently, thanks to a programme designed to help them think more creatively.

Now an annual event, the AIA Foundation's Young Leaders Development Programme gave 31 university students the opportunity to attend training courses in topics such as problem solving, strategic planning and team building.

25 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

Turnout set to be down on 2004

Turnout in Sunday's Legislative Council election is expected to be lower than four years ago, though it will still be relatively high, two university pollsters say.

Chinese University pollster Timothy Wong Ka-ying predicts a turnout of 53 per cent, while Lingnan University analyst Li Pang-kwong expects between 47 per cent and 52 per cent of voters to cast ballots.

5 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

In Brief

Mountaineer's ashes to return to HK after cremation

8 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Scheme opens tertiary courses to the elderly

Cinema studies, linguistics and astronomy will be subjects not only for City University undergraduates from September, but also a window for the elderly to campus life.

In the coming school year, senior residents may attend 27 undergraduate courses at HK$300 each at the university. A course generally lasts 13 weeks while the summer term runs for seven.

25 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Classes for over-50s at 2 more institutions

Two more tertiary institutions will offer places for the over-50s from September.

City University and the Hong Kong Institute of Education join Chinese University, Shue Yan University and Lingnan University, which committed to offering the programmes this year.

14 Jun 2008 - 12:00am