Openlink Vol 23 Issue 3 (September 2014)
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President's Message

25th Anniversary Activities

OUHK Open Day
Distinguished Leaders Series:
Dr Anthony Neoh speaks on rule by law and will
video
Tertiary students demonstrate strengths in programmingvideo
Scholars and experts discuss issues related to ecology and preservation
Conference on technology and educational practices

Development

Institutional Review 2014
Mapping out development plans for the next decade
OUHK welcomes over 300 subsidized places in the SSSDP
More efforts and resources to enhance student support and services

An ideal place for study and collaborative work

Student Achievements

Student Support and Activities

Sponsorship and Donations

Financial awards hit three-year record high
Students explore the world through sponsored study tours

Events

Community Healthcare Day and Jockey Club Home Health Watch Programmevideo
Tsim Tak-lung discusses the key to improving English proficiencyvideo
Meeting with Kowloon City District Councillors
Business leaders visit the OUHK
Speaking on Hong Kong cultural change with wit and charm

Academic Activities and Alliances

People
Associate Vice President Prof. Ip Yiu-keung
Charting out a path for the future
New Council members
New academic staff
Mainland Links

Alumni Affairs

Outstanding Alumni Sharing Series — Boss Spiritvideo
Programmes and Courses
LiPACE updates
Newsbrief

Speaking on Hong Kong cultural change with wit and charm

As part of the OUHK Distance Learning and Part-time Programmes Info Day, renowned public intellectual and columnist Mr Chip Tsao, ‘The First Wit in Hong Kong,’ was invited to give a talk on ‘Hong Kong Culture in the Past 15 Years.’ In his talk, which attracted an audience of over 340 people, he made use of his unique perspective on Chinese and Western cultures, based on over 16 years of experience living in the UK, to discuss some of the cultural changes that have taken place in Hong Kong since 1949 by reflecting on its history, political, social and economic development. He also reflected on his own rebellious childhood, during which he only believed in things that had been proven, though he is now used to looking at things from many angles. He concluded his talk by emphasizing the need for counter-intuitive and distinctive ideas in order to stand out in today’s society.