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    Japanese Studies Students Won Fully-funded Study Tour to Tokyo

    Yuri Cheng and Envy Pang, graduates of “Higher Diploma in Japanese Studies”, were selected from a group of 31 students to be fully funded by the Unipet Petroleum Company (Unipet) to participate in a 5-day Problem Based Learning (PBL) programme in Tokyo during the summer. They subsequently conducted a presentation to conclude the trip at the Unipet Hong Kong office in October.

     

     

    Students of “Higher Diploma in Japanese Studies” received scholarships from the Society of Japanese Language Education Hong Kong. Dawnnie Mak was awarded the “SOJLEHK Scholarship for Sub-Degree & Higher Diploma Students of Japanese Language Learning”, whilst the team formed by Cheng Tsz Yan, Fung King Fai and Lee Kai Kin won the Group Project Award. The award presentation ceremony was held on 30 September 2017.

     

     

    Choi Ka Ling won 1st runner-up award at a fashion competition for heritage preservation.

     

    Students Pinky Leung and So Pak Lam were each awarded a HK$5,000 Scholarship from Lions Club of Metropolitan Hong Kong.

     

     

    Two sets of board games designed by students of “Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education” were selected by “HK Teaching Aid” for production and sales. All the products launched by “HK Teaching Aid” were designed and produced in Hong Kong. Children found the games highly enjoyable!

     

    Higher Diploma students formed teams to design age-friendly facilities in a competition, which was part of the Kwai Tsing Age Friendly Community project. Students from very different subject disciplines joined force to win multiple awards. The 2nd runner-up team, formed by Kerwin Cheung (Health Care), Hung Ho Yin (Engineering), Ayesha Kwok and Angela Lam (Interior Design), showed an amazing input of cross-disciplinary expertise in its design, with impressive details about structures, mechanics, materials, colors and elderly needs. Their respective professional knowledge inspired one another during the process. Later they were also invited to discuss the social phenomenon of intergenerational issues on TVB’s “Sunday Report”.

     

     

    「室內設計高級文憑」學員李貝謙、黃澤彥及王澤豐,榮獲世界綠色組織舉辦的「社會創新發明」設計比賽亞軍!

    今年的比賽主題為「綠活智城」,大專生組的參加者要以智慧城市為基,設計一個社區面積約為2-3平方公里、社區人口密度約為40,000每平方公里、適合不同年齡層和界別需要的智慧社區,並包含可提升市民生活質素及低碳發展的元素。
    本院同學亦曾於2015年奪得這個比賽的冠軍。

     

    Self-financing Post-secondary Scholarship Scheme 2015/16

    20 distinguished students from Higher Diploma and Overseas Degree programmes were granted the “Best Progress Award”, “Outstanding Performance Scholarship” and “Talent Development Scholarship” by the Education Bureau under the Self-financing Post-secondary Scholarship Scheme 2015-16. Each received an award of HK$10,000 - 40,000.

     
    Students of “Higher Diploma in Tourism and Airline Studies” won the champion in the “Best Innovation Awards 2016”!

    Students of “Higher Diploma in Tourism and Airline Studies” won the champion in the “Best Innovation Awards 2016”! It was the first time the Institute took part in the competition, organized by PolyU SPEED. Participating teams from higher education institutions were required to write a business plan for partner organization Ngong Ping 360. LiPACE’s team of four, formed by Wong Nok Him Arnold, Ma Yan Yi, Chu Mui Wai, SAQIB Mohammad, with a highly creative proposal and outstanding performance in the presentation, beat out over 60 teams to claim the champion!

         

     
     
    Our Student Ambassadors Won the Outstanding Booth Design Award – September 2015

    At the invitation of the Police Community Relations Office, Kwai Tsing Police District, our Student Ambassadors set up a game booth at the Kwai Tsing Community Anti-Crime Carnival. The Judging Panel considered the design of our game booth was highly innovative and enlightening; and honoured us with an Outstanding Design Award.


         

     
     
    Higher Diploma Students Won the “Social Innovation Inventor – Competition for Innovative Design”

    Students of “Higher Diploma in Interior Design” won the championship of “Social Innovation Inventor – Competition for Innovative Design” (Tertiary Education Group). The winning team, formed by Yang Wei, Loo Fu Fong and Lo Ki On, was thrilled by the prize – a study tour to Cambridge University in July!

    The competition was organized by the World Green Organization (WGO). Participants were required to design a flat in a public estate which accommodated an elderly person who suffers from Dementia with two other family members. Over 50 teams took part in the competition. Among the 10 teams selected for the final round, 5 teams were formed by LiPACE students. Apart from the champion team, the other four teams also won merit titles.

    The prize presentation ceremony will be held on 26 June. The winning designs will be exhibited to increase public awareness of Dementia.


         
    From Left: Derek Yau (Programme Leader of Higher Diploma in Interior Design), Yang Wei, Loo Fu Fong, Lo Ki On, W.L. Wen (Programme Manager) Working Model  Loft Bed Model  Perspective Drawing   

     
     
    Awardees of Self-financing Post-secondary Scholarship Scheme (SPSS) 2014/2015

    18 distinguished students from Higher Diploma and Overseas Degree programmes were granted the “Best Progress Award”, “Outstanding Performance Scholarship” and “Talent Development Scholarship” by the Education Bureau under the Self-financing Post-secondary Scholarship Scheme 2014-15. Each received an award of HK$10,000 - 40,000.


     
     
    Students Won Accounting and Business Management Case Competition

    LiPACE students excelled in the Accounting and Business Management Case Competition 2014-15 (Tertiary Institute Group), organized by the Hong Kong Institute of Accredited Accounting Technicians (HKIAAT). A total of 193 entries from 21 tertiary institutions in Hong Kong and Mainland China participated.

    51 Students of Higher Diploma in Accounting, Higher Diploma in Business Management and Diploma in Business Studies formed 14 teams to join the competition. Among them, 4 teams were selected as "Outstanding Performance Team" and "Proficiency Team" respectively. Two other teams entered the final round; with the team formed by Cheng Yan Ming, Yeung Yeung, Ho Chak Fan and Kwok Ka Hei winning the championship. Yeung was further awarded “Best Presenter”. Participants of the competition were required to conduct a study on Luk Fook International Limited as the business strategy advisor, developing a strategic plan to improve its business performance for the coming 3 years.

    The Institute’s accounting instructors were helpful in offering advices to students when they draft the strategic plans. The winning students reflected that they have learnt a lot in job division, team spirit and the application of accounting knowledge.

     
    “MILK TOP X OUHK LiPACE New Flavour” by Japanese Studies Students

    Ms. Amy Kwok, CEO of Hokkaido Marche H.K. LTD., and Dr. Carol Poon, the Institute’s Programme Leader of Japanese Studies, joined hands to organize an innovative competition inviting our students of Higher Diploma in Japanese Studies to suggest new flavours for MILK TOP ice-cream.

     Among our students’ many highly creative ideas, 3 new flavours were selected for sale in MILK TOP branches. The “One Day Manager” promotion scheme was held on 3 March in MILK TOP Lai Chi Kwok Branch, where the winning students introduced the “MILK TOP X OUHK LiPACE New Flavour” to customers. The new flavours would be available from March to May 2015.

     

        
    The winning flavours were created by students Amber Cheung, Aki Fong, Mandy Wong and Winnie Tsang.    One Day Manager 

     
    Wood Relive” Furniture Design Competition

    To increase the public awareness of environmental protection and to promote the concept of Upcycling, the " Wood Relive” Furniture Design Competition, jointly organized by Junior Chamber International Harbour (JCI Harbour) and Woodrite, required participants to make use of abandoned/damaged wooden furniture to come up with an upcycled furniture design proposal.

     

    On 25 January, 2015, all submitted proposals were reviewed by a professional panel based on the criteria of innovation, inspiration, visual and aesthetic. "The Best Design" title was awarded to Lai Man Ting Edmond, a student of Higher Diploma in Interior Design.

                      
     
    Occupational Safety Undergraduate Came Top in Student Project Competition - Jan 2015

    Wong Kin Yip, student of BSc (Hons) in Occupational Safety and Health, jointly offered by LiPACE and Middlesex University of UK, was the champion in Hong Kong Institute of Engineers’ Student Project Competition 2014. It was the third time LiPACE students claimed a spot in the competition, and the first time a Champion. Wong’s winning project is entitled “To Evaluate the Safety Controls for Various Hazards in Marine Construction Work”.


                      
    Programme Leader Mr. Alex Tse (left) congratulated Wong Kin Yip at HKIE’s dinner party.
     
    14 YJD graduates were each awarded a scholarship under the Sir Robert Black Trust Fund. - Jan 2015
    The Award Ceremony of the Sir Robert Black Trust Fund was held on 15th January 2015. For academic year 2013/14, 14 YJD graduates of our Institute were each awarded a scholarship under the Sir Robert Black Trust Fund.

         
     
    Photography Graduate’s Work Recognized as Best News Photograph - Jan 2015 

    Photography is a powerful medium that is highly expressive of historical, social and cultural representations. Graduate of “Professional Diploma in Commercial Photography” Rayman Cheuk has recently won “Best News Photograph” at the Hong Kong In-media Awards. The programme is comprehensive, providing students with knowledge to produce professional quality images with a strong emphasis on fieldwork, critical thinking and practical problem-solving skills.

     
     
    Fashion Graduate Emerged as Top 10 of International Design Competition - Oct 2014  

    Graduate of LiPACE’s fashion programmes Cher Chan became one of the ten finalists of the “EcoChic Design Award International Competition”. Her sustainable fashion collection will be showcased in the coming Hong Kong Fashion Week, contending for final prizes. The Award challenged emerging fashion designers to create mainstream clothing with minimal textile waste. The 2014/15 cycle is open to designers in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, UK, France, Germany, Sweden and Denmark. Cher won various awards during her study in LiPACE, including the championship of SDC International Design Competition (Hong Kong region) in 2012.

     
    LiPACE Students Excelled at IOSH Student Papers Competition - Oct 2014  

    Offered in collaboration with Middlesex University, the BSc (Hons) in Occupational Safety, Health and Environment is a 2-year part-time top-up degree programme, which is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). Graduates are eligible to apply for the IOSH’s Graduate Membership (GradIOSH). To encourage academic research in the field, IOSH Hong Kong has organized the IOSH Hong Kong Student Papers Competition for graduates from IOSH accredited programmes since 2012. Since then, a total of 6 graduates of LiPACE’s BSc (Hons) in Occupational Safety and Health* have won the awards. Indra Nath Bhandari, First Place Award winner in 2013/2014, was invited to make a presentation on his project “Awareness and its Importance in Fighting against Silicosis among Construction Workers in Hong Kong” at April’s award ceremony. Joining him at the ceremony were two Merit Award winners Ng Yuk Mei and Choi Lap Chiu.   *This programme has been replaced by the new BSc (Hons) in Occupational Safety, Health and Environment from 2014/2015 onwards
     
    Psychology Student Shared Happiness through Light Painting - Jun 2014 

    Adrien Warren TANG, Year 3 student of BSc (Hons) Psychology and local representative of Light Painting World Alliance (LPWA) “Light painting, a rather uncommon photography, is a selfexpressive art like drawing. Each piece of my works records different life moments. After four years of diligent drill, I am so proud of having my very own style of light calligraphy – using torches to paint names and offer my blessings to the others, as I long to bring happiness to people around me. Knowing that sharing is a virtue, I believe in a proverb that says ‘Shared Happiness is Double Happiness’.” 
     

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