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Talk: Fighting the COVID-19 battle: The important roles of SURVEYORS in developing healthy and resilient cities

In the talk, practitioners and members from the Faculty of Architecture will share their valuable insights on the role of surveyors in the pandemic and the interesting facts about the HKU BSc-Surveying curriculum. 

The outbreak of the pandemic has undoubtedly brought upon unprecedented challenges. Looking forward, it is high time for us to think about how we should respond to the pandemic with new, pandemic-resilient urban development models. The talk offered by our Faculty of Architecture members would definitely offer you with new perspectives in moving and looking forward amidst the difficult times. 

The talk will feature career prospects and admissions requirements for our HKU BSc-Surveying program. You may also ask our faculty members about the innovative learning models. 

Do not hesitate to join our talk in June and enjoy the interactive and engaging discussion. 

Date: June 25, 2021 (Friday)

Time: 1630-1830

Language: Cantonese

Speakers: Dr Isabella Chan, Sr Peter Dy, Dr Llewellyn Tang, Dr Greg Chan and Mr Yu Ka Sing

Register Now: https://hku.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_72obld7zF0dMVBs

 

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Monthly Talk in May - A New Animal Welfare Law for Hong Kong?

Date: May 14, 2021 (Friday)

Time: 1630-1730

Language: English

Speakers: Amanda Whitfort and Aaron Tong

Register Now: https://hku.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_efUlCgJxkCbk0Oq

In 2010, Associate Professor Amanda Whitfort of the Law Faculty and Dr Fiona Woodhouse of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA HK) published the HKU-SPCA Review of Animal Welfare Legislation in Hong Kong, recommending a new Animal Welfare Law with a duty of care in replacement of the existing Cap 169, the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Ordinance.

In response to the report, the government amended Cap 139B to introduce a duty of care for dogs in commercial breeding. Nevertheless, Whitfort's research continues to indicate that only with the full replacement of Cap 169 with a new Animal Welfare Law will Hong Kong be in a position to adequately address the instances of cruelty and poisonings which have continued over the last decade.

The Hong Kong government is now acting on Whitfort's research again and is in the process of amending Cap 169. Whitfort will present the implications of a new duty of care for Hong Kong's animals, and, together with former HKU student Aaron Tong, explore why welfare standards form the baseline for effective animal protection in any jurisdiction where animal cruelty is taken seriously.

Do you want to safeguard animal rights together?

Join our talk in May to ponder over the importance of a new animal welfare law for Hong Kong.

 

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Talk: Study Tips for Non-Jupas

Have you ever wondered the secrets behind high achievers? If you would like to better prepare for the examination and equip yourself with insiders’ and first hand winning tips, here comes your chance!

Date: April 7 (Wed)

Time: 1630-1800

Language: English

Our HKU student ambassadors will guide you on how to prepare for IB and GCSE exams more strategically:

- Mr Ryan Leung, current MBBS year 3 student, scored 4A* in A level and 11A* in GCSE exam

- Mr Andrian Chan, current MBBS year 3 student with a full score in IB exam

Register HERE by April 6:

 

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Talk: Want to be top scorers in HKDSE? 

The Study Tips Sharing Session was sucessfully hosted by our HKU HKDSE top scorers, Rachel Lu and Bryan Fu.  They have shared some insights and tips on better preparation of HKDSE.

Speakers: Rachel Lu (top scorer in 2020 HKDSE; MBBS Year 1) & Bryan Fu (top scorer in 2018 HKDSE; MBBS Year 3)

Date & Time: 16 February, 2021; 16:00 - 17:00 (Zoom Live Streaming)

Language: Both English & Cantonese 

Thank you for joining the event. The Study Tips can be downloaded here

 

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Talk: "Is it ok not to be ok? Recognising and Managing Stress in talented students"

Worried about your study? Need professional advice on how to relieve stress? Join our talk! Dr. Chan Kai Tai is here to share ways for recognising and managing stress and anxiety.

Speaker: Dr. Chan Kai Tai, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, HKU

Date & Time : March 12, 2021;1630-1730 (Zoom Live Streaming)

Language: Cantonese

Please register HERE by March 11. Parents are also welcome to join to support your kids! We look forward to chatting with you all soon!