Almost every corner of the globe has experienced a warming trend in the last century. Hong Kong is not immune to climate change. At present, extremely hot days are more frequent while the occurrence of bone-chilling weather has become very rare. Some people, therefore, find the sudden drop of temperature unbearable. Many friends of mine put on fleece jackets and were even wrapped in wool scarves last week to brave the blast of cold air, but they had to take off a few pieces just a while later. In their own words, the season fused by shiver and sweat is "unwelcome".
Meet with Sir David Akers-Jones
In the second term, the "Meet with Sir David Akers-Jones" activity will be organised under the "Value Exploration Series" of the I·CARE Achievers Programme for CUHK full-time undergraduates. This activity will be conducted in the form of a small group discussion, and the number of participants is limited to eight.
I·CARE Theatre 2019 - Umbrella Diaries: The First Umbrella
The I·CARE Theatre, co-organised by this Centre and The Office of the Arts Administrator, has scheduled a fine selection of films for every month in early-2019. These films include Umbrella Diaries: The First Umbrella; Days of Being Wild; The Reader; and Summer Palace.
I·CARE Social Service Projects Scheme: Second Round of Application Opened
The I·CARE Social Service Projects Scheme encourages students to organise and implement self-initiated social services. Three rounds of vetting are available in 2018-19. Students may submit applications according to the commencement date of their projects and the amount of funds required, and the 2nd round is now opened. To equip students with competence in rendering social services, this Centre will also organise training activities every round. The upcoming one has been confirmed as a Workshop cum Sharing Session. The relevant details are as follows:
Support I·CARE by the Purchase of CUHK 2019 Calendar
To mark the 55th anniversary of CUHK, the University has not only rolled out an assortment of celebrative activities but also produced the CUHK 2019 Calendar.
Report of Experiential Learning Activities
The University, through this Centre, generates Report of Experiential Learning Activities to help its graduates better prepare for career development and further studies. Graduating students of the 1st term of 2018-19 (based on the graduate list from Registration and Examinations Section, Registry) may make on-line application here by 4 January 2019 (Friday). One copy of this report will then be issued to the applicant free of charge.
Visit of the Office of Student Affairs of CUHK (SZ)
A five-member delegation led by Dr. Peter Yu, Acting Director of the Office of Student Affairs, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen visited this Centre on 29 November 2018. Other delegates included Dr. Wang Kai and Ms. Tang Jie, both Deputy Directors of the Office of Student Affairs, etc.
A Walk in Community with I·CARE: Second Session Completed
The second session of A Walk in Community with I·CARE organised by this Centre was successfully held on 10 November. The participating CUHK students visited Kowloon West PHAB Centre in Lai Kok Estate of Cheung Sha Wan, which is one of the service centres of Hong Kong PHAB Association. Not only did they gain first-hand experience of the challenges encountered by wheelchair users, but they have also enhanced their understanding of universal accessibility.
Germany Trip of Yunus Social Business Centre@CUHK
Yunus Social Business Centre@CUHK, a subsidiary of this Centre, led a delegation of six students and alumni to Germany on 5-11 November 2018. They attended the Global Social Business Summit 2018 in Wolfsburg and visited a non-governmental organisation in Berlin.
Jockey Club Charles Kao Brain Health Mobile Truck: Journey Started
The recruitment of volunteers for the Jockey Club Charles Kao Brain Health Services Project, co-organised by this Centre, was completed with favourable response. The number of registrants from CUHK students, staff and alumni has exceed the quota set by the service.
I·CARE Hong Kong Cultural Tours Project: Phase One Completed
The I·CARE Hong Kong Cultural Tours Project of this academic year has recruited 36 CUHK students to be docents. They will lead theme-based cultural tours for the youngsters from secondary schools and community centres to deepen their understanding of local history.
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