CUHK Summer Research Placement Program for Mainland and Taiwan Students 2015
With the aim to enhance collaboration among CUHK and universities in Mainland China and Taiwan, whilst encouraging academic and cultural exchange and among students across the strait, the Office of Academic Links (China) [OALC] organized the Summer Research Placement Program for mainland and Taiwan Students from 28 June to 15 August 2015. The number of participating students and universities this year reached 94 and 35 respectively, a record high since the program was launched in 2008. Below is a list of participating universities:
Mainland universities (28 in total)
Beijing Information Science & Technology University, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China Agricultural University, China Pharmaceutical University, Chongqing Medical University, Fudan University, Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Lanzhou University, Nanchang University, Nanjing Normal University, Peking University, Shaanxi Normal University, Shandong University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shantou University, Sichuan University, South China University of Technology, Southwest Jiaotong University, Sun Yat-sen University, Suzhou University, The Fourth Military Medical University, Tsinghua University, University of Science and Technology of China, Xiamen University, Zhejiang University
Taiwan universities (7 in total)
Taiwan Central University, Taiwan Chiao Tung University, Ilan University, Taiwan Normal University, Taipei University, Taiwan University, Taiwan Tsing Hua University
Participating students were hosted by the following 22 academic and research units of the University to receive 7-week research training and take part in research activities.
Faculties and Schools (6 in total)
Faculty of Law, School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Chinese Medicine, School of Life Sciences, School of Pharmacy, The Jockey Club School of Public Health ad Primary Care
Departments and Programmes (12 in total)
Department of Chemistry, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Department of Educational Psychology, Department of Electronic Engineering, Department of Information Engineering, Department of Mathematics, Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, Department of Physics, Department of Sports Science and Physical Education, Department of Social Work, Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management, Earth System Science Programme
Research Units (4 in total)
State Key Laboratory of Digestive Disease, Institute of Space and Earth Information Science, Centre for Historical Anthropology, Centre for Housing Innovations
Apart from research training, participating students joined seminars, Cantonese workshops and cultural exploration activities organized by OALC during the placement. They also visited various public organisations and museums, and interacted with CUHK students to obtain more knowledge of the University and Hong Kong.
Professor Gordon Cheung, Associate Vice President officiated at the opening and closing ceremonies, and joined with the hosting supervisors to present certificates to the students. He expressed that the program not only provided a valuable learning opportunity for mainland and Taiwan students to gain hands-on experience in conducting research in Hong Kong, but also encouraged interaction and enhanced mutual understanding among the students across the regions.
CUHK Summer Cultural Interflow Program for Mainland Students 2015
The Office of Academic Links (China) [OALC] organized the Summer Cultural Interflow Program for Mainland Students from 3 to 8 August 2015. A record high of 69 students from 19 Mainland universities took part in the program, spending a meaningful week in summer holiday with 13 CUHK student ambassadors.
A series of experiential learning activities were conducted in the 6-day program. Apart from acquiring knowledge of CUHK and other universities in Hong Kong via seminars and exploratory tours, visits to public organisations and museums such as the Independent Commission Against Corruption, the Equal Opportunities Commission and Hong Kong Museum of History were arranged for students to have a general picture of Hong Kong's political, economic, social and cultural conditions and development.
This program provided a valuable chance for Mainland and CUHK students to interact and understand different cultures from each other. The University also strengthened links with its partner universities on the mainland through this program.
CU in Mainland & Taiwan in Summer 2015
Office of Academic Links (China) [OALC] organizes a wide range of short-term student interflow and experiential learning programs every summer, in collaboration with institutions in Mainland China and Taiwan.
This month, 15 CUHK students participated in the following programs. Starting from April 2015, a total of more than 280 students were sent to participate in 35 programs hosted by different institutions on the mainland and in Taiwan.
Wu Ta-You Foundation
The 14th Wu Ta-You Science Camp
2 – 7 Aug
Sun Yat-sen University
The 6th Cultural and Academic Summer Camp for Guangdong and Hong Kong Students
18 – 25 Aug
Taiwan Cheng Kung University
2015 International Summer School - "Creative Thinking in the Historical Capital"
6 – 20 Aug
Taiwan Normal University
NTNU Summer School 2015
1 – 31 July; 2 – 31 Aug
NTU Plus Academy Summer+ Programs
1 July – 8 Aug; 15 July – 11 Aug
OALC will continue to coordinate more diverse activities for our students to experience cross-strait cultures and broaden horizons. Please refer to our webpage or contact Mr. Simon Leung of our Office at 39434412 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org for updated information and any enquiries.
CUHK Student Ambassador Program 2015/16 Now Open for Application!
Every year, OALC receives hundreds of delegations from Mainland China and Taiwan to foster academic links and partnership with the two regions. Delegates include senior members of universities, as well as university and secondary school students.
The Office is now recruiting Student Ambassadors to help receive delegations. The ambassadors will be mainly responsible for campus tours and sharing of learning experience with the delegates on behalf of the University.
The program is now open for application. The ambassadors will receive training before being assigned to help receive delegations. Subsidies will be provided according to the University's Student Campus Work Scheme.
Interested full-time CUHK students (undergraduates and postgraduates with a good command of Putonghua) are invited to apply via the webpage below by noon, 18 September 2015 (Friday)