Announcement of 623rd Bi-weekly Assembly

New Asia College 70th Anniversary Lecture & Yu Ying-shih Lecture in History 2019
The Yu Ying-shih Lecture in History 2019, which sponsored by the Austin-Eminence Charitable Foundation, will be held in November this year, with Distinguished Professor & Doctoral Advisor He Jun of School of Philosophy, Fudan University as the guest speaker. Details are as follows:
Main Theme
The opening of Neo-Confucianism (Lixue) in Song Dynasty

First Lecture
Topic: Reshaping the doctrine and Shelving the Classic — Dan Zhu’s studies of the Spring and Autumn Annals (Chunqiu) as an example
Date: 10 November 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Venue: Lecture Theatre, G/F, Hong Kong Central Library
(This lecture is jointly organised with the Hong Kong Public Libraries)

Second Lecture
Topic: The philosophy of “understanding the essence to achieve practical use” (Ming Ti Da Yong) and its rise and fall — Hu-Learning (Huxue) as an example
Date: 11 November 2019 (Monday)
Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Venue: Cho Yiu Hall, CUHK
For enquiries, please contact Mr. Steven Hung of the College Office.
(Tel: 3943-1585; e-mail:
Student Exchange Programmes 2020/2021
The student exchange programmes for 2020/21 will be open for application from 14 October to 4 November 2019. Interested students are required to submit their online applications through the College website. Late application will NOT be accepted. Overseas universities which have exchange programmes with the College include:

1. University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic
2. Bocconi University, Italy
3. University of Groningen, The Netherlands
4. Malmo University, Sweden
5. University of Leeds, UK
6. Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
7. Occidental College, USA
8. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
9. University of Washington, USA
10. University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
11. University of Rochester, USA
12. Boston College, USA
13. University of Toronto (Mississauga), Canada
14. University of Alberta, Canada
15. RMIT University, Australia
16. The University of New South Wales, Australia
17. Asia University, Japan
18. Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan
19. Soka University, Japan
20. Ewha Womans University, Korea (for both male and female students)
21. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
22. University System of Taiwan
(National Central University, National Chiao Tung University, National Tsing Hua
University and National Yang-Ming University)
23. Beijing Normal University, China
24. Nanjing University, China
25. Peking University, China
26. Tsinghua University, China

Students should go through the details of the exchange programmes before submitting the online application. Selection interview will be scheduled in mid/late November 2019.

For further enquiries, please contact Mr. Jack Wong of the Dean of Students’ Office (Tel: 3943-1690; Email: or Miss Angela Leung (Tel: 3943-9589; Email:
Language and Culture Activities
The College will organize the following language activities at Yun Chi Hsien from October to November to enhance students’ language ability and promote intercultural exchange:
i. Cantonese Evenings (21 November, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm)
ii. English Evenings (5 November from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm)
iii. Putonghua Evenings (14 November, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm)

Students who are interested can register for the activities at Registration
will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. For enquiries, please contact Mr. Jason Yeung at 3943-7612 or Mr. Cesario Ho at 3943-7621.