Announcement of 642nd Bi-weekly Assembly

Announcements:
1
Mental Health First Aid Standard Course Subsidy Scheme is open for Application
Please click the following link for details:
http://www.na.cuhk.edu.hk/Portals/0/Upload/Mental%20Health/2021-2022/MHFA%20poster%202021-2022%20ENG-01.jpg



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Online Sharing Session "Wastes and Recycling under the New Normal"

It is a big change in our lifestyle under the pandemic, particularly more demand for express service and food delivery. At the same time, it also produces a large amount of disposable wastes. Are all these wastes unavoidable? How could we live through this difficult pandemic while contributing to the environment? The Committee on Environmental Protection has invited two guests to share their experience in eco-friendly practices in terms of personal living and also the Hong Kong recycling industry. All are welcome!

Host: Prof. CHANG Wai Tsz, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck
          Surgery, CUHK
          Miss LEUNG Sze Ling, Department of Social Work, CUHK
Guest: Mr. Harold Yip, Executive Director of SSID (CUHK’s waste management
            contractor) & Founder of “Mil Mill”
            Mr. Sean Barry, Local Environmentalist
                
Date: 28 January 2022 (Fri)
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm (HK Time)
Language: Cantonese
(The Zoom link for joining the talk will be sent to registered participants by email on 28 January)

Online Registration: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=13644206

Additionally, those NA students and staff who have registered to join this online sharing session would have the priority to participate the visit to “Mil Mill” (https://www.milmill.hk/) in the afternoon on 12 February 2022 (Sat) organized by the college. Limited quota, first-come-first-served.
Interested students please visit the college webpage and submit online registrations from 10 to 27 January 2022. For enquiries, please contact Mr. Jack Wong (Tel. 3943-1690; Email: jackwong@cuhk.edu.hk).

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Medicinal Plants in CUHK

The Committee on Environmental Protection of New Asia College is organizing a tour “Medicinal Plants in CUHK” with Dr. David Lau, Curator of Shiu-Ying Hu Herbarium, to visit CUHK’s Herbal Garden and to learn more about different kinds of medicinal plants. All NA students and staff are welcome to participate. Details are as follows:
Date: 18 February 2022 (Fri)
Time: 2:30pm-4:00pm
Venue: CUHK’s Herbal Garden (opposite to the Academic Building No.1)
Language: Cantonese
Quota: 20
Registration: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=13643493
Deadline: 16 February 2022 (Wed)

Enquiry: Mr. Jack Wong of the Dean of Students’ Office (Tel: 3943-1690; Email: jackwong@cuhk.edu.hk) or Miss Angela Leung (Tel: 3943-9589  Email: angelaleung@cuhk.edu.hk)

4
"The Beauty of Nature in CUHK" Photo Contest

The Committee on Environmental protection organize "The Beauty of Nature in CUHK" Photo Contest with the aim to encourage students and staff to be more exposed to the nature, to discover CUHK's natural beauty and wonders and, to share these beautiful photos that inspire them. Winners will be awarded with cash prizes and certificates. All NA students and staff are welcome! For details, please visit the college website.
Registration and Deadline:
Please complete the online registrations and submit entries on or before 11 March 2022.
https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=13644385
5
Summer Japanese Language and Cultural Exploration Programme 2022 (ONLINE)

The programme aims at enhancing students’ Japanese proficiency and deepening their understanding of the tradition and culture of Kansai region (particularly Kyoto) in Japan. Ten New Asia students (“New Practical Japanese I” level or above) are selected by the College to attend a two-week ONLINE programme provided by Kyoto Sangyo University including Japanese learning classes (elementary to lower intermediate level), cultural events and the opportunity to meet online with local students. Upon the completion of the programme, students would be awarded with a certificate of participation issued by Kyoto Sangyo University.
Interested students please visit the college webpage for programme details and submit online applications from 10 to 31 January 2022. For enquiries, please contact Mr. Jack Wong (Tel. 3943-1690; Email: jackwong@cuhk.edu.hk).