Topics and Important Notice for Registration

Details of the Bi-weekly Assemblies, Student Lunch/Dinner Colloquia and public lectures of this term are as follows:

Date (D/M/Y) & Time No. Topic Speaker Registration Quota

Biweekly Assemblies
Venue: Sir Run Run Shaw Hall

6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

620 The Social Responsibility of Professionals
Dr. LAM Tzit Yuen, David

11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
621  The 70th Founders' Day and Scholarship Presentation Ceremony
 Mr. Michael WONG Yick-kam, MH, JP 1,900


6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

622 The First Type of May-Fourth Movement: The Role of Confucianism in the New Culture Movement of Modern China
“New Asia Lectures on Confucianism”
(Conducted in Putonghua)
  Prof. YANG Rur-Bin 1,400
11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
623  Insight into Global Situation from History: Understanding China's Current Situation and Its Foreign Relationship
“New Asia Lectures on Contemporary China”
 Mr. Jonathan CHEUNG  1,400

11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
624 Application of Big Data in Extreme Weather Monitoring in Era of Climate Change
Dr. CHENG Cho-ming 1,400

Student Lunch/Dinner Colloquia
Venue:Yun Chi Hsien, Staff Student Centre – Leung Hung Kee Building

11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Reports on Student Activities
Co-organized with the College Non-Residential Hall

Participants of the activities 100
6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Cycling from HK to HK: 30,000 km Round the World Miss Corey LO and Miss Joey KWAN 130

Public Lectures

4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  Art and Life in Pre-modern China
“New Asia College Cultural Talks”
 Venue: Assembly Hall, New Asia Middle School, 6 Farm Road, To Kwa Wan

Prof. YIU Chun Chong Josh   50
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 How Did the May-Fourth Movement Lead to the Revolution of 1949: The Dynamics of Mythology
“New Asia Lectures on Confucianism”

(Conducted in Putonghua)
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Museum of History, Tsimshatsui
Prof. YANG Rur-Bin

3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  Reshaping the Doctrine and Shelving the Classic — Dan Zhu’s Studies of the Spring and Autumn Annals (Chunqiu) as an Example
“Yu Ying-shih Lecture in History”

 (Conducted in Putonghua)
Venue: Lecture Theatre, G/F, Hong Kong Central Library, Causeway Bay
  Prof. HE Jun 50

Brief introduction of the speakers of Bi-weekly Assemblies, Colloquia and Public Lectures

Speaker Brief Introduction

Dr. LAM Tzit Yuen, David

Vice President of the Hong Kong Medical Association, Member of the Medical Council of Hong Kong, alumnus of New Asia College

Mr. Michael WONG Yick-kam, MH, JP

Chairman of the Council of The Open University of Hong Kong and Member of the Board of Trustees of New Asia College, CUHK

Prof. YANG Rur-Bin
Chair Professor of the Graduate Institute of Philosophy, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Mr. Jonathan CHEUNG
Senior banker, renowned columnist, alumnus of New Asia College
Dr. CHENG Cho-ming
Assistant Director of the Hong Kong Observatory
Participants of the activities
Student participants of:
1.    New Asia College / Hertford College of Oxford University,  Study Abroad and Cultural Exploration Programme
2.    Subsidy Scheme for Summer Study Abroad
3.    New Asia College / Ewha Womans University - Global Student Partnership
4.    Summer Internship Programme
Miss Corey LO and Miss Joey KWAN
Round-the-world Cyclists, alumna of New Asia College
Prof. YIU Chun Chong Josh
Director of the Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Prof. HE Jun
Distinguished Professor of School of Philosophy, Fudan University 

All full-time undergraduate students (except students of Medicine, Nursing and Chinese Medicine, who are having clinical training) are required to attend college assembly within their normative study period. Students must register for and attend the following number of Bi-weekly Assemblies and/or Student Dinner Colloquia or public lectures in this term of this academic year:

   • three Bi-weekly Assemblies, or;

   • two Bi-weekly Assemblies and one Student Dinner Colloquium, or

   • two Bi-weekly Assemblies and one public lecture

The first Bi-weekly Assembly of this semester will be held on 16 September 2019 (Monday) at 6:30 p.m. in Sir Run Run Shaw Hall with the topic “The Social Responsibility of Professionals”, while the first Student Lunch Colloquium will be on 11 October 2019 (Friday) at 11:30 a.m. in Yun Chi Hsien, Staff Student Centre – Leung Hung Kee Building with the topic “Reports on Student Activities”.

Students must register for the required number of Bi-weekly Assemblies, public lectures and Student Lunch/Dinner Colloquia at the website: captioned web-site will be open for on-line registration during the following periods: 

  • Bi-weekly Assemblies / public lectures: from 11:00 a.m.,  3 September 2019 (Tuesday) to 12:00 noon of 2 days before each Assembly/public lecture
  • Colloquia: from 11:00 a.m., 3 September 2019 (Tuesday) to 4:00 p.m., 5 September 2019 (Thursday)


Due to limited seats, students can only attend one Colloquium or one public lecture in each term. All College students may register for the Colloquia and public lectures at the aforementioned period.

The College reviews and revises the arrangements of the Colloquia from time to time in a bid to cater for students’ needs and to facilitate student enrichment. In this academic year, students having registered for the Lunch/Dinner Colloquium are required to pay a fee of HK$35. Students who have registered for the Colloquia may settle the payment either by:
1.    Paying the fee in cash to specified bank account of the CUHK (Account number: 293-005005-018) at any branch of Hang Seng Bank. Please keep the original transaction advice/receipt. OR

2.    Transferring the fee to the aforementioned bank account through automatic teller machines (ATM) of the Hang Seng Bank. During ATM transaction, please choose “Transfer” service and keep the “Transaction Advice”.
* Please write your full name and Student ID number on the back of your original transaction advice/receipt/ATM advice.
Then, you should come on 11 or 12 September 2019 (Wed or Thu), from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Reading Corner (READxNA) located inside the New Asia Student Canteen to submit your individual and original transaction advice/receipt/ATM advice. OR


3.    Paying by “Octopus Card” at the specific time-slots (11 or 12 September) and location mentioned above. Please write your full name and Student ID number on the back of the receipt. Payment in cash will not be accepted.

Students may in writing, authorize a representative to make the payment on your behalf. Should students fail to pay the fee at the aforementioned time-slots, your registration will be cancelled. Students shall login the Registration and Attendance System (RAS) to check whether the payment has been received from 20 September onwards. Lunch/dinner fees paid are neither refundable nor transferable, regardless of students’ attendance.


All Assemblies and Colloquia (unless otherwise indicated) will be conducted in Cantonese. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided to non-local students at the Bi-weekly Assemblies and Colloquia. Please contact Mr. Cesario Ho (email: or telephone: 3943 7621) or Mr. Jason Yeung (email: or telephone: 3943 7612) of the Dean of Students’ Office at least three working days in advance if this service is needed.  


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