Campus & Community
Equal Opportunities Awareness Campaign
The theme of this year’s Equal Opportunities Awareness Campaign was “Respect for Diversity”, following the themes “Understanding Diversity” and “Appreciating Diversity” in the past two years. There was a series of activities, including the “Flying Dreams in a Wheelchair Art Exhibition” presented by an ethnic minority student in wheelchair, various workshops, lectures, forums and community service activities.
“We Care, We Serve & We Learn @ Tuen Mun” programme supported by HKJC
The 3-year programme “We Care, We Serve & We Learn @ Tuen Mun” was launched on 20 March. Organised by the University’s Office of Service-Learning, and supported by a donation of HK$8 million by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, the programme will promote Service-Learning schemes and facilitate collaboration among faculty members, students and community partners to enhance elderly services, and to train students as future elder caregivers.
Lantern Legend 2017
On 13 February, Lingnan staff and students celebrated the Lantern Festival and the Chinese New Year on campus at the carnival “Lantern Legend 2017”. After the kick-off ceremony, Lingnan staff and students from different countries staged a variety of fantastic cultural performances including Chinese lion dance, Indian dance, band show, singing performance, Chinese Hulusi and Guzheng recitals to showcase the cultural diversity on campus. Over 15 booths of food, handcrafts and games were set up by students and non-profit organisations at Wing On Plaza.
Principals and teachers of secondary schools in New Territories visited Lingnan
Around 50 principals, vice principals, careers and guidance teachers, as well as life coaches from 30 secondary schools in the New Territories East and West regions visited Lingnan on 22 March to learn about the University’s liberal arts education and latest developments. They also visited student hostels to experience the University’s vibrant campus life.
Chinese New Year Media Reception 2017
The University organised the Chinese New Year Media Reception 2017 on 8 February, during which President Leonard K Cheng and other senior staff of the University met with the media representatives and wished them a great year of the Rooster. Apart from sharing Lingnan’s recent achievements, President Cheng mentioned the University’s new brand tagline “Liberal Arts Education · Transformation For Life” as well as the upcoming 50th Anniversary celebrations in the gathering.
Lingnan University Sports Day 2017
Over 120 athletes participated in 23 individual and 10 relay events in the Lingnan University Sports Day 2017 held at the University’s Outdoor Sports Ground on 22 February. After rounds of exciting competitions, Women’s Overall Championship went to the Faculty of Arts and Men’s Overall Championship went to Faculty of Business, while the Overall Championship was won by the Faculty of Business.