30 Jan 2016
In collaboration with the United Christian Nethersole Community Health Service, the teaching staff and students of Higher Diploma in Nutrition and Food Management has joined the “Health Promotion Programme” under the Special Olympics organisation. Special Olympics has become the largest global public health organisation dedicated to serving people with intellectual disabilities. This programme aims to offer free health services for the underserved. During that day, staff and students together provided the participants nutrition assessment, dietary consultation as well as fun games. The students had the opportunity to practice what they have learnt from lectures and served the underprivileged. It was indeed a great learning experience outside the classroom.
25 Jan 2016
Graduates of Higher Diploma in Nutrition and Food Management programme and Higher Diploma in Food Health and Business Management programme are eligible for 1-year credits exemption from Queensland University of Technology, Australia. The choices of programmes include Bachelor of Nutrition Science, Bachelor of Nutrition & Dietetics, Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) and double degree Nutrition & Creative Industries. The representative of the university had visited our College on 25 January 2016 and conducted a seminar on programme information.
14 Nov 2015
In Semester1, 2015-16, CLP Power Hong Kong Limited has invited the students of Higher Diploma programme in Nutrition and Food Management (NFM) to help organising the Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Day 2015. The event has been successfully held for years with 5,000 CLP staff, contractors and their families to join, with an aim to promote SHE in the our daily life. Our students applied the nutrition knowledge they have learnt from lectures and designed a number of creative booth games and exhibition boards to promote the importance of nutrition to the participants through interactive games.
Students have acquired invaluable experience in health promotion activities, which will surely be an asset for their further studies and career. Their ‘Nutrition Booth’ was well-received by most participants and all their hard work has paid off.
4 Dec 2015
Visit dates: 29,30 Oct and 4, 7,10 Nov 2015
The students of Higher Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management and Higher Diploma of Hotel Management had paid visit to four luxury hotels including The Peninsula, The Mandarin Oriental, The Langham, and Hyatt Regency Tsim Sha Tsui on 29 & 30 Oct, 4, 7 & 10 Nov 2015. During the hotel tours, students learnt about the application of high-tech facilities on guest room management as well as back-of-the-house operations. In addition, we were honored to have the Learning and Development Directors of these hotels to share their valuable experience with the students.
30 Oct 2015
All new students studying Associate of Applied Social Sciences in Psychology, Youth and Social Services and Human Resource Management and Development had recently joined a two-day-one-night Experiential Adventure Based Camp (EAB Camp) in Sai Kung, where they were pushed out of their comfort zone and faced intensive physical, mental, emotional and social challenges. Our students demonstrated exceptional teamwork skills and created a very enjoyable and supportive atmosphere to one another in various tasks, such as raft building, Roman catapult, rope course, night solo journey, etc. Together with the guidance from the course lecturers, students had the opportunities to make deep self-reflections on each task, and more importantly, to develop plans for their future selves. Alumni had also been invited to join the EAB Camp to facilitate and share their experiences with our freshmen.
The EAB Camp is part of a newly designed course launched this semester called “SELF-Exploration and Enrichment” which emphasizes Experiential Learning, where students have ample opportunities to practise and demonstrate the knowledge and skills they have learnt in the lectures and tutorials, and apply them to real life situations.
22 Jan 2016
Year 2 students of the Higher Diploma Programme in Medical and Health Products Management (MHPM) visited Merck Sharp & Dohme (Asia) Limited (MSD) Hong Kong Headquarters in Causeway Bay in the afternoon of 22 January, 2016. The visit was coordinated by Mr. Robert Siu, Visiting Lecturer cum Former Executive Director of the Hong Kong Association of Pharmaceutical Industry.
Staff of MSD introduced the historical background of the company and its current pharmaceutical businesses in both Hong Kong and Macau to the MHPM students. After the visit, all students have a good understanding of the challenge to the pharmaceutical market in Hong Kong. Students can also prepare well for writing their business plan assignments in the Business Development module.
12 Jan 2016
Year 1 students of Higher Diploma in Medical and Health Product Management paid a visit to The Hong Kong Jockey Club Racing Laboratory at Sha Tin Racecourse on 12 January 2016. The Hong Kong Jockey Club has a world-class drug-testing laboratory that has been appointed by the Federation Equestre international (FEI) as its sole Reference Laboratory in Asia since 2001. Racing Chemists introduced to the students the procedures of sample handling and drug testing as well as quality assurance (QA). They also showed the students the latest analytical instruments including Liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry (LC-MS), Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA), Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS), Gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC-MS), etc.
27 Jan 2016
The Year 1 students of Higher Diploma in Medical and Health Products Management Programme have contributed to the preparation of ECHO HONG KONG CONFERENCE 2015, an international cardiac conference. Students provided assistance at the reception desk, welcoming all the guests and health care professionals from local and overseas institutions and distributing conference materials. They also assisted in setting up the stage for various presentations. They have gained treasurable experience and their contributions were highly appreciated by the organiser.
9 Oct 2015