Walk-in Admissions 2015

Activities

Study Tour: 6 Days Exploration of Taiwanese Food

14 Jun 2015


Higher Diploma in Nutrition and Food Management and Higher Diploma in Food Health and Business Management programmes organised a 6 days study tour to Taiwan for 39 students from 14 June to 19 June 2015. The aim of study tour was to enhance students’ understanding of the food industries. Our students have visited different food production plants such as traditional pastry, western pastry, salt industry, dairy plant, tea museum in Taiwan as well as exchange activities with National Taiwan Ocean University which offer food science studies.

Students have valuable chances to visit different production lines, know more about the food safety management in Taiwan such as ISO 9001 and HACCP. In addition to visiting the production line in different industries, students also had chance to make some DIY traditional pastries such as such as pineapple cake and sun cake on their own. Through visiting the night market and supermarket in Taiwan, students explored the eating culture in Taiwan.

Students enjoyed the exchange activity with National Taiwan Ocean University, students chatted with the Vice President Professor Tsai, Chair of Department of Food Science Professor Kong and current students about the studies and future development of food sciences and technology. In addition, academic staff and students of Department of Food Science also gave our students a practical experience to produce their own canned food. This was a good experience for students to know more about canned food packaging.

Students enjoyed the 6 day tour and had widened their horizon, knew more about the food industries, different food production and the eating culture of Taiwan. 

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Trial Day of Nutrition Programmes 2015

29 Jun 2015


The trial day was completed on 11 June 2015. On that day, DSE participants, parents and other interested parties came to the HPSHCC campus to experience the mock classes of the programmes "Higher Diploma in Nutrition and Food Management" and "Higher Diploma in Food Health and Business Management".

The trial day consisted of a number of sessions, including food science experiments, theory classes, demonstrations of students' works and sharing of graduate. From these activities, participants learnt that nutritional and food science is a subject that emphasises both theory and  practical application. Both progarmmes aimed to provide students with professional knowledge for future studies as well as career development. During the time of refreshment, participants had the opportunity to chat face-to-face with our lecturers and students to get a better understanding about the future path.

P.S. In view of the overwhelming response, an additional trial day will be held on 9 July 2015 (Thu).

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Put Theories, Knowledge and Skills Learnt into Practice

20 Apr 2015


On 20 April 2015 evening, the Hong Kong Academy of Pharmacy invited students of the Higher Diploma in Medical and Health Products Management programme to attend and provide service at their education seminar. Topic of the seminar was “Management of FLU and Pneumonia Diseases with Vaccine Prevention”. Three enthusiastic Year 1 students joined the seminar, which they grabbed this valuable opportunity to apply the theories, knowledge and skills that they have learnt in class into the real life situations.

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Visit to Lee Kum Kee Hong Kong in Tai Po

21 Jan 2015


Year 2 students of the Higher Diploma in Nutrition and Food Management programme visited Lee Kam Kee HK in Tai Po on 21 Jan 2015. Students had a chance to visit the production line of various sauces and condiments. Through the explanation by Lee Kum Kee's staff, it has enriched their understanding on how advanced food science could be applied in the production of traditional Chinese food products. All students enjoyed and learnt a lot.

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World Health Day Carnival 2015

12 Apr 2015


On 12 April, several Year 1 students of the Higher Diploma in Medical and Health Products Management programme provided services at the World Health Day Carnival 2015 held at Whampao. They worked at the booth of the Hong Kong Pharmacists Union, with the main duty of playing games with elderlies and children about food safety. It was a precious chance for them, to learn about certain health issues and to meet pharmacists and other health care professionals.

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