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Programme Schedule: Equal Opportunities Awareness Week 2015

Equal Opportunities Awareness Week 2015

Equal Opportunities Awareness Week 2015  (9 - 13 March, 2015)

4-13 March 2015 Exhibition by Nepalese artist Dipendra RAI


7 March 2015
2:30 – 3:30 pm

Library – Foyer

Guest of Honor Mr. Mahesh Prasad Dahal, Consul General of Nepal, and Professor Shalandra Sharma, Acting Vice-President of Lingnan Univerity, will officiate this Ceremony. Mr.Rai's unique artwork is done in ballpen (not oil or water colour). He is famous for his portraiture, but also does Nepalese scenery.

Artist' Sharing
10 March 2015

Library –Foyer

units: 1.5


Mr. Rai will share his artistic inspirations, introduce some Nepalese life and culture and his life journey which took him from Nepal to Hong Kong.
9 March 2015
1:30 – 2:30 pm


EO Awareness Week organized by LU-EOC and LU Gardeners
Kick-Off Ceremony

Guests of Honor, Dr. York Chow, Chairman of the Equal Opportunities Commission of Hong Kong, and Prof. Leonard Cheng, President of Lingnan University, will officially inaugurate the LU-Equal Opportunity Committee. There will also be a formal launch of the LU-EOC website and an announcement of the winners for the Slogan and Logo Design Competition. Other highlights of this event will include exhibition booths and performances including:

  • Standup comedy by Vivek Mabubhani
  • Singing performance by Wong Ming Yan
  • African drumming performed by representatives of HK Christian Action
  • TAC Funky Dance performed by representatives of OSL, LU students, women and elderly persons in the community
9-11 March 2015
12:00 – 3:30 pm

Exhibition booths (featuring food, hand-made products, games and display boards)
1.    Equal Opportunities Commission 
2.    LU Gardeners
3.    New Life Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association
4.    The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hong Kong
5.    HKSKH Lady MacLehose Centre
6.    YMCA Men's Centre for the Deaf
7.    Hong Kong Blind Union
5 March 2015 
Opening Ceremony cum Performance
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Art Gallery
Partnering with Lingnan University – Visual Studies Department to showcase "Come in please!" – Art Exhibition presented by i-dArt, TWGHs

5-29 March 2015
Opening hours:
Mon to Fri 12:00 noon – 7:00 pm
Sat & Sun 10:00am – 6:00 pm

Closed on 23 & 24 Mar 2015
Art Gallery

The Exhibition will feature the works of over 80 artists from visual and performing arts classes in various art forms including paintings, ceramics, Chinese calligraphy, dance, percussions and Saori weaving.
9 March 2015
12:00 -4:30 pm

Community Service for Visual Impaired Elderly Persons
LU students will assist a group of visual impaired elderly guests at the LU-EOC kick-off Ceremony.

10 March 2015
4:00 – 5:00 pm


unit: 1

Talk by Mr. Jason Ho
Executive committee member, HK Blind Union
Topic: Overcome the Barrier of Visual Disability

A visually impaired young person, Mr. Ho will share his learning & work experience. Mr. Ho will demonstrate the importance of barrier-free facilities on campus by way of promoting student awareness of equality in communication.

11 Mar 2015
3:00 –4:00 pm



Talk by Ms. Elaine Tsang Suk-ling
Project Manager, Best Buddies Hong Kong, Fu Hong Society
Topic: Respect our Special Friends

A"HK Best Buddies" social worker, Ms Tsang will highlight some special contributions of intellectually disabled people.
12 Mar 2015
2:30 –4:30 pm

Units: 2
Screening of films by deaf filmmakers & Sharing Session
Partner organization: Centre for Community Cultural Development with Guest Speaker: Mr. Terry Tsoi
5 short films produced by local and overseas deaf filmmakers will be screened. Following this there will be a sharing session, chaired by one of the filmmakers Mr. Terry Tsoi, who will discuss the things that have inspired him in film.

12 March 2015
3:30 – 6:30 pm


Units: 3

Tour: Cultural Tour of Ethnic Minority Neighborhoods
Organized by Social Worker of HKSKH Lady MacLehose Centre
A guided tour to Kwai Ching area in which many south Asians live to understand and appreciate the culture of ethnic minorities.

13 March 2015
12:30 – 2:00 pm


Units: 1.5

Forum – Dialogue across Boundaries (Closing event)
This forum invites speakers to discuss the possibilities of contemporary dialogue of social, political and economic exclusion, polarization and division.

Speakers :
Ms Eni Lestari
Spokesperson, Asian Migrants Coordinating Body (AMCB)
Chairperson, International Migrant's Alliance (IMA)
Coordinator, Justice Committee for Erwiana and All Domestic Workers

Dr Shiu Ka-tsun, Bottle
Lecturer, Social Work Department, Hong Kong Baptist University; Associate Director of Centre for Youth Research and Practice, HKBU

Ms Willis Ho
Convener of Land and Justice League; Deputy Secretary General of Hong Kong Federation of Students

Dr Lawrence Ho
Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences, HKIED

Mr Nathan Law
Exco member, Hong Kong Federation of Students

Prof John Erni (Discussant)
Chair Professor in Humanities & Department Head Department of Humanities & Creative Writing HKBU

Term 2 : Mar – May 2015 Service Learning courses
Service Learning activities including students who are currently participating in a range of Service Learning components. Please refer to the whole course list below: