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Lingnan CConnects Programme

About Lingnan CConnects

Lingnan C.Connects

With the University’s motto "Education for Service", community service is always an integral part of campus life. The University tries every means to provide students with not only opportunities for participation in an active campus life but also experiences to care for the welfare of the community. With the theme "Care for CommunitySee the Connections", the Lingnan CConnects Programme aims to:

  1. raise the level of social awareness of students and encourage them to care for the community;
  2. help students to develop a right attitude in life;
  3. learn about people from different walks of life;
  4. enhance students’ organizational, management and communication skills;
  5. connect students’ experiences, own potentials and lifelong goals.


Programme Outline

Programme Outline


Training Programmes

You are highly encouraged to join the following programmes which can help equip you with useful skills in volunteer service. Spaces are limited. Do enrol now!

C.Connects Training Series - ILP Activities (CELD)


1. Introductory Session of the " Principal Chan Free Tutorial World - LU Volunteer Teachers Scheme"
陳校長免費補習天地 - 嶺大義師計劃簡介會
Date: 19 Sep 2022 (Mon)
Time: 16:30 - 17:30
Venue: MBG06
Language: Cantonese
Speaker: Representatives of the Principal Chan Free Tutorial World
ILP Unit(s): 1 (CELD)
 
2. Briefing and Training Session – Orbis Hong Kong – Eye Brightening Advocate Programme
奧比斯香港 – 亮麗眼睛守護者計劃
Date:  22 Sep 2022 (Thu)
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Format: Online via Zoom
Language: English
Speaker: Representatives from Orbis Hong Kong
ILP Unit(s): 1.5 (CELD)
 
3. Volunteer Service Management Programme cum Voluntary Services for the Elderly
「義務工作基礎管理課程」暨長者義工服務
Date:  22 Sep, 29 Sep & 17 Nov 2022(Thu)
(Voluntary services will be carried out during late-Oct to mid-Nov 2022)
Time: 18:30 - 20:30
Venue: LKK307
Language: Cantonese
Speaker: Representative of the Hong Kong Institute of Volunteers
ILP Unit(s): 14 (CELD)
Remarks:
  1. Progress Meeting will be offered by trainers to participants in weekly online format, so as to offer appropriate guidance and assistance to the participants.
  2. A certificate of participation will be issued upon completion of the full programme.
For details, please click here (Chinese version) | here (English version).
Registration: Please click here
 
4. Empathetic Journey of Life
同理探索劇場
Episode 1 - "Prison"
第一節 - 「囚籠
Date: 5 Oct 2022 (Wed)
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Venue: LKK203
Language: Cantonese
Speaker: Mr Lamfia Leung, Registered social worker, Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service - Hong Kong (Tuen Mun Integrated  Youth Service Centre), Founder of the "Empathetic Journey of Life"
ILP Unit(s): 3 (CELD)
For details and storyboard, please click here
Registration: Please click here
 
Episode 2 - "Fatal Transmission"
第二節 - 「致命傳播
Date: 19 Oct 2022 (Wed)
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Venue: LKK203
Language: Cantonese
Speaker: Mr Lamfia Leung, Registered social worker, Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service - Hong Kong (Tuen Mun Integrated Youth Service Centre), Founder of the "Empathetic Journey of Life"
ILP Unit(s): 3 (CELD)
For details and storyboard, please click here
Registration: Please click here
 
5. Develop Your Leadership in the Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps - Officer Trainee Training Programme
香港航空青年團 – 長官學員訓練講座
Date: 6 Oct 2022 (Thu)
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Venue: MBG19
Language: Cantonese
Speaker: Representative of the Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps
ILP Unit(s): 1 (CELD)
 

6. SRACP Presents - ''Cocoon Angels'' 2.0 Drama Screening & Sharing
香港善導會 –《破繭天使2.0》話劇放映會及分享會
Date: 13 Oct 2022 (Thu)
Time: 16:30 - 18:30
Venue: LBYG01
Language: Cantonese
Speaker: Representative of The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, Hong Kong; and Drama actress of ''Cocoon  Angels'' 2.0 who is also an ex-drug abuser
ILP Unit(s): 2 (CELD)
 
7. Historical Tour at Sam Sing with "Tuenmunality"
「溯本尋屯」帶你去漁村
Date: 11 Oct 2022 (Tue)
Time: 16:00 - 18:00
Venue: Sam Sing (三聖) at Tuen Mun
Language: Cantonese
Speaker: Ms. Ng Kei Yiu, Lingnan alumnus and Chief Editor of Tuenmunality (溯本尋屯)
ILP Unit(s): 2 (CELD)
Remarks:
  • The is a 2-hour local tour at Sam Sing (三聖).  The assembly point of this tour will be at Sam Sing Bus Terminus (三聖巴士總站).  Participating students will have to arrange his/her travel to and from Sam Sing Bus Terminus by himself/herself.

 
8.  Learn how to conduct an interview with "Tuenmunality"
「溯本尋屯」教你做採訪
Date: 14 Oct 2022 (Fri)
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
Format: LBYG01
Language: Cantonese
Speaker: Ms. Ng Kei Yiu, Lingnan alumnus and Chief Editor of Tuenmunality (溯本尋屯)
ILP Unit(s): 1 (CELD)
 
9.  Global Climate Change - An Experiential Workshop
「逃氣」:氣候變化體驗活動
Date: 18 Oct 2022 (Tue)
Time: 16:00 - 18:00
Venue: LKK305
Language: Cantonese
Speaker: Representatives of the Red Cross Hong Kong
ILP Unit(s): 2 (CELD)
Remarks:
  • This is a role-playing and experiential learning activity, during which students will have to participate proactively in a simulation game.

 
10.  Sustainable Development of Volunteer Services - from the perspective of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of United Nations      
從聯合國可持續發展目標看義務工作
Date: 20 Oct 2022 (Thu)
Time: 16:00 - 17:30
Venue: MBG19
Language: English
Speaker: Representative of the Hong Kong Institute of Volunteers
ILP Unit(s): 1.5 (CELD)
 
11.  Non-discrimination · Respect for Diversity - An Experiential Workshop
人道價值互動體驗活動 - 非歧視 · 尊重多樣性
Date: 1 Nov 2022 (Tue)
Time: 16:00 - 18:00
Venue: LKK305
Language: Cantonese
Speaker: Representatives of the Red Cross Hong Kong
ILP Unit(s): 2 (CELD)
Remarks:
  • This is a role-playing and experiential learning activity, during which students will have to participate proactively in a simulation game.
 
12.  International Service & Leadership Styles
國際服務與領導風格
Date: 2 Nov 2022 (Wed)
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Format: via Zoom
Language: English
Speaker: Mr Regan Ho, Executive Deputy Supervisor, Wofoo Leaders' Network Steering Committee 2020-22
ILP Unit(s): 1.5 (CELD)
 
13.  Human Library - Experienced Volunteers
真人圖書館 - 資深義務工作者
Date: 3 Nov 2022 (Thu)
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Venue: LKK307
Language: Cantonese
Speaker: Representative of the Hong Kong Institute of Volunteers
ILP Unit(s): 1.5 (CELD)
 
14.  Leading a Purposeful Life
活出意義為本的生命
Date: 9 Nov 2022 (Wed)
Time: 16:30 - 18:00
Format: via Zoom
Language: English
Speaker: Mr. Anthoney Leung, Executive Deputy Supervisor, Wofoo Leaders' Network Steering Committee 2020-22
ILP Unit(s): 1.5 (CELD)


Serve the University

As a Lingnanian, you are always encouraged to contribute your part and carry out your ambassadorship in supporting various University’s initiatives and programmes.


Examples include, but not limited to:

  • Student Helpers supporting the Congregation
  • Student Helpers supporting the Information Day for Undergraduate Admissions
  • Student Helpers supporting Lingnan University Sports Day / Aquatic Meet
  • ILP Ambassadors
  • Peer Counsellors

    … many more …


Serve the Community

Structured Community Service Programmes

(The list will be updated from time to time.)

You are most welcome to join these structured community service programmes based upon your interests.

Enrol Now Projects Co-organizer(s) Beneficiaries
Enrol Now

聯院社會服務研習 - 「義仁同恆」和富義行者計劃大專生義工招募

Wofoo Leaders' Network The public
Application Closed 智綠安居劏房計劃大專義工招募 Hong Kong Red Cross Households living in unsuitable accommodation in Yau Tsim Mong District, Sham Shui Po and Kwai Chung
Application Closed Lingnan University Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps Officer Trainee Programme
嶺南大學香港航空青年團長官學員訓練計劃
Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps The public
Application Closed WebOrganic i-Mentorship
「有機上網」i·Plant 2.0種籽師友計劃
WebOrganic Primary/Secondary school students
Application Closed 東華三院青少年家庭服務 – 同行鍊身術計劃 Together, We Dare to Transform

Tung Wah Group of Hospitals

Youth
Application Closed Orbis Eye Brightening Advocate Program
奧比斯「亮麗眼睛」守護者
Orbis Hong Kong The public / Visually impaired
Application Closed Principal Chan Free Tutorial World - LU Volunteer Teachers Scheme
陳校長免費補習天地 - 嶺大義師計劃
Principal Chan Free Tutorial World Primary/Secondary school students
Application Closed 香港青年協會賽馬會建生青年空間 - 耆青傳耆II - 長青號 The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Jockey Club Kin Sang Youth S.P.O.T. The elderly
Application Closed

Big Brothers and Sisters Volunteer Service Project『大手牽小手』離異家庭兒童・大哥哥大姐姐伴行計劃

Hong Kong Family Welfare Society

Children from the divorced families
Details will be available soon LU Service Day
嶺南大學義工服務日

Office of Student Affairs

The public
Application Closed 第20期「夜貓大使」網上朋輩輔導義工計劃

香港小童群益會 - 夜貓Online網上青年支援

Internet users between the ages of 6 and 24

Application Closed 集合吧! STUDY GROUP ! 集合吧! STUDY PARTNER ! - DSE考生網上義補計劃

香港基督教女青年會將軍澳綜合社會服務處

DSE examinee
Application Closed
「Care Angels9」保良局3-6歲家舍院童義工計劃 香港基督教女青年會
將軍澳綜合社會服務處
長期住宿院舍之3-6歲院童
Application Closed
Tung Chung Full of Joy
「涌滿童心」社區網絡計劃
涌滿童心 - 社區發展推動基金 Child and Primary school students
Application Closed 聖雅各福群會Career Sparkle生涯規劃體驗館 - 活動領袖 聖雅各福群會 Career Sparkle生涯規劃體驗館 Secondary School Students
Application Closed ICAC Ambassador Programme
廉政大使計劃
ICAC The public
Application Closed 「環保基金 - 石縫中的公平永續生機」計劃 – 學生大使招募 Fair Trade Hong Kong The public
Application Closed Lingnan Student Voluntary Tutoring Scheme: Online Tutoring for Rural Students in China (Zhaoqing City, Guangdong Province)
「嶺大學生線上支教(廣東肇慶地區)計劃」
STEAM Education and Research Center at Lingnan University 嶺南大學STEAM教育及研究中心 Underprivileged children in China
Application Closed Hong Kong Young Ambassador Scheme
香港青年大使計劃
The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups The public
Details will be available soon "Strive For Success" Tuen Mun District Primary Students Award Scheme – A Day at University for Primary School Students
「成功有約」屯門區小學生獎勵計劃 – 做個大學生體驗活動
Tuen Mun District Youth Programme Committee, Tuen Mun District Office Primary school students

Other Community Services Opportunities

  1. Agency for Volunteer Service (AVS) (義務工作發展局)
    • Lingnan University is a Corporate Member (團體會員) of AVS.  Lingnan students can join AVS’ listed volunteer services for free.
    • Browse the website of AVS for the volunteer services that you are interested in: https://www.volunteering.org.hk/campaign_search .
    • Download the application form here in order to apply for the volunteer services that you wish to join.  Return the completed application form to AVS via vrs@avs.org.hk for their processing (Corporate Membership Number of Lingnan: CM000479) .
      • AVS will generally process the application and inform the applicants with the result in 3 working days.  Successful applicants will then receive a “Confirmation Email” from AVS around 1 week before the volunteer services, delineating the details and arrangement of the volunteer services.  Please attend the volunteer services as scheduled and in a punctual manner.
  2. You are most welcome to regularly look for available volunteer services opportunities which are available in Lingnan Off-campus Volunteer Experience (L.O.V.E.). The website of L.O.V.E. is updated from time to time with new opportunities.
  3. In addition, you are always encouraged to participate in many other volunteer services which are arranged on your own.


Recognitions

Devoted CConnects Crew Members will be recognized !

How to have your service hours counted?

Structured Community Services Programmes

  • For CConnects Crew Members who have successfully completed the entire structured community services programme(s), the Office of Student Affairs will arrange to collect the service record(s) from the cooperating organization(s) and the service hours contributed will be automatically recorded by the end of each term.
  • Submission of supporting documents will not be necessary.

Other Community Services Opportunities

  • For C.Connects Crew Members who have successfully completed those AVS’ listed volunteer services by using the Corporate Membership Number of Lingnan (i.e. CM000479), the corresponding service hours will be recorded by AVS directly.  Submission of supporting documents will not be necessary.
  • For CConnects Crew Members who have successfully participated in self-arranged volunteer services or those community services opportunities available in Lingnan Off-campus Volunteer Experience (L.O.V.E.), please input your service records and upload the supporting document(s) in the CConnects Online Platform for Volunteer Service Record Submission within one month upon completion of that particular volunteer service.
  • To certify your volunteer service record, please provide us with one of the following information as supporting document(s):
    • Certificate / letter issued by the corresponding organization, with the details and service hours of the volunteer service being stated
    • “Volunteer Service Record Sheet” endorsed by the corresponding organization. Please click here for downloading the template
    • Any other documentary proof that can certify your participation and service hour at that particular volunteer service
  • Upon submission of service record, your information will be reviewed and endorsed, if applicable, in about 10 working days. You will be informed by a separate email for the endorsement status in due course.

Please approach us for advices if you have any enquiry.

CConnects Online Platform for Volunteer Service Record Submission

A one-stop online platform for you to:

  • Input your self-arranged community services records, as well as to upload the supporting documents
  • View the accumulated service hours in that particular academic year (September to August of the following year)

Please click here to enter the platform.


Application

  1. WHO could apply?
    • Full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students of all years
    • Enthusiastic in serving the community
    • CConnects crew membership will last for whole study period at Lingnan
  2. WHAT do we expect from applicants?
    • Applicants should have a keen interest in serving the community.
    • Once enrolled, applicants should be committed to the training programmes and community service programmes / volunteer services and never be absent without unexcused reason.
  3. HOW to apply?
    • To join us as CConnects crew, interested parties are welcome to click here for online application.
    • Successful applicants will receive email confirmation.
  4. WHAT else should you know?
    • Updates of the Lingnan CConnects Programme (e.g. application schedules of various structured community service projects / community service awards / scholarships / international conferences & programmes) will be disseminated to CConnects crew via emails from time to time. CConnects crew are highly recommended to check your Lingnan email account regularly and make sure it is ready for receiving new emails.


Enquiries

Ms Angie Lau
Tel: 2616 7023
Email: angielau@LN.edu.hk
Ms Mandy Choi
Tel: 2616 7446
Email: my2choi@LN.edu.hk


 

Contact Us

Office of Student Affairs

Tel:2616 7446
Email: c.connects@LN.edu.hk
G/F., Dorothy Y.L. Wong Building

 

C.Connects