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The domain focuses on whole-person development to enhance students' competences in the following areas:

1. Personal Development like interpersonal communication ability, independence, self-governance ability and intellectual development;
2. Leadership Development includes problem-solving, sense of community and responsibilities, analytic competence and critical thinking; and
3. Language Enhancement and Internationalisation includes activities of Lingnan Language Enhancement Initiative (L²EI), cultural integration and appreciation, and global perspectives.
*Activities under this domain will be mainly provided by Warden Offices for advocating their educational themes as Living Learning Community, and supplemented by OSA, CEAL, CLEAC, various University offices and student bodies.

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Last update: 24 September 2021

Organised by Office of Student Affairs (OSA)  學生事務處主辦

Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Understand some key communication tips to make new friends from different cultural backgrounds;
2. Equip with practical social skills to connect with people from different cultures; and
3. Learn how to be inclusive for expanding social connection.

Description:

Many people felt frustrated in connecting with their friends during the pandemic. Although we have been living with social distancing for more than a year now, wearing masks and practising safety measures are indispensable parts of our daily lives. In this workshop, students will learn about communication skills, social skills and the concept of inclusiveness which help us to expand our social network.

Speaker:
Dr Gloria WONG
(Counsellor of Lingnan University)
Well-being (Mental) Language Enhancement Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Understand online and offline scams;
2. Stay alert of the possible online scams; and
3. Know how to access online smartly and avoid becoming a victim.

Description:

The workshop will cover the following:
1. Online and offline scams, which include phishing, vishing and smishing;
2. Methods to identify the scams;
3. How to avoid being a victim; and
4. Case study.

Speaker:
Mr Dominic LI
(Information Security Manager of Lingnan University)
Technology Literacy
Objectives:
At the end of the activity, students will be able to:

1. Make the best of the hiking trail around the campus;
2. Get recharged through the appreciation of nature and mindfulness; and
3. Connect people of similar cultural interests to build friendships in both the hostel and campus environment.

Description:

This activity is not just a walk for relaxation around the campus! If you would like to:

1. Refresh your body and mind;
2. Train your mind towards optimism, appreciation of both nature and other cultures;
3. Network buddies of similar cultural interests in the hostel and campus environment; and
4. Explore the user-friendly hiking trail around the campus.

Schedule:
Nov 8 (Briefing) & Nov 13 (Hiking)
16:30 - 17:30 (Briefing) & 10:30 - 13:30 (Hiking)
Instructors:
Dr Gloria WONG
(Counsellor of Lingnan University)

Dr MOK Kam Ming
(Assistant Manager (PE) I of Lingnan University)

Ms Iris HO
(Assistant Manager I of Lingnan University)
Deposit: $50
Well-being (Mental) Well-being (Physical) Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Understand the relationship between emotions and interpersonal relationships;
2. Understand the reasons for releasing negative emotions and accepting the negative emotions of others; and
3. Apply alternative ways to release negative emotions to nurture or maintain friendships, especially in the hostel and campus environment.

Description:

The social network is essential and necessary for students in the university. Our emotions play important roles in developing effective interpersonal skills. In this workshop, you will gain a deep understanding of the formation of negative emotions and how to deal with them. You would also learn the cultural difference in emotional expression and how to make friends from different cultures.

Speaker:
Mr Elton NG
(Assistant Counsellor of Lingnan University)
Well-being (Mental) Language Enhancement Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration

Hostel Entrepreneurship Laboratory (HEL)  Hall 創實驗室

Objectives:
At the end of the seminar, students will be able to:

1. Understand the training and learning opportunities in the Hostel Entrepreneurship Laboratory; and
2. Raise the awareness and interest of planning and organizing entrepreneurial programmes in student hostels.

Description:

Hostel Entrepreneurship Laboratory is a trial-and-error lab for students to experiment with their ideas tackling community challenges in Student Hostels and Tuen Mun District. Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative (LEI) & the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) offer a series of training workshops and a competition to build an Innovation and Entrepreneurship community within Lingnan Hostels.

Speaker:
Ms Nans LEUNG
(Assistant Student Affairs Manager of Lingnan University)
Leadership Entrepreneurship
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Cultivate a sense of civic responsibility and community engagement;
2. Familiarize participants with an empathy map as a tool to propose creative solutions in the residential community; and
3. Come up with new ideas with a judgement-free zone.

Description:

Participants will quickly go through the ideation process and empathy map and apply the tool for their chosen topics to identify the community problem and address the pain points of the locals.

Speaker:
Ms NG Aik Min
(Senior Project Officer of Lingnan University)
Leadership Entrepreneurship
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Substantially ideate, describe, evaluate and discuss a business model using the Business Model Canvas;
2. Understand how to use personas and problem scenarios to articulate the Offer’s key drivers; and
3. Learn how to evaluate Key Activities, Resources, and Partnerships in this context.

Description:

Participants will quickly go through the business model canvas and apply the tool for their chosen topics to identify the community problem and address the pain points of the locals.

Speaker:
Mr KUM Hiu Fung
(Senior Project Officer of Lingnan University)
Leadership Entrepreneurship
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Learn new ideas for topics like sustainability, social inclusion, health and well-being from peers and project teams; and
2. Experience to pitch their ideas within a few minutes.

Description:

Project teams will apply the knowledge learnt from the HEL training workshops and present their ideas in response to the community needs.

Speaker:
Ms Nans LEUNG
(Assistant Student Affairs Manager of Lingnan University)
Leadership Entrepreneurship

Organised by William M W Mong Hall The Bank of East Asia Hall (MEA)
蒙民偉樓東亞堂 (MEA) 主辦

Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Train and read articles aloud in Putonghua;
2. Correct the pronunciation in Putonghua; and
3. Improve communication skills in Putonghua.

Description:

Read aloud some articles selected from the PSC Test. Learn some Chinese slang to know about Chinese popular culture.

Instructor:
Ms Nancy LU
(Senior Hostel Tutor of MEA Hall)
Language Enhancement Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration
Objectives:
At the end of the talk, students will be able to:

1. Know the differences between a full-time job and a slasher;
2. Explore their abilities and talent;
3. Reflect on their values and life goals; and
4. Explore the possibilities in their career path.

Description:

Do you know what a "Slasher" is? The term "slash" refers to the slash sign(/). People who combine multiple occupational identities are called "Slasher", as a "/" is added between various job titles to indicate different roles. Join the activity to learn more!

Speaker:
Mr Eddy TO
(Music Educator / Psychological Counselor)
Career Development
Objectives:
At the end of the activity, students will be able to:

1. Prepare for solo backpacking;
2. Enhance the understanding of marathon sports; and
2. Appreciate the amateur runner's journey of self-understanding, friendship and sparks in life.

Description:

Getting around a new city is never easy, no matter how often you travel. Getting around a new city while running a marathon is even more challenging.

Dennis LUI, who has been to the 7 Continents and 5 Oceans before his 30s, will share his backpacker experience with students. Dennis is also an enthusiastic marathoner who has completed 26 races around the globe with his personal best record of 2 hours 47 minutes 13 seconds. He will share how marathon training creates a better version of himself, fulfils his travelling dream, and most importantly, allows him to handle adversities and feel more at ease in the ever-changing world.

Speaker:
Mr LUI Wai Keung Dennis
(Marathon Enthusiast)
Remark:
ALL students are welcome.
Well-being (Mental)
Objectives:
At the end of the activity, students will be able to:

1. Reflect on the issues of personal right and public interest; and
2. Raise awareness on social issues.

Description:

Do you support organ donations? Do you think we have responsibilities to improve our societies? Benevolent is always described as the most sacrificial virtue, but how "benevolent" we should be? Enjoy the movie and think about it.

Speaker:
Mr YUNG Sheung Ching
(Hostel Tutor of MEA Hall)
Well-being (Mental) Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Describe how to make marinated tomato;
2. Learn basic cooking skills; and
3. Understand more about the agricultural sector and local farms in Hong Kong.

Description:

This workshop allows students to understand the development of agriculture in Hong Kong, such as independent farms, their products, and their outlets. Students will learn about the variety of agricultural products produced in Hong Kong and where they can buy local farm produces. Students will understand how to make marinated plum tomatoes, a healthy appetizer with locally grown tomatoes and made-in-Hong Kong plum paste.

Instructor:
Ms Ruby LAI
(Hostel Tutor of MEA Hall)
Remarks:
1. Students will be divided into groups (4 students per group);
2. Students are required to bring their own containers.
Well-being (Physical) Well-being (Mental) Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration

Organised by Tsung Tsin Association Hall Fok Choi Man Hall (TFB)
香港崇正總會樓霍藻棉樓 (TFB) 主辦

Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Describe different study skills; and
2. Discover valuable resources to ensure academic success.

Description:

The workshop will introduce helpful study skills and resources to students to support them in their academic journey.

Instructor:
Prof. Mark McGinley
(Warden of TFB Hall)
Objectives:
At the end of the activity, students will be able to:

1. Describe the variety of job natures of a social worker; and
2. Understand the strengths and limits of a social worker.

Description:

A Lingnan graduate who has been serving the youth and people with mental health issues will share how she become a social worker. What the requirements are to pursue a career in the social service sector from an insider perspective.

Speakers:
Ms MAK Lai Yan
(Alumna of Lingnan University)
Ms HUNG Choi Man
(Hostel Tutor of TFB Hall)
Leadership Career Development
Objectives:
At the end of the activity, students will be able to:

1. Understand leadership and emotional intelligence using movies; and
2. Enhance their wellbeing in a relaxed environment to unwind, relax, and entertain.

Description:

The workshop will use movies to engage the participants in a relaxed environment and discuss leadership tools and strategies for improving emotional intelligence.

Speaker:
Dr ANADUAKA Uchechi Shirley
(Hostel Tutor of TFB Hall)
Leadership Well-being (Mental) Language Enhancement
Objectives:
At the end of the activity, students will be able to:

1. Describe how to use telescopes to observe the stars;
2. Understand Winter constellations; and
3. Experience the magnificence of the universe and know how precious we are.

Description:

To experience the magnificence of the universe and to know how precious we are, students will be able to use the telescope to observe planets, Moon, and constellations through the instructor's guidance in the grassland near Southern Hostels.

Instructor:
Mr TSUI Sai Hang
(Hostel Tutor of TFB Hall)
Well-being (Mental) Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration Technology Literacy
Objectives:
At the end of the activity, students will be able to:

1. Describe different types of printing; and
2. Make their own silkscreen print product.

Description:

The workshop will introduce the procedure of silkscreen printing to participants. They would be able to make print a graphic on their T-shirt or Totebag.

Instructor:
Mr KWOK Kin Kwan
(Hostel Tutor of TFB Hall)
Fee: $50

Organised by Chung Shun Yee Min Hall (CSYM)
忠信逸民堂 (CSYM) 主辦

Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Acquire knowledge on plants and essential oils;
2. Learn how to blend for own style of perfume; and
3. Enjoy the healing of the essential oils.

Description:

This workshop will give you basic knowledge of aromatherapy and the principles of perfumery. Students will be able to blend their favourite smells from several essential oils provided. By pleasant aroma smells, students may recall their precious memories or relax from their university study.

Speaker:
Ms Elaine YAM
(Senior Hostel Tutor of CSYM Hall &
Registered Aromatherapist of MIFPA)
Fee: $50
Deposit: $50
Well-being (Mental) Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Describe why software engineering is a promising career option in Hong Kong;
2. Understand how to become a software engineer with a non-technical background; and
3. Have a holistic picture of the skill sets required to become a software engineer.

Description:

The workshop will give students a comprehensive understanding of the software engineering industry in Hong Kong to widen students' imagination of their career options. They will learn how to develop technical and soft skills and become software engineers in Hong Kong with detailed guidelines.

Speaker:
Mr Rico NG
(Hostel Tutor of CSYM Hall & Software Engineer)
Technology Literacy Career Development
Objectives:
At the end of the seminar, students will be able to:

1. Be inspire to come out of their comfort zones;
2. Explore more opportunities for cultural exchange; and
3. Enjoy cross-cultural appreciation and integration.

Description:

This sharing session aims at offering alternative perspectives on the meaning of cultural exchange. You will be able to discuss and reflect on the cultural exchange experiences. You can share your insights and personal experiences during the sharing session.

Speaker:
Ms Zoe KWAN
(Hostel Tutor of CSYM Hall)
Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration
Objectives:
At the end of the forum, students will be able to:

1. Describe the current social condition of Hong Kong;
2. Analyze the development of Hong Kong society; and
3. Enjoy intellectual discussion.

Description:

Warden, Prof. C. P. Lau, will lead the participating residents to discuss the political, economic, social and cultural developments of Hong Kong society. You are welcome to raise your views or opinions for intellectual discussion.

Speaker:
Prof C. P. LAU
(Warden of CSYM Hall)
Leadership
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Understand the basic syntax of Python;
2. Acquire the knowledge on how to use helpful Python packages to analyze data;
3. Describe how to visualize data; and
4. Learn how to do basic web scraping.

Description:

Python is a modern scripting language that enables you to conduct data analysis, build web applications, and even implement machine learning and AI algorithms. The workshop will teach you how to automate boring stuff with Python. Without installing any software on your computer, you can scrape, wrangle, analyze and visualize the data with a Google account. The skills you learn in this workshop are completely reusable and applicable in other circumstances.

Speaker:
Mr Rico NG
(Hostel Tutor of CSYM Hall & Software Engineer)
Technology Literacy

Organised by Lam Woo Hall (LWD)  林護堂 (LWD) 主辦

Objectives:
At the end of the seminar, students will be able to:

1. Know more about some of the unpopular industries;
2. Treasure and cherish different relationships in their lives; and
3. Start to plan their career and future development.

Description:

This sharing session will focus on the job duties of a funeral director. Students will be able to understand more about what is it like to be a funeral director and the development of this sector. In addition, through story sharing, students will be more willing to treasure friendship, life, personal development, and study opportunities.

Speaker:
Mr CHEN Pui Hing
(Hostel Tutor of LWD Hall)
Remark: open to all
Well-being (Mental) Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration Career Development
Objectives:
At the end of the seminar, students will be able to:

1. Acquire the knowledge of entrepreneurship and social innovation; and
2. Seek insights and information from the social innovators.

Description:

Project leaders from Fullness Social Enterprises Society and the social innovation field will be invited to share social innovation, their entrepreneurship experience, and related opportunities in communities and the Lingnan University.

Speaker:
Dr. Ca TSE
(Program Architect at Innovator Farm)
Remark: open to all
Entrepreneurship Career Development Sustainability
Objectives:
At the end of the seminar, students will be able to:

1. Discuss various possibilities of career development;
2. Understand the comic arts in Hong Kong and Japan; and
3. Explore different fields with a passion.

Description:

This sharing session will introduce students to basic comic art skills and techniques and character design knowledge. In addition, the tutor will explore with students the pathways and opportunities related to the comic art field and the creative industry.

Speaker:
Mr Costo LAM
(Young Comic Artist)
Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration Career Development Sustainability

Organised by The Jockey Club Hall (JCE)
賽馬會堂 (E) 主辦

Objectives:
At the end of the seminar, students will be able to:

1. Understand the job of a photography entrepreneur; 2. Reflect on how they can achieve their dreams; and 3. Enhance some basic photography skills.

Description:

Have you ever thought of turning your interest into a job? A professional world travel photographer, Raven Cheng, will share his experience of fulfilling his dream and becoming successful along his photography journey. He will also share some valuable and practical photography skills with participants.

Speaker:
Mr Raven CHENG
(Traveling Photographer)
Entrepreneurship Career Development Sustainability
Objectives:
At the end of the seminar, students will be able to:

1. Acquire knowledge on different types of recycling in daily life and hostel;
2. Describe more examples of rubbish recycling policies and practice around the world; and
3. Reflect on how rubbish recycling and reproduction affect our society and economy.

Description:

There is no denying that garbage pollution is a big issue nowadays. Garbage and waste disposal is turning into a major ecological nightmare. In this workshop, the guest speaker will share some practical ideas and tips about recycling and reusing some objects that residents usually encounter in the hostel. Let's all be a bin smart resident!

Speaker:
Mr SUEN Wai Kit Jack
(Hostel Tutor of JCE Hall)
Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration Career Development
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Improve accuracy and proficiency in Putonghua pronunciation;
2. Obtain tailored tips and advice for further study and improvement in Putonghua; and
3. Increase the chance to achieve a higher score in the Putonghua test.

Description:

In this workshop, the instructor will provide a tutorial on prose reading, which is the component of the LCC1010 oral exam. Through reading the proses, participants can get individualized feedback and optimizing training from the instructor.

Speaker:
Ms Jessie WANG
(Hostel Tutor of JCE Hall)
Language Enhancement
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Improve accuracy and proficiency in Putonghua pronunciation;
2. Obtain tailored tips and advice for further study and improvement in Putonghua; and
3. Increase the chance to achieve a higher score in the Putonghua test.

Description:

In this workshop, the instructor will provide a tutorial on prose reading, which is the component of the LCC2010 oral exam. Through reading the proses, participants can get individualized feedback and optimizing training from the instructor.

Speaker:
Ms Jessie WANG
(Hostel Tutor of JCE Hall)
Language Enhancement

Organised by The Jockey Club Hall (JCF)
賽馬會堂 (F) 主辦

Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Enhance the ability in making aesthetic judgments and appreciating paintings;
2. Develop skills in sketching and basic knowledge about painting; and
3. Improve observational ability in daily life.

Description:

This workshop aims to provide students with basic knowledge of sketching and appreciating painting. The first part of the workshop introduces the basic historical background and different styles of sketching. The second part is the participating section of sketching. Students will sketch within 5 minutes repeatedly with comments and guidance from the speaker.

Instructor:
Mr Hin CHAN
(Founder of Aworkshop)
Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Develop a sense of community by working together on artwork and identifying one's identity in a group;
2. Enhance creativity and ability of the aesthetic to express emotion and feeling; and
3. Improve language skills by presenting the idea and philosophy behind their artwork.

Description:

Seeing the best side of things is the most straightforward step toward happiness. In this workshop, participants will explore and express the beauty they found in the tea stains on paper made by their fellows. Through artistic participation and creation, they will have a spiritual healing experience filled with the aroma of tea. And they will understand the tea history and culture by exploring the terms of tea.

Instructor:
Ms Snowie WONG
(Hostel Tutor of JCF Hall)
Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration Language Enhancement

Organised by The Jockey Club New Hall (JCNG)
賽馬會博雅堂 (G) 主辦

Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Practise the basic breathing techniques and postures in yoga;
2. Enhance concentration and body stretching; and
3. Establish regular exercise habits in the hostel.

Description:

Maintaining a good physical condition and a relaxed state of mind is the key to cope with vibrant hostel life. This yoga experience workshop will help you learn the basics of yoga and practice it correctly. Let's relax and stretch your body!

Instructor:
Ms Candy LIU
(Hostel Tutor of JCNG Hall)
Well-being (Physical) Well-being (Mental)
Objectives:
At the end of the seminar, students will be able to:

1. Describe the characteristics of foreign countries;
2. Develop an awareness of global citizenship; and
3. Reflect and respond to the multi-cultural environment of the hostel community or even society.

Description:

We may have travelled to various countries, but do we know how those countries are like away from tourist spots? In this session, you will be able to learn more about the lands away from Hong Kong in the aspect of cultures, economies, politics and social issues. Enjoy a delightful evening as a global citizen.

Speaker:
Ms Siuyo SIU
(Hostel Tutor of JCNG Hall)
Language Enhancement Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration
Objectives:
At the end of the seminar, students will be able to:

1. Acquire knowledge of art in particular styles;
2. Understand western art developed from the 16th century to the 20th century; and
3. Develop their sense of appreciation for art and life in general.

Description:

This talk is about western art appreciation. It uses "Mona Lisa'' as a thread to explore the art evolution since the Italian Renaissance. Some of the masters will be discussed, including Leonardo, Duchamp and Warhol. It also extends the discussion to the nature and definition of art.

Speaker:
Dr Hung SHENG
(Hostel Tutor of JCNG Hall)
Well-being (Mental) Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration Sustainability

Organised by The Jockey Club New Hall (JCNH)
賽馬會博雅堂 (H) 主辦

Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Learn the idea of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Hong Kong;
2. Understand the history of papercutting as traditional craftsmanship;
3. Equip basic techniques in Chinese papercutting such as hollowing out, stacking papers, filling colour and stippling; and
4. Reduce acculturative stress through craftsmanship.

Description:

This workshop gives students an opportunity to the history of papercutting as traditional craftsmanship of Hong Kong and Chinese culture through practice and storytelling. The instructor will introduce the idea of Intangible Hong Kong Cultural Heritage and demonstrate basic techniques in Chinese papercutting such as hollowing out, stacking papers, filling colour and stippling. In the end, students will create their papercutting work with the facilitation of the instructor.

Instructor:
Mr Philip CHUNG
(Paper Cutting Enthusiast)
Remark:
Open to ALL students
Well-being (Mental) Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration
Objectives:
At the end of the talk, students will be able to:

1. Understand the history of Hong Kong industry;
2. Learn more about Hong Kong craftsmanship;
3. Reflect on relation of Hong Kong's identity and MADE IN HK products; and
4. Understand the connection between Hong Kong Design and the World.

Description:

"Made in Hong Kong" clocks, furniture and domestic goods were once the global pride handcraft because of its originality, quality and affordability. Through browsing the private collection of Chan Hope, we glimpse how design talents brought economic benefits to Hong Kong and even influenced the international design trend. Taking the experience of designers and craftsmen in the past as examples to explore the origins of their design. How can we promote a new era of Hong Kong design by seeing through our own history?

Speaker:
Mr. CHAN Hope
(Post-90s Furniture Designer)
Remark:
Open to ALL students
Entrepreneurship Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration
Objectives:
At the end of the talk, students will be able to:

1. Know about the exchange experience of alumni studying in Germany;
2. Understand cultural appreciation and embrace cultural differences; and
3. Reflect and respond to the multi-cultural environment of the hostel community.

Description:

This sharing session will give you a basic introduction to German culture from two local alumni who went on exchange in Germany. You will learn about the uniqueness of German cultures, such as the language and the customs, compared to Hong Kong, and acquire some practical tips for future overseas study in Germany.

Speakers:
Ms Ann CHAN & Mr Andy CHAN
(Alumni who went on exchange in Germany)
Remark:
Open to ALL students
Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration

Organised by Wong Hoo Chuen Hall (WHC)
黃浩川堂 (WHC) 主辦

Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Understand the history of local agriculture;
2. Know the experience, including practices and difficulties of being a farmer in Hong Kong; and
3. Reflect on the justice of food.

Description:

Meet the farmer and learn agriculture in Hong Kong! In this workshop, Chow Sze Chung, the founder of Sangwoodgoon and a farmer, will talk about his practices and experiences as a farmer and a founder of the farming collective. If you ever questioned the process by which food on our dining tables is produced, the difficulties and possibilities of being a farmer in Hong Kong, and the anecdotes about raddish and wild pig, you don't want to miss the conversation.

Speaker:
Mr CHOW Sze Chung
(Farmer and Founder of Sangwoodgoon)
Well-being (Mental) Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration Career Development
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Create shelters for Lingnan cats;
2. Understand the conflicts between cats and community members; and
3. Reflect on their roles as community members on animal issues.

Description:

This event shed light on the living conditions and problems of Lingnan cats. Apart from making shelters, students will understand how policies and community design may marginalise this non-human social group.

Speaker:
Ms NG Yeuk Nam
(Hostel Tutor of WHC Hall)
Leadership Sustainability
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Understand the skills of talented retirees;
2. Learn more about the traditional handicraft, tie-dyeing; and
3. Acquire skills in tie-dyeing.

Description:

Tie-dyeing is a traditional handicraft from Hakka. In ancient times, folk wisdom used a dyed square scarf for book wrapping and other personal care. Through hands-on tie-dyeing of a handicraft bag, students can learn more about natural dyeing, tie-dye patterns and dyeing techniques.

Instructor:
Ms Nans LEUNG
(Senior Hostel Tutor of WHC Hall)
Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration Sustainability
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Improve leadership ability by strengthening their presentation and public speaking skills and confidence, and ability to convey ideas in English;
2. Improve critical thinking and problem-solving prowess, as the students will be required to get clues, solve riddles and complete mental tasks;
3. Bolster appreciation of working together collaboratively in teams; and
4. Foster a greater sense of community in WHC as students interact with, learn from, and enjoy the company of other hostel residents.

Description:

Participants would be grouped into teams, follow clues, solve riddles in English, and perform actions such as speaking challenges to progress further, and ultimately complete the activity.

Instructor:
Mr Akin SMITH
(Hostel Tutor of WHC Hall & Language Instructor of CEAL)
Leadership Language Enhancement Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration
Objectives:
At the end of the talk, students will be able to:

1. Understand more about working in different sectors; and
2. Identify their preferences in career.

Description:

Students will get to know more about different industries of work and how they may have better plans for their careers.

Speakers:
Ms NG Yeuk Nam
(Hostel Tutor of WHC Hall)
Ms WONG Ka Yan & Ms NG Yee Kiu
(Alumni of Lingnan University)
Career Development
Objectives:
At the end of the activity, students will be able to:

1. Develop a sense to appreciate modern visual art and life in general;
2. Exchange thoughts and stimulate a sense of the conflicts in a different culture; and
3. Understand how they can engage in movie aesthetics.

Description:

Participants can learn how to appreciate modern visual art and life through the move sharing night.

Speaker:
Mr Desmond CHAN
(Hostel Tutor of WHC Hall)
Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration

Organised by Wu Jieh Yee Hall (WJY)
伍絜宜堂 (WJY) 主辦

Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Learn good hostel manners;
2. Discuss with roommates to understand each other's expectations for peaceful living; and
3. Review some past cases with the hostel tutor to learn the technique to resolve conflicts.

Description:

Conflict can easily arise when living in the same room among strangers, so learning how to prevent and resolve conflicts becomes an essential and critical skill in hostel living. Through this workshop, the hostel tutor will offer practical techniques to prevent and resolve roommate conflicts so that students can build a peaceful and harmonious living and learning hostel environment.

Speaker:
Ms Roxanne CHAN
(Hostel Tutor of WJY Hall)
Well-being (Mental) Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Understand each of their cultures further;
2. Appreciate the background of each other; and
3. Build a deeper connection with each other.

Description:

A major objective of Lingnan’s liberal arts education is to provide students with international exposure. Exchange students are invited to share the uniqueness of their home countries and reflect on their Hong Kong experiences with local students. The local students are encouraged to interact with them during the session with feedback. Light refreshment will be served at the end for networking.

Speaker:
Ms Roxanne CHAN
(Hostel Tutor of WJY Hall)
Language Enhancement Cross-Cultural Appreciation and Integration
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Acquire knowledge on informational interviews;
2. Master basic steps of conducting informational interviews; and
3. Plan informational interviews for their interested career areas.

Description:

An informational interview is an informal conversation with someone with experience and knowledge in a certain area to seek insights on a career path, an industry, or a specific company. This workshop will cover the basics and tips of conducting an informational interview.

Speaker:
Dr Weiyan XIONG
(Programme Director of School of Graduate Studies)
Entrepreneurship Technology Literacy Career Development
Objectives:
At the end of the tour, students will be able to:

1. Enjoy the spirit of adventure;
2. Promote caring culture among students; and
3. Experience and enjoy beautiful sightseeing in a nearby place.

Description:

Hiking is one of the most popular physical activities for the general public. Our hostel is located within a short walking distance of the hiking trail. This tour aims to promote hiking as a regular exercise through the appreciation of the beautiful natural environment.

Instructor:
Mr Jayden CHAN
(Hostel Tutors of WJY Hall)
Well-being (Physical) Technology Literacy
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Understand how to workout without equipment; and
2. Cooperate with others.

Description:

If you want to start a healthy living style at a lower, or even zero cost. This Equipment-Free Workout session will be a good choice for you. You may try some exercises that do not require fitness equipment, and some are suitable for you to carry out in your living hostel area.

Instructor:
Ms Helen NGAI
(Hostel Tutors of WJY Hall)
Well-being (Physical) Language Enhancement
Objectives:
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:

1. Describe about their roles in the community; and
2. Reflect on the relationship with marginalized groups in the community.

Description:

Animals are around us in the city, including the university. How do they live and what do they encounter while living in a human-made environment? We will have a volunteer to share more about the living situations of cats in our community and to let us think more about the relationships between animals and the community.

Instructor:
Ms NG Yeuk Nam
(Founder of FuTeiCat)
Leadership Sustainability