News & Events

HSUHK Graduation Ceremony 2018

On 5 December 2018, the Hang Seng University of Hong Kong held the Graduation Ceremony 2018 to celebrate the achievements of the graduating students. This year, 54 students were awarded Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English (BA-ENG). The Department would also like to congratulate the following scholarship awardees: Academic Excellence ScholarshipLEUNG Hoi Yee Academic Achievement ScholarshipKO Wai Yan Academic Accomplishment ScholarshipYIM…

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The Spread of English in Mainland China: An analysis of the best available data At the Departmental Seminar hosted on 5 December 2018, Dr Rining WEI from Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University illustrated Chinese people’s use of and self-rated proficiency in English, as well as their attitudes towards using a foreign language.

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SHSS Award Ceremony 2017/18

The School of Humanities and Social Science Award Presentation Ceremony was successfully held on 17 November 2018. The following BA-ENG students were awarded the Dean’s List Honour and the Best Progress Award: Dean’s ListCHEUNG Sum Ki Alexis (Year 1)CHIU Tsz Ying (Year 1)CHANG Yan Tung (Year 2)CHOI Wai Ming (Year 2)WU Chin Lui (Year 2)WU Chung Yan (Year 2)LO…

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28th English Departmental Seminar

At the Departmental Seminar hosted on 14 November 2018, Professor Kwok-kan Tam illustrated how bilingual metaphors work in hybridized forms of English, and discussed the new sensibilities and identities expressed in Hong Kong and Singapore English writings, mainly poetry, drama and fiction.

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BA-ENG Tea Gathering 2018

A tea gathering was held on 8 November 2018, bringing together teachers and students in the Department. It was a great opportunity for BA-ENG students to meet their personal tutor and peer tutor, and share their campus life.

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IELTS Talk by the British Council 2018

The Department of English had the honour of inviting Ms Ivy Cheung, a representative from the British Council, to deliver an IELTS Talk to HSMC students on 13 September 2018. Students were introduced to the important information of IELTS and how to prepare for the IELTS Academic test.

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Department of English Annual Retreat

Before the start of the new 2018/19 academic year, the department gathered for a day of learning and sharing ideas. Guest lecturers were invited to give presentations alongside talks from our own staff. It was a richly beneficial experience and one that we hope to make an annual tradition.

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26th English Departmental Seminar

Group photo of teachers of the Department of English

13 August 2018 Today, the Department of English hosted its 26th Departmental Seminar. Dr Holly Chung shared on the topic “English-Language Graduation Requirement in Tertiary Education: A Study of Self-Efficacy Beliefs of Students who Failed”; Ms Joyce Lee shared on “Language Policy in Hong Kong: Medium of Instruction in Secondary Education”; and Dr Rebecca Ong shared on “Language Learning…

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English Intercultural Exchange Camp 2018

Sponsored by Tin Ka Ping Foundation, the Department of English held an English Intercultural Exchange Camp from 16 to 20 Jul 2018 for HSMC students of all disciplines and students from Dapu County Tin Ka Ping Experimental High School. The camp aimed at fostering intercultural collaboration between HSMC and Mainland students, providing students with an opportunity to expand their…

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