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26 July, 2&9 Aug The Friends of Cambridge, CUCS & CUHKCAS summer mentoring programme 2014

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26 July, 2&9 Aug The Friends of Cambridge, CUCS & CUHKCAS summer mentoring programme 2014

Venue: 23/F Bank of East Asia Building, Central, Hong Kong (Enter from 22/F)
Cambridge students and alumni are welcome to join and bring one friend
Day 1 - 26th July (Saturday) 10-noon and 2pm-6pm
- Entrepreneurship: Start and run your own company
- Consulting
- Banking

Day 2 - 2 Aug (Saturday) 2-6pm
- Business training workshop - Consultant's approach to problem solving and decision making

Day 3 - 9th Aug (Saturday) 2-6pm
- CV writing
- Interview techniques
- Current Job Market review
Followed by Dinner (on cost sharing basis)

CJBS alumni only: Sat 13 Sept 2014 CJBS Alumni Asia Gala Dinner

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Sat 13 Sept 2014 CJBS Alumni Asia Gala Dinner
Dear CJBS alumni,
Following the success of last year’s event, we are delighted to invite you to an Asia Gala Dinner in Hong Kong on Saturday 13 September. This year the Dinner is being organised as part of 'CJBS Celebrates: Worldwide' – a series of events that we are organising together with our Alumni Groups around the world.
The evening will start with a drinks reception and will be followed by a four-course meal with wine.
Our guest speakers are Director of Cambridge Judge Business School, Professor Christoph Loch andDr Eden Yin, University Senior Lecturer in Marketing. We are pleased to let you know that Conrad Chua, Head of MBA Admissions and Careers, and Anna Wright, Head of Alumni Relations at CJBS will also be in attendance.
Online booking will open shortly, and you are able to bring one paying guest. We will email you once booking is open and would advise you to buy your Gala Dinner tickets before making any travel arrangements, as places are limited.
The Aberdeen Marina Club
8 Shum Wan Road
Hong Kong
Date 13 September 2014
Time: 18:30
Dress: business / formal
Cost: ?50 per head
We are delighted that the CJBS Alumni Group in Hong Kong are co-hosting this event. If you require further information please call Kapil Kirpalani on +852 9630 6015 or email
We hope that you can make it.
Best wishes,
Sayara Thompson
CJBS Alumni Relations Team

Murray Edwards Alumnae only: Tue 16 September 2014 Dinner with Dame Barbara Stocking, President, Murray Edwards College

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Tue 16 September 2014 Dinner with Dame Barbara Stocking, President, Murray Edwards College
Dear Murray Edwards College (founded as New Hall) Alumnae,
Please save the date
Dinner with Dame Barbara Stocking, President, Murray Edwards College
Date: Tuesday 16 September 2014, 7pm (TBC)
Venue: The Kiangsu, Chekiang and Shanghai Residents' Association, Hong Kong
Cost: Approx. HKD$500 per person for cost recovery
We are pleased to invite you to join the President of Murray Edwards College (New Hall), Dame Barbara Stocking, for dinner in Hong Kong on Tuesday 16 September 2014. Dame Barbara will share her plans for the College and you will also be able to meet and socialise with fellow alumnae.
All alumnae and guests are welcome to attend. If you know of any alumnae in Hong Kong who have not received this message, please do forward it on to them as we would love to be in touch.
The cost will be approximately HKD$500 per person and booking details will be circulated very shortly, but please do mark the date in your diary now.
Best wishes,
Fiona Duffy
Director of Development & Fellow

29 April 2014: Special offer from Asia Society for a talk by Cambridge Alumnus DAVID PILLING

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Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival

Luncheon Presentation by DAVID PILLING, Asia Editor, Financial

Times & Author

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

Registration 12:15, Luncheon 12:30, Close 14:00

$470 Asia Society members/FT subscribers; $570 Non-members

Members of the Friends of Cambridge University in Hong Kong can get the members' rate.
For details please download the RSVP form here

20140410 Vice Chancellor and heads of house's Reception

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Breakfast with Dame Carol Black, Principal of Newnham College, April 10, 2014, 8am

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April 10, 2014 | 8.00 a.m. | Linklaters

The Women’s Foundation and Oxbridge Women’s Network are delighted to invite you to Breakfast with Dame Carol Black, Principal of Newnham College, Cambridge. Dame Black will discuss:

•her experience of leading a Cambridge college
•whether an Oxbridge education is relevant in the 21st century
•the benefits of a single-sex learning environment for girls.
•how Newnham inspires women to occupy positions of leadership

Please find the event details below
Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
Time: 8.00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Venue: Linklaters, 10/F, Alexandra House, Chater Road, Central
Price: HK$200 per ticket
Ticket sales: Tickets must be purchased prior to the event. To register, please visit

All proceeds from the Breakfast with Dame Carol Black will go towards TWF’s Cambridge Scholarship Scheme.

For enquiries, please contact Amy Russell:

Event photos: 20140319 Formal Hall at Agnes b

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Thu 10 Apr 2014: Vice Chancellor of Cambridge University, Heads of House reception

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Vice Chancellor of Cambridge University and Heads of House Reception
Dr. the Honourable Sir David K.P. Li
Chairman of the Executive Committee of The Friends of Cambridge University in Hong Kong requests the pleasure of your company at a Cambridge alumni reception in honour of

Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz
Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge

Together with Heads of House

Thursday 10th April, 2014 at 5.30 p.m.
Dragon Rooms, The Hong Kong Bankers Club
43/F Gloucester Tower, The Landmark, Central, Hong Kong

R.S.V.P. Email:
on or before 4th April, 2014

6th April 2014: Dinner with Girton Mistress, Prof Susan Smith and Development Director Ms Elizabeth Wade

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Girtonians are warmly invited to join the Mistress, Professor Susan J. Smith and the Development Director, Elizabeth Wade (1976) at an alumni dinner kindly hosted by alumnus Mr Kevin Chan (1986) on Sunday, April 6th at 7.30pm. The dinner will be held at the award winning The Chairman Restaurant, No 18 Kau U Fong in Central, Hong Kong.

These events are a great chance to connect with other Girtonians in your area and to hear an update on the College’s news and plans. It has been an exciting couple of years for Girton with over ?6 million of funds raised for ‘A Great Campaign’, the opening of the John Marks Sports Pavilion and the completion of our new sustainably designed, residential wing at Ash Court.

We would be grateful for a contribution of at least $800 (HKD) per person towards the cost of the dinner. Cheques made payable to ‘The Friends of Cambridge University in Hong Kong’ will be accepted on the night.

The Mistress would be delighted if you could join her for what promises to be a wonderful evening in the company of great friends.

RSVP: If you would like to come please contact by Friday, March 28th as space is limited. Guests are of course welcome.

Formal Hall on Wednesday, 19 March 2014

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Dear Friends,

Hope you are having a great start to the Year of the Horse!

We are organising the first formal hall for this new year and please do join us welcoming a year packed with lots of joy and laughter and many happy returns.

Details of the event:
Date: 19 March 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 19:30 Drinks Reception followed by Dinner at 20:15
Venue: Agnes b Cubus le pain grille (
Address: 15/F, Cubus, 1 Hoi Ping Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Members: Drinks only (Free-flow) - HKD 230; Drinks and Dinner - HKD 450
Non-Members: Drinks only (Free-flow) - HKD 280; Drinks and Dinner - HKD 550

1) Please let us know if you have any dietary requirement and we will try to make arrangements accordingly; and
2) We hope that you can bring along your gowns, but high-quality mock-up gowns would be provided at the party.

For registration, please email Edward Ma ( with your Name, Year of Matriculation, College and Subject and a deposit slip to his bank (HSBC: 809-029341-833).

See you soon!

Warmest Regards,

Agnes b party menu

Garlic Grilled Prawns with mango and mesclun green salad
Classic French Fish Bisque with Cognac and cream
Grilled Prime Rib Eye Steak with saut?ed potato, summer vegetable
and wild mushroom sauce
Grilled Sea bass and Scallop with basil oil, courgette and green salad
French crepe with mix berry and vanilla ice-cream
Coffee or tea

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