29 April 2014: Special offer from Asia Society for a talk by Cambridge Alumnus DAVID PILLING
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.
Breakfast with Dame Carol Black, Principal of Newnham College, April 10, 2014, 8am
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
Please find the event details below
All proceeds from the Breakfast with Dame Carol Black will go towards TWF’s Cambridge Scholarship Scheme.
For enquiries, please contact Amy Russell: email@example.com
Thu 10 Apr 2014: Vice Chancellor of Cambridge University, Heads of House reception
Vice Chancellor of Cambridge University and Heads of House Reception
Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz
Together with Heads of House
Thursday 10th April, 2014 at 5.30 p.m.
R.S.V.P. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
6th April 2014: Dinner with Girton Mistress, Prof Susan Smith and Development Director Ms Elizabeth Wade
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 email@example.com by Friday, March 28th as space is limited. Guests are of course welcome.
Formal Hall on Wednesday, 19 March 2014
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:
For registration, please email Edward Ma (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your Name, Year of Matriculation, College and Subject and a deposit slip to his bank (HSBC: 809-029341-833).
See you soon!
Garlic Grilled Prawns with mango and mesclun green salad
PGDE Cambridge Open Day: Transforming you and your enterprise Tuesday 4 Mar, 11-14:00 (GMT)
Date: Tuesday 4 Mar, 11-14:00 (GMT)
Are you an entrepreneurial graduate looking to start up a new venture? Are you a corporate intrapreneur aiming to innovate within your company? Do you have a family business you would like to develop? Or are you a CEO looking for a low cost way of boosting the creativity and innovation of executives?
Get support and skills whether you are pursuing a social, technology, not-for-profit, or creative enterprise via the Cambridge Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship (PGDE). The PGDE is a unique qualification awarded by the University of Cambridge that transforms the entrepreneurial aspirations of entrepreneurial individuals into real action and new enterprises. It is a 12 month, part-time course offered by Cambridge Judge Business School which enables participants to benefit from world-renowned teaching and research while being actively supported in the pursuit of a business venture.
The Oxbridge Queen’s Birthday Forum in Fiji: 6 -11 June 2014
Come and join Oxbridge alumni from all around the Pacific – Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Vanuatu and Fiji for our second long weekend Fiji forum. It’s a hugely enjoyable and wildly stimulating long weekend of talks, discussion – and lots of Fijian food, kava and kayaking, diving and dancing. The weekend is being hosted by Oxbridge alumni John and Delia Rothnie-Jones who
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Executive MBA 2013 Class Gala Reception Saturday, 29th March, 2014
Dr Simon Learmount, Director, Executive MBA Programme
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20th February 2014 St Catharine’s in Hong Kong
EVENT FULLY BOOKED
Open to all Cambridge alumni
Thursday 20th February 2014 St Catharine’s in Hong Kong
Please join us for a lecture and light buffet kindly arranged by Professor David Cheung (1958) at the Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central, Hong Kong from 6.30- 8.30pm.
The lecture will be given by Fellow, Senior Tutor and College Lecturer in English Dr Paul Hartle:
"Look with thine Ears": Hearing Shakespeare's Voices in a Visual World, drawing from his long and distinguished career in teaching and publishing in Medieval and Renaissance literature.
The evening is free to St Catharine's College Members who may each bring one guest; Cambridge University alumni and their guests are welcome at a ticket price of HK$200. To book your place, please follow the link to the St Catharine's College Events booking form: http://tinyurl.com/ntgamog
Dress code is lounge suits or equivalent.
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