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20141217 Christmas Hall 2014

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Dear Friends,

It is time to celebrate the festive season and we are organising a Christmas Hall for us to catch up, make new friends and share the joy!

Date: Wednesday 17 December 2014
Time: Drinks from 18:00 followed by dinner at 20:00
Venue: ORTO - vino - ristorante (http://www.openrice.com/english/restaurant/sr2.htm?shopid=120826&region=0&s=3)
Address: 3/F, 11 Stanley Street, Central
Costs: HKD 600

Christmas gift exchange: We would strongly encourage each and everyone of us to bring along a gift of around HKD 150 for exchange.

Remark: It would be great if you could bring along your gowns, but high-quality mock-ups would be provided at the venue.

Please register through Edward Ma (edward.junior@gmail.com or WhatsApp: 6410 9889) with your Year of Matriculation, College, Subject and Choice of Food from the attached menu.

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

Warmest Regards,

Edward Ma

Please choose from theDinner Menu
17 December 2014

Canap?s
Mixed bruschetta
(tomato dices in basil dressing, mozzarella & anchovies, mushrooms with black truffle)
***
Arancini and chicken croquette with Marinara sauce
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Assorted Italian cold cuts
(capocollo, finocchiona, prosciutto with olives, artichokes & sun-dried tomatoes)

Starter
Asparagus wrapped in ham with Fontina cheese gratin
or
Beef carpaccio with Parmesan shavings and arugula salad
First course
Homemade pappardelle with wild boar rag?
or
Homemade gnocchi with shrimps and pesto sauce

Main course
Swordfish Piccata
served with pouched vegetables and mashed potatoes
or
Roasted suckling pig with Italian herbs
served with roasted potatoes and saut?ed spinach
or
Grilled beef fillet with porcini mushroom cap and white beans

Dessert
House tiramisu and profiteroles
***
Coffee or tea with Gianduja chocolates of Piedmont

20141213 Christmas Concert

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Christmas Concert
THE CHOIR OF GONVILLE & CAIUS COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY
CONDUCTED BY Geoffrey Webber AT THE HONG KONG MARITIME MUSEUM

PROGRAMME
Excerpts from Handel's Messiah and Christmas Carols to sing along to Gonville and Caius College Choir is one of Britain's leading collegiate choirs. It has performed, to high acclaim across the world, including venues in the USA, South Africa and China. The choir has recorded an impressive
series of CDs including for the Christmas edition of the BBC Music Magazine in 2011, which includes a number of carols to be performed on this tour The College, founded in 1348, is one of the oldest in the University

Today's choir is a mixed undergraduate ensemble directed by Geoffrey Webber
DATE Saturday 13 December 7pm-9pm (Concert 7.30-8.30)
In collaboration with Christine N Concerts
Tickets: $300;$250 нкMм Friends $350 at the Door
cash bar
Paypal: christine@christinenconcers.com (or contact christine nigam@aol.com for cheque payment)

20140905 Prince Philip Scholarship

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Click "HERE" for the full photo album

20140711 Cambridge alumni advisory board meeting

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Click "HERE" for the full photo album
The one-day meeting took place at Homerton College on 11 July 2014. (Dr Dominic Chan representing Hong Kong, front role, 5th from the left)

Prince Philip Scholarship Presentation Ceremony - Fri 5th Sept 2014

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Prince Philip Scholarship Presentation Ceremony - Fri 5th Sept 2014

Dr. the Honourable Sir David K.P. Li, GBM, GBS, OBE, JP,
Chairman of The Executive Committee of
The Friends of Cambridge University in Hong Kong
requests the pleasure of your company at the

2014 Prince Philip Scholarship
Presentation Ceremony

at a Cocktail Reception
on Friday 5th September, 2014 at 5:30pm

Dragon Rooms, The Hong Kong Bankers Club, 43/F Gloucester Tower, The Landmark, Hong Kong

Guest of Honour

Professor Michael Wilkinson Chairman, Board of the Faculty of Law, Department of Professional Legal Education, The University of Hong Kong

Special Guests from Cambridge

Dr Stuart Martin, Senior Tutor & Director of Studies in Mathematics, Magdalene College


RSVP by email kwanc@hkbea.com before 31 August 2014

29th August 2014 (Friday) Cambridge University Chinese Society Annual Dinner

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29th August 2014 (Friday) Cambridge University Chinese Society Annual Dinner
at Harcourt Suite, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central, Hong Kong
18:00 for 19:00
The CUCS Annual Dinner is one of our society’s flagship events of the year, featured by our Influential Keynote Speaker and Guest of Honour of the evening, Mr. Michael Wu and a series of student-based entertainments such as live music, as well as an amazing 4-course menu tailor-made by the prestigious Hong Kong Club.

http://cambridge.org.hk/downloads/20140829%20CUCS%20Annual%20Dinner%20Invitation.pdf

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
Programme:
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)

For all interested members, please register using the link below.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1-v4nAkJaalKrwZvnRuQFsFyGZUy9kRLJXKDKryKHbf8/viewform
Do register as soon as possible as spaces are limited and are allocated on a first come first served 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
Aberdeen
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 alumni@jbs.cam.ac.uk
We hope that you can make it.
Best wishes,
Sayara
Sayara Thompson
CJBS Alumni Relations Team
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Tue 16 September 2014 Dinner with Dame Barbara Stocking, President, Murray Edwards College

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Murray Edwards College Alumnae and Cambridge alumni are both welcome.

Tue 16 September 2014 Dinner with Dame Barbara Stocking, President, Murray Edwards College
Dear Murray Edwards College (founded as New Hall) Alumnae and Cambridge alumni,
Please save the date
Dinner with Dame Barbara Stocking, President, Murray Edwards College
Date: Tuesday 16 September 2014, 7pm for 7:30pm
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.

RSVP https://secure.artezglobal.com/registrant/TicketingCatalog.aspx?EventID=35021&LangPref=en-CA&Referrer=http%3a%2f%2fwww.murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk%2fadmin%2ffrontPage%2fpreview%2f727%2f

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

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