The Emblem The motto “Faith & Perseverance” •Bible •Waves •Knots Bible－Christian education, moral and spiritual training Waves－"the wise love water" Knots－Christians are harmoniously linked The Logo - Embodies the book and water motifs - “BU” - “Welcome” and “Progress” - Merging of eastern and western cultures 5 |3．2 1 7 | 7． 6 6 O Southern Sea O Lion 6 | 5 1 Hill 7 1 | 2 -- Home of our College Hall 2 2． 3 4 2 |3 4 5 Where East and West unite their best 5 | 5．#4 3 #4 | 5 -- For greater good of all 5 | 5． 4 3 4 | 3．2 1 With all our hearts and all our minds 1| 4 4 3 4 | 2 -- We God and man will serve 2 6．6 5 4|4 ．3 3 Our glorious past our mission new 1| 3 2 4 7 | 1 --: || Will build a better world 5 |3．2 1 7 | 7． 6 6 Through winding path and thorny trail 6 |5 1 7 1 | 2 -- The trophy proud attained 2 2．3 4 2| 3 4 5 O Baptist U, our founders' dream 5 | 5 ．#4 3 #4 | 5 -- Our faith and hope maintained 5 | 5．4 3 4 |3． 2 1 In the boundless sea of learning deep 1 |4 4 3 4 |2 -- A beacon bright of truth 2 6．6 5 4 |4．3 3 In kindness and in thoughtfulness 1 |3 2 4 7 | 1 -- Nurture the hopes of youth Q&A Q: The Baptist University Emblem consists of three pictorial elements. What are they and their symbolic significance? Q&A Q: What pictorial elements is the Baptist University logo composed with? And what are the symbolic significance behind? Faith & Perseverance Whole person education Excellence & Innovation Internationalization of university education Put into practice The general situation of education in Hong Kong during the founding period • In the early years, The University of Hong Kong, which was the only university in Hong Kong, used English as the teaching language • In 1956, the Baptist College was 創辦香港浸會學院 founded by the Baptist Convention of Hong Kong • Under the situation of insufficient resources and nonsupport of the government, Dr. Lam Chi Fung established the Baptist College with a strong belief in Christian Objective and Goal • “Constitutions of the Hong Kong Baptist College”: “This academy time in purely the Christianity environment, causes the excellent in conduct and academy in study graduate, does not divide the sex, accepts the profound education, sets up consummation of foundation the Christianity philosophy of life, besides academic influences the maintenance high-level standard, uses concurrently by the morals and the intelligence training, is sure to study for the purpose of application, becomes the modern age the outstanding capable person.” Q&A Q: What is the exhortation of Baptist University to students? Try to state two basic education ideas. Five Campuses in BU • Ho Sin Hang Campus • Shaw Campus • Baptist University Road Campus • Kai Tak Campus • Shek Mun Campus Nine Faculties & Schools • Faculty of Arts • School of Business • School of Chinese Medicine • School of Communication • School of Continuing Education • Faculty of Science • Faculty of Social Sciences • Academy of Visual Arts • Graduate School Q&A Q：When was the Baptist University founded and who was the founder? Q&A Q: How many campuses are there in the Baptist University and what are they? Q&A Q: How many faculties & school are there in the Baptist University and what are they? The six policies of whole person education 1. “Inter-faculty” & integrated courses 2. Emphasis on the ability of self-learning and spirit of life-long learning 3. Chinese-English bilingual and information technology skills 4. Broadening of thinking logic 5. A philosophy of responsiblity and mission 6. Complementary subjects are compulsory required Implementation beyond whole person education Growth as goal Paragon of the celebrity and hall life Peer mentor culture Servants leadership training Growth as goal Whole person development 1. Social Development 2. Physical Development 3. Emotion Management 4. Career Development 5. Intellectual Development 6. Ecological Consciousness 7. Spiritual Development Q&A Q: What are the seven scopes of “whole person development”? Paragon of the celebrity and hall life To advance hall life Yang Hall Resident Master: Dr. IP King Tak Soong Hall Resident Master: Prof. LEUNG Mee Lee Resident Coordinator Hall Tutors Hall Council Office Cai Hall Resident Master： Dr. Robert LAM Zhou Hall Resident Master: Dr. TONG Chong Sze Peer mentor culture Peer Mentor Programme Career Mentorship Programme Academic / Social Mentor Programme Servants leadership training Leadership Qualities Civic leadership Service experiential learning Humanitarian spirit Global vision Award Scheme & Fund (LQC as an example) Leadership Award Scheme (LAS) Wofoo Outstanding Leaders’ Award Scheme (WOLA) Wofoo Cultural Harmony Award Scheme (WCHAS) Outward Bound Training Scheme Wofoo Innovative Service Expereience (WISE) Fund Set up new faculty & courses Firstly established the School of Communication Firstly established the School of Chinese Medicine in Hong Kong in 1999 Firstly provided courses in China Studies Firstly provided courses in European Studies "Through-Train" Education Set up an experimental kindergarten, primary & secondary schools (Shek Mun Campus), associate degree programmes Jointly founded the United International College in Zhuhai with Beijing Normal University Establish The Academy of Visual Arts Co-organized with the Hong Kong Arts Development Council & Hong Kong Arts Centre In a renovated historical building Promote local creative industries Established in 2007, can accommodate 100 local arts group & talents HKBU & Hospital Authority jointly provided new Chinese-Western outpatient services Grand opening of the ”Mr & Mrs Chan Hon Yin Modern Chinese Medicine Research and Service Centre” in QE The Opening of the Museum of Chinese Medicine in BU the first museum in HK which contains both education and academic functions The Opening of Fanling Chinese Medicine Training and Research Centre the 8th Chinese Medicine Clinic of HKBU Interdisciplinary Research 1. 2. 3. Research Institute on Contemporary China Studies Institute for Computational Mathematics Sino-Forest Applied Research Centre on Pearl River Delta Environment HKBU triumphs at Greater China Region's "University Oscars" HKBU Olympic torchbearers witness historic moment Chinese Debating Team comes top in Inter Post-Secondary College Competition HKBU students win CFA Global Investment Research Challenge Championship Partnership in the revitalisation of Lui Seng Chun HKBU student claims victory at AIA trilingual language contest Establishes territory's first "Academy of Film" Q&A Q: What does the “through- train” education of the Baptist University include? Q&A Q： Where is the United International College established by the Baptist University located in Mainland China? Q&A Q：Which mainland university is this institute jointly manages with? Academic Research & Exchange David C. Lam Institute for EastWest Studies Wing Lung Bank International Institute for Business Development Pulitzer Prize Winners Workshop International Writers Workshop Consul-General-in-Residence Lecture Series International Writers Workshop Writers from Eastern Europe Metropolitan Attachment Programme Harvard National Model United Nations (HNMUN) HKBU Graduate Attributes 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. A HKBU graduate should ideally: Have up-to-date and in-depth knowledge of an academic specially, as well as a broad range of general knowledge; Have bilingual communicative competence in English and Chinese (including Putonghua); Be able to think logically, critically and creatively; Have the necessary numerical skills to function effectively in work and everyday life; Be an independent and self-directed learner, motivated by an inquiring spirit; Be well-developed as a ‘whole person’ – intellectually, morally, spiritually, culturally, socially and physically; Be a responsible citizen with an international outlook, and willing to serve and lead. Student Development Portfolio BU Career Match Engine(BUCME) Campus Expansion Plan (expected to end in 2012) 3+3+4 academic structure Internationalised Campus Campus Expansion – implemented in 4 phases 1. 2. 3. 4. School of Communication-cum-Academy of Visual Arts Building Extensions to The Wing Lung Bank Building for Business Studies and the David C. Lam Building Buildings for teaching, administration and amenities use on Baptist University Road Campus and the car park of Joint Sports Centre Baptist University Road Campus Entrance HKBU Summary of Campus Expansion Plan 2007-2012 Q&A Q: How many phases is the Campus Expansion Plan to be implemented in? Q&A Q: When is the Campus Expansion Plan expected to end? http://sa.hkbu.edu.hk/lqc choose “BU e-Share” click “BU Student Ambassador” Thank you!