Mainland exposure is becoming an increasingly important factor when it comes to finding work in the financial services sector. As such, members of business and economic societies should consider signing up for next month's "Seminar on Principles of Accounting and Taxation Practice in the PRC".
Seasoned CPA Bert Kwok will be the main speaker at the event, which is being hosted by the Classified Post in collaboration with Kornerstone. July 22, 2-5.30pm. 15/F, Hip Shing Hong Centre, 55 Des Voeux Road Central, Central. $890; $590 for purchases before July 9. Register online at http:// www.classifiedpost.com/at.
Sports science conference at HKBU
For members of sports science societies - as well as sports and active-lifestyle enthusiasts - the Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) is hosting a one-off conference by a Danish professor on poor lifestyle habits as well as skeletal muscle fatigue. July 13, 7-8.30pm. WLB210, Shaw Campus, HKBU. For details visit http://bit.ly/kAq3Go.
Migrant youths get a welcome
The University of Hong Kong's Social Service Group will host two activities next month to help a group of migrant mainland youths better integrate into local society.
The first day will include ice-breaking games, followed by a trip to the city's landmarks and a classic Hong Kong video game arcade that features vintage machines (below right).
On the second day, group members will hit the streets of Mong Kok to conduct surveys on perceptions towards immigrants. July 17, 20. For more details visit http://on.fb.me/mHp35s.
HKU helps with thesis-writing
Writing your college thesis can be one of the most difficult tasks in your university experience, making it a daunting challenge that weighs heavily on students in their final semester.
In response to this, members of the Psychology Society from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) have organised a "thesis-sharing" session, during which senior members can plan and discuss their final projects with the help of their peers.
Professor Terry Au will also be on hand to discuss what examiners are looking for in terms of the scope and content. July 4, 7-10pm. CYM 302, HKU. Visit http://on.fb.me/kMoSkt for sign-up details.
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