Members of HKU's Karate Club are throwing a birthday dinner for highly decorated karate master Cheung Shiu-kwong this month. The seasoned instructor has represented Hong Kong at numerous international events and regularly provides the club with advice and training. August 24, 7pm-11pm. Royal Palace, 8/F Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai. See http://on.fb.me/rk9HOu for details.
HKU club to host tour of campus attractions and three-day freshmen orientation camp
The University of Hong Kong's (HKU) Social Sciences Society is hosting a tour of campus hotspots for freshmen this week. This will later be followed by a three-day orientation camp mid-month, during which new students can make friends and gain insights on the ins and outs of college life. O-Day, August 6, 1.45pm-10pm, K.K. Leung Concourse; O-Camp, August 17-19, Chong Yuet Ming Amenities Centre, with campsite at Sydney Leong Holiday Lodge. For details, visit http://on.fb.me/pJhNBZ.
PolyU's multidisciplinary engineering course
Engineering society members are invited to attend this month's information session on Polytechnic University's master's degree in Engineering Business Management programme. PolyU, known for its practical inventions (below right), is offering the multidisciplinary course in collaboration with Britain's University of Warwick. August 20, 2.30pm-4pm. Room AG712, Core A, PolyU. Visit http://www.igds.polyu.edu.hk for registration and further details.
Rotaract Club to honour new officers
To mark the appointment of this year's new officers, the Rotaract Club of Hong Kong is hosting a celebratory dinner, during which group members will be entertained with short talks and games. The club, which has chapters in campuses across Hong Kong - including HKU and PolyU - follows the service ideals of Rotary International. All Rotaractors are encouraged to show up to support the new team. August 27, 6pm-10pm. Ka Ho Restaurant, 2/F, On Kay Court Shopping Mall, 20 Chun Wah Road, Ngau Tau Kok. More information online at http://on.fb.me/o74VpX. Looking to share your student or professional association news?