Harbin Study Tour 2018
We are pleased to invite you to join our Harbin Study Tour 2018. Harbin serves as a key political, economic, scientific, cultural, and communications hub in Northeast China and is home to several key universities mainly focused on the science and technology service of national military and aerospace industry. This tour is a great opportunity for SA practitioners to explore one of the rapidly developing cities beyond Beijing and Shanghai where we have been sending students to exchange and intern.
4 - 8 January 2018 (Thursday to Monday)
*Non-members may apply for a 3-year membership (@$150) to benefit from the membership discount. Membership application: http://www.hkssa.org.hk/application
Early bird: on or before 25 October 2017 (Wednesday)
Regular: on or before 8 November 2017 (Wednesday)
*The tour requires a minimum of 16 delegates. Registered colleagues will be notified by 17 November should there be enough participants. They will then be required to complete payment by 1 December.
HKSSA International and Regional Development Grant
HKSSA offers financial subsidy to members through the HKSSA International and Regional Development Grant. The Scheme is only open to those who are already members at the time this announcement is made.
Members who would like to apply for the Grant should indicate their intention on the application form and suggest their contribution (e.g. giving a presentation, providing logistics support, etc).
You are cordially invited to join the Study Tour, to meet with new and long-time friends, and to exchange practice and experience that will benefit further development and advancement. We look forward to receiving your registration!
New Media Realities and University Crisis Management Talk
Recent political scenes and the latest developments in the media have influenced our students and student affairs work. To help student affairs practitioners be more prepared for handling controversial issues related to students and deepen the understanding of crisis management sensitivities and mechanisms, it is our pleasure to have Mr Andy Ho, JP (何安達先生) to give a talk on the topic “New Media Realities and University Crisis Management”.
Outline of talk
The challenge of the new/social media: How to monitor and respond to online crises
The rise of localism among students: their modus operandi and implications for universities
University crisis management
Intelligence network, issues map and crisis sensitivities
Response policies, protocols, resources and teams
Basic strategies in defusing crisis
Institutional learning and reform
Details of the talk