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Unit for Students with Special Educational Needs12 - 13 FEB 2022
Unit for Students with Special Educational Needs03 - 07 JAN 2022
Have you ever dived into the world of Special Education Needs (SEN)? How was your experience in interacting with people who are labelled as “special”? If you have never had such trial before, or would like to understand them more, we now proudly present to you the “Virtual Diversity SENcation” - it would be an empathy journey to step into their shoes, as well as an eye-opening experience to feel how diverse human beings are.
In this programme, you will get an excellent opportunity to get along with students with SEN and students all around the world. In this virtual journey, you are going to gain inspiring stories and meet new friends through the mission challenges and online seminars - let’s take the initiative to build an inclusive and diversified university community in this fun and fruitful programme!
Unit for Students with Special Educational Needs01 - 03 DEC 2021
"Smart City Walk" is a mobile application for indoor navigation.
By applying different navigating technologies such as beacon and Wi-Fi, the App shows current location of users and provides navigation to destination. It also provides floor plan and important information of indoor venues. The audio and text navigation instructions in both outdoor and indoor venues allow users including visually impaired individuals to navigate around independently.
Unit for Students with Special Educational Needs01 DEC 2021 - 30 JUN 2022
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an international certificate course, which was originally developed by the ORYGEN Centre of University of Melbourne in 2001. In this 12-hour certificate course, participants will learn how to provide initial help to people with developing mental health problems before professional treatment could be obtained.
On completion of the course, participants will receive a Mental Health First Aid certificate issued by the Mental Health Association of Hong Kong. The Mental Health Association of Hong Kong is the organization authorized by the ORYGEN Research Centre of the University of Melbourne to issue the Mental Health First Aid certificate in Hong Kong.
Since 2008, the course has been launched in HKBU. Up to now, over 2300 students and staff members have been trained.
Unit for Students with Special Educational Needs30 SEP 2021
Japanese Nagomi interprets the meaning of "harmony". It is a pastel finger-painting art of the healing means founded by Mr Hosoya Norikatsu of Japan. It aims to bring healing and gives hope to the painter, whether they are of any age, with or without painting experience, and they could make beautiful pictures without too many tools. Moreover, in the process of painting, it can bring the effect of calming the mind and alleviating stress, and it could also inspire creative power and hold hope for the future.