Opening Ceremony of Simply Inclusive Campaign @BU 2018
Date: 7 November 2018
Venue: Li Promenade, Shaw Campus, HKBU
Highlight: To raise awareness of campus inclusion in the field of disability and Special Educational Needs (SEN) and to promote equality, the Simply Inclusive Campaign @BU 2018 was successfully launched from 7-26 November 2018. Prof. Alfred Chan, Chairman of the Equal Opportunities Commission for the term of 2016-2018, delivered an opening speech and kicked off the event in the Opening Ceremony as an officiating guest.
Students, faculty members, Inclusion Student Ambassadors, SEN academic advisors, Equal Opportunities advisors and SEN liaison persons joined this ceremony and enjoyed some on-stage wheelchair performances performed by guests with physical disabilities. During the campaign period, an array of inclusive activities were successfully held which included braille production workshops, inclusive swimming pool tour, leather workshops delivered by instructors with disabilities, appreciation with audio described movies, Stargaze Camp for All and the Blind. More than 200 BU students, staff, delegates from sister universities, and officiating Guests to participate in this campaign.
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