SCOM Talk Show

SCOM Talk Show ep9: President Simon Ho

“As a university president, I have to hold onto core values such as academic freedom, university autonomy, and universal values like liberty, human rights, equality and justice. A university should show support to these values and defend against possible erosion of such values.” We are honoured to have Professor Simon Ho, President of the HSUHK, be the guest of the finale of this season’s The School of Communication’s Talk Show series. Sharing his education philosophy and expectation on our next generation, President Ho recalls his learning experience in the US and the UK and encourages youngsters to open their minds and explore opportunities beyond Hong Kong. He also reminds young people to comply with laws and respect others in pursuit of liberty. Drawing an analogy to the characters of bamboo, he wishes that the young generation will grow and learn with a modest heart and be able to stand firm in face of adversities. Check out President Ho’s sharing NOW!

SCOM Talk Show ep8:  Dr Lam Tai Fai

“You should not label oneself as ‘yellow’ or ‘blue’ first and foremost. Putting yourself in others’ shoes, being tolerant and accommodating and upholding positive thinking are crucial to solve a problem.” We are honoured to have Dr Lam Tai-fai, Council Chairman of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Chairman of the Hong Kong Sports Institute, as the guest of the latest episode of The School of Communication’s Talk Show series. Dr Lam sheds light on the development of sports, the education system and the obstacles faced by the young people in Hong Kong, He also shares about how to solve problems and communicate with various sectors, thinking that we have to put ourselves in others’ shoes, be tolerant and accommodating, and analyse an issue from different perspectives to find a consensus and solution. Check out Dr Lam’s sharing NOW!

SCOM Talk Show ep7:  Shih Wing-ching

“I think it is hard for society to accommodate your needs. You need to adapt yourself to changes in the environment.” We are honoured to have Mr Shih Wing-ching, the founder of Centaline Group, be the guest of the latest episode of The School of Communication’s Talk Show series. Mr Shih shares his views on the prospect of Hong Kong young people, as well as the education, property and future development of Hong Kong. He thinks that the society should not overly accommodate the young, rather the young should adapt to the changes in the environment. He also encourages the young to seize every opportunity and embrace changes in pursuit of their dreams, reminding them not to see property ownership as a sole benchmark of life achievement. Check out Mr Shih’s sharing NOW!

SCOM Talk Show ep6:  Lam Woon Kwong

“You cannot be right all the time. Sometimes we make mistakes or go the wrong way. But you can be good all the time.” We are honoured to have Mr Lam Woon-kwong, the former Convenor of the Executive Council, be the guest of the latest episode of The School of Communication’s Talk Show series. Mr Lam shares his unforgettable experiences during his 40-year work in public service and his way to get along with the young generation. He mentions his story about handling the project of land resumption and squatter clearance in Tsuen Wan when he first joined the Government, and how it came to a consensus after rounds of objections from residents. From this experience he understands the key point to deal with contradictions is that the person in charge shall not take a stand. Talking about the young people, Mr Lam reminds us to be in their shoes and hopes the youngsters would be good-hearted all the time. Check out his story NOW!

SCOM Talk Show ep5:  Professor Frederick Ma

“Poverty can be a downward spiral or a driving force to move upward. It depends on how you tackle it. I have had many setbacks in my life but I uphold the principle of ‘never give up’. I must do my best and never surrender.” We are honoured to have Professor Frederick Ma, Chairman of the Council of The Education University of Hong Kong, to be the guest of the latest episode of The School of Communication’s Talk Show series. After having served in various senior positions across business, political and education sectors, he is committed to promoting character education in recent years. What characters does he think the young generation should have to be our future leaders? At the brink of life and death years ago, how did the unexpected illness enlighten him? Check out Professor Ma’s story NOW!

SCOM Talk Show ep4: Alison Yu

“When facing the difficulties in our lives, the most important thing is to recognise our weaknesses and figure out how to improve. I always remember a saying, ‘Managing our emotions before dealing with other issues’.” We are honoured to have Ms Alison Yu, Hong Kong Wheelchair Fencer, to be the guest of the latest episode of The School of Communication’s Talk Show series. She shares the experience of getting along with the young generation, and the ups and downs of her athletic career. She also encourages youngsters not to be afraid of failures and learn from them. Check out Ms Alison Yu’s touching story NOW!

SCOM Talk Show ep3: Professor Joseph Sung

“Do not say ‘Each generation is worse than the last’. It should be ‘Each generation is DIFFERENT from the last’. We should not apply the same old standard to evaluate the youngsters today.” We are honoured to have Professor Joseph Sung, Mok Hing Yiu Professor of Medicine of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, to be the guest of the latest episode of The School of Communication’s Talk Show series. He encourages youngster to open their mind and grab the opportunities to explore the world. He also calls for the society to give more opportunities and support to the youth.

SCOM Talk Show ep2:  Quince Chong

“If you stay positive, with a heart always willing to learn and upgrade yourself, you will not lose. Remember, ‘Learn to appreciate, always be thankful’.” Here comes the 2nd episode of The School of Communication’s Talk Show series! We are honoured to have Ms Quince Chong, Chief Corporate Development Officer of CLP Power Hong Kong Limited, share her experiences in corporate crisis management. She appreciates the creativity of the young people in this Internet era and encourages them to grasp the chance, explore the world and create a bright future for the communications industry with new thinking. With positive attitude, they can even lead Hong Kong to open a new era. Let’s check out Ms Chong’s sharing NOW!

SCOM Talk Show ep1:  Professor Gabriel Leung

“The strengths and uniqueness of the young people in Hong Kong are inherent and are something that their peers in China and overseas dream of. How to make good use of these advantages relies on our young ‘#dreammaker’ ”. The School of Communication’s new talk show series is officially launched! We are honoured to have Professor Gabriel Leung, Dean of Medicine of The University of Hong Kong, as the guest of the first episode to share his views on youth’s social mobility. He encouraged the young people to grasp their own advantages and opportunities in the Greater Bay Area to build the future of Hong Kong. Check out the video NOW!

The School of Communication is going to launch a new talk show series “SCOM Talk Show”

The School of Communication is going to launch a new talk show series “恒傳感言”, co-hosted by Professor Scarlet Tso, Associate Vice-President (Communications and Public Affairs) and Dean of the School of Communication, and Professor Ronald Chiu, Professor (Practice) of the School of Communication. In each episode, a prestigious guest will share his/her life and work with the aim of fostering learning and inspirations among young talents.