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Academic Year 18 - 19

    

Date: 3 October 2018

Seminar with Marc Schildt, Chief Editor of Le Petit Journal and Matthieu Verrier, journalist, political commentator for 10 years in France, and author of Le Contre-manuel de la politique (2016, éd. Tana), to prepare for the 2nd edition of the op-ed series by French Stream students "Regards hongkongais" in Le Petit Journal.


French Stream students in FREN4008 European Language in Context III (French) and EURO4015 Contemporary European Societies II: questions d'actualité



Academic Year 17 - 18

    

Date: 20 April 2018

European Studies French Stream students YI, YII & YIII had the privilege to embark on a fabulous voyage to the land of scents to understand how the brain perceives aromas and flavors, and to perfect our olfactory sense. The sensory and and playful sharing was led by Ms. Léa Desportes, Head of Training at Éditions Jean Lenoir & L'École du Nez, coming especially from France.


Date: 18 April 2018

Most convivial atmosphere for our thirteenth and last visit of the 2018 edition: Pernod Ricard, with Mr. Philippe Guettat, Foreign Trade Advisor, Chairman & CEO Pernod Ricard Asia, and members of his team: Mr. Eugene Chan, Human Resources Manager; Ms. Julia Mizubayashi, Communications and S&R Manager; Mr. Stanislas de Buor, Business Analysis Manager; Ms. Isabelle Piffard, MMPJ Brand Ambassador;Mr. Morgan Rousseau, Channel Manager; Ms. Maylis Berger, Assistant Trade Marketing Manager.


French Stream students ​(Y-IV) in EURO4006 European Economic and Business Life: travailler en contexte international​ and exchange students from France and Switzerland


Date: 13 April 2018

Twelfth guest speaker of the 2018 edition: TV5Monde Hong-Kong, with Mr. Alexandre Muller, Managing Director for Asia Pacific, his team and our graduate of the year 2016 Ms. Charlene Kwok Hoi Yan.


French Stream students ​(Y-IV) in EURO4006 European Economic and Business Life: travailler en contexte international​ and exchange students from France and Switzerland


Date: 9 April 2018

Informative and enlightening seminar with Mr. Reto Renggli, Consul General of Switzerland in Hong Kong about "Switzerland and the World".


French Stream students ​(Y-II) in EURO2005 Contemporary European Societies I: The French-Speaking Countries and students from European Studies (German Stream) and GIS


Date: 28 March 2018

Eleventh guest speaker of the 2018 edition: Ms. Tatiana Joly, Deputy Director, Bayard Press Asia Group, told us about the challenges facing the publishing industry and youth magazines in particular in Hongkong, wherein parents rather purchase learning methods and the youth spend hours on video games...


French Stream students ​(Y-IV) in EURO4006 European Economic and Business Life: travailler en contexte international​ and exchange students from France and Switzerland


Date: 26 March 2018

Mr. Jean-Sébastien Attié, Executive Director of Alliance Française Hong Kong, gives a talk on "La Francophonie, un enjeu pour demain [French-speaking world], a bet for the future".


French Stream students ​(Y-II) and GIS students


Date: 23 March 2018

Exceptional encounter with Marie Darrieussecq, French well-known contemporary author and award-winning novelist.


French Stream students ​(Y-I & Y-II) in FREN1009 and FREN2009


Date: 21 March 2018

Tenth guest speaker of the 2018 edition: Ms. Delphine Colson, Executive Director, The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Hong Kong, presented the missions of the French Chamber including its caritative work towards the local community, and Ms. Emmanuelle Lehousse, Junior Recruitment and Training Consultant, uncovered the many job and internship opportunities offered by the Chamber. Very useful to our local and international students!


French Stream students ​(Y-IV) in EURO4006 European Economic and Business Life: travailler en contexte international​ and exchange students from France and Switzerland


Date: 21 March 2018

Ninth guest speaker of the 2018 edition: Ms. Mélanie Gaudin, Trade Commissionner Business France, Director of Hong Kong Office and Head of China section, who presented a review of French companies in Hong Kong and Hongkong's investments into France.


French Stream students ​(Y-IV) in EURO4006 European Economic and Business Life: travailler en contexte international​ and exchange students from France and Switzerland


Date: 14 March 2018

Eighth guest speaker of the 2018 edition: Benjamin Joffe, Partner - Hax and France Foreign Trade Advisor, shared with us his 18 years of experience abroad and much advice for career development and personal growth.


French Stream students ​(Y-IV) in EURO4006 European Economic and Business Life: travailler en contexte international​ and exchange students from France and Switzerland


Date: 7 March 2018

Seventh guest speaker of the 2018 edition: Julien Aulong, Managing Director Classic Fine Foods Hong Kong, with Aya Chung (alumnus of the European Studies French Stream) and Benoît Doche, who treated us with cheeses, croissants et pastries. Many thanks to Jacques Boissier, Regional Director North Asia Classic Fine Foods and French Foreign Trade Advisor for having facilitated this memorable encounter.


French Stream students ​(Y-IV) in EURO4006 European Economic and Business Life: travailler en contexte international and exchange ​students​ from France and Switzerland


Date: 5 March 2018

With Mrs Michèle Deneffe, Consul-General of Belgium, gives a talk on "How to manage unity in diversity? And Belgium's international engagement".


French Stream students (Y-II) in EURO2005 Contemporary Societies I: The French Speaking Countries​ and GIS students


Date: 28 February 2018

Sixth guest speaker of the 2018 edition: Ms Charlotte Judet, French Foreign Trade Advisor - Section Hong Kong (Les Conseillers du Commerce extérieur de la France, CCE) and Vice President of Communication, Kering Asia Pacific, with whom we learned how the luxury industry can also strive to be a model of sustainable development.


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006 European Economic and Business Life: travailler en contexte international​ and exchange students from France and Switzerland


Date: 26 February 2018

Mr. Oscar Chan, Head of Campus France Hong Kong & Macao, and alumnus of European Studies (French Stream) (graduate of Year 2016), returned to HKBU campus to address Y-II students about visa application for their exchange year in France.


French Stream students (Y-II) in EURO2005 Contemporary Societies I: The French Speaking Countries


Date: 14 February 2018

Fifth guest speaker of the 2018 edition: Mr. Gregory Seitz, Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur & General Manager AGS Four Winds, on logistics and a worry-free international relocation.


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006 European Economic and Business Life: travailler en contexte international​ ​and exchange students from France and Switzerland


Date: 9 February 2018

Bonjour Talents Career Fair : Organized by the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Hong Kong, with the support of the Foreign Trade Advisors (CCE), this career fair brings leadings French companies and local universities students together. It offers a great networking platform for prospective French employers to meet face-to-face with and identify bright candidates who are interested in developing their career in French companies, as well as enhancing students' awareness of career opportunities in a European / international business environment.


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006 European Economic and Business Life: travailler en contexte international​​ and exchange students from France and Switzerland


Date: 7 February 2018

Fourth guest speaker of the 2018 edition: Mr. Thierry Bardoux, French Foreign Trade Advisor (Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur), CEO JCDecaux China Airport Division, on "JCDecaux Extraordinary Development in China in the Sector of Digitalized Communication".


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006 European Economic and Business Life: travailler en contexte international and exchange ​students​​ and exchange students from France and Switzerland


Date: 7 February 2018

Third guest speaker of the 2018 edition: Mr. Philippe Grelon, French Foreign Trade Advisor (Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur) & CEO Oriental Alliance Inc., on "Waste Treatment and Recycling in Asia".


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006 European Economic and Business Life: travailler en contexte international​ and exchange students from France and Switzerland​


Date: 24 January 2018

With Dr. François Drémeaux (Honorary Assistant Professor, Department of History, The University of Hong Kong) on "Hong Kong French Connections From the 19th century to the present day".


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006 European Economic and Business Life: travailler en contexte international​ and exchange students from France and Switzerland


Date: 24 January 2018

With Mr. Jean-Benoît Kaeppelin,​ French Foreign Trade Advisor (Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur de la France​ ​​&​ CEO, International Asia​,​ on ​"Human Resources, the Second Power.


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006 European Economic and Business Life: travailler en contexte international​ and exchange students from France and Switzerland


Date: 30 November 2017

Mr. Eric Berti, Consul General of France in Hong Kong and Macao, welcomed us at the French consulate and presented France foreign policy in the V Republic, the role of the Consul General, and the mission of the consulate, followed by a Q&A session. A great encounter and a nice way to end our course on French politics!


French Stream students (Y-II) in POLS2205 European Politics and Society: French Political and Government System and GIS students


Date: 13 October 2017

Florence de Changy, Hong Kong foreign correspondent for French written and radio media, presented her books in French and Chinese, and her investigation about the greatest mystery of civil aviation's history: the disparition of the Malaysian Airlines flight 370.


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4015 Contemporary European Societies II: questions d'actualité



Academic Year 16 - 17

    

Date: 19 May 2017

Seminar on the production of Champagne wines, with tasting of Champagne wines and cheeses with Mr. Jocelyn Yot, Managing Director of Champagne-Asia.


French Stream students & faculty (Y-I, Y-II, Y-IV)


Date: 25 Apr 2017

Mrs Kitt Chan (Aldi) & Ms Stephanie Ng (Aldi) explaining how to apply for jobs in international German companies in Hong Kong.


German Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO 4007


Date: 21 Apr 2017

Mr Timothy Wong & Mr Wong Yik Mo (HKU & HKBU Graduates), German Consulate General, talking about working in German & European diplomatic missions.


German Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO 4007


Date: 21 Apr 2017

Ms Hilary Tsui, CEO City Transit Art Consultancy & former German Stream graduate explaining the business of art and start-ups in Hong Kong.


German Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO 4007


Date: 20 Apr 2017

With French writer Ms. Marie-Diane Meissirel on "Two European Novels that inform about Greece and Croatia".


French Stream students (Y-I & Y-II) in FREN1009 & EURO2005


Date: 12 Apr 2017

Mrs Anja Walther, German Consulate General explaining how to apply for a student's visa for Germany to our outgoing students.


German Stream students (Y-II) in EURO 2006


Date: 12 Apr 2017

At Pillar Point Sewage Treatment Works, with Mr. Norman Cheng, ATAL Engineering and Mr. Nicolas Houang, Suez NWS.


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006


Date: 11 Apr 2017

Dr Peter Hefele, Director of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Hong Kong explaining German energy & climate policies and the cooperation with China.


German Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO 4007


Date: 11 Apr 2017

Mr Eric Lee, former graduate of the German Stream explaining the work of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation.


German Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO 4007


Date: 6 Apr 2017

Career Talk by Ms. Alice Yeung, EU studies alumnus and Doctors without Borders' (Médecins Sans Frontières) Field Worker, on "How to become an aid worker? Any added value as a French speaker?".


French Stream students (Y-I & Y-II) in FREN1009 & EURO2005


Date: 5 Apr 2017

With Mr. Grégory Seitz, General Manager, AGS Four Winds Hong Kong & French Foreign Trade Advisor.


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006


Date: 29 Mar 2017

A meeting in the Hong Kong office of Amundi Asset Management.


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006


Date: 27 Mar 2017

With Dr. Pascal Boniface, Professor of International Relations, on "Donald Trump: The New Approach to Europe".


Public event | All French & German Stream students


Date: 23 Mar 2017

With Algerian writer, Mr. Boualem Sansal, on "Is the West Loosing the War Against Radical Islam? The Work of French Language Writer Boualem Sansal".


Public event | All French Stream students


Date: 22 Mar 2017

With Mr. Jacques Boissier, Managing Director Greater China, Classic Fine Foods & French Foreign Trade Advisor.


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006


Date: 21 Mar 2017

Career Talk by Mr. Alain Lewkowicz on "The life and work of an international TV and radio reporter".


French Stream students (Y-IV) in FREN4009


Date: 21 Mar 2017

Mr Markus Hasse-Pratje, CEO of REWE-Far East in Hong Kong explaining Global Supply Chain Management.


German Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4007


Date: 15 Mar 2017

With Mr. Pierre Bourgeois, General Manager, Vinci Construction Grands Projets, Hong Kong Branch & French Foreign Trade Advisor and Mr. Nicolas Richard, Head of HR Development, Vinci Construction Grands Projets.


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006


Date: 8 Mar 2017

With Mr. Luc-François Salvador, Executive Chairman Capgemini Asia-Pacific & French Foreign Trade Advisor and Mr. Sun Fengchuang, Chief of Staff to the Chairman and CEO of Asia Pacific and Middle East.


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006


Date: 8 Mar 2017

With Ms. Charlotte Judet, vice-President Communications Kering Asia Pacific & French Foreign Trade Advisor.


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006


Date: 7 Mar 2017

The Hong Kong CEO of the Ho Fai Garment Factory in Shenzhen which manufactures clothes for export to Europe explaining the production process and quality assurance measures to students.


German Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO 4007


Date: 7 Mar 2017

Manager of a German Toy Factory in Shenzhen explaining the pros and cons of working with German firms.


German Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO 4007


Date: 1 Mar 2017

At the French Center for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC) with:
  • Dr. Eric Florence, Director
  • Dr. Séverine Arsene, Researcher & Chief Editor of China Pespectives
  • Dr. Sandra Poncet, Researcher
  • Dr. Nicolas Douay, Researcher


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006


Date: 28 Feb 2017

Mrs Wai Chun Cheng from the EUROGROUP explaining to students the nitty gritties of how the logistics trade between Germany & China works and what does merchandising mean in this context.


German Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO 4007


Date: 22 Feb 2017

With Mr. Paul Clerc-Renaud, Managing Director of Fargo Group & French Foreign Trade Advisor.


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006


Date: 15 Feb 2017

With Ms. Delphine Colson, Executive Director of The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Hong Kong.


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006


Date: 14 Feb 2017

Mr Achim Haug, Director of the German Trade & Invest explaining to students how China is investing in Germany and Europe and what different areas of business cooperation are relevant for both sides.


German Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO 4007


Date: 8 Feb 2017

With Mr. Jean-Benoît Kaeppelin, CEO International Asia Inc. Limited & French Foreign Trade Advisor.


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006


Date: 25 Jan 2017

With Dr. François Drémeaux on "Hong Kong French Connections From the 19th century to the present day".


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006


Date: 19 Jan 2017

With Mr. Micha Gelber "A Lesson of life and peace: The extraordinary story of holocaust Survivor Micha Gelber".


Public event | All French & German Stream students


Date: 18 Jan 2017

With Ms. Mélanie Gaudin, Director of Business France (The French Trade Commission in Hong Kong).


French Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO4006


Date: 17 Jan 2017

Mr Wolfgang Ehmann, Deputy Director of the German Chamber of Commerce explaining the role of Hong Kong in Sino-German business relationships and how the Chamber facilitates trade between Hong Kong, China & Germany.


German Stream students (Y-IV) in EURO 4007


Date: 18 Nov 2016

With Stéphane Lam, Director of Le Pavillon Rouge des Arts : Workshop Expression Orale.


French Stream students (Y-I) in FREN1008


Date: 8 Nov 2016

With French multiple award winning writer, Mr. Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt on "Are borders the bulwark of our identities, or the last bastion of our illusions? Transboundary writing of Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt". (with Department of Humanities and Creative Writing, HKBU)


Public event | All French Stream students


Date: 28 Oct 2016

With French cartoonist, Lapin, presenting his "Carnets de voyage".


French Stream students (Y-I & Y-II) in FREN1008 and FREN2008


Date: 22 Sep 2016

Talk by Nobuki Sugihara, 4th son of Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Jewish lives during the Holocaust.


Public event | All French & German Stream students