Newsletter No. 329

No. 329, 19.12.2008 1. 本刊每月出版两期,农历新年和暑期停刊。截稿日期 载于本刊网页 (www.cuhk.edu.hk/iso/newslter/) 。 2. 来稿请寄沙田香港中文大学资讯处《中大通讯》编辑部 (电话 2609 8681/2609 8589,传真 2603 6864,电邮 iso@cuhk.edu.hk) 。 3. 编辑有权删改及决定是否刊登来稿。 香港中文大学资讯处出版 1. The CUHK Newsletter is published on a fortnightly basis except during the Chinese New Year and the summer vacation. Deadlines for contributions can be found at www.cuhk.edu.hk/iso/newslter/ . 2. All contributions should be sent to the Editor, CUHK Newsletter , Information Services Office, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (tel. 2609 8681 / 2609 8589; fax. 2603 6864; e-mail iso@cuhk.edu.hk) . 3. The Editor reserves the right to decline contributions and to edit all articles. Published by the Information Services Office, CUHK 一纸在手,感觉踏实。然而,为减少大量印刷对环境造成的损害,请与朋友分享本通讯,或上网( www.cuhk.edu.hk/iso/newslter/ ) 阅览。谢谢您爱护环境。 We all like the feel of paper. But this newsletter will increase your carbon footprint. So share a copy with friends or read it online at your own leisure ( www.cuhk.edu.hk/iso/newslter/ ). Thank you for supporting the environment. O 新任协理副校长 New Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor 地理与资源管理学系系主任冯通教授获委以兼任方式出任协理 副校长,由2009年1月1日起至2011年7月31日止。 Prof. Fung Tung, chairman of the Department of Geography and Resource Management, has been appointed as Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor on a concurrent basis from 1 January 2009 to 31 July 2011. 校园内外的无线网络连结 Wi-Fi Connections On and Off Campus 中大的无线网络(Wi-Fi)覆盖已扩展至校内主要的讲堂、课室、图书馆和学生饭堂。资讯 科技服务处于今年9月设立了中央Wi-Fi模式供中大教职员、学生及校友使用。 大学同人亦可透过参加中大Wi - Fi无线宽频热点伙伴计划,在香港数千个热点(由 PCCW、BeeNet和Y5ZONE提供)和世界各地的大学(只限Eduroam教育漫游网的成 员)利用Wi-Fi无线上网。服务详情请浏览 www.cuhk.edu.hk/itsc/network/wlan 。 资讯科技服务处欢迎各书院、学院及学系购买访问点,参与使用中央Wi-Fi模式,以获得更 持久和简易的校内网络连接。该处将提供如访问点管理及防火墙等支援。书院、学院及学 系在兴建新大楼或装修前,宜预留购买的费用。 The CUHKWi-Fi network has been expanded to cover major lecture theatres, classrooms, libraries and student canteens. With the introduction of a new Centralized Wi-Fi Model in September, several Wi-Fi SSIDs (Service Set ID) are broadcast to serve CUHK staff, students, and alumni. Through the CUHK Wi-Fi Hotspot Partnership Programme, CUHK staff and students can access Wi-Fi service from thousands of hotspots in Hong Kong and universities (members of Eduroam) over the world. For service details, please visit the Information Technology Services Centre (ITSC) webpage at www.cuhk.edu.hk/itsc/network/wlan . Colleges, faculties and departments are welcome to join the Centralized Wi-Fi Model by purchasing compatible access points. There will then be a consistent login account and interface, and easier access on campus. The ITSC will provide further assistance, like access points and firewall management. When there is new construction or major renovation to buildings, part of the budget should be set aside for the Wi-Fi access points, which will become part of the Centralized Wi-Fi Model. 第三期乐步行启动 Walking Campaign III 为了推广校园步行文化,健康促进及防护委员会去年起两度举办「乐步行」活动,推介 由大学站至新亚书院及逸夫书院两条路线,鼓励教职员及学生加入健步行列。第三期 「乐步行」开步礼将于2009年1月9日举行,是次推介路线由大学站出发,经过新落成的 西部教学大楼直达联合书院。参加者可获精美纪念品,详情请浏览 www.cuhk.edu.hk/ healthpromotion/walking.html ,报名截止日期为12月29日,查询请电2609 6428。 Organized by the Committee on Health Promotion and Protection, theWalking Campaign aims at encouraging a walking culture within the campus. Phase I and II of the campaign were launched in 2007 to promote two routes from University Station to New Asia College and to Shaw College respectively. The starting ceremony of Phase III will be held on 9 January 2009. The route will start from the University Station to United College, passing through the new Western Teaching Complex. Participants will be rewarded with souvenirs. For details please visit www.cuhk.edu.hk/healthpromotion/walking.html . The registration deadline is 29 December. For enquiries please call 2609 6428. 工作签证延期手续 Employment Visa Extension 非拥有香港居留权之雇员,请留意在港工作签证之期限,并须于留港期限届满前四星期 内,向入境处办理延期手续。雇员申请时须提供大学在职证明,有关文件可联络人事处 (电话:2609 7292/7232/7291)索取。 雇员可于互联网( www.esd.gov.hk ) 向入境处分区办事处预约办理手续,以节省轮候时 间,惟不适用于须在入境处总部递交申请之人士。工作签证获延期后,请将副本传真至 人事处(传真:2603 5223)存档。 Staff members who do not hold the right of abode in Hong Kong are reminded to check the validity of their employment visas. They should arrange to renew their employment visas within four weeks prior to the expiry date. An application for extension of employment visa requires a sponsorship letter from the University to certify their employment status. Staff may approach the Personnel Office (Tel: 2609 7292/ 7232/7291) for the sponsorship letter. Staff members can make an appointment for visa extension via the Internet www.esd.gov . hk to save queuing time at Immigration Branch Offices. This service is not available to those required to file their applications at the Immigration Department’s headquarters. Upon successful application for visa extension, staff members should provide a copy of the latest visa endorsement to the Personnel Office (Fax. 2603 5223). 图书馆扩建网页 Launch of Library Extension Project Website 大学已增设图书馆扩建网页( www.cuhk.edu.hk/libraryextension ) ,列载扩建项目的背 景资料、筹划过程及最新发展,欢迎大学同人阅览。 The University has launched a website on the University Library Extension Project ( www.cuhk.edu.hk/libraryextension ) . University members are welcome to browse for the latest developments and background information of the project. 小心危树 Beware of Diseased Tree 近大学站入口的石栗树遭严重虫蛀,其 树干部分切面三分之二已成空洞。物业 管理处虽尽力保育,但经树木专家评估, 该树随时会折断或倒下,对公众构成危 险,请大学同人小心勿近。为避免塌树意 外,物业管理处已向区域地政处申请移 走该树。 The tree, Aleurites moluccana , located near the entrance of the University Station is seriously damaged by bugs and two-thirds of a section of its trunk has been hollowed out. The Estates Management Office has been trying very hard to preserve it but in vain. Tree consultants caution that the tree could pose a danger to the public, especially in adverse weather conditions. Please keep a safe distance. Application for removal of the tree has been made to the District Lands Office.

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