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Study Bachelor’s in Culture and Creativity, Media, and Cinema at UIC

United International College (UIC), Division of Culture and Creativity

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Are you interested to start your Undergraduate studies in China? Do you want to study Culture and Creativity programs like Culture and Creativity Management, Media Arts and Design, and Cinema and Television?

Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC), Division of Culture and Creativity, invites you to join their online info session on Saturday, 12th March 2022, from 16:00 – 17:00 (Beijing Time). Learn more about UIC, why it’s a great place to study, and their Bachelor’s degree programs such as Culture and Creativity Management, Media Arts and Design, and Cinema and Television.

Online Info Session Details

  • Topic: Division of Culture and Creativity Enrollment Promotion
  • Organizer: United International College (UIC), Division of Culture and Creativity
  • Date: Saturday, 12th March 2022
  • Time: 16:00 – 17:00 (Beijing Time)
  • Location: Online (link will be provided after you register)

About the Speakers

Ms. Jessica Xiao
International Student Coordinator, International Development Office

Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC)

Ms. Jessy Peng
Administrative Assistant, International Development Office

Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC)

Mr. Zhiwan CHEUNG
Assistant Professor, Media Arts, and Design

Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC)

Zhiwan Cheung (b. Long Beach, CA) received his BFA from Cornell University and his MFA from Carnegie Mellon University. Zhiwan first got a taste of performing in front of a camera as a book reviewer for Reading Rainbow, the 1990’s television show advocating reading for children. Since then, Zhiwan has to use his work to search for a critical understanding of an impossible homecoming, an odyssey toward a home that does not exist, a rite of passage with no destination. Zhiwan has exhibited work both nationally and internationally in venues such as NURTUREart in New York, Pica Pica Gallery in Berlin, and The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh. Currently, Zhiwan is an Assistant Professor at the United International College in Zhuhai, China.

Mr. Andrew PEAT
Associate Professor, Cinema and Television

Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC)

Andrew graduated with honours from the University of California, Davis, earning certificates of excellence from both the English and History departments, and studied a full year of History as an exchange fellow at Scotland’s oldest institution, University of St Andrews. He earned a Master of Fine Arts in Film and TV Production from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, while gaining experience in various areas of film production working on over 50 films (shorts and features). He has focused on directing, scriptwriting, sound editing and design, Foley, ADR, as well as the final mix. Andrew started teaching at UIC from September 2015.

Dr. Purrie NG
Programme Director / Associate Professor, Cultural and Creativity Management

Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC)

Dr. Purrie NG first practiced as an interior designer in residential and commercial projects and as a set designer in Radio Television Hong Kong. Then she joined the Curriculum Development Institute (Visual Arts) of Education and Manpower Bureau as Project Coordinator in curriculum design and teaching materials. Later she attained substantial experience in teaching, exhibition, programme management and revalidation, dissertation guidance and curriculum planning in various colleges.

Work Experience

– Interior designer in residential and commercial projects

– Set designer of Art Services in Radio Television Hong Kong.

– Project Co-ordinator of Curriculum Development Institute (Visual Arts) of Education and Manpower Bureau.

Dr. Xi WANG
Assistant Professor, Cultural and Creativity Management

Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC)

Dr. Wolfgang Xi WANG is an assistant professor in CCM. He received a Ph.D. in hospitality management at Iowa State University, and an M.S. in management and marketing at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. With research expertise in big data analysis, marketing, and consumer behavior of the hospitality industry, Dr. Wang has developed and published numbers of academic papers in both top-tier journals, professional conferences, and international projects, and was invited as ad-hoc reviewer for several journals. Dr. Wang got many professional certifications in the hospitality and tourism industry, including Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE®) and Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA). Dr. Wang has more than 2 years’ teaching and researching experience in the US, and more than 3 years’ experience in the industry.

Agenda
  • General Introduction of UIC by Ms. Jessica Xiao and Ms. Jessy Peng from International Development Office at UIC.
  • Introduction by Division of Culture and Creativity (Media Arts and Design, Cinema and Television, and Cultural and Creativity Management):
  1. Mr. Zhiwan CHEUNG, Assistant Professor of Media Arts and Design
  2. Mr. Andrew PEAT, Associate Professor of Cinema and Television
  3. Dr. Purrie NG, Programme Director / Associate Professor of Cultural and Creativity and Management
  4. Dr. Xi WANG, Assistant Professor of Cultural and Creativity and Management
About UIC Division of Culture and Creativity

United International College (UIC), situated in Zhuhai and jointly founded by Beijing Normal University and Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), is the first full-scale cooperation in higher education between the Mainland and Hong Kong. UIC shoulders the historical mission of advancing the internationalization of Chinese higher education and taking the lead in implementing liberal arts education in China by building a new model for liberal education in Mainland China and by nurturing talented future graduates with international perspectives. The Division of Culture and Creativity aims to offer a comprehensive, transformative and multidisciplinary approach to the studies of culture, media, design and creative industries. A range of programmes with a strong creative and practical focus will be offered by the Division of Culture and Creativity, including the Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Animation and Interactive Media, the Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Culture, Creativity and Management, the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Cinema and Television, the Bachelor of Communication (Hons) in Media Arts and Design, the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Music Performance, the Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management, Master of Arts in Communication-Film TV & New Media Concentration.

About United International College

As the first full-scale cooperation in higher education between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC) was jointly founded by Beijing Normal University (BNU) and Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). UIC is the first modern college in the Chinese mainland that upholds a liberal arts education, situated in Zhuhai city in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

UIC shoulders the historical mission of advancing the internationalization of Chinese higher education and taking the lead in implementing liberal arts education in China. Since its first enrolment in 2005, UIC has grown into an international institution with innovative educational approaches.

UIC is located in the beautiful coastal city of Zhuhai in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. As one of China’s most liveable cities, Zhuhai is adjacent to Macao and Hong Kong, connected by the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge. Zhuhai was one of the first places where modern Chinese met Western culture.

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