History & Milestones
Launch of "Entrance Scholarship in Nursing" for full-time undergraduate students.
The first Pinning Ceremony was held.
Admission of first student to Master of Public Health(MPH) Intercalated Programme
The Celebration of the 20th Anniversary
The 10th Anniversary of Youth Quitline
Advanced Training Programme in Clinical Nursing Education sponsored by Li Shu Fan Medical Foundation commenced.
Admission of the first cohort of Direct Admissions Scheme to Senior Year Places
Standardized Patient Simulation-based Education was initiated.
Knowledge Exchange and External Relations Committee was established.
The first cohort of Doctor of Nursing programme graduated.
The first cohort of Part-time Pre-registration Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) programme graduated.
Undergraduate Research Fellowship Programme was implemented.
The five-year, full-time, pre-registration Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) programme commenced in response to the 3-3-4 curriculum reform in Hong Kong.
The Symposium on Gender-based Violence in Hong Kong: Sexual and Domestic Violence, co-organized with Department of Pathology and RainLily, was held.
A delegation of 19 staff members and students paid an academic visit to the School of Nursing of Jilin University, China
The first issue of Nursing Student Newsletter White Guardian was commenced.
Professor Agnes Tiwari was appointed to head up the School.
The pioneering Temasek Training-of-Trainers Programme for Advancement of Nurses in Guangdong Province, China was completed.
The Department was re-named to School.
The Celebration of the 15th Anniversary
The Hong Kong Nursing Forum was re-named as Hong Kong International Nursing Forum
The Part-time Pre-registration Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) programme commenced.
Certificate in Infection Control Programme jointly organised with the Department of Microbiology commenced.
The Doctor of Nursing commenced.
“Family: A Jockey Club Initiative for a Harmonious Society”Project was introduced.
The Serena Yang Lecture and the Serena Yang Fellowship were established.
Research Office was established.
The Hong Kong Nursing Forum was inaugurated.
The Naming of Serena Yang Library
The Serena Yang Scholarship and Prizes were established.
The Memorandum of Understanding was signed with the University of Pennsylvania
The first youth-oriented hotline, the Youth Quitline was established.
The 10th Anniversary Symposium was hosted.
The Celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Department.
The HKU Nursing Alumni Association was established.
The first MPhil student graduated.
The Centre for Health Promotion was established.
The Grace Tien Lecture was inaugurated.
The first issue of School Newsletter was published.
The Department responded to SARS.
Lau Wing Kai Memorial Prizes were established.
Dr Sophia Chan was appointed to head up the Department.
The first cohort of the Master of Nursing Programme graduated.
Universities 21 Head of Nursing meeting was hosted.
Y W Kwok Scholarship was established.
The first honorary tutor was appointed.
The first MPhil student enrolled in the department.
The Department relocated from Queen Mary Hospital to Sassoon Road.
BL Wong Prizes were established.
Li Po Chun Charitable Trust Fund Undergraduates Scholarship was established.
The first PhD student enrolled in the Department.
The first cohort of Full-time Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) programme graduated
The first cohort of Part-time Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) programme graduated
The first International Nurses Day Health Fair organized by our department.
Medic 71 Prizes were established
First doctoral student admitted in conjunction with the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy.
Dr Sophia Chan was appointed to head up the Department (Jan – Aug).
Professor Patricia L Sullivan was appointed to head up the Department in September.
The Part-time Post-registration Bachelor of Nursing programme commenced.
The Department of Nursing Studies was established.
The four-year, full-time, pre-registration Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) programme commenced with the admission of 42 students.
Professor S P Chow was appointed to head up the Department.