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Social Impact of Social Media

The Hong Kong identity is changing with the help of social media. Social media is an undeniable force in today’s world. Learn about big history-defining moments to the silliness we’ve come to expect. Join researcher Dr Catherine Archer, and dig deep into the social impact of social media. Social media has only been part of our lives for little more than 15 years and yet it has irrevocably changed and challenged some of society’s major institutions regarded in the past as... [More]
$60 Limited inc GST
Social Impact of Social Media

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Ins and Outs of Instagram

Instagram is the current social media darling and with good reason: it’s fun, beautiful, interactive and engaging. But how can you use it to get people to buy your product, or sign up for your services, or click through to your website? This workshop will look at how Instagram has changed over time, the best way to use it today and how to develop an Instagram strategy that works. We’ll cover choosing the right images to use for your feed, what kind of hashtag strategy will be most... [More]
$95 Limited inc GST
Ins and Outs of Instagram

<p>{image name:“insta”}</p><p>Instagram is the current social media darling and with good reason: it’s fun, beautiful, interactive and engaging. But how can you use it to get people to buy your

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DNA and genealogy - what DNA tests can reveal about your family tree

Millions of people around the globe are enthusiastically charting their bloodlines. Genealogy has become a cultural phenomenon! Join Genealogist Mike Murray in our upcoming seminar and learn what DNA tests can reveal about your family tree. We all have two family trees – one that we can build up from family stories and genealogical records, and another that’s hidden within your DNA. Easy access to inexpensive DNA testing is revealing family secrets, breaking down stubborn brick... [More]

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Wild about flowers - wildflower photography for everyone

Digital cameras enable anyone to make close up and macro images of WA’s spectacular wildflowers. Whether you have a DSLR or a compact you can learn the controls and features on your camera to produce pin sharp, correctly exposed wildflower images with accurate colour. This day course includes a classroom session, lunch and a hands-on field session among the flowers. Learn with Master Photographer Dale Neill. Wildflower image by Gail, one of Dale Neill's past students. Digital... [More]

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Greater Persia and its role along the Silk Road – The Mongol period and beyond

The Ilkhanid period in Persia (1256-1353) marks a particularly close connection of this historical, cultural and geographical area with the rest of Asia and Europe, due to the establishment of the largest domain the world has ever seen, the Mongol Empire. Persia’s interaction with its nominal rulers, the Yuan dynasty (1271-1368), was continuous and fecund along the Silk Road, resulting in a period of great mutual influence also in the cultural and artistic spheres. The talk will... [More]

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Introduction to Modern Art

Join artist Richard Gunning, as he explores the history of Modern Art in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The three week course will examine the exciting and dynamic changes that took place in art as it responded to, and occasionally anticipated a rapidly changing world. It is a period that has produced some of the most powerful, and at times bewildering, and beautiful works in Western Art. This is a course for anyone who is curious about the art of our times and its not too... [More]

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Keep Calm and Stress Less!

If feeling too stressed is distressing you, it’s time to take back control and reconnect to that place of calm and inner peace! Stress is the most commonly cited challenge many of us face on a daily basis. Severe chronic stress puts us at risk of poor health and mood disorders including anxiety, depression and panic. In this workshop Dr Jenny Brockis will teach you how to recognise symptoms of stress or burnout before they become an issue and how to create your daily stress... [More]

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Shine: The essentials of self-care

Increase your self-awareness, invest in your self-care and learn simple strategies to stress less. Say hello to a happier, healthier you! Learn all about being kinder to yourself and try proven practices to make you feel happier and boost your overall sense of well-being and self-acceptance. This course is presented by Annika Rose,  a well respected social entrepreneur, well-being scientist and meditation teacher. She has worked as a mental health professional in both the UK and... [More]

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How Children Learn Language

By about three years old, every human has performed one of the most complex cognitive feats in the animal kingdom: learning a language. How do they do it, and when? And what can adults do to encourage a child’s language learning? This session is an accessible look at child language acquisition and its implications for the human mind. There are also some adorable baby videos. [More]

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Introduction to Colour

Join Karen Frankel for this colourful workshop. It is for those of you who would like to enhance your drawings and sketches with colour. You will use different media and learn about colour mixing, tone with colour and what warm and cool colours are. Some drawing experience is an advantage. Learn from Karen Frankel, an experienced artist and teacher. OUTLINE • Colour theory – new split primary colour wheel • How not to get ‘muddy’ colours • Using watercolour pencils • What are... [More]

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