News and Events

  • OUHK – Testing and Certification Taiwan Study Tour 2018

    Students from Testing and Certification Undergraduates programmes joined the Taiwan Study Tour from January 15 – 20, 2018. The study tour aims to let the participants to understand the development of T&C industry in Taiwan and improve their communication skills through the discussion with Taiwan local students and industrialists. Through the study tour, the students …


  • Testing and Certification Day 2017

    The Testing and Certification Day 2017 was successfully organized on November 4, 2017 (Saturday) by the Open University of Hong Kong. Around 100 participants attended the seminar. In the beginning, Prof Reggie Kwan (Vice President) and Dr David Chung (Under Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Innovation and Technology Bureau of the HKSAR government) delivered the …


  • Establishment of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Hong Kong – OUHK Student Chapter

    The IMechE – OUHK Student Chapter was established and the committee members attended the Joint Students Chapter Inauguration Ceremony held in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University on November 11, 2017. During the ceremony, the Chairman of IMechE Hong Kong Branch, Ir Chris KC Cheung and Chairman of Young Member Section, Mr. Barry KW Ng welcomed …


  • Metrology Symposium 2017

    In November 2018, the 26th General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) will review the International System of Units (SI) of four of the seven base units namely kilogram, ampere, kelvin and mole by fixing the values of the Planck constant (h), the elementary charge (e), the Boltzmann constant (k) and the Avogadro constant (NA). …


  • Public Seminar: Requirements for Toys and Food Contact Products to GCC Market

    The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Standardization Organization (GSO) has announced the official launching of the GSO Certificate Tracking System on 26 June 2016. This system offers pertinent information to the relevant authorities responsible for Border Control and Market Surveillance in GSO member states. Effective from 1 January 2017, all products which are subject to conformity …


  • SCL Measurement Club Sub-Group Activity on Chemical Metrology

    Chemical metrology is the science of measurement, which includes all aspects both theoretical and practical with reference to chemical measurements. Measurement uncertainty refers to a parameter, associated with the result of a measurement that characterizes the dispersion of the values that could reasonably be attributed to the measurand. In the first part of this activity, …


  • T&C Students visited HuiZhou

    Students from Testing and Certification programmes joined the tour organised by the Hong Kong-HuiZhou Youth Exchange Promotion Association on 8-10 January 2016.        


  • Mr. Nabil A Molla

    Mr. Nabil A Molla, Director-General of the GCC (the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf) Accreditation Centre, visited The Open University of Hong Kong and had a meeting with the Testing and Certification programme team on 01 December 2015.


  • Measurement Symposium 2015

    The testing and certification industry often needs to evaluate and report measurement results and uncertainties for the tests and measurements performed. This symposium aims to provide a platform for the practitioners to meet and discuss the interpretation of the measurement results and the latest development in metrology. The topics of the symposium focus on problems …


  • OUHK Appointed as the Assessment Agency of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Industry

    The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) has been officially appointed as the assessment agency to conduct Prior Learning Assessment for practitioners in the Testing, Inspection & Certification (TIC) Industry. Under the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Mechanism, experienced TIC practitioners will be able to obtain formal recognition of their knowledge and skills through assessment …