• Seminar on Metrological Traceability of Temperature Measurements

    The seminar was jointly organized by the Hong Kong Accreditation Service (HKAS) and the Open University of Hong Kong – School of Science and Technology on January 25, 2019 (Friday). Dr. Fred Lee, head of Science of OUHK-S&T delivered the welcoming speech. He welcomed all participants to join the seminar and thanks Prof. Graham Machin …

  • Naming Ceremony of Billion Charity Fund Physical and Mechanical Testing and Certification

    The Physical and Mechanical Testing and Certification Laboratory has been named Billion Charity Fund Physical and Mechanical Testing and Certification in recognition of the Billion Charity Fund Limited’s generous donation of HK$3 million towards the development of the University’s new Jockey Club Institute of Healthcare. The Billion Charity Fund Physical and Mechanical Testing and Certification …

  • The School of Science and Technology Re-appointed as the Assessment Agency of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Industry

    The School of Science and Technology at The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) had been appointed by the Education Bureau as the sole Assessment Agency (AA) for the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for the TIC industry covering the period from 1 November 2015 to 31 October 2018. After completion the three-year RPL assessment …

  • Contemporary Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling (CUMCM) 2018

    The 2018 Contemporary Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling (CUMCM) http://en.mcm.edu.cn/ will be held on 13-16 Sep 2018, starting at 8:00PM, 13 September and ending at 8:00 PM 16, September 2018 (Beijing Time). It is an annual contest for undergraduates all over the world, organized by CSIAM (China Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics). In 2017, …

  • HKIE Conference Supported by OUHK

    It is our pleasure to be one of the supporting organizations on the “The Challenges of Logistics Technology – Opportunities and Innovation” conference joinly organized by the Logistics & Transportation (LT) Division and Manufacturing & Industrial (MI) Division of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers on 27th September 2018 in Hong Kong. The conference will …

  • Interview on ISO 22000

    An interviewed relating to the choice of ISO 22000 certified catering providers for primary schools was conducted by the Smart Parents (Magazine under Sing Tao Group) and the article has been published on 28 June 2018.

  • Champion and Outstanding Award in HKIE MI Project Competition 2017/18

    The students from BSc(Hons) in Testing and Certification and BSc(Hons) in Testing Science (Food), joined the project competition organized by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers – Manufacturing and Industrial Division. Five local universities nominated the student projects to participate the competition. Ten selected projects was presented in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University on June …

  • Anti-corruption Workshop for Testing and Certification Organisations

    One of Hong Kong’s key strengths is the high level of integrity and credibility of the Hong Kong society as a whole, which gives confidence to users of testing and certification (T&C) services. Maintaining a high level of professional integrity is of utmost importance and ensures that T&C services are provided in a reliable, consistent …

  • Updated Eligibility of T&C Related Degree Programmes of the OUHK for Registration on HKIE Scheme “A” Training

    We are pleased to announce that the Training Committee of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) has approved the matching results for the BEng (Hons) Degree in Testing and Certification (FT) offered by OUHK for registration onto Scheme “A” Training. The details are as follows: Programme Discipline (Note) Eligibility BEng (Hons) Degree in Testing …

  • Professional Accreditation from The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE)

    We are glad to announce that our programme Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Testing and Certification with JUPAS Code: JS9765/JSSU65 (formerly known as Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Testing and Certification with JUPAS Code: JS9760/JSSU60 up to Intake year 2016) is accredited by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) under the Washington Accord. This …

  • Videos on T&C Related Issues

    The following web links are the new videos on testing and certification related issues. For more details, please click the links below. 1. He studied the T&C related programme in OUHK 2. She studied the T&C related programme in OUHK 3. Testing and certification industry in the Qualifications Framework (QF) 4. Assessment in Testing, Inspection …

  • Dr Thomas Facklam visits OUHK

    Dr Thomas Facklam, the immediate past Chair of the European Co-operation for Accreditation (EA) in 2014 – 2017, was invited by Hong Kong Accreditation Service (HKAS) to visit Hong Kong on 4 – 8 December 2017. During the trip, Dr Facklam visited the Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK), and had a meeting with the …

  • Technical Seminar on Jewelry Testing and Manufacturing Technology

    The Technical Seminar on Jewelry Testing and Manufacturing Technology was successfully held in the Open University of Hong Kong on April 14, 2018. The seminar was jointly organized by the HKIE – Manufacturing and Industrial Division, IET Hong Kong – Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering Section and the Open University of Hong Kong – School of …

  • Visit – Hong Kong Yakult Company Limited

    Students from Testing Science (Food) programme visited Hong Kong Yakult Company Limited on 27 March 2018. The visit provided practical knowledge about food safety management system for the students.

  • HKTIC Seminar – Authenticity of Chinese Materia Medica

    HKTIC will organize a seminar about the authenticity of Chinese Materia Medica to be held on 24 April 2018 (Tuesday). You are cordially invited to join this seminar. Please find the details below. (Seats are limited and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.) Date: 24 April 2018 (Tuesday) Time: 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm Location: …

  • Technical Seminar – Latest development of Security System 2018

    The Technical Seminar – Latest development of Security System 2018 was successfully held in the Open University of Hong Kong on March 17, 2018. The seminar was jointly organized by the HKIE – Manufacturing and Industrial Division, IET Hong Kong – Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering Section, the Locksmithing Institute of Hong Kong and the Open …

  • 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 …

  • SCL Measurement Club Sub-Group Activity on Mechanical Metrology

    Load cells, load links and load columns for force measurements are widely used, such as construction materials testing industries, textile industries and hardline testing industries and etc. To make reliable and accurate measurements of force, it is necessary to use appropriate measurement techniques and properly calibrated instruments.  A seminar about calibration of force measurement system …

  • Metrology Workshop held on 3 and 4 August 2015

    The Metrology Workshop co-organized by the Testing and Certification Programme of the School of Science and Technology (S&T), the Standards and Calibration Laboratory (SCL) and the Hong Kong Accreditation Service (HKAS) of the Government of HKSAR has been successfully held on 3 and 4 August 2015 at the Jubilee College.   The workshop aimed at …

  • Recorded Video: OUHK – JUPAS 2015 Info Day – Testing and Certification

    For those who missed the specific advice seminar for the Testing and Certification (T&C) programmes on OUHK Full-time Programmes InfoDay (15 May 2015), you can now review the recorded video of the seminar on Youtube with the link HERE.

  • DBC radio interview

    The OUHK staff including T&C academic staff was interviewed by the Channel DBC 4 radio programme 《通識.通通識》 on 15 July 2015. The radio programme has been uploaded on the DBC website.  The part of radio programme about the interview on OUHK programmes can be found with the link HERE starting at time code 18’15.  

  • Metrology Workshop

    Metrology is the science of measurement, embracing both experimental and theoretical determinations at any level of uncertainty in any field of science and technology. The Testing and Certification Programme of the School of Science and Technology (S&T) will co-oganize the “Metrology Workshop” with the Standards and Calibration Laboratory (SCL) and the Hong Kong Accreditation Service …

  • Recognition of B.Sc. (Hon.) in Testing Science (Food) Programme by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department

    Our Top-up Degree Programme of B.Sc. (Hon.) in Testing Science (Food) (the Programme) has recently been recognised by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) to meet the training requirements of hygiene manager under FEHD’s Hygiene Manager and Hygiene Supervisor Scheme (the FEHD’s Scheme). Under the FEHD’s Scheme, food establishments are required to appoint at …

  • T&C Prgramme Seminar on OUHK Full-time Programmes InfoDay

    The OUHK Full-time Programmes InfoDay was successfully completed on 15 May 2015.  The general admission session and guided campus tours in the Jubilee College were conducted.  A specific advice seminar for the Testing and Certification (T&C) programmes was also included on the Day.  If you missed this T&C programme seminar on the InfoDay, you can …

  • The Measurement Uncertainties Evaluation for the Chemical and Microbiological Testing

    Measurement uncertainty is one of the key parameters commonly used by the testing and certification industry. The JCGM 100:2008 “Guide to the Expression of Uncertainty in Measurements (GUM)” is commonly used in uncertainty evaluation, which covers principles of measurement uncertainties in a wide area of measurements, including the chemical and microbiological testing.  In this tutorial, the speakers will use …

  • RTHK interview is available on the web now

    The radio programme, 《奮發時刻DSE》, has been uploaded on the RTHK website. The part of radio programme about the interview on testing and certification programmes in OUHK starts at time code 31’46: http://programme.rthk.hk/channel/radio/programme.php?name=radio5/dse_2012&d=2015-03-17&p=5678&e=&m=episode 

  • Seminar / Workshop on Microbiological Testing Methods

    3M Hong Kong Limited was invited to give a seminar and workshop on microbiological testing methods for Top-Up BSc (Hons) in Testing Science (Food) students for a course – Food Analysis, on 12 March 2015.

  • Workshop to HK JEBN (樓上)

    A workshop to HK JEBN (樓上) was organized for Top-Up BSc (Hons) in Testing Science (Food) students for a course – Principles of Good Manufacturing Practice, on 6 March 2015.

  • RTHK interview

    (From left) The Registrar, Testing and Certification (T&C) Programme Leader, and two T&C Students of the OUHK were interviewed by the Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK) about the T&C programmes in the OUHK on 3 March 2015.

  • Technical Seminar on Calibration Certificate and Uncertainty Interpretation according to International Standards

    The testing and certification industry often seeks calibration services from local and overseas calibration laboratories. Hence, the knowledge of evaluation and interpretation of a calibration certificate is essential for practitioners of the testing and certification industry. SCL speakers would elaborate in details the essential elements in a valid calibration certificate in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025, …

  • OUHK to host Testing and Certification Conference 2014–Global Opportunities and Challenges

    The Testing and Certification Conference 2014 – Global Opportunities and Challenges was being held at the Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) from 12 to 14 November. Aiming at providing a forum for industry professionals and academics from all over the world to exchange ideas, latest development and research results in the field of Testing …

  • Seminar of Emerging Instrumental Techniques

    About the Seminar: A seminar was held in the Testing Laboratory of OUHK to introduce the latest and revolutionary techniques for different aspects in testing, especially on environmental and food safety. Applications of these techniques can be applied on a wide range of sample types. View Flyer

  • Testing and Certification Conference 2014

    The Testing and Certification Conference 2014 – Global Opportunities and Challenges will be held in Hong Kong, China, on 12-14 November 2014. The goal of the conference is to bring together leading engineers, scientists, researchers and academics from the world to discuss novel theories, technologies and applications in the areas of testing and certification. The …

  • “Pesticide in Food Sample Preparation” Workshop

    About the Workshop: Residue pesticides in food have been gaining public concern. Food testing is more important than ever. Sample preparation before instrumentation analysis becomes a bottleneck for dealing with high throughput needs. The Testing and Certification Programme of the School of Science & Technology has organized a hands-on workshop on the latest advancement in …

  • Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP)

    Bachelor of Science with Honours in Testing and Certification was included in the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP) offered by the Hong Kong SAR Government for admission in the 2015/16 Academic Year. For details, please visit: http://www.cspe.edu.hk/SSSDP/EN/programmes.asp

  • Korea National Open University

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    Three representatives from the Korea National Open University visited the testing nd certification laboratories in the OUHK on 27 June 2014.

  • Prof. Lee Ka Yan, MH, JP

    Details

    Prof. Lee visited the testing and certification laboratories in the OUHK on 12 June 2014.

  • Seminar on “Testing and Certification: From an Engineering Perspective”

    About the seminar:   Testing and Certification is a profession that requires a wide range of knowledge. Besides analytical chemistry and microbiology, engineering is another vital area in the Testing and Certification industry. To increase public awareness and understanding of the industry from an engineering perspective, the OUHK will organize the “2013 OUHK Testing and …

  • Professional Seminar: Overview of U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) / Update of Consumer Products from China

    John Golden - Section Chief/Regional Product Safety Officer in the East Asia – Pacific Region for the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission

    About the seminar:   U.S.  CPSC  overview/update  on  imports  of  Consumer  Products  from  China  (including  Hong  Kong)  – Please join us for  an overview of CPSC’s mission, vision, and goals. We will discuss China’s share of total  imports  of  toys,  apparel,  and  electrical/electronic  products.  The  discussion  will  include  an opportunity for interactive questions and answers. About the speaker: …

  • Technical Seminar on Good Manufacturing Practice in Food & Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry

    Technical Seminar on Good Manufacturing Practice in Food & Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry

    Technical Seminar on Good Manufacturing Practice in Food & Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry is successfully held on 6 July 2013 (Saturday) in Lecture Theatre G01, The Open University of Hong Kong . What is Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)? Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) has been adopted in Hong Kong since 2002 to facilitate regulation of the western …

  • OUHK partners with SGS to optimize Hong Kong’s certification services

    OUHK partners with SGS to optimize Hong Kong's certification services

    About 100 Hong Kong students will start their full-time studies at the Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) for testing and certification professions at Bachelor’s level this September. In active response to the HKSAR Chief Executive’s recent emphasis in his policy address on developing testing and certification services in Hong Kong, the OUHK programmes are …

  • OUHK Testing & Certification Day 2012

    OUHK Testing & Certification Seminar was successfully held in Serena Yang Lecture Theatre, The Open University of Hong Kong on 3 Nov 2012. The Speakers’ powerpoint files in the OUHK T&C Day will be sent to the attendees’ emails soon after we obtained the Speakers’ approval.

  • OUHK and STC MOU Signing Ceremony

    OUHK and STC MOU Signing Ceremony

    The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) and the Hong Kong Standards and Testing Centre (STC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today (24 April) to facilitate collaboration to develop the testing and certification industry. The OUHK President Prof. John C Y Leong and STC Chief Executive Dr Richard Fung signed the MOU at a …

  • OUHK to hold a testing and certification industry summit

    OUHK to hold a testing and certification industry summit

    More than two hundred practitioners from the testing and certification industry attended the Testing and Certification Industry Summit held today (2 March) at the Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK), discussing how to enhance the testing and certification industry in Hong Kong with a view to strengthen the industry’s brand and to meet the manpower …