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  1. East meets West in rich new cultural exchange

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... John Cremer EMBA-Global Asia School of Business, HKU Success in business depends to a large extent on interpersonal skills and understanding others, particularly when operating in an international environment with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds. For this reason, the EMBA-Global Asia programme at the University of Hong Kong's (HKU) School of Business ensures ...

  2. Culture wilts on the shelf

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to be a cultural hub despite the construction of the West Kowloon Cultural District. 'I look at the talented students I teach, and see that the opportunities we have within the university system ... allowed him to focus on his work outside the university system with no strings attached. He cited, in particular, support from Taiwan's Council for Cultural Affairs, which gave him ...

  3. Differences in political culture tripped up HKU

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by a lack of experience in working with mainland counterparts. There is an obvious gap between Hong Kong and the mainland when it comes to politics and culture, so we need to strike a balance when ... to the attending mainland official. In fact, if we look at the HKU controversy as an example of the hotly debated cultural conflict between Hong Kong and the mainland, it merely signifies the tip ...

  4. Cultural leaders flock to join programme

    Posted Apr 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Michael Taylor With interest building towards the construction of the West Kowloon Cultural District, more people are inspired to take courses in arts administration. The school of humanities at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) is launching an advanced cultural leadership programme this autumn. It will be the first cultural leadership programme in Asia. 'It aims ...

  5. Culture a hot ticket item for summer

    Posted Jul 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The University of Hong Kong is holding its first Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities, an eclectic cultural series over four weeks that includes musical performances, lectures on art and writing and a symposium on Enlightenment-era European views on the mainland. Chinese-American playwright David Henry Hwang, currently working on a Broadway musical about the life ...

  6. A culture of giving can help our universities excel

    Posted Oct 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... donation of HK$1 billion to the University of Hong Kong. His hyper-wealthy peers have also been matching his largesse, with impressive donations in Hong Kong and over the border. A culture ... slipping eight places- has been successful in building up a generous alumni network. Other institutions need to follow its example. Hongkongers are generous, but we need a philanthropic culture ...

  7. HKU expands its cultural mix but shortage of dorms still a problem

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... arrived after a 15-hour flight, is looking forward to learning about a new culture and language. The year-one journalism student hopes to work in Asia. The university has also begun to attract ...

  8. Breaking down the cultural barriers

    Posted Sep 15th 2007, 12:00am by Tara Dame

    ... of professional and cultural practices inherent to the area. In response to this, the career advancement and management programme was introduced, spearheaded by Marjorie Chang Ching-wai, administrative ... usually need more help and advice,' Ms Chang said. Some of the common issues faced by overseas students in developing their career are language and cultural issues. Andre Liem, a US citizen ...

  9. Course supports culture's new leading role

    Posted Jan 10th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... increasingly becomes a centre for the arts in Asia, more professionals in the cultural field are demanding advanced training to top up their skills. In response, a part-time Master of Arts (MA) in cultural management was launched at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 2000. So far, 60 students have graduated from the two-year programme. 'It offers students opportunities ...

  10. Failed cultural-hub bidder expects call for new designs

    Posted Jan 13th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng More options than a single-developer approach are needed, says architect A failed bidder for the West Kowloon cultural project expects the government to start afresh on a design ... expensive. It is simply not worthwhile spending so much money on one particular feature that is not related to culture.' The exhibition of the failed bids is on show until Saturday. Club founder ...




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