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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    No let-up in demand for international school places in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:01am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung International schools expand to meet needs The international school population in Hong Kong will continue to rise, according to a report by ISC Research, which is part ... have student populations of at least 500 and 12 per cent have more than 1,000. Head of CAIS, Arthur D. Enns, notes a strong presence of Chinese students in his school. "Statistics ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Overseas universities are happy with HKDSE, but getting a place is still competitive

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:13am by Linda Yeung

    ... to continue, given the falling student population in Hong Kong. Some community colleges have stopped hiring new staff in anticipation of this falling recruitment. But there is no let-up ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Top marks for Asia in 2014 global education index

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 09:46am by Linda Yeung

    ... levels across the population. Indonesia was ranked bottom in the index, preceded by Mexico and Brazil. Andreas Schleicher, OECD's deputy director for education, is quoted as saying ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Psychology students face study barrier

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 09:46am by Linda Yeung

    ... in the ratio of psychologists to population. In the US, it is one to 3,417, well below the one to 18,047 ratio in this city; there are only about 400 practising clinical psychologists here. Pledging ... four years to make psychological therapies available, and expand provision for the general population as well as people with long-term physical health problems, and those with severe mental ...

  5. Stanford price hike is the exception, not rule

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 09:36am by Linda Yeung

    ... cultural mix of its student population is another attractive factor for potential applicants. The price of Stanford’s MBA is not beyond the reach of interested executives, given that the median ...

  6. Talent needed for brand development

    Posted Nov 19th 2005, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... of China, where there is a population of 1.3 billion.' Though domestic brands did exist in a small market, it was usually hard for a regional or international brand to become established in a place with a population of less than 30 million, he said. 'Companies should decide what their target market is before venturing on developing a brand, and then proceed with a step-by-step ...

  7. Mainland students chase places

    Posted Jul 26th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... of non-local students at institutions to be relaxed to diversify student populations. 'More mainland students could have applied if there were a bigger quota. For us, the constraint in getting ...

  8. Exposure to international student body added bonus

    Posted Nov 12th 2005, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Reports by Linda Yeung MARKETING professional Don Anderson enjoyed the added benefit of learning about cultural differences while doing his MBA course at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) in Sydney. He was specialising in marketing management but the diverse student population in his class taught him about values and practices across the globe. 'I have a much ...

  9. Aberdeen increases links with China

    Posted Jan 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... population. The United States was not as attractive as a place for foreign students due to the difficulties in getting a visa and the higher costs involved, he added. He expects the Scottish ...

  10. Chinese U expands to cope with increased foreign student intake

    Posted Dec 11th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... population. 'Many hostel residents are concerned about the future space they will have. The hostels are crowded now and to create rooms for three people would worsen the situation.' ...




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