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  1. Adjusting to university life in Canada

    Posted May 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kumi Hui Ka-yan says: 'Studying at a university in Canada has been my dream. After completing Form Five, I decided to advance my studies in Vancouver.' Looking back at when she first arrived in Canada, Kumi says: 'It's not easy to start a new life. Everything was new to me- the environment, friends, teachers, the school, the American accent. 'What's ...

  2. Hong Kong diploma recognised in Canada

    Posted Mar 13th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... in Canada will go to ICES, which makes recommendations to universities after considering applicants.' ...

  3. Push for Putonghua takes root in Canada's schools

    Posted Jan 10th 2010, 12:00am by Wency Leung

    ... generation, [Putonghua] is going to be very important.' In the past, French and English, Canada's official languages, have been the primary languages of public schools, but parents involved ...

  4. HKU launches two-way law degree with Canada

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong and Canada. The universities last week signed an agreement to admit up to five students from the other institution a year to a joint legal education programme. The programme will require ... universities. The degrees will enable them to practise in Hong Kong and Canada. To pursue a career in Hong Kong, the graduates also need to complete a one-year course for a postgraduate certificate ...

  5. Canada tries to heal scars of racist past

    Posted Oct 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... who applies for a share of the settlement is expected to receive an average payment of C$28,000, starting this month. It is Canada's largest-ever class-action settlement, heralded by its architects as a turning point and an indication that the country is determined to right past wrongs. But it's not without its critics. Last year, Canada offered a formal apology and began ...

  6. Canada falls behind in attracting Chinese students

    Posted Mar 18th 2006, 12:00am by Markus Gaertner

    ... Markus Gaertner Canada is falling behind Britain, Australia and new Asian competitors such as Singapore and Malaysia in the competition for Chinese students. New figures from the Canadian ... to 10,577 who enrolled in the peak year 2002. In total, Canada counted a stock of 36,747 Chinese students in 2004, only just half as many as Australia with 68,857. With 47,740 Britain also ...

  7. Canada offers a contrast in styles

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Sally Course

    ... opportunities in Canada. Parents have proved highly supportive, she said, not only sending their own children but helping others by providing scholarships. Spaces are limited to about 30. Camp ...

  8. Study abroad- Canada

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor International students wanting to complete their secondary education in Canada require a valid student visa as well as a letter from a school indicating that a place is available. They will be charged fees set by the province or the individual school board. Private schools are another option. Canada has two types of post-secondary institutions: universities, which ...

  9. Bright sparks to study in US, Canada

    Posted May 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Jessie Hui Nine students at Hong Kong Polytechnic University's School of Professional Education and Executive Development (SPEED) have been awarded full scholarships to take summer courses in the United States and Canada. The International Summer School Scholarships are open to SPEED's full-time and part-time undergraduates taking top-up degree programmes. Top-up ...

  10. Canada to reduce citizenship delay

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo Job restrictions on students will also be lifted Canada will speed up the processing of citizenship applications by the parents and grandparents of immigrants and ease employment ... in two years. He hopes the efforts- which will cost the Canadian federal government C$69 million ($431 million)- will triple the number of immigrant parents and grandparents landing in Canada ...




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