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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Good marks for Hong Kong in World University Rankings, but history is a fail

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Why history could become a thing of the past Hong Kong institutions fared reasonably well in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject, being represented in the top 200 in almost all 30 subjects. History, and agriculture and forestry, were the two subjects for which no local institutions made it into the top 200. The University of Hong Kong ...

  2. HKU fights to hold spot at the top

    Posted Oct 11th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Vice-chancellor of the University of Hong Kong Tsui Lap-chee has challenged the accuracy of recent league tables for local universities and reiterated HKU's number one status in a letter to staff, students and alumni this week. This was in response t ...

  3. Universities take hard line over local intake

    Posted Oct 04th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Universities will defy the government's decision to increase the quota of foreign undergraduate and taught postgraduate students if it is at the expense of local places. The current cap is expected to be raised from 4 per cent to 8 per cent, meaning ...

  4. Think twice before taking an associate degree, says educator

    Posted Aug 30th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Students wanting to get into a local university have been advised to have 'second thoughts' about signing up for an associate degree programme. Chairman of the Hong Kong Association of Career Masters and Guidance Masters Peter Chiu Wing-tak said ...

  5. Mainland students chase places

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

    ... A new scheme allowing all eight publicly-funded tertiary institutions to recruit mainland students has attracted more than 3,000 applications, despite disruptions to exhibitions and information sessions because of Sars. All applications, from the designat ...

  6. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Apr 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Seymour Pierce helped Carson Yeung Ka-sing's takeover of the English Premier League soccer club last year. This requires clarification. Seymour Pierce advised Yeung on a failed takeover bid ...

  7. City Digest

    Posted May 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The head-hunting process was still under way, the university said. Court denies tycoon's bid for easing of asset freeze The Court of Appeal denied a bid by tycoon Carson Yeung Ka-shing, facing money ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books

    HKU's difficult early years recounted in new history

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com A chronicle of the University of Hong Kong recalls the early years before its rise togreatness, writes Linda Yeung Pastmaster Despite the University ... of Hong Kong and HKU are so closely intertwined." linda.yeung@scmp.com ...

  9. Student leader 'abusing power'

    Posted Apr 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of well over 40 students. One of the five students behind the no-confidence vote, Joe Yeung, a fourth-year microbiology student, said the nine-day process left them facing an uphill battle to put the motion to the required school-wide vote. They need 300 student signatures but have collected only 44 so far. Yeung accused Tam of delaying the process since he has the discretion to approve ...

  10. Alumni events keep graduates coming back

    Posted Mar 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Reports by Linda Yeung IN KEEPING WITH the school's tradition of nurturing ties among graduates, the Munsang College alumni has grown in numbers over the years. About 500 gathered at the Kowloon City campus last November to attend the alumni association's annual general meeting. A number of other gatherings are organised each year as well as overseas tours during the summer. ...




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