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  1. A school for thought

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... a scholarship to study in the United States. 'You would not know what a liberal arts education is simply by reading the brochure,' Ng said. 'I was told the programme would have a wide ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Hong Kong has been overwhelmed by American cultural icons, from Starbucks and the iPhone to sending children to top universities in the United States ...

  2. Mainland students go west

    Posted Jul 10th 2007, 12:00am by Jason Ng

    ... choosing Hong Kong as their favoured place for tertiary education. More than 17 per cent of those surveyed intended to pursue further education in the United States. France and Britain ranked ... of Educational Research, said the survey showed that not enough was being done to promote Hong Kong tertiary education on the mainland. Mr Lo said despite the growing student population on the mainland, ...

  3. Drive to attract Indian students

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... to university education in the United States, Britain, Australia and Canada. The council began promoting Hong Kong as a regional higher education hub two years ago and has taken university ... afford to go overseas for their education. 'These people are very well educated and if we can get them to come to Hong Kong to have their further education here, I am sure we can get more ...

  4. Universities go all-out to win over best brains

    Posted Jun 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... officials agree there's more to be done, with some asking for a further relaxing of the quota. Others lament a lack of the kind of buzz surrounding traditional education destinations like the United States, Britain, Canada and Australia. 'Hong Kong has not done any brand-building in education,' said Euphemia Chow, from Hong Kong Science and Technology University. ...

  5. Doors open for best and brightest

    Posted Jul 15th 2006, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Education (IIE), a United States-government backed, non-profit-making organisation providing advice on studying in the US, is offering new international science and technology research grants ... Scholarship information Destination/websites: The United States www.fundingusstudy.org Britain www.britishcouncil.org/hongkong-education-scholarships.htm; Australia http://studyinaustralia.gov.au; ...

  6. University adapts to needs of business

    Posted May 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... at the University of Michigan, bringing United States and European education experience to Chinese students. The programme consists of four four-day content modules in Ningbo and a one-week study trip ...

  7. Executives star in academic videos

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... will enhance Hong Kong's role as a regional business hub. 'Business education has traditionally been a western phenomenon, with almost all educational materials being imported from the United States and Europe,' said Professor Farhoomand. 'This series highlights the specific issues faced by Asian companies. 'As such, it should in a small way enhance Hong Kong's ...

  8. Global links arm graduates with superior job prospects

    Posted Nov 05th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... degrees in engineering, master of science and philosophy degrees, and PhDs. Another strength is the department's international faculty, most of whom were educated at top universities in the United States and Europe. Professor Lee is a prime example. With a bachelor's degree in engineering and an MBA from Taiwan's Chiao Tung University, he received his PhD in management ...

  9. Young minds, fresh out of the box

    Posted Apr 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as that championed by traditional liberal arts institutions in the United States. 'In the early 1900s, as university education in the US became specialised, people said we had gone too far and left ... are recruited from the US. Its provost, Dr Douglas Treadway, is a visiting professor in leadership and education sciences at the University of San Diego, in the state of California. The college runs ...

  10. Graduate education goes global

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... for bright graduates planning research careers to go to the United States or Britain for postgraduate study. But today more than 75 per cent of Hong Kong graduates who go on to higher degrees opt ... Liz Heron Education Editor Hong Kong's development as a learning society is advancing rapidly. The government is supporting the process and many people are eager to gain additional ...




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