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  1. City tops 'best young universities' league

    Posted May 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... has pushed education, the primary mission of a university, to the sidelines.' A spokesman for the university said yesterday: 'Various league tables use different evaluation criteria ...

  2. HKU celebration 'wasn't held just for vice-premier'

    Posted Feb 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The August 18 event was arranged to coincide with Vice-Premier Li Keqiang's visit, but it wasn't held solely because he was in town, vice chancellor Tsui Lap-chee said. The vice-premier ... that a top official could help us celebrate the centenary, but it would have been impractical for a vice-premier to visit the city solely for this event,' Tsui said. 'When we heard Li would ...

  3. English language course focuses on real-life tests

    Posted Feb 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Master of Arts in Applied English Linguistics The Open University of Hong Kong To meet the growing demand of professionals and individuals wishing to improve their English skills, the Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) has launched the master of arts in applied English linguistics. Classes will begin in September 2012. The programme leader, Dr Emily Poon Wai-yee, ...

  4. HK universities fall in global league table

    Posted Oct 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by the much younger California Institute of Technology. Harvard, after seven years of being top in the annual survey, shares second spot with Stanford University. Baty said the league table favoured ...

  5. Directory of courses- Local tertiary institutions

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... faculties, and more than 150 taught programmes are offered under different disciplines of the faculties. Faculty of Arts Anthropology, Chinese language and literature, cultural studies, English, fine ... childhood education, English language teaching, information technology in education, parent education, Putonghua education, school guidance and counselling, school improvement and leadership, sports ...

  6. HKU gets wider path to mainland

    Posted Aug 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and professors to study on the mainland. The plan- announced by presumptive premier-in-waiting Li Keqiang during a speech to commemorate the university's centennial- would allow as many as 1,000 ... teachers and students get a better understanding of the mainland and familiarise them with the situations of the country,' the vice-premier added. The programme, which Li said would start next ...

  7. Lessons to learn from HKU flap

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The controversy surrounding the visit of Vice-Premier Li Keqiang last August has aroused concerns about whether some of our core values have been compromised. Questions have been asked whether the University of Hong Kong sought to curry favour by staging the centennial celebrations during the state leader's visit. Police restrictions on protesters and journalists ...

  8. Allegation of cover-up by HKU dismissed

    Posted Jan 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com An internal investigation has dismissed an allegation that the University of Hong Kong tried to cover up records of its controversial handling of Vice-Premier ... their rights were violated. 3 The number of protesting students detained by police during a visit by Vice-Premier Li Keqiang to the University of Hong Kong on August 18 ...

  9. Politics muddies the water for HKU

    Posted Nov 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... under another such cloud, politics seemingly being at the root. He has denied that this is the case, but it is difficult not to link the sorry circumstances surrounding the visit by Vice-Premier ... but it now also regularly heads international league tables as Asia's leading place of higher learning and research. It is a legacy of which the professor can be justly proud. He can equally ...

  10. HKU in hot water over Li

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporters The University of Hong Kong's (HKU) Council says it will set up a committee to look into controversies surrounding the recent visit of Vice-Premier Li Keqiang to the campus. The university was criticised for its heavy-handed security. It also allowed Li to be seated so that his status seemed to be above that of the chancellor and pro-chancellor during ...




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