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  1. Graduates power region's growth

    Posted Dec 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... In contrast to the business blues in Europe and the United States, the lively business environment in Asia, and in particular China, has created a need for MBA programmes that reflect the changing dynamics. Last year, the Hong Kong University Grants Commi ...

  2. Elderly graduate to a new challenge

    Posted Jul 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from July 23 to 27 at Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The syllabus includes a variety of subjects, including computer skills, tai chi, history and property management. A graduation ceremony ...

  3. For one graduate, passion comes first and a job second

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Louisa Yan Katherine Leung Chau-yung always wanted to practise medicine. The 22-year-old will realise her goal next year when she stands among the third class to graduate in Chinese ... medicine because Hong Kong already had so many practitioners of western medicine.' However, Ms Leung says that while almost all past graduates of her faculty are employed, the road ...

  4. Abundant choices for graduates

    Posted Jun 24th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... of the jobs created were in lower-skilled categories such as clerical and customer service positions. 'As such, graduates and school leavers have managed to secure employment at a faster pace than in the past several years. We are, however, seeing a preference from companies that still prefer to hire university graduates.' According to Manpower's most recent employment ...

  5. Self-funded tertiary education options can create financial burden for students

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... than 80 per cent of its 'current year graduates have articulated into bachelor's degree programmes', with more than '90 per cent being local university programmes'. How many of that 80 per cent entered UGC-funded programmes? For 2010/2011, statistics show that there were 11,365 associate degree graduates. Last year, these graduates vied for about 1,300 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Young fear lack of money will hold them back from middle-class dream

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... graduates had more difficulty now than in the 1970s and 1980s in climbing into the middle class. Also 72 per cent of the 500 respondents aged 15 to 35 thought the wealth gap had become more severe ... of businesspeople or professionals had an edge, and more than half thought family background and connections would make it easier for graduates to get jobs. About 70 per cent of interviewees saw attending ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - INSIGHT

    Parents are snubbing top-rated local Hong Kong schools

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... report on the higher education destinations of students graduating last year shows that 91 per cent went on to university and 16 per cent won places in the world's top 30 institutions ...

  8. Low point for Hong Kong's highly skilled

    Posted Sep 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Ma Ling

    ... Marilyn Ma Ling The problem of graduate unemployment isn't isolated to the mainland. According to Deborah Morgan, the regional area manager for recruitment firm Manpower Hong Kong, the recent economic slowdown and the growing number of tertiary students meant that the number of graduates was outstripping the number of positions available for them in Hong Kong. Last year, 31,097 ...

  9. Class Notes

    Posted Jun 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong student Chan Man-yip, 22, has won top honours in the International Student Awards run by the British Council. cityu graduates finding work About 97 per cent and 96 per cent of City University' degree and associate degree graduates last year had found jobs by the end of last year, started their own business or pursued further studies. cuhk graduates to study further Chinese ...

  10. Lost generation

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I am glad that I graduated at my university four years ago because, to my knowledge, the average salary and career advancement of graduates in Hong Kong this year are much worse than ... and the unstable working environment in Hong Kong, it is not surprising that graduates on lower incomes and with a sense of job insecurity are cautious in spending and frequently decide on late marriage, ...




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