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  1. Now for a few rousing words that may change your life for the better

    Posted Jun 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Anjali Hazari familypost@scmp.com It is graduation time, both at universities and schools. This marks a moment of change that even students advancing from primary to secondary school can identify with. And the hallmark of graduation ceremonies is 'the speech'. Leaders the world over take time to offer their wit and wisdom to empower students because, as Katherine Bindley ...

  2. Graduate finds her perfect life as a folk singer

    Posted Apr 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the future. Why did you choose to be a singer after graduating with a finance degree? I didn't want to be an accountant and don't like an office atmosphere. I love music very much. When ...

  3. Graduate of the school of hard knocks

    Posted Mar 14th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Having just turned 16, singer Justin Bieber has amazed millions by how mature he sounds, something he attributes to 'having grown up below the poverty line'. After posting dozens of homemade videos on YouTube in 2007, where the multi- ...

  4. Everyone deserves to graduate

    Posted Jun 25th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... I didn't come from a wealthy family, so I couldn't start primary school until I was nine. But I was passionate about studying. When I graduated from secondary school, I was the top student ... too well in their A-levels a chance to graduate from university. I believe education makes a country prosperous, and I want the school to continue to be a great place to learn. When it opened, ...

  5. Stewart 'makes it so' for new graduates

    Posted Jan 13th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Star Trek actor Patrick Stewart slipped into a different role yesterday when he presented degrees to 190 Hong Kong graduates of the University of Huddersfield. Stewart is chancellor of the English university, which has nearly 300 students studying for degrees at Caritas Francis Hsu College. 'Whenever I meet graduates of the university I'm deeply impressed ...

  6. Graduating fashion students find inspiration in the strangest places

    Posted May 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Weight, dogs and the elderly provide basis for designs Kate Moss, the elderly, dogs and the environment were just some of the sources of inspiration for designs presented by 22 students of Polytechnic University's school of design at yesterday's graduation fashion show. 'The students were asked to focus on a specific issue and address it through ...


    Posted Jul 07th 2005, 12:00am by Jolene Otremba

    ... Jolene Otremba A Joint Speech Day at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre last week celebrated the graduation of students from parochial schools of St Peter's Church, Aberdeen. The event's highlight was a speech by Tsui Lap-chee, vice-chancellor of the University of Hong Kong and renowned human geneticist. Professor Tsui encouraged the students to establish a goal ...

  8. CityU chemistry graduate to work with Nobel Prize winner

    Posted Sep 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung A PhD graduate from City University has won the opportunity to work with a Nobel Prize winner after being awarded a prestigious fellowship. Chow Cheuk-fai, who received his PhD in inorganic chemistry this year, will carry out postdoctoral research in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)- a common medical scan for checkups- at the University of Louis Pasteur ...

  9. Happenings

    Posted Jul 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... students could look forward to a working world where more and more senior positions in business and government would be filled by women. Therefore, as future leaders of society, Marymount graduates ... which meant a lot to parents, teachers and graduates. For parents and teachers, it was a time for relief and emotions. For graduates, it was a milestone in their learning process. We were ...

  10. school news

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... YMCA of Hong Kong Christian College The graduation ceremony of YMCA of Hong Kong Christian College offered students and parents an opportunity to meet teachers and seek advice from them. The ceremony was held on May 29 for Form Five and Form Seven graduates. Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah and Reverend Bartholomew Ma, priest-in-charge of the Church of the Epiphany, Hong Kong ...




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