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  1. Business - Banking & Finance - MR. SHANGKONG

    Winners aplenty in Hong Kong's job market

    Posted May 06th 2013, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com For experienced professionals, HK is still a place where talent is rewarded, surveys find. But graduates may need a little patience Forget the whingers, ... professionals. What about fresh graduates? At about the same time, the University of Hong Kong issued a report about the job market for last year's graduates. It said the average salary of HKU ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Graduate doctors avoid Prince of Wales Hospital due to workload

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Graduate doctors avoid jobs at Prince of Wales The accident-and-emergency ward at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin may be popular with mainland women rushing to give birth, but among medical graduates this year it is not their workplace of choice. None of the doctors who graduated this year opted to join the department. Their lack of interest means ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Academy for Performing Arts' graduates to make use of new media

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... New director Adrian Walter wants graduates to excel at making use of new and social media Graduates of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (APA) should be "global artists" of the 21st century - people who are not only professional, artistically, but also excel at communicating through new media, the academy's new director said on his first public appearance ...

  4. HK a desert for science graduates, professor says

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... innovative technology is really worth a smidgeon to the city,' he said. In the nearly 10 years Zheng has been in Hong Kong, all his non-local graduate students have gone either to the mainland ... get scholarships. But there isn't much in it for Hong Kong,' Zheng said. Some of Singapore's graduate scholarships come with the caveat that the subsidised students must stay ...

  5. New graduates face tough competition

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff reporters Graduates face a grim job outlook, according to two new reports. Hong Kong ranks fourth in the world in competitiveness, but on top of that, bosses will slow their hiring in the next three months. They are not confident about hiring new workers, a survey by ManpowerGroup, a recruitment firm, revealed. Their confidence level is at its lowest since 2009 because ...

  6. Tang to increase university graduates

    Posted Feb 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... found time to promote his education plans. He has proposed 15 years of free education, small-class lessons in secondary schools and raising the level of eligible secondary school graduates ... graduates. 'Higher education in Hong Kong has matured and we no longer focus only on elites,' she said. 'Tang's proposal answers the demand for more university spots. But I doubt ...

  7. Graduates found to lack knowledge, job loyalty

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Hong Kong's fresh graduates lack general knowledge and loyalty towards their employers, according to a survey of more than 300 businesses. The survey, conducted by City University and the Chinese Manufacturers' Association of Hong Kong, found that most employers were dissatisfied with fresh graduates' level of knowledge about ...

  8. World awaits IB graduates

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Linda Yeung Their broad knowledge and rich exposure have opened doors for many IB graduates, with one study showing they were more likely to be enrolled in Britain's top 20 higher ... at top schools was double that of A-Level graduates. Entrants with 35 or more IB points were more likely to be admitted into a top British institution, the report added. Commissioned ...

  9. Bid to draw graduates into construction industry

    Posted Dec 14th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng Construction companies have set up a special youth group to attract new university graduates in an effort to combat a continuing brain drain. The Hong Kong Construction ... to get young people into the trade these days,' the chairman of the new arm, Derrick Pang Yat-bond, said. 'Many civil engineering graduates among us end up going to work in finance. ...

  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 to study at the city's own universities. While local and mainland students dominate city campuses, there are early signs that graduate business education is becoming truly international: one ...




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