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  1. Question of the week: Is it better to go to university in Hong Kong or overseas?

    Posted Jun 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Patrick Lee Pak-chuen, 17 La Salle College I would choose to go to university in Hong Kong. Some may think that studying hard or climbing the steep ladder of education is the most ... for their children to succeed. I'm not saying that university education abroad may be better than that in Hong Kong. I'm also not saying that Hong Kong is better than other countries. But I prefer ...

  2. University challenge

    Posted Apr 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... or her chosen career. York is not the only university to have won a reputation among Hong Kong students as one of the best places in Britain to study. But its merit-based scholarships ... for students from Hong Kong because of its national and international reputation for the quality of its teaching and research. While some of Britain's more famous universities- such as Oxford, ...

  3. University raises HK$709m in grant exercise

    Posted Mar 29th 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The Chinese University of Hong Kong raised most donations in the fifth matching grant exercise. It raised HK$709 million, followed by the University of Hong Kong with HK$666 million. Both universities receive HK$220 million, the ceiling amount. The eight UGC-funded institutions, the Open University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong Shue Yan University, with Hong Kong Academy ...

  4. Hong Kong risks losing the global education race

    Posted May 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Finally, if these reasons are not compelling enough, it will help to draw valuable foreign direct investment. There is no doubt that Hong Kong already has strong universities with rising ... should know they will have to fight to attract respected private universities, and possible bidding partners will need to be courted and nurtured. Hong Kong's major competitors, Singapore ...

  5. Tang to increase university graduates

    Posted Feb 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at university from 18 per cent now to 25 per cent in five years. Hilary Hau Yung-yung, a second-year, government and laws degree student at the University of Hong Kong, welcomed having more university 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 ...

  6. Parallel universe

    Posted Feb 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Vanessa Yung Swiss architects Caroline Wuthrich and Geraldine Borio set up Hong Kong-based Parallel Lab- an architectural office and laboratory for urban research in Asia- in 2010. As part of this year's Hong Kong & Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture, which runs until April 23, the duo have launched Stag- a cultural project aimed at getting people to think about ...

  7. Top HK medal hope barred from University Games

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... of doubts about her student status.The first-year student at Hong Kong University, who is at a training camp in Europe preparing for the 'Sail For Gold' regatta in England, was told ... executive director Dennis Chau Wai-keung said. 'She is a registered student at the University of Hong Kong and her status has been verified by the university authority. As far as we understand, ...

  8. The Hong Kong Region Review

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jason Wordie The Hong Kong Region Review by James Hayes Hong Kong University Press Now reissued as one of Hong Kong University Press' Echoes series, James Hayes' classic study of the pre-urban, pre-Republican era Hong Kong region is available for a new generation to appreciate. Internationally acknowledged as village and rural Hong Kong's pre-eminent, living, amateur ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Hong Kong national education policy enlivens mainland web forums

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... on his microblog, said the university had cancelled his classes. "[They] told me the decision was related to my comments about the Hong Kong campaign." Additional reporting by Simpson ... academic Bloggers abuzz on HK national education row Mainland internet forums have been abuzz with debate over the national education controversy in Hong Kong, despite censors' efforts to curb ...

  10. University students told to broaden their horizons

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com Local university students should set their sights beyond Hong Kong, the outgoing chief of the funding body for universities said yesterday. Laura Cha Shih May-lung, who will step down as chairwoman of the University Grants Committee in September, said local students at Hong Kong's universities generally lacked vision or aspirations. 'Most ...




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