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  1. University of Hong Kong names dean of education

    Posted May 05th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong The University of Hong Kong has finally named the dean of education after a search of more than a year. Shirley Grundy (below), currently head of education at Deakin University in Australia, will become the first female to lead the faculty of education. She will replace Mark Bray, who left in March last year to become director of Unesco's International Institute ...

  2. The University of Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the options will help you make informed decisions Founded in 1910, the University of Hong Kong was the first and only tertiary institution in the city until 1963, when the Chinese University of Hong Kong was formally recognised as a university. Its long history means HKU is one of the most prestigious universities in Hong Kong, with many distinguished alumni such as former chief secretary ...

  3. Government aims to attract more overseas students to Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 07th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau More private universities and closer collaboration with overseas universities are to be encouraged to develop Hong Kong into an education hub. Undersecretary for education ... we, after analysis, think joint offering of programmes is a better way. For example, Northwestern University [in the US] is good at marketing and the Hong Kong University of Science ...

  4. Hong Kong luring mainland's brightest

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Beijing's top performers in the national college entrance examination chose universities in Hong Kong over Baida. Three picked the University of Hong Kong and one the University of Science ... impossible for most mainland students to go to a Hong Kong university. Now they can choose from a much wider list. This gives our city a great opportunity to help shape the nation's future. ...

  5. Hong Kong's translation skills useful on mainland, say academics

    Posted Aug 28th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Seven local universities offer studies in the field, with about 200 graduates a year Hong Kong is in a position to export its expertise in translation services to the mainland, academics have said. Liu Ching-chih, president of the Hong Kong Translation Society and a researcher at the University of Hong Kong's centre of Asian studies, said Hong Kong had a lot to offer ...

  6. Hong Kong has global appeal

    Posted Sep 29th 2007, 12:00am by John Church

    ... with first-class institutions such as the University of Hong Kong (HKU), are common denominators prompting students from abroad to study here instead of at western universities. Sabutai Haider, from ... and they both gave me scholarships, so my decision was a very difficult one,' she said. 'I chose HKU, not the other Hong Kong universities, simply because I could only compare HKU ...

  7. Young universities win more global plaudits

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com For the second time in a week, Hong Kong universities have performed well in an international survey of the world's best young institutions. Four Hong Kong universities made the inaugural Times Higher Education list of the 'Top 100 Under 50', published yesterday, reaffirming that the city's investment in higher education ...

  8. Hong Kong students boost their careers with distance learning

    Posted Feb 10th 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... offered by the University of London's Royal Holloway School of Management, which is taught at the University of Hong Kong's School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE). ... this will be an additional plenary session with two or three staff from the University of London providing 120 hours of classroom teaching over two weeks. To accommodate working hours in Hong Kong, these 120 hours ...

  9. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted May 11th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ka-shing made last week to the University of Hong Kong was just the latest in a string of donations to tertiary institutions. Sir Run Run Shaw is another person who likes to give away money ... Sir Hormusjee Mody that enabled the University of Hong Kong to open in 1911. That's not a bad memorial and a lot more useful than a statue. While we don't erect statues to prominent ...

  10. Universities rise in the global ranks

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com The academic reputation of Hong Kong's universities is on the rise, an international survey has found, but researchers say institutions must defend academic freedom if they are to improve their rankings. The latest Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings rated the University of Hong Kong 39th in the world, up from 42nd in the first ...




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