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  1. Lingnan claims reforms will help courses expand

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau With the switch to four-year undergraduate programmes in 2012, the launch of the education reforms in September provides a golden opportunity for Lingnan University to further strengthen its liberal arts courses, the conference was told. The only Hong Kong college dedicated to the liberal arts, Lingnan is planning a series of measures to cope with the demands of the new ...

  2. Class Notes

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Indian professor to speak at Lingnan University Prominent economist Avinash Dixit is set to give his inaugural lecture at Lingnan University today. Professor Dixit, who was recently appointed by the university as its distinguished adjunct professor of economics, will give a talk on 'Governance Institutions & Economic Development'. Born in India, and with a PhD ...

  3. Out and about

    Posted Mar 01st 2009, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... are putting further strain on an already-fragile environment. Edmund Meisenhelder, a pre-war American exchange student of Guangzhou's Lingnan University, described a visit to the '3,500-foot ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Mar 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chinese literature professorship The Hong Kong Jockey Club has donated HK$2.32 million to set up a new visiting professorship at Lingnan University with the aim of promoting modern Chinese literature. The first scholar receiving the professorship is Chen Sihe, chair of the department of Chinese language and literature at Fudan University in Shanghai. ...

  5. Show your creative colours

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fong Hiu-Lam from Lingnan University Hong Kong Alumni DSS Primary School and Sace Luiza Xyra from Hong Kong Taoist Association School. Melissa Fong Hiu-lam The Parent-Teacher Association ...

  6. Artists form alternative to arts hub authority

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... local writers and academics from HKU, Chinese University, Lingnan University and the University of Science and Technology would also start working on a proposal to ask for space in M+ for local ... in comparative literature at the University of Hong Kong, made an appeal. Professor Szeto said the group would start research to form concrete plans, including a proposal for the content ...

  7. Master's programme tackles priority issues

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Kate Watson

    ... Professor Brewer said. A similar programme through Lingnan University's department of politics and sociology is offered to students as a research degree rather than a taught course. ... of politics in the department and associate director of the university's Centre for Asian-Pacific Studies. Lingnan's political science department has particular strengths in Chinese and Hong ...

  8. Mainland student applications to HK universities plummet

    Posted Jun 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Daniel Sin Hong Kong universities have seen a significant drop in the number of undergraduate admission applications from mainland students for the next academic year. Applications received by Shue Yan University, the city's first private university, have fallen by half, while Lingnan University has seen a drop of 40 per cent. The University of Hong Kong, Polytechnic ...

  9. Financial meltdown eating into the coffers of most local universities

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... research and development support'. Lingnan University's investment income of HK$29.9 million last year was 18 per cent less than previous year's HK$36.5 million. University of Hong ... Mimi Lau Most local universities are suffering from the global economic meltdown, this week reporting a loss of income from their investments. However, institutions pledged to continue ...

  10. Extra sites for universities just a start, says minister

    Posted Oct 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... could be built on them. He cited the example of Lingnan University. The liberal arts university operates on a compact campus in Tuen Mun. 'We need diversity in education provision,' he ... Daniel Sin and Adrian Wan The reserving of two small sites for private universities was just a start, the education minister said yesterday. More sites- and bigger ones- would be provided ...




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