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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - INSIGHT

    A university chief must be his own man

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by RONALD TENG

    ... It was a colourful event: Lingnan University had to select a new president, and the university council held a consultative meeting at which councillors were to choose a candidate. ... the presidency of a university, it's a well-known ritual that he would give a speech to the university community. He would present the vision for his leadership, and how he could take the school ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education news in brief

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 11:16am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Lingnan University in expansion mode Lingnan University has set up a department of applied psychology, roping in psychologists originally from ... as observation studies. Chinese engineer elected as member of elite US academy Professor Tony Chan Fan-cheong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology president, has been elected as a member ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Chinese University puts nation's history and culture on curriculum

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 10:12am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Linda.yeung@scmp.com Chinese University takes aim at overseas students with fresh focus on the nation's history and culture, writesLinda Yeung Reading China In its early days, Chinese University was a haven for scholars who had fled the Communist regime on the mainland. One of its constituent colleges, New Asia College, for example, was founded by acclaimed ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education news

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 04:30pm by Linda Yeung

    ... Renowned film director Ann Hui On-wah (below) will address a seminar at Lingnan University tomorrow entitled "Ann Hui and Her Hong Kong". Professor Mary Wong Shuk-han, director ... consultations Twelve Austrian education institutions will provide one-on-one consultations at A+Education from Austria on Friday (from 10am to 6pm. Representatives from high schools and universities ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - GENDER

    Hong Kong universities lack female leadership, says pro-vice chancellor of Chinese University

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... of the University of Hong Kong and Lingnan University, with appointments pending in the coming months. After all, HKU has already had a woman leading the development of its new four-year curriculum, ... are another story. With the exception of the Hong Kong Institute of Education, none of the city's universities have had a woman vice-chancellor or president. And across Hong Kong, there are just ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - UNIVERSITIES

    Edward Chen's liberal arts dream is still alive

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by RONALD TENG

    ... Chen Kwan-yiu was appointed president of Lingnan University. In a press conference, he announced that Lingnan was to be a liberal arts college different from the others locally. Many people in the education field were excited. Chen has since retired from that position and is now an honorary professor at the University of Hong Kong. He probably didn't achieve his aim at Lingnan, at least ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - EXISTENTIAL RISK

    Cambridge University study centre focuses on risks that could annihilate mankind

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 03:23am by Kate Whitehead

    ... films, but "existential risks" are real and deserve serious study, say the founders of a new centre at Cambridge University. Founded by a philosopher, a scientist and a software ... Skype, and Huw Price, professor of philosophy at Cambridge University, Rees presented the CSER's first public lecture on existential risk last month. Rees, a distinguished astrophysicist, ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - UNIVERSITIES

    Top academic says Britain lags behind the US in research and innovation

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 03:25pm by Linda Yeung

    ... catching up to do in driving innovation, says a leading academic. Michael Arthur, president of University College London (UCL), lauds Silicon Valley and the east coast of the United States, where Harvard and Yale universities are located, as the world's leading centres of research and innovation. There are so many collaborations between both universities in the fields Michael arthur, ...

  9. News - China Insider - ART

    64,000 chopsticks, one portrait of Jackie Chan

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:25pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Revolution, Red attended university in Australia and then moved back to China for architecture work. The artist now divides her time between Shanghai and Malaysia, and cites Shanghai’s “messy, crazy ...

  10. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches - BRIEF ENCOUNTERS MONIKA BIELSKYTE

    Brief Encounters: creative director Monika Bielskyte

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 08:43pm by Divia Harilela

    ... an effort to see what's beyond our regular view of it. Style is incredibly important for me and so is beauty. It's a universal language. I am less into fashion as seasonal fads and more ...




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