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  1. Lingnan's next president vows to stick to liberal arts agenda

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron The next president of Lingnan University says he is 'absolutely committed' to its mission of providing a liberal arts education. Leading finance academic Chan ... to maintain Lingnan at the optimum size for a liberal arts college- is part of the university's 10-year plan unveiled last month. Professor Chan said: 'This is a very good strategic move. ...

  2. Lingnan unveils 10-year plan for reforms

    Posted May 13th 2006, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong Lingnan University has unveiled its blueprint for the next 10 years, including the recruitment of 30 to 50 extra teaching staff to prepare for the four-year tertiary structure ... and writing, and comparative societies and culture, he said. The university would also seek to attract more foreign students. Lingnan was interested in applicants who were active in school life ...

  3. Applicants on waiting list as all Lingnan places filled

    Posted Aug 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Marilyn Ma Lingnan University is offering 651 places through the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (Jupas) this year, with 83 per cent of the vacancies allotted to students ... students who have been nominated by their school principals have applied for programmes offered by Lingnan as one of their first or second choices. Among them, the university will select 10 ...

  4. Ugc review finds room for improvement at lingnan

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Lingnan University has 'considerable scope for further development' in its teaching and learning quality, according to a UGC review. While the report released this week noted that there were many positive factors that worked well at the university, it called for a more critical and outward-looking perspective in making strategic plans. A greater use ...

  5. Small base leaves Lingnan in dollar doldrums

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Gibb

    ... Lingnan University will be hard pressed to raise money from a dollar-for-dollar government scheme designed to spur the community to donate to universities, its president, Professor Edward ... on for support, Professor Chan said. A spokeswoman said it had 9,000 graduates registered on its alumni base. This compares with about 60,000 at The University of Hong Kong. Lingnan's specialisation ...

  6. Tuen Mun supports Lingnan expansion

    Posted Jan 06th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong Tuen Mun District Council has supported Lingnan University's proposal to expand its campus but asked it to share its facilities with the local community. The council ... the University Grants Committee should not be spent on providing facilities for the community, Lingnan would be prepared to share certain facilities, such as lecture theatres and classrooms when ...

  7. Abandoned cats swamp Lingnan volunteers

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com A plea has gone out to pet owners to stop dumping their cats at Lingnan University in Tuen Mun, where volunteers are struggling to take care of more than 100 ... don't know how to look for food, and strays that live there fight against any newcomers,' To said in comments circulating on Facebook. The university campus has long been home to large ...

  8. LingnanU to confer doctorates for achievements

    Posted Oct 06th 2007, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau Lingnan University is to confer honorary doctorates on four distinguished personalities in recognition of their outstanding academic achievements and contribution ... will be conferred honorary doctors of law. Jennie Lee Mui Yee-ching, a council member of Lingnan University Hong Kong Alumni DSS Primary School, and Stephen R. Lewis Jnr, professor of economics at Carleton ...

  9. Turnout set to be down on 2004

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chinese University pollster Timothy Wong Ka-ying predicts a turnout of 53 per cent, while Lingnan University analyst Li Pang-kwong expects between 47 per cent and 52 per cent of voters to cast ... to the Chinese University poll, 65.3 per cent said they would definitely vote and another 22.7 per cent said they might vote. Of 1,584 respondents to the Lingnan University poll, 52.3 per cent said ...

  10. New system opens doors at Lingnan

    Posted May 15th 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... a spokesman for Lingnan University, which specialises in liberal arts courses. 'We are committed to the provision of quality teaching and the promotion of whole-person education.' ... on to tertiary education. This involves a substantial redesign of courses, but local universities already have plans in place to restructure curricula and hire additional staff for new core courses. ...




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