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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Students and staff free to join Occupy Central, says HKU head

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:51pm by Ernest Kao

    ... University, University of Science and Technology, Lingnan University and the Institute of Education expressed similar views on boycotts. Baptist University said it would operate normally but if ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com "We support freedom of speech," says Professor Peter Mathieson HKU chief supports freedom to protest University of Hong Kong students and staff ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    'I'd have joined Occupy if it could work', says Exco member Arthur Li

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by Peter So, SHIRLEY ZHAO, Arthur Chan

    ... at the University of Hong Kong. Charles Kwong Yim-sze, a professor of Chinese and translation at Lingnan University, expressed similar views and did not did not do a roll call at lectures. Dr Elaine Liu ... has applied unlawful or misleading means" to request people's "personal data". Meanwhile, three award-winning university instructors said they would not punish students ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PHILANTHROPY

    Ronnie Chan Chichung's donations to university, the second in a week

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:36am by Denise Tsang

    ... s richest people, Ronnie Chan Chichung, flew to Los Angeles last night bearing a donation of undisclosed proportions for a university and claiming to have trumped US billionaires Bill Gates ... all the family wealth would be given to charity, leaving nothing to his children. The donation to the University of Southern California follows a US$350 million gift to Harvard 's school ...

  7. 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 ... 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 they would ...

  8. News - World - HEALTH

    Extreme altruists gave bigger brains, Georgetown University study shows

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:42pm by NYT

    ... have bigger brains and are better than the rest of us at reading signs of distress in facial expressions. That's what Georgetown University neuroscientists found when they scanned ... not have been more delightful study participants." Many didn't even want reimbursement for travelling to the university, thinking it was taking money away from science. The participants ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Government 'won't interfere' with universities

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 04:36am by Peter So

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com Government 'won't interfere' with universities The government will not interfere in universities' handling of a forthcoming class boycott by pro-democracy students, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor says. And Lam also denied that a meeting she held with university chiefs yesterday was an attempt to press them to take a tougher line ...

  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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