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  1. Getting a taste for the US

    Posted Aug 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of attending a community college was to transfer to a university, Ms Yao said. She suggested looking for a community college which had an emphasis on international students. Applicants should also ... when choosing a community college among the thousands available in the United States. 'The location of your community college is important because it is not just about where you will study ...


    Posted Mar 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... This summer, students will have the chance to study at one of the world's most famous universities. The Harvard Summer School Secondary School Program offers secondary school students a chance to sample university life. They can take classes, including Harvard's new summer seminars, which cover subjects including maths, politics and psychology. There will also be creative ...

  3. CityU signs pact with top film schools

    Posted Jul 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI THE City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has signed a trilateral agreement with top visual media academies in China and the United States to raise the standard of the creative industry here. CityU's School of Creative Media (SCM) signed an agreement with Beijing Film Academy (BFA) and the School of Cinema-Television of the University of Southern California (USC). ...

  4. Virtual reality check builds the future

    Posted May 29th 2004, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... Andy Cheng Research associate Stephen Kong demonstrates new hi-tech googles that allow students at Polytechnic University's Building and Real Estate Department to see 3-D images of their construction projects. 'Previously, lecturers found it difficult to teach students about construction. We used bar charts which students found difficult to understand,' said department head ...

  5. College-scam probe launched

    Posted Aug 18th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the scandal involving Beijing's Beihang University at the weekend and said it represented the tip of the iceberg of corruption inside the mainland's colleges. The revelation has led ... previously a mechanical engineering tutor at the university, has also been sacked. Mr Pang and several business associates are being questioned for allegedly taking at least 550,000 yuan from ...

  6. College exams put nation to the test

    Posted Nov 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... today as thousands of high school students prepare to sit the national college entrance exam. Admission to a top university dictates almost every aspect of a person's life in South Korea, ... to the intense pressure, or after failing to qualify for the university of their choice. ...

  7. HKBU appoints associate VP

    Posted Nov 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui Frank Fu Hoo-kin has been appointed associate vice-president of Baptist University (HKBU) for two years. Professor Fu, who also serves as dean and chair professor of social ... development. He received his master's and doctorate degrees from Springfield College in the United States and worked at Springfield, University of Ottawa and Chinese University of Hong Kong before ...

  8. Worldwide association top of the agenda

    Posted Apr 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... century. Cambridge's next transformation had to be from a great national university to being a 'British university with a global reach and global presence'. China had been identified ... Katherine Forestier University heads met this week in Hong Kong to discuss further collaborations and the future of tertiary education University heads from around the world met in Hong ...

  9. Extra 4,500 sub-degree places at new college

    Posted May 15th 2004, 12:00am by Andy Chen, Linda Yeung

    ... Andy Cheng and Linda Yeung $400m joint venture will offer range of 20-plus subjects A community college set up by the Chinese University and the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals will provide ... students enrolled at the community college run by its School of Professional and Continuing Education. Each university may over-enrol a maximum of 25 per cent of their number of allocated places. ...

  10. Novice universities on learning curve

    Posted Apr 24th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... development has heightened social demand for a cultural environment which led to the decision to build the town. It is not enough to rely on Shenzhen University and other colleges already here.' ... for this vast university town in Shenzhen's Nanshan district is largely unoccupied. There are 1,874 students enrolled at the sprawling postgraduate complex capable of accommodating 10,000- ...




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