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  1. University pushes on with colleges amid row

    Posted Apr 26th 2006, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Chinese University has agreed on guidelines for setting up new colleges to house 3,000 extra students under the switch to four-year degrees. Its ruling council yesterday approved ... alumni placed a quarter-page advert in a Chinese-language newspaper criticising proposals by a university taskforce for small colleges of 300 to 600 students to be the model for campus expansion. ...

  2. News - Asia - KOREA

    UN chief urges North Korea not to conduct nuclear test

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 10:29am by Associated Press at the United Nations

    ... a group of journalists on Thursday that the United Nations has been trying to provide humanitarian assistance to North Korea, but because of the crisis over a possible nuclear test and tensions ... Korea. He again urged key nations that have been trying to rein in the North’s nuclear program to call on Pyongyang to refrain from “any provocative measures, like conducting nuclear tests.”   ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Los Angeles Times Page One Advisory for Friday, July 12, 2013.

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 10:13am by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

    ... The following stories are under consideration: NAPOLITANO:LA—The nomination of Janet Napolitano, the U.S. secretary of Homeland Security, to be the next president of the University ... record of helping to run a university. Current President Mark G. Yudof is leaving office after five years. By Larry Gordon in Los Angeles. NSA-RECORDS-SNOWDEN:LA— Edward Snowden hasn’t budged ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Scottish independence vote sparks larger debate on Britain’s future

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 10:16pm by AFP

    ... a devolution expert and an honorary senior research associate at University College London, the decentralisation trend is inevitable. "The UK in 20 years time will look very different from the UK ... be the Welsh independence party Plaid Cymru, some nationalists in Northern Ireland, and Mebyon Kernow, which campaigns for a governing assembly in Cornwall, where one in seven claim a Cornish national ...

  5. News - Asia

    North Korea training teams of 'cyber warriors,' say experts

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 10:47am by Associated Press

    ... unit at 1,000. North Korean students are recruited to the nation’s top science schools to become “cyber warriors,” said Kim Heung-kwang, who said he trained future hackers at a university ... Associated Press Investigators have yet to pinpoint the culprit behind a synchronised cyberattack in South Korea last week. But in Seoul, the focus is fixed on North Korea, which South ...

  6. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    A textbook case of thwarted academic independence?

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 04:30am by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing The exit of an education pioneer does not bode well for a groundbreaking Shenzhen university A textbook case of thwarted academic independence? It was a beginning and an end ... room for students to expand their knowledge, pursue their interests and experiment with ideas. He had hoped the new university, modelled on Hong Kong facilities with an independent ...

  7. College seeking adaptable staff

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and teaching positions combined.' The school- officially the Savannah College of Art and Design- is looking for qualified professionals across many disciplines, including admission, ...

  8. Private art college attracts strong interest

    Posted Mar 30th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron One-third of applicants to Hong Kong's first private American art college are from the city, another third are from the United States and the rest from elsewhere. But the Savannah College of Art and Design will not reserve any places or provide financial aid specifically for local students to attend its Hong Kong branch, which is due to open in September. College ...

  9. Creative college unveils art gallery

    Posted Apr 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Edited by Andrew Sun Scad Gallery opening Where: Scad Gallery, 2/F, 30-32 Wyndham Street When: March 11 What: The Savannah College of Art and Design unveiled its art gallery in Central with a cocktail party in the venue, already stocked with the creative efforts of its students, staff and guests. The cultural elite were impressed by the art and the space. Who: Scad president Paula ...

  10. Art college seeks creative talent

    Posted Mar 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jan Chan The Savannah College of Art and Design (Scad) will open in Hong Kong this autumn and is looking for both academic and back-office employees. 'Scad Hong Kong has a variety of openings for professors and other staff,' says John Paul Rowan, the college's vice-president. 'Courses of study will focus on digital media and include advertising, animation, ...




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