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  1. New HKU college to be among city's most expensive

    Posted Mar 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com The University of Hong Kong has set up a new liberal education college to offer self-financed degree programmes that will cost local students up ... at the beginning,' he said, 'but it doesn't mean they can't be more successful than students of HKU or the University of Science and Technology.' Centennial College opens in September ...

  2. Commercial college aims to be university

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau The president of the Hang Seng School of Commerce has pledged to make the college a private university by 2012. Chui Hong-sheung said he was confident the government would approve ... would be non-local and half would study for associate degrees. The proposed university would need an extra 35 teaching staff and professors to bolster the existing complement of about 70. ...

  3. City tops 'best young universities' league

    Posted May 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... are in Asia. While HKUST, established in 1991, maintained its grip on top spot, the University of Hong Kong, which topped the Asian rankings in 2009 and 2010, slipped to third, behind the National ... education in the 2010-11 financial year, 23 per cent of its total spending on education. Top ten Asian university rankings 1 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 2 National University ...

  4. College notes better pay for its graduates

    Posted Jun 09th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... College offers sub-degree education for Form Five and Form Seven graduates. It also provides higher-diploma programmes. Professor Lee said more than 70 per cent of the college's associate ... the college said. More than half of them entered government-subsidised degree courses, including 1,505 accepted by the University of Hong Kong. The college said yesterday that it would launch four new ...

  5. Officers head back to classes

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Kong. The three-week course is led by Tony Kwok Man-wai, former head of the Independent Commission Against Corruption's operations department. An expert from the United Nations Office ... and training colleges set up anti-corruption training programmes. It will carry out a national mapping exercise to identify leaders in anti-corruption education and reform, develop a joint-curriculum ...

  6. Hard work pays off for associate degree student

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Former science student, Pecky Ng Pui-wa is switching to the arts after being accepted by the University of Hong Kong (HKU) to do a linguistics degree. She developed an interest in languages while completing a bilingual studies programme at the university's HKU Space Community College, through which she developed an interest in languages. For the past two years she has ...

  7. Bridging the college gap

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Timothy Chui Your first year at college or university is a whole new world. It might be the first time you encounter a new medium of instruction or the first time you've lived away from home, but one thing universal about higher education is that students are mostly responsible for themselves. While many students remember the much cherished- or loathed- secondary school ...

  8. In search of excellence

    Posted Jun 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... of Pennsylvania to join the Big Four in the annual US college ranking survey. To top it all, the University of Hong Kong outranked Stanford to clinch 18th place in the Times Higher Education Supplement ... rankings' of the top 500 universities at roughly 200th place. Singapore's National University, by contrast, enjoys much higher rankings in both categories. The Jiao Tong survey is arguably more ...

  9. Growing places turn up heat on colleges

    Posted Feb 10th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... university staff and a campus for associate degree students which is in fact our university campus,' vice-principal (academic) of the university's community college Wanda Lau said. ... at the university's community college. 'More people are trying for the same cake. It is going to be tough.' Some colleges were pushed to recruit students who failed in English in public examinations ...

  10. Expanding college in need of flexible all-round lecturers

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Written by Jan Chan In 2000, HKU Space Community College became the first local institution to offer associate degree programmes for Form Five and Form Seven school leavers. The following year it became a member of the American Association of Community Colleges, which was founded 86 years ago. These programmes have proved popular and with new courses now being planned, the size ...




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