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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    National education hunger strikers issue deadline

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Tony Cheung, Phila Siu, Johnny Tam

    ... Stuart Lau, Tony Cheung Phila Siu and Johnny Tam Activists say they will continue their protest indefinitely if national education not axed today Hunger strikers issue deadline Activists camped outside the government offices in Admiralty to protest against the national education programme have vowed to continue their hunger strike indefinitely if the authorities refuse to abandon ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Intel donates HK$14m in equipment to Chinese University

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by DANNY LEE

    ... University are already harnessing the power of smaller, smarter and more energy-efficient microchips. Edward Huang Zi-long and Tony Yi Wei-ying, both 23, used a microchip-enabled drone to film ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Deal to ease cross-border school chaos

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 04:44am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com More fee-paying primary places to be offered in Shenzhen for mainland children born in HK Deal to ease cross-border school chaos Hundreds of places at seven private Shenzhen primary schools will be set aside for children born in Hong Kong to mainland parents, Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor says. The measure was part of one of three ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HKUST unveils three new faces

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 03:50am by Christy Choi

    ... intellectual problems of our times", university president Tony Chan Fan-cheong said. The first such institute, founded at Princeton University in 1930, hosted the likes of Albert Einstein ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Doubts about expat tipped to be HKU head

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Recommendation for new vice-chancellor is questioned by president of staff association Doubts about expat tipped to be HKU head The prospect that the University of Hong Kong could have its first expatriate vice-chancellor in a decade was called into question yesterday when the staff association expressed "disappointment" at the idea. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Calls to change how HKU chooses its boss after selection of Mathieson

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Students say they should be more involved in process for selecting a vice chancellor, while staff want a shortlist of at least six candidates Calls to change how HKU picks boss University of Hong Kong student and staff representatives have called for changes to the selection process for its chief after strong opposition to the appointment ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Peter Mathieson confirmed as new head of HKU

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 10:35am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Mathieson confirmed as new head of HKU The University of Hong Kong officially appointed its first expatriate chief in a decade yesterday despite reservations expressed by students, alumni and at least four senior academics, one of whom called him "ignorant and incapable". Professor Peter Mathieson of Britain, the only candidate ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HKU retirement policy needs revising: academics

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 04:32am by Tony Cheung

    ... Tony Cheung tony.cheung@scmp.com Academics say rigid rule requiring professors to leave when they reach age 60 is the reason behind university's falling ranking and brain drain HKU retirement policy 'needs revising' The University of Hong Kong should revise its retirement policy as it is harming the institution's competitiveness, senior British academics have ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Top scholars put off by political tensions at Hong Kong University

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by TANNA CHONG AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... Tanna Chong and Tony Cheung Pressure and political tension in the city and at its oldest university deterred academics from going for the vice-chancellor job, insiders say Top scholars put off by politics at HKU Growing political tensions surrounding Hong Kong and its oldest university have deterred prominent academics from applying to head the University of Hong Kong, according ...

  10. News - World - EDUCATION

    MacBain gives Rhodes scholarship programme £75 million to expand

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... president Bill Clinton, six Commonwealth prime ministers including Australia's newly appointed Tony Abbott, three Nobel Prize laureates and 18 Pulitzer Prize winners. But the scholarship, set ...




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