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  1. Study Abroad- united states

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor Students wanting to further their education in the United States have two options: they can do so after completing Form Five or wait until they have completed Form Six ... school. These schools tend to have high entrance requirements and tuition runs from US$15,000 to US$30,000 a year- roughly the same as what it would cost to attend university in the United States ...


    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... law, business Harvard University was founded in 1636, just 16 years after the Pilgrim Fathers landed in what was to become the United States of America. It is one of America's elite Ivy ... Berkeley is consistently ranked as the top public university in the United States. It was ranked first in the world by The Times in terms of peer review. Its faculty have won 18 Nobel and five ...

  3. Fair on further studies in the US

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... For those who are thinking about higher education in the United States, the annual IIE US Higher Education Fair will be held on October 16. Organised by the Institute of International Education (IIE), the event gives students and parents the opportunity to talk to representatives from more than 60 colleges and universities across 50 American states. Visitors will receive a fair ...

  4. Camp choices

    Posted Jun 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Susan Schwartz familypost@scmp.com Hong Kong Institute of Languages offers a selection of camps around the world to immerse children in a foreign language in its native environment while they enjoy sports, recreational and cultural activities. Beijing: Ju ...

  5. Secondary schools may close early for summer

    Posted Jun 16th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Ella Lee

    ... imported cases were from Thailand, the United States and Canada. Dr Tsang warned that the new swine flu virus had taken root across the city. The six local newly confirmed patients live ...

  6. Row over who gets drug test results

    Posted Jul 10th 2009, 12:00am by Ada Lee, Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam and Ada Lee A row is brewing over the confidentiality of planned drug tests in schools, with schools, parents and social workers at odds over who should see the results. The social workers say they should have a chance to counsel students found ...

  7. Further education frustration

    Posted Feb 01st 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Reviews of new films & DVDs Many teenagers dream of heading off to college, but if parents are over-protective, overbearing, and not yet ready to let go of their child, it can be a nightmare. In College Road Trip, Melanie Porter (Raven-Sy ...

  8. letters

    Posted Jan 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Liberal studies the key to success Not everybody supports the inclusion of liberal studies in the new senior secondary school curriculum. In my opinion, the subject can broaden Hong Kong students' horizons and sharpen their competitive edge. The curr ...

  9. Instruction with practical application

    Posted Mar 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte, US, sees Hong Kong's business environment as similar to that of Charlotte, the second-largest banking centre in the United States ... US college teaches state-of-the-art business techniques to ensure Hong Kong executives perform at their peak IN THE EYES of many Americans, Hong Kong is an important Asian financial ...

  10. US urged to relax stringent visa policy

    Posted Apr 17th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... American universities are stepping up pressure on the United States government to relax its stringent visa policy imposed on foreign students since September 11. Speaking during an interview ... students attracted to the high standards of science and technology in the States are usually determined about going there, whereas those with not so good academic results are more hesitant,' ...




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