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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. State schools offer a more affordable alternative

    Posted Jun 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Parents who cannot afford overseas independent boarding school fees do have an alternative- the state sector. State schools in Britain and Australia recruit large numbers of international students, including from Hong Kong. In Britain, there are 36 state boarding schools, all members of the State Boarding Schools' Association. These offer free tuition to British passport ...

  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. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. State brainwashing perfectly all right, liaison official blogs

    Posted May 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the United States and France, we will find this kind of 'necessary brainwashing' is an international convention.' He also argued that it was common for universities, not schools, ... curriculum should be promoting the state's way of thinking. Hao Tiechuan, director general of the department of publicity, cultural and sports affairs at Beijing's office in Hong Kong, said ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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