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  1. Yao Ming mobbed as he begins university studies

    Posted Nov 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was mobbed by photographers and students on Monday as he arrived at Shanghai Jiao Tong University to start classes. As a testament to his lasting appeal more than three months after his retirement, ... on Monday that he had enrolled in an economics-related major in the university's Antai College of Economics and Management, taking classes in history, English, maths and journalism. He ...

  2. Top HK medal hope barred from University Games

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chan Kin-wa kinwa.chan@scmp.com Medal hopeful Hayley Chan Hei-man has appealed against a decision ruling her ineligible for next month's World University Games in Shenzhen because of doubts about her student status.The first-year student at Hong Kong University, who is at a training camp in Europe preparing for the 'Sail For Gold' regatta in England, was told ...

  3. University teams win national awards

    Posted Jan 12th 2010, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Science Awards: Professor Cao Xiren and his team at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Professor Xia Keqing and colleagues at Chinese University; Professor Wang Rui and team from Polytechnic University; and Dr Chau Kwok-wing of the same university. ...

  4. Lingnan University celebrates 40 years

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Lingnan University this week launched celebrations for its 40th anniversary with the opening of a new student activities centre and a friendly soccer match against Tuen Mun police. LingnanU started life as Lingnan College in 1967, founded by former members of Lingnan University in Guangzhou. It gained university status in 1999, making it the youngest publicly funded ...

  5. Universities in rugby showdown

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui HKU and HKIEd dominate tertiary championships The University of Hong Kong (HKU) won their first tertiary rugby sevens title at the Stanley Ho Sports Ground in Sandy Bay. The third annual Hong Kong University Sports Federation Rugby Sevens Championship, held in association with the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union (HKRFU), took place on February 23 and 24. ...

  6. Athletes offered university places

    Posted Aug 11th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell A total of 20 athletes have been offered university places this year under a scholarship scheme set up by the Hong Kong Sports Institute (HKSI) and local academic ... management course at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Cheng Yuen-yee (windsurfing) and Hui Wai-ho (badminton), who have also been accepted by CUHK, will major in psychology ...

  7. World University Games team ready

    Posted Jul 15th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Hong Kong will compete in eight sports at the 23rd World University Games in Izmir, Turkey next month. The Hong Kong Post-Secondary College Athletic Association (HKPSCAA) announced a delegation of 48 athletes from 11 universities and colleges this week. They will compete in sailing (windsurfing), tennis, swimming, athletics, men's volleyball, fencing, archery, ...

  8. Speed, court craft carry City University

    Posted Mar 24th 2004, 12:00am by Wesley Cheng

    ... Wesley Cheng City University of Hong Kong, proving speed is mightier than height, defeated the University of Hong Kong (HKU) 50-49 to win the women's 2004 Hong Kong basketball championship at MacPherson Indoor Stadium. HKU centre Lam Yui, who stands 1.76 metres, dominated the boards and caused problems for City University defenders. To counter HKU's size advantage, City ...

  9. University teams all set to fight for honours

    Posted Oct 31st 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell University teams clash in the play-offs of the Super-X basketball tournament at Morse Park, Wong Tai Sin, on Sunday. The event, co-supported by Young Post, features eight boys' and four girls' teams. The first round was last Sunday, and following this week's play-offs are the finals, scheduled for next Sunday. City University are favourites, ...

  10. Battle for university title kicks off

    Posted Nov 14th 2003, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Jonathan Powell Hong Kong post-secondary institutions kick off the battle for the 2003/2004 Philips Hong Kong Universities Football League on Sunday.In last season's final at Baptist University Sports Ground, City University (CityU) gained sweet revenge when they clinched the title with a 2-1 victory over the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd). The clash was a repeat ...




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