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  1. Government aims to attract more overseas students to Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 07th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau More private universities and closer collaboration with overseas universities are to be encouraged to develop Hong Kong into an education hub. Undersecretary for education ... we, after analysis, think joint offering of programmes is a better way. For example, Northwestern University [in the US] is good at marketing and the Hong Kong University of Science ...

  2. Australia, UK institutes in push to attract locals

    Posted Aug 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (Hall 5A) in Wan Chai from tomorrow until Sunday. It will feature 100 leading schools, colleges and universities from Down Under. Australia's clean, friendly and multicultural environment, and its lower cost of living, have made it a highly popular destination for Hong Kong students. Qualified counsellors will be on hand ...

  3. Attractions of Hong Kong are beginning to dwindle

    Posted Mar 06th 2004, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... on such good packages as they were before,' she said. 'It's expensive here and it's becoming a lot less attractive for overseas teachers.' Hong Kong used to be regarded among ... attractive to teachers. Although the chamber had negotiated exemption for spouses working in teaching, part or full time, this did not extend to those in other professions. 'If Hong Kong wants ...

  4. Renowned university attracts HK students

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the best research and teaching institutions on the continent. Hong Kong students are attracted as much by the breadth and depth of the programmes on offer, as by the fee structure, which ... of around C$10,000. Canadian students pay far less, which makes the country's higher education institutions even more attractive to Canadian passport holders. Hong Kong students make up ...

  5. HKIS upgrades to attract top teachers

    Posted Sep 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Brennan Given the willingness of some of Hong Kong's international schools to invest increasing sums in their facilities, the future of private education looks bright indeed. German Swiss International School (GSIS) and Kellett School are in the midst of major upgrades, while Hong Kong International School (HKIS) has recently announced the HK$980-million construction ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong universities raise fees by up to 20pc for non-local students

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao Inflation, stronger yuan blamed for increases that some fear will deter mainland students HK universities raise feesby up to 20pc for non-locals Hong Kong's eight ... education." The University of Hong Kong will charge non-local undergraduates HK$135,000 a year- a rise of HK$16,000. Polytechnic University, Lingnan University and Baptist University have lifted ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    From shortage of Hong Kong university places to glut by 2016

    Posted Apr 27th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com From shortage to glut of HK university places Hong Kong's shortage of university places could turn into a glut in three years as student numbers ... such figures are key to the planning and retention of talent. The abundance of higher education places has also spurred concerns about graduates' attractiveness to employers. "This is clearly ...

  8. Building a better image to attract students

    Posted Feb 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... and eye-catching electronic displays mounted outside their campuses. The problem is rapidly declining student numbers in Hong Kong. For some schools, that means closure. To avoid that fate, schools ... with lower academic abilities- have been hardest hit. Liu Ah-chuen, chairman of the Subsidised Secondary Schools Council, said more grim times are ahead. But mainland children born to Hong Kong ...

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    Hong Kong citizens need to be trilingual

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... and its visitors continuing to flood the city with their oversized suitcases, the language could not be any more important in today's Hong Kong. The view that Putonghua should be treated ... People living and working here should strive to be trilingual I refer to Andrew Au's letter ("Putonghua has limited appeal in Hong Kong", January 3). I agree with the point ...

  10. Drive to attract Indian students

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron A drive to promote Hong Kong as a destination for foreign students has been extended to India. The Hong Kong Trade Development Council mounted a roadshow to Delhi and Mumbai last weekend, promoting Hong Kong's universities through 'mini-expos' and visits to top schools. All seven publicly funded universities were represented at the events, which attracted ...




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