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  1. UK colleges to hold exhibition in Wan Chai

    Posted Jan 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... London, King's College London, the London School of Economics and Political Science and University College London will provide information and advice to prospective students at the exhibition. On both days there will be introductions to Imperial College (at 1.30pm); King's College (2pm); the London School of Economics (2.30pm); and the University College London (3pm). ...

  2. Critics question free gifts and discounts as colleges vie for subdegree students

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... this year. Hong Kong Community College in Hung Hom is offering a free 512-megabyte portable Memory Stick to all students who register for its associate degree programmes. Those who paid the first ... 'This is not an appropriate way of attracting students. There are too many associate degree programmes being offered and this is encouraging the community colleges to adopt commercialised ...

  3. Strong case for subsidies for associate degrees

    Posted Oct 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... into associate-degree courses and introduced transfer arrangements between them and the universities. Instead, it opted for self-funding community colleges that charge full fees and threw the field open. In the event, only colleges established by the publicly funded universities became established institutions. Many associate-degree students hoped to be able to progress to a full degree course. ...

  4. PEC in drive for Western Australia

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Professor Barry Marshall, senior principal research fellow at the School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences at the University of Western Australia, who with Robin Warren, a retired ... Potential students toying with the idea of studying overseas may consider Western Australia. There are five universities in Western Australia which offer programmes from undergraduate ...

  5. High notes

    Posted Jun 05th 2007, 12:00am by Sam Olluver

    ... York's Juilliard School will preside over a three-week masterclass and concert series at the academy. Joining them will be 54 music students from the APA, the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing and the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. While the students have a chance to perform for three western music masters, the Juilliard gets to check out some top young musicians it may want ...

  6. Growing places turn up heat on colleges

    Posted Feb 10th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... in the wake of keen competition, he added. 'Though it is not a rule, most colleges agree students are required to get a pass in English in order to be admitted to an associate degree programme. ... year. Caritas Bianchi College of Careers offers a 60-hour language course in Chinese and English for HK$600. 'The quality of associate degree graduates varies a great deal as the government ...

  7. Commercial college aims to be university

    Posted Nov 30th 2007, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau The president of the Hang Seng School of Commerce has pledged to make the college a private university by 2012. Chui Hong-sheung said he was confident the government would approve an application because no other institution was 'as well prepared' as his. The senior secondary college is famous for its high number of students achieving straight A's in A-level exams. ...

  8. College threatens to sue former teacher over exam allegations

    Posted May 30th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Martin Wong

    ... of the compulsory subjects for all students taking the college's associate diploma, a full-time one-year programme. Mr Chan taught nine classes out of a total of 11 while at the school. The programme ... Agnes Lam and Martin Wong The Hong Kong College of Technology is considering taking legal action against a former teacher who has accused the school of repeating in a test questions ...

  9. Expanding college in need of flexible all-round lecturers

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Written by Jan Chan In 2000, HKU Space Community College became the first local institution to offer associate degree programmes for Form Five and Form Seven school leavers. The following year it became a member of the American Association of Community Colleges, which was founded 86 years ago. These programmes have proved popular and with new courses now being planned, the size ...

  10. International Through Schools & Private Independent Schools

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Association of Schools and Colleges. Member of ACAMIS and National Association of Independent Schools. IBO authorised. Bilingual, international curriculum. At primary, there is a collaborative ... Founded: 1983 High-performing landmark school offering an international education covering both Chinese and western languages and cultures. Set up by leading members of HK's community. ...




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