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  1. Plan allows students to get two degrees in five years

    Posted Apr 19th 2008, 12:00am by Megaen Kelly

    ... Claremont colleges lure Asians with courses combining liberal arts with an undergraduate programme, writes Megaen Kelly All the presidents of the colleges that make up Claremont University ... The university is comprised of seven leading liberal arts colleges, namely Claremont Graduate University, Claremont McKenna College, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences, Pitzer College ...

  2. Los Angeles

    Posted Jan 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kavita Daswani As of the 2010-11 school year, the number of Chinese students enrolled at US universities was at an all-time high. According to the annual Open Doors report from the Institute of International Education and the US State Department, there are now about 158,000 young people from China on college campuses across the nation, up 23 per cent from the previous year. ...

  3. Who offers what and where- DSS through schools (including private primary schools), DSS primary and secondary schools

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of students: 1,303 Accreditation: IB World School Association membership: Round Square School Year founded: 1915 Curriculum: Through-train school with St Paul's Co-educational College Primary ... www.creativeprisch.edu.hk Year groups: P1-6 Number of students: 650 Accreditation: IB PYP candidate school Association membership: International Alliance for Invitational Education Year founded: 1985 Curriculum: ...

  4. A school for thought

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... focus on undergraduate teaching in small classrooms. St John's College, which has campuses in Annapolis, Maryland, and Santa Fe, New Mexico, teaches the entire Western canon - from ancient ... model. Harman, now associate provost for research administration at the American University in Cairo, attended St John's College - where an extreme approach to liberal arts education ...

  5. Who offers what and where- ESF preschools, ESF primary schools, ESF secondary schools and private independent schools

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Website: www.ps.edu.hk Year groups: Y1-6 Number of students: 360 Accreditation: IB World School, Council of International Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges Association ... Accredited, Council of International Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges Association membership: English Schools Foundation Year founded: 1967 Curriculum: Y7-11 take subjects for GCSE ...

  6. A few lessons for Tsinghua University on raising funds and naming buildings

    Posted Jun 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... million for assurances that the business school would not be named for any donor for at least 20 years. John Gong is an associate professor at the Beijing-based University of International ... buildings and even entire schools after prominent donors. Strolling round the campuses of Harvard, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Yale, for example, it is hard to avoid many more ...

  7. HK MBA degrees lure Western students

    Posted Nov 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Nick Westra

    ... with the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. HKUST is four spots ahead of Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business in the US and is 19 places ahead of University of California ... 'The batch of people they hired is coming from Harvard, Wharton, or other Ivy League schools,' she said. 'Some employers still think those Western universities may have ...

  8. School leavers turn to associate degrees

    Posted May 15th 2010, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... Andrea Li School leavers, who are unable to pursue the traditional higher education route, are turning to associate degrees and top-up degrees. As the government pushes to make higher ... quickly,' says Dr Simon Wong, dean of Baptist University's School of Continuing Education. Baptist University, the first tertiary institution to offer associate degree programmes in Hong Kong, ...


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

    ... With more than 4,000 institutions offering accredited degrees, the US has everything from community colleges to the Ivy League schools. More than a fifth made it on to The Times Higher ... League schools, which, interestingly, are united by sport rather than academics. But this just goes to underline the American focus on whole-person development. Harvard is clearly in a class ...

  10. Angry students fight to preserve campus idyll

    Posted Mar 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on goes against the grain of all the careful planning that has come before.' He pointed to the new Western Campus Teaching Complex and Centre for Chinese Archaeology and Art, new ... which they say destroys the natural harmony of the surrounding areas. Associate Pro-Vice Chancellor Michael Hui King-man issued a statement defending the building works, saying the improvements ...




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