American Association of State Colleges and Universities

Exercise, anyone? No, not me

'Hundreds of sports shoes lined up along the corridors of our dorms made for a spectacular sight!' says Mr Chen, 36, a teacher at the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, recalling his college days.

Tuesday, 6 March, 2012, 12:00am

Something to shout about

THE FINALE OF the five days of orientation at Lee Shau Kee Hall, one of 13 halls of residence at the University of Hong Kong, was a roaring success as a group of freshmen chanted in unison: 'We are not going home today! You are not going home are you? We must try our best to cheer until our throats sore . . . not going home today!'

2 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Open, free and rebellious

MARIA LUK MING-YEE was struck by what she heard on her first day of orientation at Cornell University. The dean of undergraduate students told the gathering of freshmen with multi-ethnic backgrounds 'the worst thing anyone can say about our students is that they are well-taught'.

6 May 2006 - 12:00am

Parkway Court

Park Road

Year of completion: 1988

Size: 1,604 square feet

For sale: $8 million

Agent: Sallmanns Residential

7 Apr 2004 - 12:00am

Ensure courses allow element of interaction

Many of the benefits of online learning are obvious.

To start with, it is convenient. You can study when and where you want. You do not have to waste time and money going to and from class. You can study after the children have gone to bed, or on your way to work in the morning.

19 May 2001 - 12:00am

Science Museum halls closed

THE Halls of Food Science and Home Technology on the third floor of the Hong Kong Science Museum have been closed temporarily to make way for the Energy Efficiency Centre.

The new centre aims to raise public awareness of the importance of saving energy.

It will feature 50 exhibits to educate the public of the need to conserve energy.

4 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Student D-day

MORE than 1,600 Form Five students will be disappointed today when the last 257 Form Six places for central allocation are filled. A total of 1,948 students with the minimum entry requirements have applied to the Education Department's central allocation.

23 Aug 1994 - 12:00am