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Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities

Limit technology's role in sport

Michael Phelps, a swimming world-record holder, will promote the latest hi-tech swimsuit in preparation for this year's London Olympics. This reminds us of the debate about the use of technology in sports.

Monday, 6 February, 2012, 12:00am

Whole-in-one vision for tourism

In 2010, Ken Chu and his father, David Chu, together ranked ninth in the 'World's Golf Power List' of the US Golf Inc magazine.

28 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Blind 'Happy Dance' girl gets into UC Berkeley

The blind girl who encouraged Hong Kong people to treasure life on a television commercial during the Sars outbreak with her 'Happy Dance' received a special gift ahead of her 19th birthday next month: admission to the University of California, Berkeley.

28 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

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

Tsinghua University got more than it bargained for with its publicity campaign last month to mark its 100-year anniversary.

4 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

University has always been open to all schools of thought

I remember the good old days at Chinese University when Charles Kao Kuen was the university's president. In those days, I was president of the united college student union.

16 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

The outsiders

Last week, I wrote in this column that, even though Ivy League and the new 'Ivy' universities such as Stanford, Chicago, MIT and Caltech are among the preferred choices for Hong Kong students, and the best in the US, local students shouldn't disregard other less well-known institutions when choosing to study abroad.

19 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Old college with new ideas

The University of North Carolina (UNC) Charlotte will recruit Hong Kong students to its MBA programme for the second year. Here the university answers some frequently asked questions:

1 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

HKU unveils design for Centennial campus

The University of Hong Kong has unveiled the architectural blueprint for its $2.5 billion campus expansion.

3 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Angry students fight to preserve campus idyll

Rethink urged on work at Chinese University

Student activists have blasted Chinese University management for turning their hillside campus into an endless construction site and betraying the ideals of the original design of the university.

12 Mar 2006 - 12:00am


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 Education Supplement's list of the world's top 200 universities last year

Harvard University (1)

Location Cambridge, Massachusetts

Nearest big city Boston

2 Jul 2005 - 12:00am