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Chan Yuk-Shee

Lingnan University president Chan Yuk-shee resigns

The head of the city's liberal arts college, Lingnan University president Chan Yuk-shee, has resigned for what he says are health reasons.

Tuesday, 16 October, 2012, 3:52am

Lingnan pushes student exchange plan

Two-thirds of Lingnan University students will have studied outside Hong Kong by the time they graduate, under a bold step towards internationalism outlined by its president.

2 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Committed to counselling

EDITOR'S NOTE Hong Kong's introduction of a 3-3-4 academic structure will see the city's universities rolling out new four-year university curricula from next year. To ensure a smooth transition, many of the eight tertiary institutions began preparations long before the new six-year secondary and four-year university system was approved in 2009.

1 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

But Your Honour, I'm well connected!

Mitigation is a sensible and humane part of the common law system for a defendant convicted of a crime and awaiting sentencing. In Hong Kong, it's also a window into the social networks and influence of powerful people convicted in court.

17 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Student complex planned

Lingnan University plans to build a new residence complex to meet higher student enrolment as a result of the switch to four-year degrees in 2012.

President Chan Yuk-shee said the 20-storey building, to be built opposite the campus, would provide 600 places for students.

16 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Finding and keeping academics in Hong Kong a major test, new Lingnan head says

The recruitment and retention of professors in Hong Kong will be a key challenge for universities in the next few years, the new head of Lingnan University warned yesterday.

Chan Yuk-shee, who became head of Lingnan at the beginning of this month, said an environment conducive to research and teaching was necessary to lure international academics.

28 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

University set for new president

A leading finance academic will succeed retiring Edward Chen Kwan-yiu as president of Lingnan University next year.

Chan Yuk-shee, vice-president for academic affairs at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), will take up the top post from September 2007, he said yesterday.

14 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

University in quest for more foreign students

The University of Science and Technology (UST) wants to raise the proportion of foreign students to 10 per cent of its intake over the next 10 years to improve its international standing.

University vice-president Professor Chan Yuk-shee said yesterday Southeast Asian countries such as Singapore, the Philippines and Indonesia would be its first target for promotions next year.

5 Feb 2002 - 12:00am

Milestone in Asian business education

The Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA Programme, jointly organised by the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and the School of Business and Management of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, is a major milestone in the development of Asia's business education.

23 Jan 1998 - 12:00am

Chan elected head of board

THE Hong Kong Securities Clearing Co has elected John Chan Cho-chak as chairman. He replaces Thomas Chen Tseng-tao who has retired.

The new first deputy chairman is Dennis Lam Haw-shun, while Chan Yuk-shee and Ian Wilson are deputy chairmen.

8 Nov 1994 - 12:00am