City University

Rush on liberal studies courses

Secondary school teachers have rushed for places on liberal studies courses in a professional development programme to prepare for sweeping curriculum changes.

Saturday, 14 June, 2008, 12:00am

Interactive games offer alternative therapy

Homegrown interactive computer games have been shown to successfully treat children with behavioural problems. Children who had been abused regained their confidence and became less aggressive.

23 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

French university student falls to death

A French exchange student who had just arrived in the city plunged to his death yesterday from a student hostel at City University. The 21-year-old student, whose name was given as Vincent Godignon, came from the University of Technology at Troyes, in northeastern France. He was enrolled to study at City University's department of manufacturing engineering and engineering management.

22 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Open Day

City University hopes to increase awareness of the variety of choices available through talks and seminars

Executives wanting to further enhance their professional skills are invited to attend today's City University's Graduate Studies Information Day where a host of popular postgraduate degree programmes will be introduced to participants face-to-face.

12 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Students' auspicious design a fortunate fund-raiser

City University team's project a winner on campus

Gold is wealth; red symbolises love; purple represents academic achievements; green means friendship; and silver is the sign of health.

Buy a 'fortune bag' containing one of these coloured beads to try your luck for the day - this is the idea designed by a group of students at City University.

15 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

City U candidate vows 'world-class university'

The man who would be president of City University met staff and students for the first time yesterday, and vowed to strive to turn the institution into a 'world-class university'.

24 Nov 2007 - 12:00am


Transfer of knowledge between universities and schools should be enhanced

At a symposium on knowledge transfer last week - the first of its kind for local universities and other concerned sectors like industry and commerce - speakers told many success stories about how such transfers can benefit the larger community, technologically and economically.

24 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Age-old science shapes the world

Materials science might sound like an ultra-modern concept, but the science and engineering skills date back to when man first shaped flint to make cutting tools.

Materials have always been important to the progress of civilisation.

9 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Students protest over quality of courses

About 40 students yesterday protested against what they say is a drop in the quality of associate degree programmes after the transfer of 112 teaching staff from City University's community college.

5 Nov 2007 - 12:00am


Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast seminar: 'Tax avoidance in the UK - Where are we now?' Hong Kong Club.

Monday, October 29: City University of Hong Kong seminar: 'Studies of old towns and cities: Archaeology reveals the nation's past' (in Putonghua). CityU.

25 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Transfers spark degree concerns

Concerns have been raised over the quality of associate degree programmes offered by a college affiliated to City University, which said it would transfer 112 of the college's staff.

11 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Glimpse of modern Vietnam

A group of City University (CityU) students visited Vietnam last month to gain a better understanding of the former French colony's emerging economy.

The 22 students, from the department of East and Southeast Asian studies, went to Hanoi, Ha Long Bay and Ho Chi Minh City during their 10-day trip.

27 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Doctor's wife admits housing rent scam

A doctor's wife yesterday admitted in the District Court to taking part in a HK$2.3 million housing allowance scam involving a City University senior lecturer.

16 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Police and leftists from 1967 riots prepare to spar at seminar

Police officers who helped in suppressing the 1967 riots, and some leftists jailed during the bloody disturbances, will join academics for a City University seminar this weekend to mark the 40th anniversary of the political upheaval.

The two-day seminar, entitled 'May Days in Hong Kong: the 1967 Riots', is the first of its kind to be held in the city.

25 May 2007 - 12:00am

Award-winning film gets up close and personal

Language proved no barrier to a City University film student, whose Cantonese-language documentary has netted a top gong at a Beijing film festival.

Lo Chak-wing was awarded the Grand Adjudicator Award for a short digital film at the 14th Beijing Student Film Awards for Me, Mother, Grandmother, Father and DV, an intensely personal documentary.

12 May 2007 - 12:00am