City University

PDAs used for learning

An innovative teaching method using personal digital assistants (PDAs) has raised students' interest in learning.

The project was launched in the first semester of 2004-2005 at City University (CityU). It involved

Tuesday, 2 May, 2006, 12:00am

Housing seminar

A seminar on the Master of Arts in Housing Studies offered by the department of public and social administration at the City University of Hong Kong will be held today on campus, from 2.30pm to 4.30pm.

4 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Spotlight on Chinese writers

City University (CityU) is holding a literary festival tomorrow on the theme of 'City, Literature and Imagery'.

The one-day event will feature eight well-known writers, including Pai Hsien-yung, Apple Daily publisher Dong Qiao, founder of City Magazine John Chan and poets Yip Fei and Cheng Chou-yu.

24 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

City University plans expansion

City University has outlined a $1.9 billion expansion plan in preparation for the move to four-year degree courses and expected student growth in the next decade.

4 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Chance to explore other study options

The Community College of City University (CityU) is holding Walk-in Application Days for Form Five and Form Seven graduates who are interested in joining its Pre-Associate Degree and Associate Degree programmes for the coming academic year.

The Walk-in Application Days started yesterday and will run until Saturday.

10 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

CITYU expands to the mainland

City University (CityU) has been named one of China's foremost higher-education institutions, enabling it to recruit 150 high school graduates per year and expand its student recruitment to 13 provinces and four cities on the mainland.

3 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

What's On


Take a ST/Roll: Donut Fantasies is a playful exhibition showcasing videos filmed with a spheric lens capable of a 360? capture.

It runs from tomorrow till April 10 at Para/Site (G/F, 4 Po Yan Street, Sheung Wan).

3 Mar 2005 - 12:00am

Events diary

Tomorrow, HK: City University hosts 'Integrative Thinking', a talk on the management education revolution, by Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto) dean Roger Martin.

American Chamber of Commerce, Canadian Chamber of Commerce co-host Christmas cocktail charity toy drive. Elements Bar, Soho.

7 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

Events diary

Today, HK: Asia Society presents 'Noble Riders from Pines and Deserts: The Artistic Legacy of the Qidan' - a gallery your of the exhibition at the Art Museum, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Wednesday, Dec 8, HK: City University hosts 'Integrative Thinking', a talk on the management education revolution, by Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto) dean Roger Martin.

4 Dec 2004 - 12:00am

True to form

A student admires a City University sculpture, just one of about 1,800 on show, as it prepares to mark its 20th anniversary with the opening of a major pottery exhibition which runs until October 17. The work, by renowned artist Solan Chiu, will be on display in the show titled Learned Terra Cotta. The artist, who lives in New Zealand, blends Chinese and Western art and culture.

4 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

CityU opens library to book-lovers

City University (CityU) will be sharing its library resources through a Friends of the Library scheme which is open to people who love books.

CityU is holding a book exhibition until July 12 which features books donated by Roderick Woo Bun, a former CityU council member.

1 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Defending champions facing uphill battle

The defending champions of the Philips Hong Kong Universities Football League may struggle to qualify for the semi-finals of this year's competition after dropping more points in Group A on Sunday.

3 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Feasibility study for sub-degrees

City University's council yesterday decided to form a special working group to study the feasibility of offering sub-degree programmes on a self-financing basis.

It was responding to pleas from staff and students in recent weeks for the university not to cut such programmes despite losing government funding.

24 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

University halts plan to end courses

Protesters say the fate of 13 associate degree programmes needs discussion

A plan by City University to scrap 13 associate degree programmes has been put on hold after more than 300 students and staff staged a protest on campus yesterday.

28 May 2003 - 12:00am

Teachers kept in touch

Academics at City University will be running Teachers Update Courses for secondary school teachers between June 25 and 28 to update their knowledge in subjects and related pedagogy issues. Whole-day workshops and afternoon talks have been scheduled as well as a special forum on students' common generic errors in public examinations on June 28. Call 2788 7191.

15 Jun 2002 - 12:00am