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City University

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.

Tuesday, 11 September, 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

University bids president farewell

More than 600 City University students, alumni, staff and members of the public bade farewell to outgoing president Chang Hsin-kang at a banquet at the InterContinental Hong Kong hotel last night. The veteran educator, who will retire tomorrow, was appointed president in May 1996 and oversaw the upgrading of the institution from a polytechnic.

30 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Three face court over rent scam

Cheng Po-wah, 53, a senior lecturer at the Community College of City University, will appear in Kowloon City Court today to face a fraud charge for allegedly improperly obtaining HK$2.29 million in tenancy allowance from the university in a scam that involved another couple.

20 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Your money - Ruby Wong Hiu-chun

Age: 20

School: Community College of City University

Young Post: Have you ever set up a business?

Wong: Yes, last month, for our final-year project. Three classmates and I ran a French cafe - Le Petit Paris - on campus for two weeks.

All profits went to Enfants du Mekong, a French charity which helps poor children in Southeast Asia.

18 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Historians put finishing touch to internet course

Thirty leading international historians this week met at Peking University to put the final touches to an internet-based course on the growth and evolution of ancient civilisations across the globe.

14 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Open door wider to foreign students

Hong Kong has long had an insular approach to its higher education system and it is time that there was a shift in this backward mindset. As retiring City University president Chang Hsin-kang points out today, promoting the city as a regional education hub would have substantial benefits.

6 Apr 2007 - 12:00am