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City University

MARCHING ORDERS

About 30 pro-democracy students yesterday commemorated the June 4 Tiananmen Square massacre with a protest march, but were stopped by police and warned that they could be prosecuted for not giving the statutory seven days' notice of the event.

Monday, 3 June, 2002, 12:00am

University rethink on payouts

The City University council has endorsed a revised proposal on compulsory redundancy which offers up to 15 months' salary for affected staff.

The university is expected to canvass the views of its staff on the plan during a forum on Friday and it will take effect after receiving final approval from the council in June.

17 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Reinstated lecturers win longer contracts

Three sacked City University law lecturers reinstated on one-year contracts have had their terms extended to two years on appeal.

But four others must still finish up at the end of the academic year after a committee announced its decision following complaints their dismissals were prompted by racism.

22 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

University staff face panel over sackings

City University senior staff have been summoned to attend a special Legco panel hearing to answer questions on the sacking of 10 law lecturers last year.

19 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

United celebration of diversity

Staff and students at City University will join outside artists tonight for the university's fifth cultural festival. The event will feature various performances, and has a theme of 'Hands Across the Water' aimed to reflect the common origins of different cultures and races.

9 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

CityU wins $9.6m grant funds

City University researchers in nanotechnology and shearography - the science of optical testing for construction faults - have won three of six recent funding awards for group research projects by the Research Grants Council. CityU received $9.6 million in the latest allocation of $17.85 million.

2 Feb 2002 - 12:00am

God finds spot among idols in social study

It is no surprise to find Canto-pop warblers dominating the Top 10 spots of teenage idols in a survey by City University's department of applied social studies.

What may come as a surprise is that in the No 35 slot - one place below action film star Jackie Chan - is God.

9 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

Get rid of outdated job perks, academics advise

'Unreasonable' and 'outdated' job-related allowances in the civil service should be scrapped, academics said.

These include allowances for 'extra skills' required to simultaneously operate four and two-colour photocopying machines.

29 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Go-ahead for university lay-offs

City University's academic council has given the go-ahead for a compulsory redundancy scheme but has agreed to review compensation terms.

Affected staff will be offered three months' salary and an extra one month for every three years they have served.

27 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Vintage car show a fitting climax to students' hard work

Agroup of City University (CityU) undergraduates gained valuable experience from organising a promotional campaign for a local company.

The students, who are taking the Higher Diploma in English for Professional Communication course, chose Hong Kong Car City for their final-year project.

3 Apr 2001 - 12:00am

Hong Kong students, teachers spread happiness to schoolchildren on mainland trip

Five students from the City University took 16 students and two teachers from Chuen Yuen College on a visit to the mainland.

During the Experiential Learning Tour, the group visited two primary schools set up by Nurturing The Young Association.

The trip aimed to show care and concern for our less fortunate mainland counterparts.

22 Feb 2001 - 12:00am

Morals looser, survey finds

Two-thirds of people think media ethics have worsened over the past 10 years and more than half believe the Government's ability to govern had also deteriorated, a City University survey of 1,019 respondents showed. About 61 per cent said social morals had worsened and the same number thought the economy was poorer.

21 Feb 2001 - 12:00am

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SEMINARS

University of Hong Kong

'Molecular Aspects of Iron Release from Transferring', Dr He Qing-yu, Department of Biochemistry, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, US. Lecture Theatre P1, Chong Yuet Ming Building. Friday. 5 pm. (English).

9 Nov 2000 - 12:00am

Attitudes towards mentally handicapped

Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions set below.

18 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Sporty quartet

City University's Project S.P.O.R.T.S., organised by four final year students, is spreading the message that mentally handicapped people deserve equal social status.

13 Apr 2000 - 12:00am