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Early Admissions Scheme

'Must do better' is message On exams

Public exam officials have criticised the ability of secondary school pupils to think critically and express themselves adequately.

Wednesday, 2 November, 2011, 12:00am

Hope for last HKCEE candidates

The Education Bureau announced there will be 50 per cent more places for students who fail to get into Form Six this year. There will also be more places at day schools and vocational training centres.

The bureau made the announcement as it outlined further study paths for those who took the final HKCEE this year.

9 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

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Graduation policy unfair to students

Students at Lincoln University in the United States are required to take a test to check their weight status.

Overweight students can only graduate if they take a fitness class designed to teach them healthy living.

19 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Department to hire 100 officers

The government is continuing its efforts to attract the right people to join the Immigration Department.

According to a spokesman, the department is looking to recruit about 100 immigration officers this year.

27 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Increase in applicants choosing medical studies

More top students have opted for medicine in the Early Admission Scheme this year, statistics show. Chinese University said 158 students put medical studies as their first choice, while University of Hong Kong recorded 124 - an increase of 40 and 20 applicants on last year, respectively.

7 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Outstanding students weigh pros and cons of EAS

Securing a place at a university could come earlier than expected for students with outstanding results in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE).

Under the Early Admission Scheme (EAS), these students may enter university after Form Six, without taking the Advanced-level examinations.

4 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Rival campaigns show there's no grey area for exam students

Pro-China demonstrators and human rights campaigners may turn out today in a mix of red and orange, but for some exam students the issues are more black and white.

2 May 2008 - 12:00am

Associate degree checks urged

Legislators have called for tighter monitoring of the quality of associate degree programmes, after 3.5 per cent of students admitted last year did not meet general entry requirements.

1 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

All about boys

Ten top scorers have emerged from this year's HKCEE results. Nine are boys, and three of the 10 are La Salle College students.

Brother Thomas Lavin, the La Salle College supervisor, was surprised and pleased.

'In the past, the male students were often eclipsed by the bands of female high-achievers. This is a bumper year for the boys!', he said.

9 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Ethnic minorities in need of special deal

Calls have been made for additional resources to be put into increasing ethnic minority students' chances of pursuing further study.

8 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

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