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Higher Education

The colonial connection remains a drawcard for HK students

BRITAIN

A decade after the handover from colonial rule, Britain remains one of the most popular study destinations for Hong Kong students.

Saturday, 3 November, 2007, 12:00am

Directory of courses - Other providers

ABRS Management and Technology Institute

Tel: 25984811

E-mail: info@abrs.net

Web: www.abrs.com.hk

3 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Australian universities suffer funding crunch

Australian and foreign students are paying more to go to university than ever before, while the federal government's spending on higher education is now at its lowest level in 35 years.

The startling reversal in government funding for universities and students is starkly revealed in an analysis released by the Group of Eight research-intensive universities this week.

3 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

The List

Schools & Families

Saturday Book Club: Children 4-12. Paragon Education Centre, 2/F, 111 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay. Today, 12.30pm-1.30pm. Tel 2838 1220; www.eparagon.com.hk

3 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Mainland students flocking to Australia

Mainland students graduating from Australian universities now far outnumber those from any other country, according to the latest figures released by the federal Education Department.

This is the second year mainland students have dominated graduation figures in Australia following a lowering of immigration barriers. Malaysia previously held the top spot.

20 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Hong Kong has global appeal

Hong Kong's multiculturalism and cosmopolitan feel, coupled with first-class institutions such as the University of Hong Kong (HKU), are common denominators prompting students from abroad to study here instead of at western universities.

Sabutai Haider, from Pakistan, is doing a bachelor of science degree majoring in biology at HKU.

29 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Alliance reaches out to make connections

The world of scientific research is extending its global connections and is becoming more internationally integrated.

The International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), Launched in January last year as a leading co-operative network of 10 international research-intensive universities, is aiming to become the 'premier alliance of universities in the world'.

29 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

UK too reliant on foreign students: report

British universities may be relying too heavily on students from China and other countries to bolster strategic disciplines such as science and engineering, according to new research.

22 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Oxford ... move over

Asian graduates from famous western universities have long been pursued by multinational companies upon returning to their home countries.

But as Asian countries enjoy their meteoric rise as international powers, their universities are attracting more and more top students and researchers from around the world, posing a growing threat to elite western establishments.

18 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Scholars head to Oxbridge

Six students in the region have won Jardine scholarships to study at Oxford and Cambridge.

The winners are Mie Wong Mei-wai from Hong Kong, He Ping and Michelle Jin Wenchao from the mainland, Jiang Yingxin and Ivan Chen Yiming from Singapore, and Pattanum Achakulwisut from Thailand.

4 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Australian Festival

The latest courses and new teaching institutions will be the highlights of this year's Australian Education Festival at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from Friday to Sunday.

More than 80 Australian universities, schools and vocational training colleges will take part in the exhibition which offers one-on-one counselling and advice to students and parents.

8 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Higher calling

As education ministers from more than 40 countries in Europe converge on London next week to review progress in harmonising their higher education systems, countries outside Europe, including the US, Australia and China, will be watching closely.

12 May 2007 - 12:00am

Higher calling

As education ministers from more than 40 countries in Europe converge on London next week to review progress in harmonising their higher education systems, countries outside Europe, including the US, Australia and China, will be watching closely.

11 May 2007 - 12:00am

Mainland's hard drive pays off

The University of Hong Kong has been knocked off the leaderboard while Tsinghua University shone at the 31st World Finals of the Association for Computing Machinery International Collegiate Programming Contest held in Tokyo this month.

24 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Pursuit of quality turns top US expert into globetrotter

If it's a blessing to pursue the dream of a lifetime, then David Chapman, Wallace Professor of Teaching and Learning at the University of Minnesota, is a very lucky man - for he gets paid to do just that.

24 Mar 2007 - 12:00am