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Institute of Technology

Nursing trainees thrown a lifeline

Hospital Authority offers way back for students shunned by supervising council

The Hospital Authority has offered to help 140 nursing students at the Institute of Technology who are part-way though courses the Nursing Council has refused to recognise.

Wednesday, 23 April, 2008, 12:00am

Nursing trainees thrown a lifeline

Hospital Authority offers way back for students shunned by supervising council

The Hospital Authority has offered to help 140 nursing students at the Institute of Technology who are part-way though courses the Nursing Council has refused to recognise.

23 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Legco probes urged into nursing course

Democratic Party lawmakers are pushing for two Legislative Council panels to investigate the failure of a sub-degree course in nursing to gain professional accreditation.

The calls came as the Hong Kong Institute of Technology stepped up its campaign to have its associate degree course recognised, accusing the Nursing Council of bias against it and of 'moving the goalposts'.

8 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Student nurses' failure to win accreditation prompts ministerial warning to colleges

The failure of some nursing students to get accreditation was a warning that colleges should not launch courses before getting professional accreditation, the health minister said yesterday.

4 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Institute seeks judicial review of refusal to re-accredit course

The Hong Kong Institute of Technology is seeking a judicial review of a refusal by the city's accreditation body to renew the status of one of its courses.

26 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

The fair at a glance

What is it? One of Hong Kong's premier education and careers fairs, a vital resource for school leavers and job seekers

Who exhibits? Schools, colleges and universities from Hong Kong and overseas; major companies looking to recruit talented, young prospects

Number of exhibitors 477

Careers: 50+

Local education: 80+

19 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Alumni toast PolyU's 65th

Thousands of alumni of the Polytechnic University are expected to gather for a homecoming carnival next Sunday to celebrate the institution's 65th anniversary. PolyU evolved from the former Government Trade School, which later became the Hong Kong Technical College and then the Hong Kong Polytechnic. The biennial event attracted 6,000 participants in 2000.

9 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Teach them a lesson

The sudden closure of private tuition schools in financial difficulties or schools that are run by unscrupulous operators is such a familiar part of life in Hong Kong that the only surprising thing about it is why the authorities have taken so long to act.

5 Oct 2001 - 12:00am

Students seek term change

Polytechnic University students are demanding that their terms start and finish earlier so they can compete with other graduates seeking jobs.

Weeks or even days could make a difference, they say, as students would then enter the job market at the same time as competitors from other universities.

The Polytechnic University is considering the matter.

5 May 1999 - 12:00am

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