Lingnan University

'No thanks' to offer of seat at poll debate

Most people approached to attend the second debate between the chief executive candidates tonight - and the first to be thrown open to the public - have turned down the invitation.

Thursday, 15 March, 2007, 12:00am

Career advancement on fast track in Asia

Professionals can rise up the ladder in China or overseas with master's programme

WITH DEMAND increasing for top people to work in the banking and finance sector, banking jobs have become appealing, particularly when exceptional finance professionals can look forward to rapid career development.

3 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

In Brief

china Students spoilt for choice with MBAs

Given the vast array of MBA courses on offer, choosing one can be difficult, especially now that so many programmes have overcome their shortcomings to make themselves more valuable in the highly competitive global job market.

3 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Joy for elderly as visitors lend an ear

ABOUT 100 Lingnan University students participated in a community service day, bringing love and joy to elderly residents in public housing estates in the New Territories.

The student volunteers, who were divided into 17 teams, visited 20 elderly people in Tuen Mun, Yuen Long and Tin Shui Wai. They helped clean the elderly's homes in preparation for the Year of the Pig.

9 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Job-spotting is the name of the game

LOOKING FOR A ONE-STOP shop for fresh ideas on furthering your studies or a career? Look no further than the Education & Careers Expo 2007.

1 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Part-time cops

With a flexible schedule, many university students take up part-time jobs to earn some extra money and gain work experience.

While most work as tutors or exhibition helpers, Ingrid Lau Yuen-kwan's job involves the use of batons and guns - she is an auxiliary officer with the Hong Kong Police Force.

26 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

HK system 'creates cynics or followers'

The education system in Hong Kong has produced students who are either cynics or conformists and they are taught by timid teachers, academics told a forum this week.

20 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

class notes

Lingnan chair professors

Lingnan University has appointed four chair professors: Michael Firth for finance, Richard Davis for history, Richard Freadman for English and Jesus Seade for economics. Their terms will start in September.

HKU honours Sarah Liao

20 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Lingnan appoints chair professors

Lingnan University has appointed four chair professors: Michael Firth for finance, Richard Davis for history, Richard Freadman for English and Jesus Seade for economics. Their terms will start in September.

19 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

HK system 'creates cynics or followers'

The education system in Hong Kong has produced students who are either cynics or conformists and they are taught by timid teachers, academics told a forum this week.

19 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Mahjong and gossip give way to Third Age education

Hong Kong's elderly will be encouraged to swap mahjong and park gossip for computers and English classes as part of a government push to promote active ageing.

13 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Taking the plunge

Admission boards look for maturity, creativity and intelligence in candidates to determine if they are suitable for the gruelling work ahead

BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY are becoming more competitive and people are increasingly looking to postgraduate degrees to secure an advantage for themselves.

13 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Brokers kept on their toes

HONG KONG HAS close to 490 insurance broking firms and about 5,000 individual brokers.

The sector is tightly regulated and anyone who has contact with clients must be registered as an authorised representative with the appropriate industry organisations.

'All of us have to be properly qualified,' said Michael Haynes, managing director of Heath Lambert (Hong Kong).

12 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Economics

Name: Lina Chau Lai-na

Age: 22

Course: Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) Economics

School: Lingnan University

Year of Study: Year Three

Duration of programme: Three years

Young Post: What have you studied on your course?

11 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Tuen Mun supports Lingnan expansion

Tuen Mun District Council has supported Lingnan University's proposal to expand its campus but asked it to share its facilities with the local community.

6 Jan 2007 - 12:00am