Lingnan University

Lingnan unveils 10-year plan for reforms

Lingnan University has unveiled its blueprint for the next 10 years, including the recruitment of 30 to 50 extra teaching staff to prepare for the four-year tertiary structure from 2012.

Saturday, 13 May, 2006, 12:00am

Taste of university life

LINGNAN UNIVERSITY is offering five-week intensive courses this summer for those who want to make use of their holidays for studying.

The university is inviting Form Seven, associate degree or undergraduate students to apply

for the courses.

Running from May 29 to June 30, Lingnan's Summer School will offer a wide range of courses from

22 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

class notes

toronto university receives $45m

8 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Local medical workers more worried about Sars, bird flu

Hong Kong medical workers are more concerned about bird flu and Sars than their mainland counterparts, a study has found.

The inter-university study, led by Lingnan University, questioned 773 healthcare workers in Hong Kong, Beijing, Hunan and Tibet from May last year until last month.

7 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Finger on the pulse

National People's Congress vice-chairman Cheng Siwei receives a warm welcome from students and staff at Lingnan University yesterday.

He told the students they should 'think systematically and innovatively' as the future was in their hands.

He assured Hong Kong it would not be marginalised if its people stayed vigilant and strengthened its advantages.

1 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Viewpoint

Ronny Tong Ka-wah, a core member of the Civic Party, said forming a party to fight for democracy will invite pressure.

'When the tree becomes bigger, it will catch the wind. As long as we carry on our work faithfully we are not afraid of smear campaigns.'

21 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Corruption, red tape big concerns: study

Corruption, red tape and law and order are among the most critical concerns of Hong Kong and Taiwanese businessmen investing in the Pearl River Delta, according to a study released yesterday.

Combating official corruption and government inefficiency scored 8.01 and 8.58 respectively on a scale of one to 10, with 10 representing the most urgent issue that needs to be addressed.

11 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

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languages and business find favour

11 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Academic groves that foster creativity

From visual arts to degrees in Chinese medicine, the college is moving forward with new programmes

Theme: Innovation

28 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

renowned Poet apologises for penning public exam misery

The city's most accomplished poet has offered a public apology this week, even though it wasn't really his fault.

11 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Golden aged

AT THE AGE of 69, former watchman Lam Hing-sau is back in school. He's one of 11 senior citizens taking an associate degree course on gerontology at Lingnan University. Although admission requirements are lower to encourage less-educated retirees such as Lam, they must meet academic expectations. Nevertheless, he's progressed well and expects to graduate soon.

3 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

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30 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Colleges ready to start in September

Two new community colleges are ready to open their doors to students this September.

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Community College (CUTW) and the Community College at Lingnan University (Lingnan) both held ceremonies last week celebrating their schools' openings.

9 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Funding rescues school

A primary school in Shek Kip Mei has been saved from closure after being approved to join the Direct Subsidy Scheme.

Lingnan University Alumni Association Primary School will offer a new Primary One class with government funding.

2 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Hong Kong universities

University of Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong Worldwide Undergraduate Student Exchange Programme boasts more than 150 partner institutions in about 20 countries. It offers students from any faculty the opportunity to apply to study for either a semester or a whole academic year at some of the world's top tertiary education institutions.

2 Jul 2005 - 12:00am