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Survey ranks HKU behind rivals in Singapore and Tokyo

University of Hong Kong. Photo: Xinhua

The 2013 rankings, published on Monday, ranked the University of Hong Kong 36th in the world. Despite slowly climbing up the rankings from 42nd and 39th place in 2011 and 2012, respectively, the school still trails behind the National University of Singapore at 22nd and University of Tokyo at 9th place.

Tuesday, 5 March, 2013, 7:14pm

National University of Singapore lifts ban on condom sales at campus store

"The university does not restrict the sale of condoms on campus, and vendors can decide if they would like to carry these items," the school said in response to queries yesterday.

9 Feb 2013 - 4:31am

Let education enrich life, not just the market

If Singapore is serious about becoming a higher education hub in Asia, there is much its policymakers can learn from the debate that has unfolded over its prized venture, the Yale-NUS College.

17 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Need increases for insightful leaders

The increasing importance of Asia in the world economy and the central role played by Asian managers provides the impetus for expansion for the leadership development organisation - The Center for Creative Leadership - Asia-Pacific, (CCL-APAC) in Singapore.

25 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Universities team up on business degree

Fudan University in Shanghai, Korea University in Seoul and the National University of Singapore have joined forces to offer a new 'Asia MBA' programme. Launched this week, the tri-semester programme enables students to study in the three cities to gain a better understanding of the region's business environments.

1 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Asian tertiary institutes take on the heavyweights

The higher education sector has long been dominated by top universities in Britain and the United States. Researchers from Cambridge, Oxford and Ivy League institutions in the US have won Nobel prizes and conducted lectures around the world.

18 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Lion City rises to the challenge

Singapore has attempted to position itself as a hub for many things - logistics, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals - but education could be its best bet.

1 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Choosing best people vital, says academic

Hong Kong should adhere to the principle of meritocracy when developing its political talent, a leading academic from Singapore said yesterday.

Kishore Mahbubani, dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, said the best way to improve any organisation was to choose the best people to run it.

10 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Times may change but Huang's legacy lingers at HKU

First Chinese vice-chancellor honoured with statue in tribute to his contribution

Today's leaders of the University of Hong Kong paid tribute to the legacy of its first Chinese vice-chancellor at an unveiling ceremony for a statue in his honour.

1 Oct 2005 - 12:00am


Singapore Government undergraduate scholarships are open to Hong Kong students who took Hong Kong science A-levels last year or are sitting them this year. Successful candidates will study at the National University of Singapore. Deadline is April 1. Visit

15 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Specialised software could take the burden out of weighing up crucial career decisions

Aspecial computer system which aims to help students make sound decisions about their future careers, has been introduced in Singapore.

Planning a career is tough business. Students must consider their own interests, abilities and values. And then they must try and up their minds.

28 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Internet photo show raises funds

A first ever on-line photography exhibition was one of the highlights of a recent hi-tech Internet conference.

The 'Eyes on Yunnan' show, at the Second Hong Kong Web Symposium, was also a charity exercise, helping to raise money for minority tribes in China's Yunnan province.

7 Sep 1996 - 12:00am