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Academic freedom and responsibility in Baptist University case

Victor Sit Fung-shuen. Photo: Ricky Chung

Academic freedom is safeguarded by the Basic Law for good reason. It protects the pursuit of knowledge, intellectual exchange and research free from censorship and interference.

Wednesday, 19 December, 2012, 1:52am 1 comment

King's College launches Dickson Poon law scholarships

Dickson Poon

King's College London is launching an unprecedented global scholarship programme worth £2 million (HK$24.6 million) for law students, thanks to a massive donation from Hong Kong entrepreneur Dickson Poon.

16 Nov 2012 - 3:58am

Scholarships

www.educationUK.org.hk/BC60scholarships ; www.britishcouncil.org.hk/chevening

15 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Scholarship boost

Thirty tertiary students were awarded Hong Kong Jockey Club scholarships of HK$290,000 each last Tuesday in recognition of their outstanding academic performance and community services. The grant will support the students' academic expenses and living costs.

31 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Chance to broaden horizons

A one-year exchange programme hopes to promote equal opportunities by giving students with financial difficulties scholarships worth up to HK$69,800.

Organised by AFS Intercultural Exchanges, the scheme is targeting underprivileged students aged 15 to 18 with good academic performance and keen interest to expand their horizons.

28 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

HK$1b scholarship fund awaits approval

University students could be eligible for annual scholarships of up to HK$80,000 from next year if legislators give the go-ahead to a HK$1 billion endowment fund next month.

Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung yesterday gave details of the fund, first announced in the chief executive's policy address.

15 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

When charity fails poor mainland students

Higher education, especially for underprivileged children in rural communities, has been recognised as critical for social development in the mainland. As well as the help provided by government grants and scholarships, individuals on the mainland and foundations around the world have been making contributions.

27 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Lawmaker critical of HKUST plan to lure students with scholarship

The University of Science and Technology yesterday dangled a huge carrot in front of Hong Kong's best students, who will receive their A Level results tomorrow, offering annual subsidies of almost HK$100,000 to those with four As or more.

28 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Funds help trainee teachers

The Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd) has revealed the distribution breakdown of total donations and matching funds worth $100 million in the matching grant scheme.

1 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

UK scholarships propel young professionals

QUEENIE YIP PIK-SUN had been thinking about furthering her studies overseas for several years.

The only thing stopping the Hong Kong Baptist University graduate was finance.

'I had been thinking about going abroad for many years, but I didn't have enough money,' she said.

22 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Student hopes to use own experience to inspire

Having lived with a chronic disease for almost half her life, Sharon Wong Shui-kwan hopes to inspire others by becoming a teacher in a special school after winning a scholarship for her excellent academic performance at the Hong Kong Institute of Education.

10 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

A little effort can cut cost of studying

IF YOU ARE thinking of pursuing a master's degree for further qualifications within your field but the thought of financial debt discourages you, think about making use of scholarships. You don't have to be Mother Teresa to receive them - they are offered almost everywhere and, best of all, they will cover tuition costs.

8 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Saving for your child's future

It's never too early to start saving for your child's education. That's particularly true in Hong Kong, where parents can pay between $50,000 and $120,000 a year to educate a child at an international school.

With some careful planning, however, school fees can be less of a burden.

10 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Arts enthusiasts get helping hand

Those interested in the arts have the chance to study at top UK colleges for a year and receive money towards their fees and living costs, thanks to the Hong Kong Arts Development Council's Arts Scholarships.

30 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

New Sars scholarships

The Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA), which this week launched a new institute of professional education, is offering scholarships worth up to $600,000 to those whose livelihoods have been affected by the Sars outbreak.

30 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

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