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Students' Union

I will respect censure vote, says student head

The head of the University of Hong Kong student union, embroiled in a row over advertisements printed during the chief executive election campaign, says he will resign immediately if a looming vote of no confidence goes against him and his executive team.

Tuesday, 17 April, 2012, 12:00am

I will respect censure vote, says student head

The head of the University of Hong Kong student union, embroiled in a row over advertisements printed during the chief executive election campaign, says he will resign immediately if a looming vote of no confidence goes against him and his executive team.

But he reiterated he would not leave office unless the motions were passed.

17 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Tactical error by students' union

Like university students around the world, those at the University of Hong Kong pride themselves on being the public conscience. They rightly show keen interest in public affairs and speak up when they see social injustice. Their actions may sometimes be seen as radical, though they do so not for their own gains but for what they believe to be in the public interest.

19 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Politics a tough sell on campus

Student apathy - lack of interest in community issues - seems to have reached new heights in Hong Kong. Student unions at three of the city's seven universities have been unable to elect executive councils.

14 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

ESF students meet to discuss council set-up

Students are hoping to gain a greater say in how the English Schools Foundation operates their schools, with plans under way to establish a student council.

Thirty student leaders from across the foundation's six secondary schools are taking part in a two-day 'Sixth Form Leadership Forum' to discuss how they will establish the ESF-wide council.

12 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Students vow to stop 100 trees being chopped down

Chinese University plans two new colleges on campus

A student union has threatened to stage a sit-in and signature campaign against Chinese University's plan to cut down more than 100 trees to build two new elite colleges.

Chinese University's student union will meet next month to discuss actions to be taken to protect the trees.

30 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

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