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Undergraduate Education

China's university graduates stumped over jobs, life and politics

Employment prospects are looking increasingly grim amongst many  university graduates across China, according to a report by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

Monday, 24 December, 2012, 6:56pm

Universities must bid for about 10pc of students

A new university funding scheme is being introduced under which about 10 per cent of student places in all but a few academic disciplines will be put up for competitive bidding among all tertiary institutions.

15 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

British Council slams claim of huge fees gap

Survey shows foreign students pay far more

The British Council in Hong Kong has strongly criticised the report of a survey in The Guardian that claims tuition fees for international students studying at British universities are 'vastly inflated'.

23 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Publicly funded university AD places out early

Extra publicly funded university places for associate degree (AD) graduates have been released one year early as the government faces a barrage of criticism from legislators and educators over its sub-degree policy.

20 May 2006 - 12:00am

Festival showcases British education

An exhibition offers SAR students the chance to get up to date on all levels of education in the United Kingdom.

17 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

Extended courses to cost 20pc more

Extending undergraduate education from three to four years will need 20 per cent more funding every year, according to university chiefs.

The heads of the eight tertiary institutions drafted a financial estimate for the switch at the request of the University Grants Committee in June. They said the extension required extra annual funding of between 15 and 20 per cent.

12 Oct 2001 - 12:00am

Extended courses to cost 20pc more

Extending undergraduate education from three to four years will need 20 per cent more funding every year, according to university chiefs.

The heads of the eight tertiary institutions drafted a financial estimate for the switch at the request of the University Grants Committee in June. They said the extension required extra annual funding of between 15 and 20 per cent.

12 Oct 2001 - 12:00am

University funding overhaul

A new formula to determine university funding is to be introduced because the present system would be 'unworkable' with the proposed education reforms, legislators were told yesterday.

14 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Funding the future

In a period of austerity, no sector of the community can expect to be exempt from cutbacks, but a plan to trim $5 billion off university funding over the next four years is hardly the best way to start Hong Kong on its journey to become a regional information technology centre.

18 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Students face higher fees for science courses

Undergraduates who opt for science courses will have to pay up to $20,000 more a year for tuition under a proposed university fee reform plan.

Science students are targeted because the costs of running their subjects are higher and graduates tend to earn more.

7 Sep 1999 - 12:00am

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