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University of Hong Kong

Mainland training may offer a leg-up

There was a quote among my co-workers during my days as an office worker in Canada: life begins after 4.30.

Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:03pm

Mainland training may offer a leg-up

There was a quote among my co-workers during my days as an office worker in Canada: life begins after 4.30.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:03pm

Ready for challenges

The Student

Sometimes one's job does not exactly fit one's academic training. Take Amos Yung Hing-wah. In 1998, after finishing his bachelor of social science degree in East Asian studies - which covered sociology, economics and public administration - he found a job with a Hong Kong company that outsources houseware and designer items in the mainland for European customers.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

Lai See

No end in sight to illegal structures dilemma

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

I've been censored, director says

A Shanghai filmmaker has accused a University of Hong Kong professor of censorship after he was ordered to remove politically sensitive Facebook posts for the school's film festival. He was also barred from holding a memorial for Beijing flood victims at the event.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:58pm

City Digest

Former health director admitted to hospital

Dr Lam Ping-yan, who retired as director of health in March, was taken to Queen Mary Hospital in Pok Fu Lam for a sudden health problem yesterday and was being kept overnight. A source at the hospital said he was conscious and in good condition last night.

Women sets herself alight on North Point bench

15 Aug 2012 - 10:56pm

HKU student, 14, sure of making firm friends

A 14-year-old high-achiever is confident he will bond with his future classmates after he became the youngest student ever admitted to the University of Hong Kong.

Joseph Ng Kwok-chung, who attended the International Christian Quality Music Secondary School, learned last Thursday he had secured a place on a three-year degree programme in the faculty of science.

30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

HKU teen seeks sense and sociability

Joseph Ng Kwok-chung, 14, the youngest student ever admitted to the University of Hong Kong, has one worry as he embarks on his higher education at an age most youngsters are still struggling through secondary: making friends.

27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

All ready for Everest

Twenty secondary and four university students will brave an expedition to Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain with a peak at 8,848 metres above sea level. Their trip to Tibet, from July 28 to August 12, is sponsored by local charity Yan Oi Tong in collaboration with the University of Hong Kong. The charity has taken students to the South and North Poles.

23 Jul 2012 - 12:00am