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University of Hong Kong

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.

Monday, 23 July, 2012, 12:00am

Trained to learn

The Alumna

21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Relieved Ishaq a major star within a minority

It was 8.30am at Delia Memorial School in Mei Foo.

Ishaq Farrah Mohammad was sitting quietly in a classroom corner, looking anxious.

Her frown turned into an expression of happy surprise when her class teacher, Gordon Yu Kin-fu, handed the 14-year-old Pakistani girl her results.

21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Pull of knowledge

After graduating from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) with a degree in computer science, Eric Wong joined conglomerate Jardine Matheson for about a year before plugging into the telecom sector via Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN), where he has been for almost two decades.

7 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Competition also fierce for those with low scores

While the high achievers celebrated, students who did less well in Hong Kong's final public A-level examinations took to the streets yesterday to secure a future for themselves.

30 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Mainland study subsidies for students and academics

Thousands of local students and academics will have more opportunities to study at top mainland universities after authorities signed a letter of intent to boost collaboration between Hong Kong and mainland institutions.

29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

'Don't blame me for low rally figures'

Counting the number of July 1 marchers is difficult for those who want to do it right because, as statistics expert Paul Yip Siu-fai puts it, whatever he announces, everyone says it's wrong.

The University of Hong Kong social work professor said he had thought seriously about not counting this year's marchers.

28 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Locals have little faith in Beijing

Hongkongers are losing their confidence in the central government. A survey has found that their mistrust is at its highest point since May 1997.

The poll was conducted this month by the University of Hong Kong's public opinion programme. Results showed 37 per cent of 1,003 respondents distrust Beijing.

21 Jun 2012 - 12:00am