University of Hong Kong

Part-time mode gives its working students a break

MBA (Part-time) University of Hong Kong

To help busy workers find time to boost their knowledge, the University of Hong Kong offers its part-time MBA in a modular mode to allow students to focus on one area of study at a time.

Saturday, 9 June, 2012, 12:00am

Discontent at a high

Hongkongers' discontent with the government has risen to a record high since the city's handover to mainland rule in 1997, findings of a University of Hong Kong poll show.

7 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Women lag behind men in making it to senior rank of tenured professor

Su-Mei Thompson and Lisa Moore have drawn attention to the hurdles that women face on the Hong Kong academic career ladder in their article ('Study in bias', May 25).

This is a subject I feel strongly about as an academic at the University of Hong Kong for more than 30 years, and as a mother of three.

5 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

First-timers from mainland tell of their shock and want to learn more

For 18-year-old Mok Cheuk-ngai, last night's candle-light vigil was his first.

Mok, who moved from Guangdong two years ago, said he knew virtually nothing about what happened in Tiananmen Square 23 years ago until he started researching the incident after arriving in Hong Kong.

5 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

City Digest

HKU students get say on choice of vice chancellor

29 May 2012 - 12:00am

City tops 'best young universities' league

Heavy investment in higher education by governments in Asia and an 'erosion in performance' by established institutions has led to a shake-up in an annual international ranking of universities.

29 May 2012 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Legco panel discusses creation of culture bureau

22 May 2012 - 12:00am

Sex research academic claims HKU censorship

An academic who specialises in sexuality and gender research has accused the University of Hong Kong of censoring his work by refusing to extend his contract when he turns 60 next month.

20 May 2012 - 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

HKU welcomes back education professor

18 May 2012 - 12:00am

HK$70,000 a month, now that's worth graduating for

Many people may be feeling the pinch.

But one new University of Hong Kong graduate is having the time of their life, earning HK$70,000 a month at an investment bank.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

Petition on HKU building 'takeover'

University of Hong Kong alumni launched an online petition yesterday to stop what they fear will be an administrative takeover of the university's landmark Main Building.

The launch came as university management admitted submitting a preliminary plan for the building's future use to government last year, before beginning a consultation.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Chen drew a brain and won heart of Melody

Melody Xu and Zhang Chen were married on January 15 and will be celebrating their union with friends and relatives in Shanghai in October.

Melody, 25, a full-time PhD student, and Chen, 28, who is studying for a master's degree, first met five years ago when they were undergraduates at University of Hong Kong.

28 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

When freedoms and politics collide

The issues

Restrictions on the right to demonstrate

The protesters say they have a democratic right to protest. Under Article 27 of the Basic Law, 'Hong Kong residents ... shall have the freedom of assembly'. But during Li's visit, three student protesters were dragged off by police and locked up for an hour.

24 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

University challenge

By the end of this month, a select band of Hongkongers will have dispatched their scholarship applications to one of Britain's leading universities, looking to shave a substantial slice off the GBP9,000 (HK$112,238) that is pretty much the standard charge for fees nowadays.

24 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

HKU students to vote on leaders' ousting

The University of Hong Kong will launch a referendum on Wednesday to decide whether or not to oust its student leaders.

The move comes after the student union spent HK$387,550 on 'inappropriate and politically motivated' advertisements critical of chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying during last month's election campaign.

23 Apr 2012 - 12:00am