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University of Science and Technology

Police remove school server in hacking inquiry

A University of Science and Technology computer server, identified as a source of cyberattacks against the US, has been removed by police for investigation, the college president says.

Friday, 1 March, 2013, 3:58am

HKUST probes US firm's claims of hacking

The University of Science and Technology has expressed "serious concerns" about a US company's claims that it is a source of cyberattacks against the United States and launched an investigation into the matter. HKUST was named in a report this week by American internet security firm Mandiant, which claimed that a Chinese military cyberspy unit was targeting the US and other foreign companies with cyberattacks in which the school's network was involved.

22 Feb 2013 - 5:44am 4 comments

Hong Kong team second in Jupiter's moons race

A University of Science and Technology team has beaten top international competitors in a contest to calculate a complex satellite trajectory around Jupiter's four main moons.

17 Dec 2012 - 1:59pm

Helping them cross rivers safely at last

Among the comforts of Hong Kong we may find it hard to imagine the difficulties many villagers on the mainland face just to get about. To help them, three university students from Hong Kong decided to join a volunteer programme organised by a charity foundation, Wu Zhi Qiao (Bridge to China).

Stanley Cheng Fu-ching, 22, University of Science and Technology, Year One student

13 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Fix of quantum physics

If you were thinking about seeing renowned physicist Stephen Hawking speak next week at the University of Science and Technology, you're pretty much out of luck unless you've found a way to warp space and go back in time.

8 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Fifth-former heads off to university

Teen inventor Chan Yik-hei, who already has a minor planet named after him, has made history again by becoming the first student in Hong Kong to be admitted to university after finishing Form Five.

27 May 2006 - 12:00am

Tickets for science talk

Students can now apply for tickets to Stephen Hawking's lecture at the University of Science and Technology (UST).

The renowned physician will speak on the origin of the universe at 3pm on June 15. A total of 500 tickets - for the live lecture and instant broadcast - will be available to the public.

24 May 2006 - 12:00am

NEGLECTED 'LEFT-HANDERS'

A few weeks ago, I took part in a programme organised by the University of Science and Technology which was held in one of its lecture halls.

When I entered, I was impressed by orderly design of the hall with its large screen and rows of seats, with pull-out boards, so students could take notes.

15 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Students, staff denied final say on merger

The vice-chancellor of Chinese University yesterday refused to guarantee that students and staff would have the final say on its proposed merger with the University of Science and Technology.

About 400 students and faculty members attended a forum in which Professor Ambrose King Yeo-chi insisted a decision on the merger would be made by the university's council.

23 Oct 2002 - 12:00am

News Quiz

1. Forty outstanding Form Six pupils will attend a special scheme before taking up places at the University of Science and Technology designed to stop talented youngsters pursuing their education .

A. abroad

B. in Chinese

C. at other tertiary institutions

D. on the mainland

13 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

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