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Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Los Angeles

As of the 2010-11 school year, the number of Chinese students enrolled at US universities was at an all-time high.

Sunday, 22 January, 2012, 12:00am

Money talks

For the scores of Hong Kong parents who are desperate to send their children overseas to be educated, the good news is that now is a better time than ever. In a survey released last month by Inside Higher Education, record numbers of admissions officers at US universities say they are focusing more on recruiting international students.

5 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

A few lessons for Tsinghua University on raising funds and naming buildings

Tsinghua University got more than it bargained for with its publicity campaign last month to mark its 100-year anniversary.

4 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Plan allows students to get two degrees in five years

All the presidents of the colleges that make up Claremont University Consortium in California visited Asia recently to highlight their commitment to attracting top students from the region and continue their collaborative research programmes with local institutions.

19 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Angry students fight to preserve campus idyll

Rethink urged on work at Chinese University

Student activists have blasted Chinese University management for turning their hillside campus into an endless construction site and betraying the ideals of the original design of the university.

12 Mar 2006 - 12:00am


With more than 4,000 institutions offering accredited degrees, the US has everything from community colleges to the Ivy League schools. More than a fifth made it on to The Times Higher Education Supplement's list of the world's top 200 universities last year

Harvard University (1)

Location Cambridge, Massachusetts

Nearest big city Boston

2 Jul 2005 - 12:00am


The vice chancellor of the University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley) visited The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) last Friday and exchanged updates on the Sars epidemic.

Also visiting with the vice chancellor Professor Donald McQuade is Professor Arthur Reingold, division head of epidemiology and an expert on tuberculosis and infection control.

19 May 2003 - 12:00am

Berkeley urged to lift remaining restrictions

University of California's partial U-turn does not go far enough, says Arthur Li

The University of California, Berkeley, should lift remaining enrolment restrictions imposed on students from Hong Kong and other Sars-affected areas, education chief Arthur Li Kwok-cheung said yesterday.

12 May 2003 - 12:00am

Artists told to brush up skills of survival

Artists have been urged to leave their ivory towers and embrace the market by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, which yesterday unveiled its plan for the next three years.

However, the move to popularise the arts was met with scepticism by some who fear it could edge out avant-garde artists.

13 Jun 2001 - 12:00am