getting physical in Macau The Hong Kong Institute of Education has signed a three-year agreement with the University of Macau for increased academic collaboration. HKIEd's physical education academics will lead the effort and are likely to provide teaching expertise for UM's new master's degree in physical education and sports studies. graduate wins film award City University graduate Eric Siu Chi-man's short film Sliding Whites has won an honorable mention at the 11th International Media Art Biennale WRO. He is the first candidate from Hong Kong to gain recognition in the media art competition. students go to new york The top four students from HKU's new banking course are to visit New York on a study trip which will take in Citigroup's headquarters. The course, funded by Citigroup and organised by Citibank and HKU, featured lectures by professional Citibank bankers for 50 undergraduate students. New scholarships at CUHK Two new scholarships have been established by the Chinese University of Hong Kong - Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Community College for its students and secondary school graduates. Senior secondary students with outstanding academic results in their schools will be eligible for a conditional offer of the Scholarship for Excellence pending public examination results. The Grand College (through-train) Scholarship will be offered to new students who have good academic results when they enter the college, and could be up to $210,000. Mainland inspires show Some 160 early childhood education students from HKIEd yesterday held a one-day exhibition based on their experiences during visits to Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou earlier this year. The students demonstrated Chinese dance, singing and paper-cutting art. Professor in world top 10 Associate dean of the HKU's business and economics faculty Professor Patrick Chau Yam-keung has been ranked the eighth most productive information system scholar in the world, according to the latest issue of the Communication of the Association for Information Systems. He published 12 papers between 1999 and 2003.