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A creative solution

A new IB programme focusing on the arts will let students further explore a career in the creative industries.

18 Jul 2017 - 12:41PM

A new IB programme focusing on the arts will let students further explore a career in the creative industries.

A creative solution
Yew Chung International School girls take recycling project from HK to Sichuan to Shanghai - and they're not stopping there

A project to create useful items from old school uniforms won four friends a place at a competition in Shanghai.

11 May 2016 - 11:47AM

A project to create useful items from old school uniforms won four friends a place at a competition in Shanghai.

Yew Chung International School girls take recycling project from HK to Sichuan to Shanghai - and they're not stopping there
For SIS netballer Kate Shepherd, it’s go big or go home, and with no regrets

“When you go out on the court you have to give it your all, you should never come off with any regrets or saying ‘I should’ve tried harder’."

9 May 2016 - 1:27PM

“When you go out on the court you have to give it your all, you should never come off with any regrets or saying ‘I should’ve tried harder’."

For SIS netballer Kate Shepherd, it’s go big or go home, and with no regrets
Li Po Chun United World College celebrates cultural diversity with LPC World Cup

Football is a truly global sport, and the World Cup has brought nations together in competition since 1930.

5 May 2016 - 3:19PM

Football is a truly global sport, and the World Cup has brought nations together in competition since 1930.

Li Po Chun United World College celebrates cultural diversity with LPC World Cup
This South Island School footballer is Chan-tastic!

For athletes around the world, training can be exhausting and rigorous. But for student athletes in Hong Kong, the physical challenge of sport isn’t the biggest obstacle. It’s scheduling.

2 May 2016 - 10:57AM

For athletes around the world, training can be exhausting and rigorous. But for student athletes in Hong Kong, the physical challenge of sport isn’t the biggest obstacle. It’s scheduling.

This South Island School footballer is Chan-tastic!
The incredible story of Marin Minamiya, ex-SIS student and the world’s youngest woman to summit Mount Manaslu

Former South Island School student Marin is currently climbing Everest as part of the Grand Slam, an adventurer’s challenge to reach the north and south poles and more.

2 May 2016 - 11:37AM

Former South Island School student Marin is currently climbing Everest as part of the Grand Slam, an adventurer’s challenge to reach the north and south poles and more.

The incredible story of Marin Minamiya, ex-SIS student and the world’s youngest woman to summit Mount Manaslu
French International School students discover acting isn’t just about learning scripts

A good actor has to lie. But unlike most lies, the lies an actor tells aren’t necessarily with words.

29 Apr 2016 - 11:32AM

A good actor has to lie. But unlike most lies, the lies an actor tells aren’t necessarily with words.

French International School students discover acting isn’t just about learning scripts
Former French International School student Remi Dujardin now wows the crowd in US

Some moments stick with you for your entire life. For football star Remi Dujardin, one such moment was his first game for Saint Bonaventure University (SBU) in the United States.

28 Apr 2016 - 1:10PM

Some moments stick with you for your entire life. For football star Remi Dujardin, one such moment was his first game for Saint Bonaventure University (SBU) in the United States.

Former French International School student Remi Dujardin now wows the crowd in US
Look out for South Island School’s Paul Altier at a future Hong Kong Rugby Sevens

This SIS star says if you want to succeed in your favourite sport, it’s best to dream big.

25 Apr 2016 - 2:51PM

This SIS star says if you want to succeed in your favourite sport, it’s best to dream big.

Look out for South Island School’s Paul Altier at a future Hong Kong Rugby Sevens
Jack Wong has a smashing future in tennis ahead

To an outsider, tennis might seem like a simple game. One player hits the ball across the net, the other hits it back. Back and forth; it seems pretty straightforward – even dull.

18 Apr 2016 - 1:26PM

To an outsider, tennis might seem like a simple game. One player hits the ball across the net, the other hits it back. Back and forth; it seems pretty straightforward – even dull.

Jack Wong has a smashing future in tennis ahead
St Catherine's star volleyball player Rachel Tam scores full US university scholarship

When we first talked to Rachel Tam Hin-ching back in September, she had her eyes set on an athletic scholarship for university.

11 Apr 2016 - 3:28PM

When we first talked to Rachel Tam Hin-ching back in September, she had her eyes set on an athletic scholarship for university.

St Catherine's star volleyball player Rachel Tam scores full US university scholarship
Timothy Lam is a master of the high jump

When most student athletes talk about reaching new heights, they’re speaking figuratively. But when Timothy Lam Hin-chak says it, he means it – literally.

7 Apr 2016 - 11:56AM

When most student athletes talk about reaching new heights, they’re speaking figuratively. But when Timothy Lam Hin-chak says it, he means it – literally.

Timothy Lam is a master of the high jump
Move over, Mad Men - these HK students are masters of marketing for an Uber campaign

Students from seven schools were challenged by Uber to create a marketing campaign. Here is what they came up with ...

5 Apr 2016 - 1:17PM

Students from seven schools were challenged by Uber to create a marketing campaign. Here is what they came up with ...

Move over, Mad Men - these HK students are masters of marketing for an Uber campaign
All that Boston - hometown of Captain America actor Chris Evans - can boast

Boston in the United States is often overlooked, but it shouldn’t be.

4 Apr 2016 - 5:42PM

Boston in the United States is often overlooked, but it shouldn’t be.

All that Boston - hometown of Captain America actor Chris Evans - can boast
Introducing Venia Yeung: Hong Kong's very own future Serena Williams

Most people think of tennis as a solo sport. Two players facing off against each other, staring each other down across the net. But Venia Yeung knows better.

4 Apr 2016 - 3:01PM

Most people think of tennis as a solo sport. Two players facing off against each other, staring each other down across the net. But Venia Yeung knows better.

Introducing Venia Yeung: Hong Kong's very own future Serena Williams
GSIS student joins Run for Refugees to raise funds for displaced Syrians - and their teeth

We take brushing our teeth for granted, but it’s a luxury for refugees, and Charlotte Chan from GSIS is determined to change that.

31 Mar 2016 - 11:27AM

We take brushing our teeth for granted, but it’s a luxury for refugees, and Charlotte Chan from GSIS is determined to change that.

GSIS student joins Run for Refugees to raise funds for displaced Syrians - and their teeth
Dr Clare Burrage takes science to the dark side

Our planet is just a tiny speck in the enormous vastness that is the universe. Within that huge universe, there is plenty that we still don’t understand.

29 Mar 2016 - 11:01AM

Our planet is just a tiny speck in the enormous vastness that is the universe. Within that huge universe, there is plenty that we still don’t understand.

Dr Clare Burrage takes science to the dark side
Being on the hockey field: stick to what you really love

As Justin Mak found out, playing for youth teams - even at the highest level - is still worlds away from competing at adult level.

28 Mar 2016 - 12:28PM

As Justin Mak found out, playing for youth teams - even at the highest level - is still worlds away from competing at adult level.

Being on the hockey field: stick to what you really love
Record-breaking Leung Ho-chun and his high-speed run

They say that running can be like a form of meditation for athletes. And Leung Ho-chun certainly has a very Zen approach to his sport.

24 Mar 2016 - 4:02PM

They say that running can be like a form of meditation for athletes. And Leung Ho-chun certainly has a very Zen approach to his sport.

Record-breaking Leung Ho-chun and his high-speed run
Welcome to Hong Kong, where prisoners get more exercise time than students do

Prison inmates in Hong Kong get more outdoor exercise time than primary and secondary school students, says a University of Hong Kong researcher.

23 Mar 2016 - 4:46PM

Prison inmates in Hong Kong get more outdoor exercise time than primary and secondary school students, says a University of Hong Kong researcher.

Welcome to Hong Kong, where prisoners get more exercise time than students do
Grow your own skin, thanks to 3D printing

At the Hong Kong Science Museum, Dr Helen Colley stands in front of a screen showing a picture of an ear on a mouse. This one is special – it’s a human ear growing on the back of a mouse.

22 Mar 2016 - 1:04PM

At the Hong Kong Science Museum, Dr Helen Colley stands in front of a screen showing a picture of an ear on a mouse. This one is special – it’s a human ear growing on the back of a mouse.

Grow your own skin, thanks to 3D printing
Not all smooth sailing for this determined South Island sailor

Every sports star has to start somewhere. An old football handed down from an older sibling, some spare table tennis paddles from school, a cricket bat on loan from the local youth team.

21 Mar 2016 - 1:40PM

Every sports star has to start somewhere. An old football handed down from an older sibling, some spare table tennis paddles from school, a cricket bat on loan from the local youth team.

Not all smooth sailing for this determined South Island sailor
With laughs and cute animals, Zootopia is possibly Disney’s best film yet [Review]

Judy Hopps always dreamed of being a police officer. She wanted to stop crime and help make the world a better place. There was only one thing holding her back - Judy Hopps is a bunny.

25 Mar 2016 - 3:05PM

Judy Hopps always dreamed of being a police officer. She wanted to stop crime and help make the world a better place. There was only one thing holding her back - Judy Hopps is a bunny.

With laughs and cute animals, Zootopia is possibly Disney’s best film yet [Review]
The Tuen Mun Goverment Secondary School girls move on to Round 2 of debate series

In a battle of wits, Adele Ho, Haley Fok, and Tiffany Leung had to use up-to-the-minute facts to prove their arguments.

18 Mar 2016 - 3:56PM

In a battle of wits, Adele Ho, Haley Fok, and Tiffany Leung had to use up-to-the-minute facts to prove their arguments.

The Tuen Mun Goverment Secondary School girls move on to Round 2 of debate series
Football player Chan Pak-hei on target as he gets US university scholarship

Getting into university is tough for Hong Kong students. But Chan Pak-hei got his university acceptance not by scoring high marks on tests.

17 Mar 2016 - 4:30PM

Getting into university is tough for Hong Kong students. But Chan Pak-hei got his university acceptance not by scoring high marks on tests.

Football player Chan Pak-hei on target as he gets US university scholarship
Turning dreams into design: 3D printing is a very big deal

Imagine needing something – a bowl or a tool, anything – and instead of going to buy one, you printed it instead.

11 Apr 2016 - 11:35AM

Imagine needing something – a bowl or a tool, anything – and instead of going to buy one, you printed it instead.

Turning dreams into design: 3D printing is a very big deal
Rugby star Shona Mihan bounces back from broken bones to lead her team

No matter the sport, athletes are always at risk for injury. And rugby player Shona Jeanette Mihan is no stranger to the dangers associated with full-contact sports.

14 Mar 2016 - 4:30PM

No matter the sport, athletes are always at risk for injury. And rugby player Shona Jeanette Mihan is no stranger to the dangers associated with full-contact sports.

Rugby star Shona Mihan bounces back from broken bones to lead her team
HK's missing booksellers: a timeline of events

Here's a guide to what's happened thus far in the missing booksellers story, and the related facts, detailing how the confusing case has unfolded.

11 Mar 2016 - 6:03PM

Here's a guide to what's happened thus far in the missing booksellers story, and the related facts, detailing how the confusing case has unfolded.

HK's missing booksellers: a timeline of events
16-year-old GSIS swimmer Jonathan Liao wants to be one of the Avengers

Jonathan Liao Xian-hao isn’t threatened by the competition. In fact, he welcomes the challenge.

10 Mar 2016 - 1:24PM

Jonathan Liao Xian-hao isn’t threatened by the competition. In fact, he welcomes the challenge.

16-year-old GSIS swimmer Jonathan Liao wants to be one of the Avengers
Top tips on how to prepare for an interview, and stand out and impress your interviewer

From seemingly simple questions to making your answer the perfect length, interview like a professional with these top tips.

9 Mar 2016 - 11:22AM

From seemingly simple questions to making your answer the perfect length, interview like a professional with these top tips.

Top tips on how to prepare for an interview, and stand out and impress your interviewer