A study of newly arrived mainland students at HKIEd found that many of them turned to the QQ network for quick answers to their queries about life on campus. Photo: SCMP Pictures A study of newly arrived mainland students at HKIEd found that many of them turned to the QQ network for quick answers to their queries about life on campus. Photo: SCMP Pictures
A study of newly arrived mainland students at HKIEd found that many of them turned to the QQ network for quick answers to their queries about life on campus. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Online social networks helping mainland students adapt to Hong Kong life

Paul Stapleton and Ding Feng say a study shows that, for new mainland students in HK, social networking sites offer valuable help and support

A study of newly arrived mainland students at HKIEd found that many of them turned to the QQ network for quick answers to their queries about life on campus. Photo: SCMP Pictures A study of newly arrived mainland students at HKIEd found that many of them turned to the QQ network for quick answers to their queries about life on campus. Photo: SCMP Pictures
A study of newly arrived mainland students at HKIEd found that many of them turned to the QQ network for quick answers to their queries about life on campus. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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