University of Hong Kong students call for autonomy in university governance, at a rally in January 2016. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong leader’s role as university chancellor must end to protect academic freedom

Kevin Carrico says though academic freedom is alive and well in Hong Kong, it is under constant threat, especially in the aftermath of the Occupy protests in 2014. For a start, it’s time to abolish the colonial practice of naming the city’s leader as the chancellor of its universities

Topic |   Universities in Hong Kong

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University of Hong Kong students call for autonomy in university governance, at a rally in January 2016. Photo: Sam Tsang
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