HKU SPACE Community College, affiliated with the University of Hong Kong, is one of the institutions offering associate degrees. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
HKU SPACE Community College, affiliated with the University of Hong Kong, is one of the institutions offering associate degrees. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong students choose public over private by opting for associate degrees when missing out on university places

Rather than using new government subsidy for private courses, students are attracted to non-degree qualifications at public universities by their better reputation

HKU SPACE Community College, affiliated with the University of Hong Kong, is one of the institutions offering associate degrees. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
HKU SPACE Community College, affiliated with the University of Hong Kong, is one of the institutions offering associate degrees. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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