Professor Teng Jinguang (second from right) with HKUST’s Nancy Ip Yuk-yu (left) and Research Grants Council chairman Benjamin Wah Wan-sang (centre) at a press briefing last year. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

New Polytechnic University head has Greater Bay Area ambitions, but Hong Kong students have concerns over mainland-born president’s goals

  • Teng Jinguang will start five-year term in July after he was named to replace former president Timothy Tong
  • Students disappointed that he did not directly answer questions on ‘democracy wall’ controversy
Topic |   Universities in Hong Kong

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Professor Teng Jinguang (second from right) with HKUST’s Nancy Ip Yuk-yu (left) and Research Grants Council chairman Benjamin Wah Wan-sang (centre) at a press briefing last year. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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The League of Social Democrats protests Polytechnic University’s sanctions against four students. Photo: Nora Tam

PolyU disciplinary measures: how universities have reacted to messages on campus advocating Hong Kong independence

  • Four Polytechnic University students who stormed management offices last October were given penalties ranging from community service to expulsion
  • Universities have taken different approaches to separatist messages posted by students, with some choosing mediation and others forcibly removing banners
Topic |   Hong Kong localism and independence

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The League of Social Democrats protests Polytechnic University’s sanctions against four students. Photo: Nora Tam
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