Graduates join a flash mob protest at Polytechnic University in Hung Hom. Photo: Sam Tsang

Number of Hong Kong school leavers applying for admission to local universities hits fresh low amid ongoing protests in city

  • Figures from Joint University Programme Admissions System show 41,238 applications were received for 2020 school year, down from 44,054 a year ago
  • International education consultancy says inquiries about studying abroad have increased by more than 10 per cent since protests broke out in June
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Graduates join a flash mob protest at Polytechnic University in Hung Hom. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Chan Ho-him

Chan Ho-him

Chan Ho-him is a reporter for the Hong Kong desk focused on covering education policies. He joined the Post in 2019. Prior to that, he was an investigative reporter at Ming Pao.