Secondary school students in Hong Kong took Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) exams amid the turbulence of 2019/20. Photo: Winson Wong
Secondary school students in Hong Kong took Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) exams amid the turbulence of 2019/20. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong protests and coronavirus pandemic drive record stress levels for school leavers awaiting Diploma of Secondary Education results

  • With their final year hit by Covid-19 and unrest disruption, ex-pupils are anxious over how they fared in university entrance exams, and future job prospects
  • Most school leavers record stress reading above 7 out of 10, the highest level since Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups survey started for DSE

Secondary school students in Hong Kong took Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) exams amid the turbulence of 2019/20. Photo: Winson Wong
Secondary school students in Hong Kong took Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) exams amid the turbulence of 2019/20. Photo: Winson Wong
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