There are eight higher education institutes in Hong Kong funded by the University Grants Committee (UGC). There is also a number of self-funded institutions, including the Open University of Hong Kong, and public institutions such as the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.
Investigation into university president, who denies claims made against him, must put politics and personal matters aside to ensure just outcome.
Initiation ceremonies are in the spotlight again with the arrest of a University of Hong Kong student for alleged indecent assault.
With city school exams bringing joy and sorrow, it is best to remember that the door to a good future does not close because of failure to get into university.
Wallace Lau, who served as interim dean for over a year, expected to take up role starting next month.
Extreme weather will become more common, with rainfall of 230mm in an hour possible and 50 per cent more very hot nights, researchers say.
University of Science and Technology sparks debate with plan for US-style graduate medical programme.
Readers discuss the hardships of migrant domestic worker mums, the call for the government to avert the property downturn, and the policy allowing more non-local students to enrol in Hong Kong universities.
Actress awarded honorary doctoral degree from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in recognition of her success in film industry, advocacy work.
UN’s International Vaccine Institute and Cambridge University will set up labs at the University of Hong as part of new Global Health Institute.
Two university students taken away by security guards after holding up cardboard placards asking others to write on them.
Virtual patient chatbot will not replace conventional bedside teaching for trainee doctors, but gives students some advantages, doctor says.
Quacquarelli Symonds ranking for Asia sees five of Hong Kong’s universities climb list, three fall, one remain stationary and another join league table.
World-renowned cellist takes questions from students at Chinese University event during rare visit to Hong Kong to give two performances at Cultural Centre.
Readers discuss the importance of delving into the social, political and environmental causes of students’ mental health challenges, how to make foreign students feel welcomed, a possible factor in falling Chinese standards, and the plight of North Koreans living in China.
Education University is updating curriculum to follow guidelines from Education Bureau on teachers’ conduct.
Changes include cutting council from 55 members to 34, lowering its proportion of academic councillors and increasing voting threshold for approving president.
Spokesman for HKU president and vice-chancellor says Xiang Zhang did not file a report, amid tensions with governing body over inquiry into anonymous accusations.
Chinese University professor and guest speaker James Frankel says he received an anonymous email suggesting disruptions could take place at event.
Chief Executive John Lee wades into debate over immigration authorities’ decision to reject former CUHK historian Rowena He Xiaoqing’s work visa renewal request.
University town, intended to accommodate expansion of public and private institutions, nearly half size of largest university, Chinese University
Quartet pleaded guilty to inciting violence by passing resolution at student union council meeting in 2021 lauding ‘honourable sacrifice’ of man who stabbed constable.
Government declines to comment on individual cases but stresses visa renewal applicants should avoid being flagged for security or criminal concerns.
Tung Wah College ready to upgrade, but president says being a university calls for more resources, space
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology also says increase in non-local undergraduate intake will be gradual after city leader calls for government-funded varsities to double admission quotas.
Critics say he has been making people unhappy with his governance, while backers argue he gets things done.
Chief Executive John Lee says he is confident city’s top university can handle matter internally despite mounting public scrutiny.
Office proposal came to light as governing council met to discuss misconduct and mismanagement accusations made against HKU president Xiang Zhang.
Professor Fraser Stoddart calls on council to ignore accusations against Xiang Zhang, saying inquiry is a ‘complete waste of time’.
HKU governing council is reviewing the president’s authority to extend post-retirement contracts of academics, sources say.