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Student’s story indicative of how bitter cross-border war has become

Betty Wong, an undergraduate at the University of Hong Kong’s medical faculty, has become the latest punching bag for the young and furious in Hong Kong who lash out at anything or anyone with a mainland label. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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HK students excel in global exam

Hong Kong students performed very well in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012, the Education Bureau says, adding their computer-based assessment results rank among the best.   The programme is an international study undertaken every three years that assesses the reading, mathematical and scientific literacy in the mother tongue of 15-year-old students.   […]

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Occupy Central students and under-fire pollster receive support from HKU’s new head

Students who take part in the civil-disobedience movement Occupy Central can expect the support of the University of Hong Kong’s new vice-chancellor – as can the university’s under-fire pollster. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Hong Kong students join Taiwan sit-in

Hong Kong students join Taiwan sit-in Taiwanese students who have been occupying their legislature since last Tuesday extended their support to Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement, as a group of Hong Kong students joined their ninth day of protest yesterday to show solidarity between two … Full News here – Read more on South China Morning […]

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Students to get more opportunities

Secretary for Education Eddie Ng says the Government will provide multiple pathways for students to realise their potential.   Speaking at a press conference on initiatives to support youngsters in the 2014 Policy Address, Mr Ng said there is demand for study pathways other than university education, and the Government has responded by providing more […]

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Students’ gestures trumpet holiday spirit

Practice made for a perfect party for St Bonaventure Catholic Primary School students and their special guests. To usher in the festive season, the youngsters mastered sign language to trumpet merry messages to hearing impaired seniors.   The 30 older adults could not hear, but could see and feel the students’ enthusiasm as they gathered […]

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‘Better to gamble in Macau’: Hong Kong business students deem bitcoin too risky

Students at a private business college in Hong Kong said they would not invest in bitcoin as the virtual currency’s future was unclear. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Broaden Hong Kong education for more well-rounded students

Broaden Hong Kong education for more well-rounded students Universities in Hong Kong are reportedly admitting a significant number of local students who do not take the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education examination. These students, who take the International Baccalaureate diploma or General Certificate … Full News here – Read more on South China Morning Post

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Diligent Asian students dominate global exam

BEIJING (AP) — As a ninth-grader, Shanghai’s Li Sixin spent more than three hours on homework a night and took tutorials in math, physics and chemistry on the weekends. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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120 students make green pledge

Over 120 primary students from 12 primary schools made pledges today under the “Use Less, Waste Less on My Hand” charter at the Student Environmental Protection Ambassador Scheme Basic Environmental Badge Seminar.   During the seminar, Secretary for the Environment KS Wong encouraged the student ambassadors to step up their efforts to ‘go green’ in everyday […]

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Hong Kong named one of world's best cities for students

Hong Kong named one of world's best cities for students Hong Kong has been named the seventh-best city in the world for students but remains behind Singapore, which is Asia's top-ranked city. Both cities leapt up the rankings in the second QS Best Student Cities list – Hong Kong by 12 places and Singapore … […]

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HK students score well in English

About 82.7% of students participating in the latest Common English Proficiency Assessment Scheme attained a score in the 6-7.5 range on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) nine-point scale.   Candidates scoring Band 6 are considered competent users who have a generally effective command of English, despite some inaccuracies, while those scoring Band 7 […]

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Hong Kong Students Propose Elderly-Friendly Social Enterprise Ideas and Compete for ACCA Business Competition …

HONG KONG, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — With the theme to develop a sustainable business model in serving the elderly, the top five finalist teams of the Degree and Sub-degree categories have been shortlisted amongst 532 teams to compete for the Championship at the ACCA Hong Kong Business Competition 2013. Organised by ACCA (the Association […]

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Chinese students flood Hong Kong universities’ graduate programmes

Places on graduate programmes at universities in Hong Kong are increasingly being filled by mainlanders, who are flooding popular courses with applications. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Extra study for medical students will not impact medical manpower shortage, professor says

Medical students will soon have the choice to study a few more years for a postgraduate or second degree, but their delay in graduating will not have a big impact on the shortage in medical manpower, Hong Kong professor Gabriel Leung has said. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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