Sunday, November 29, 2009

Lingnan University

Lingnan University is committed to the provision of quality education distinguished by the best liberal arts traditions. It adopts a whole-person approach to education which enables its students to think, judge, care and, ultimately, act responsibly in the changing circumstances of Hong Kong, the region and the world.
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Open University of Hong Kong

Find out more about our University's history, background and mission, and read a message from our President, Prof. John C Y Leong. The OUHK has won a number of awards and prizes in recent years, and has also granted honorary awards to people who have distinguished themselves in the field of education.

The Open University of Hong Kong is governed by its Council, and comprises academic and administrative units, which are set out in this organization chart. You can learn more about the Chancellor, President and other principal officers of the University here.

For more information on the OUHK's academic units, follow these links directly:

‧ School of Arts and Social Sciences
‧ Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration
‧ School of Education and Languages
‧ School of Science and Technology
‧ Centre for Research in Distance and Adult Learning
‧ Centre for eLearning
‧ Li Ka Shing Institute for Professional and Continuing Education

In 2000, OUHK Consultants (Shenzhen) Limited (OUSZ), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK), was established in the Mainland China.
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Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, established by Government Ordinance in 1984, is one of the leading institutes of higher arts education in Asia. It provides professional education, training and research facilities in the performing arts, theatre and entertainment arts, film and television. Its educational policy reflects the cultural diversity of Hong Kong with emphasis on Chinese and Western traditions and interdisciplinary complementarity.The Academy has the following Schools/discipline:- School of Dance- School of Drama- School of Film and Television- School of Music- School of Theatre and Entertainment Arts- Chinese Traditional TheatreAcademic programmes are offered by each of the five Schools from post-secondary Diploma level up to Bachelor Honours Degree level. The Academy was granted degree awarding status in 1992 following an accreditation by the Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation. The Degree programmes of the Academy are externally validated by that Council.
The heart of training for the performing arts is performance itself, and the Academy is one of Hong Kong's most important performance centres. Student opera, drama, dance productions, concerts and recitals are given throughout the year and are open to the public. In addition, the Academy plays host to visiting musicians, dance and drama companies, local and international.
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Bachelor of Education - Hong Kong

The Institute offers Bachelor of Education (Honours) Programmes in different modes. The four-year full-time BEd programmes provide training for those who aspire to become professionally trained graduate teachers while the three-year mixed mode/part-time BEd programmes are designed for those who have received initial teacher training at a sub-degree level and wish to upgrade their qualifications to a degree level. We also offer other undergraduate degree programmes.

For programme and application details of the above collaborative programme, please contact our partner institution, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

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The Hong Kong Institute of Education

Established in 1994 and with a heritage of 70 years of teacher training dating to the former colleges of education, the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd) is the only University Grants Committee-funded institution dedicated solely to professional teacher education in Hong Kong. The HKIEd was formally established by statute in April 1994 - upon recommendation by the Education Commission in 1992 - by uniting the former Northcote College of Education, Grantham College of Education, Sir Robert Black College of Education, the Hong Kong Technical Teachers' College and the Institute of Language in Education.
In October 1997, the Institute moved to its new campus in Tai Po. Its state-of-the-art facilities includes the Mong Man Wai Library, Shu Wah Computer Centre, Arthur Samy Language Learning Centre, Croucher Science Laboratory, HY Cheung Sports Hall, Pengximing Chinese Arts and Culture Resource Studio, … just to name a few. In addition, a kindergarten and a local primary school, namely the HKIEd HSBC Early Childhood Learning Centre and the HKIEd Jockey Club Primary School, were established in 2001 and 2002 respectively. The two of them have jointly provided excellent avenues for our staff and students who can contribute innovative practices pertaining to early childhood and primary education. more details :

City University of Hong Kong

Course Information 2009/10 College of Business Department of Accountancy Department of Economics and Finance Department of Information Systems Department of Management Department of Management Sciences Department of Marketing College of Humanities and Social Sciences Department of Applied Social Studies Department of Asian and International Studies Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics Department of English Department of Media and Communication Department of Public & Social Administration College of Science and Engineering Department of Biology and Chemistry Department of Building and Construction Department of Computer Science Department of Electronic Engineering Department of Manufacturing Engineering and Engineering Management Department of Mathematics Department of Physics and Materials Science Division of Building Science and Technology Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies School of Creative Media School of Law Community College of City University Division of Commerce Division of Computer Studies Division of Language Studies Division of Social Studies Chinese Civilisation Centre English Language Centre School of Continuing and Professional Education Student Development Services .
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Kaplan Higher Education - Hong Kong

Established since 1989, Kaplan Higher Education (KHE) (formerly known as APMI) is a regional provider of management education and quality lifelong learning programs and services. We are a proud member of the Kaplan Group - a global leader specialising in lifelong education, with 900,000 students around the globe in more than 3,000 classrooms.KHE was among the first private education organisations to be awarded the prestigious Singapore Quality Class (SQC) for Private Education Organisations. We were also one of the first management institutions to achieve the ISO 9000 quality certification in Singapore in 1996. Our aim is to be a premier management institution, propelled by our commitment to develop action-oriented managers with executive leadership qualities to meet the rapidly changing needs of the knowledge-based economy...

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HKUST and the School of Engineering

Congratulations for entering a new phase of life and welcome you to HKUST and the School of Engineering family! I believe this is the goal that you have been working towards for many years, and now it has come true. But what does university education really mean to you? It is not only about equipping yourself for your future career; it is also the most critical years for your personal development. It deserves some thinking upfront so that you could benefit more from these three years at HKUST. It will turn out to be the memorable years in your life because you may know some life long good friends and may find the right partners for your personal life and future career.

Following are some advices worth your attention at this juncture.

Improving your language abilities. You should use every opportunity to polish and improve your English language skills, and also your Putonghua.

Enhancing your soft skills. They are the abilities for communicating and dealing with people, and are important for your career and personal success. You can build up your social and leadership skills through various development programs to make yourself an all rounded person.

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Department of Electronic Engineering at City University of Hong Kong

Established in 1984, the Department of Electronic Engineering at City University of Hong Kong (CityU-EE) has been developing rapidly; its achievements are already widely acclaimed in Hong Kong, and fully recognized as comparable to first-rate departments internationally. Electronic Engineering is also recognized as an area of strength at CityU in terms of international competitiveness, critical mass, staff and student research outputs, awards obtained, and state-of-the-art equipment and resources available. The Department has 12 chair professors, 6 professors, 26 associate professors, 1 senior lecturer, and 10 assistant professors. The academic team engages actively in different research activities covering a wide range of internationally significant research subjects, which include applied electromagnetics, RF and microwaves, optoelectronics and solid state devices, control systems, power electronics, wireless communications, networking, and signal and image processing. Currently we have 10 Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, USA (FIEEE); 6 Fellows of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK (FIET); 1 Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK (FREng) and 3 Croucher Foundation Senior Research Fellows.
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HKU Master of Finance

The HKU Master of Finance (MFin) Program is an interdisciplinary program aiming to provide motivated individuals with not only cutting-edge training in financial theory, but also the necessary mathematical, statistical and computer training, allowing them to apply the knowledge in a multitude of financial disciplines: pricing derivative instruments and securities, modelling and forecasting financial markets, hedging and financial risk management, credit risk management, insurance and reinsurance, quantitative trading and arbitrage training, asset allocation and investment management, and asset/liability management.
Successful graduates will enjoy a competitive advantage in a wide range of career opportunities in commercial and investment banks, brokerage and investment firms, insurance companies, treasury departments of non-financial corporations, regulatory agencies, and also consulting and accounting firms.

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Electrical and Electronic Engineering - HONG KONG

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering was established at the University of Hong Kong in 1961. Over the last few decades, our graduates have been serving the society in key positions and have made tremendous impact to the development of Hong Kong in its evolution from an industrial-based to knowledge-based economy.
The field of Electrical and Electronic Engineering encompasses many exciting technologies such as microelectronics, computer systems, mobile communications, …, which have been among the fastest growing and most challenging technologies that enable the development of the modern information-based society.
A characteristic of our Department is that we cover electrical, electronic, computer and information engineering all under one roof, which provides tremendous opportunities for cross interaction both in terms of teaching and research. The Department has a wide range of research activities, grouped under six areas, namely (i) computer systems and networking, (ii) telecommunications, (iii) microelectronics, optoelectronics and VLSI, (iv) energy systems and electric vehicles, (v) biomedical engineering, (vi) information systems, and (vii) Electromagnetics and Optics. Our research activities are supported by more than 100 research grants awarded over the last three years. Apart from basic research, our staff have been actively engaged in applied research and technology transfer.
The Department runs four undergraduate programmes, namely Electronic and Communications Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Information Engineering. The Department currently has over 40 academic and teaching staff; about 400 undergraduate students, 300 part-time MSc students and 100 full-time research postgraduate students pursuing MPhil or PhD degrees. We have over 40 laboratories with advanced equipment and facilities for supporting our teaching and research. The mission of the Department is to produce the highest quality of graduates to serve the society, and to conduct leading-edge research. To this end, we strive for excellence in teaching, research and professional services.
The Department's web site provides a wide range of information about many if not all aspects of the Department. We hope you find the information useful and would of course welcome your comments.

Medical Faculty of the University of Hong Kong

The Medical Faculty of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) is the longest established faculty in the tertiary education in Hong Kong. It was founded as the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese by the London Missionary Society in 1887, and later renamed the Hong Kong College of Medicine in 1907.
The Faculty was accorded the position of premier Faculty when the University was opened in 1912. Serving Hong Kong for over a century, the Faculty is a medical school of learning, of innovation, and of enterprising; a medical school of morals, of vision, and of care. The Faculty and its predecessor have been playing a pioneering role in medical education, training and research. The new Medical Faculty Complex at Sassoon Road inaugurated in 2002 and our main teaching hospital, the Queen Mary Hospital, is just up the road. From its modest beginning, the Faculty has now become the largest faculty of the University, with around 200 full-time teaching staff and 500 research support staff. The student population is about 1,900. The Faculty comprises 17 departments, the School of Chinese Medicine and a number of research centres focusing on various strengths of research of the Faculty.
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Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine

The Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine (HKCEM) will celebrate the 10th anniversary in Oct 2006. We have called our specialty a “young” specialty for years. It is time we review our future direction and consolidate the position of our specialty in the medical profession.
In Hong Kong, Emergency Medicine (EM) service is basically monopolized by government through the fifteen Accident and Emergency Departments (AEDs) under the Hospital Authority. The traditional hospital service budget will only provide marginal resource to maintain the service, and there was little provision for training or specialty development.
After being admitted as one of the fifteen constituent colleges of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (HKAM) in 1997, under the able leadership of our past presidents, Dr. Chin-hung Chung and Dr. Tai-wai Wong, fellows of the College united with ..
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Saturday, November 28, 2009

Hong Kong College of Medicine

The Hong Kong College of Medicine was established in 1887 for the purpose of training local Chinese in Western Medicine. Its founders' pioneering effort was amongst the earliest in Southeast Asia. The College of Medicine was subsequently incorporated as the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong (HKU), which was founded in 1912, and continued as the only institution for the training of undergraduate medical students for the next seven decades. In this regard, it was joined in 1980 by the Faculty of Medicine of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).Postgraduate training in Internal Medicine in Hong Kong used to follow the traditional practice in the United Kingdom (UK). An apprentice system of practical learning in academic units or medical units in public hospitals, with appropriate supervision for a period of two or three years, would qualify a candidate to sit the MRCP examination in the UK and gain recognition as a specialist in Medicine..
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The University of Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong is the territory's oldest university, and with a history that stretches back more than 90 years, it has grown with and helped shape the city from which it takes its name.
Today, HKU, as it is fondly called, is a dynamic, comprehensive, university of world-class standing. With ten Faculties and numerous research centres, its reputation as a centre of intellectual excellence is recognised around the world. We will continue to build on our strengths with innovative research and teaching, producing well-rounded graduates with outstanding leadership qualities.