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Studying in Hong Kong

My pathway to university education

This week are catching up with Claudia, a Brighten student who feels that Hong Kong is the perfect location for nurturing her future educational goals. Claudia is a keen athlete and swimmer. Her impressive ...


The final countdown

Is the work on your desk piling up? Do you lay awake at night wondering what you’re going to do after spring term? This week our column is dedicated to all those in their final year, be it ...


The IB according to students

As an increasing number of schools in Hong Kong follow either the IB or A-Level curriculum to some extent, it is perhaps becoming harder for parents who want to guide their children when selecting ...


IB diploma or A-Levels?

Parents and students alike might worry about the best path to university. For those on an international curriculum there are two common options: the International Baccalaureate diploma and A-Levels...


Hong Kong's celebrity tutors

Task forces of black-and-white suited figures assume James Bond poses on giant, glittering billboards across the city. Their moody stares express a mixture of thrusting ambition, youthful anti- authoritarianism and the mystical knowledge of the guru...


National education the way forward?

It cannot fail to escape anyone's attention that the proposed national education curriculum is a highly emotive and deeply divisive subject. Protests may hot up as the date creeps toward implementation in primary schools next month...


Find your vocation in Hong Kong

This week we will be looking specifically at vocational training options in Hong Kong. Vocational training is not necessarily non-academic, but it does prioritize preparing individuals for a particular job, skill or trade...


Other options in Hong Kong

Although Hong Kong is a great place to seek a university education, it is not necessarily the only way to further your studies.
Depending on the course of study you wish to follow...


Staying in the SAR

Hong Kong offers a great deal of opportunity for students ready to embark on tertiary education. Aside from the territory's dozen or so universities, there are also specialist schools, including the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts...

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