Monthly Archives: February 2018

HEO Coffee Corner

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This year, the HEO will be holding monthly coffee mornings in the DP Centre to keep parents informed on what is happening in the complex arena of Higher Education and to address any issues, questions or concerns.

Time: 08:30 – 09:30

Venue: 4/F Diploma Center


Friday 23 Mar (HK & Europe, BridgeU)


Thursday 26 Apr (US & Canada)


Friday 11 May (Australia & New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, Korea and others) (Venue – Room 3503)


Tuesday 13 Jun (Cost, Scholarships and Financial Aid & Competitive Courses)


Year 12 HEC Meeting Schedule – Feb 26 to Mar 2

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Venue: 4F Higher Education Office

Last Name First Name Date Day Time Counsellor
NILES ZAMBRANO Gabriel Feb 27 2 09:00 – 09:30 Mrs Jackson
MATHEW Kanika Feb 27 2 11:40 – 12:05 Ms Blomfield
WONG Emily Feb 27 2 13:30 – 13:55 Mrs Jackson
ABDULLAH Jamal Feb 27 2 13:30 – 13:55 Ms Blomfield
REPONEN Max Feb 28 3 09:30 – 10:00 Mrs Jackson
TAMEIFUNA Siosi Feb 28 3 09:30 – 10:00 Ms Blomfield
ADTANI Faizaan Feb 28 3 13:30 – 13:55 Ms Blomfield
WOLMEBRANT Linn Feb 28 3 13:30 – 13:55 Mrs Jackson
CHAN Katie Feb 28 3 13:55 – 14:20 Mrs Jackson
JAURA Karan Feb 28 3 14:20 – 14:55 Ms Blomfield
SIMEON Dmitri Mar 1 4 10:45 – 11:10 Mrs Jackson
HERRMANN David Mar 1 4 12:35 – 13:05 Ms Blomfield
VAN BUUREN Merel Mar 1 4 13:30 – 13:55 Mrs Jackson
BATOLA Tushar Mar 1 4 13:30 – 13:55 Ms Blomfield
JONES Maya Mar 1 4 14:20 – 14:55 Ms Blomfield
RAIMANN Patricia Mar 1 4 14:20 – 14:55 Mrs Jackson
LOEFFLER Emma Mar 2 5 09:30 – 10:00 Mrs Jackson
FOREMAN Jessica Mar 2 5 09:30 – 10:00 Ms Blomfield
HAINES Harry Mar 2 5 10:45 – 11:10 Ms Blomfield
MACEDO MAGALHAES AYRES Letícia Mar 2 5 10:45 – 11:10 Mrs Jackson
COLON Casey Mar 2 5 11:10 – 11:40 Ms Blomfield
BLAZEBY Harry Mar 2 5 13:30 – 13:55 Ms Blomfield
QUINN Jack Mar 2 5 14:20 – 14:55 Mrs Jackson

Summer School 2018 — Carl Benz School of Engineering!

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This summer provides the chance for your students to discover one of the most exciting professions in the world!

Our Summer Programs stand out due to their unique combinations of practical and theoretical course programs in engineering as well as leisure activities. Lecture topics focus on the compelling subjects of mechanics, mathematics and thermodynamic and are exemplified within practical workshops. The course is aimed for secondary school students between the ages of 16 and 19.


CBS Summer School in Karlsruhe, Germany (

Location: Carl Benz School Campus in Karlsruhe, Germany
Date: June 23-29 & June 30-July 06, 2018
Costs: 900€ (does not include costs for travel & accommodation)


Summer Engineering Academy in Suzhou, China


Location: Global Advanced Manufacturing Institute (GAMI), Suzhou, China

Date: July 23-27, 2018

Costs: 1.000€ (does not include costs for travel & accommodation)


Find more information on our website.(


The Summer Programs are a great opportunity for your students to gain first impressions of studying engineering and to learn more about a possible future career in the field!

Explore SCAD Hong Kong at an upcoming event in February

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SCAD is pleased to present the following complimentary events, offering an inside look at our state-of-the-art learning centers and resources. Register by emailing Teresa Tsang at at least two days before the event. Vacancies are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

SCAD Day: An open day for prospective students
Saturday, Feb. 10, 12-4 p.m.
Learn more about the university’s award-winning art and design programs. Tour SCAD’s inspired facilities, meet one-on-one with SCAD admission representatives and join our faculty and students as they discuss their education experiences at SCAD Hong Kong. Register online. 

SCAD Hong Kong Workshops

Attend one or all of our SCAD Hong Kong workshops where you will gain invaluable information on becoming a successful SCAD student. Workshops include a tour of the university’s facilities and one-on-one meetings with admission representatives to help you prepare for your future at SCAD. Explore exciting award-winning degree programs, experience SCAD from a student’s perspective, and learn how to launch your creative career. SCAD Hong Kong workshops occur throughout the year, so there are plenty of opportunities to register.

Sept. 24, 2016 (Saturday)
2 – 5 p.m.

Oct. 15, 2016 (Saturday)
2 – 5 p.m.

Dec. 10, 2016 (Saturday)
2 – 5 p.m.

Jan. 14, 2017 (Saturday)
2 – 5 p.m.

March 18, 2017 (Saturday)
2 – 5 p.m.

April 8, 2017 (Saturday)
12 – 5 p.m.

June 17, 2017 (Saturday)
2 – 5 p.m.


D. H. Chen Foundation Scholarship (陳廷驊基金會獎學金) information session on 1 March 2018

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You are invited to apply for the prestigious D. H. Chen Foundation Scholarship (陳廷驊基金會獎學金), which recognises and supports outstanding local Year 1 undergraduate students with a passion for service. 

The scheme generously offers:
  • renewable full support of tuition fee;
  • a one-off overseas exchange/study trip allowance up to HK$80,000; and
  • possible annual living allowance (based on financial need).
Multiple awards are available, on competitive basis with three other local universities.

An information session, with advice on the scholarship application and interview process, will be held on:

Date:               March 1, 2018 (Thursday)
Time:              5:30pm
Venue:            Room 101, 1/F, KK Leung Building

Speakers:       – Mr Alan Chow, Executive Director, The D. H. Chen Foundation
                        – Sharing from current awardees

Register now for the information session!

Click here for more details and the application procedure.  Applications close on March 23, 2018.

IDP Australian Tertiary Education Interview Program 2018 | 3-4 Feb 2018

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Full Details:

Date: 3 & 4 February 2018 (Saturday & Sunday)
Time: 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Venue:  Level 8, Cordis Hong Kong at Langham Place Hotel, 555 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok, Hong Kong

Learn everything you need to know about studying in Australia and meet the university representative.
Register now!

More than 30 prestigious Australian educational institutions will be attending the IDP Australian Tertiary Education Interview Program 2018. The representatives from different institutions in different education sectors will answer all inquiries about the admission requirements and program information, etc. Seminars with different topics will also be conducted during the 2-day event and provide useful information to participants.

Member universities from “The Group of Eight” (Go8) and “The Australian Technology Network” (ATN) will be attending the event, namely Monash University, The University of Adelaide, UNSW Sydney, The University of Melbourne, The University of Queensland, The University of Sydney, The University of Western Australia and many more!

Go8 Universities
The Group of Eight (Go8) comprises Australia’s eight leading research Universities – The University of Melbourne, The Australian National University, The University of Sydney, The University of Queensland, The University of Western Australia, The University of Adelaide, Monash University and UNSW Sydney.

The Go8 was incorporated in 1999, and its Directorate is based in Canberra, Australia’s capital city. We are focussed on, and are a leader in, influencing the development and delivery of long-term sustainable national higher education and research policy, and in developing international alliances.

In world rankings Go8 Universities are consistently the highest ranked Australian Universities. All Go8 member Universities are ranked in the top 150 institutions worldwide in the Academic Ranking of World Universities from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (ARWU), the Times Higher Education World Rankings (THES) and the QS World University Rankings (QS).

The QS university rankings by subject rate all Go8 law schools in the top 100, with six in the top 50 and four in the top 20.
All Go8 universities have at least one field of engineering ranked in the top QS 100, and all are in the top 100 for medicine, psychology and education.

Participation List:

HKTDC: Education & Careers Expo | 1-4 Feb 2018

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HKTDC Education & Careers Expo 2018, 1-4 February, HK Convention Centre

Did you know that 1 in 10 students in Holland is an international student? Holland has more than 90,000 international students and that number is increasing every year. 

The Netherlands offers 2,100+ English Taught Programs, the largest number among continental European countries. It is a safe, open-minded, innovative country with affordable tuition fees and high quality education. 

Come to visit the NUFFIC NESO booth 1E-C23 and meet our education counsellors to learn more about life and study in Holland and join the seminar on 3 February, 3:30 – 4:00 pm in Hall 1D.
Fair Date and Opening Hours: 
1-3 February (Thu-Sat), 10:30am-7pm
4 February (Sun), 10:30am-6pm
(*There will be no admission to the venue 45 minutes before the announced daily closing time of the Expo)

Admission: Open to public. (Free admission)
Organiser: Hong Kong Trade Development Council

Major Exhibit: Categories:

  • Colleges & Polytechnics
  • Universities
  • School for Continue Education
  • Vocational Training
  • Language Schools
  • Outside Hong Kong Educational Institutions

Creative Education


  • Private Enterprises
  • Government Departments
  • Semi-government Organisations

Professional Associations and Bodies

Books and Education Supplies

  • Book Publishers / Book Stores
  • Learning Aids
  • Educational Equipment

Pathway to HKU on 21 February 2018

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We would like to cordially invite you and your students to our event, Pathway to HKU on February 21, 2018 (Wed). It will be a great opportunity to understand our programmes and requirements through Admissions Talks, Faculty Info Sessions and Consultation Sessions. There will also be Faculty information booths and campus tours where interested students can learn more about the campus and our Faculties. Please find attached the poster for the event.

Owing to the limited capacity of the venue, registration for Admissions Talks and Faculty Sessions will be on first-come-first-served basis. For registration and more information on the activities, please visit:

Girls on the Move | 2 March 2018

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Girls on the move Poster_2018

Cambridge Summer School HK July 2018 – Registration is now open

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Full Details:

The Canadian International School Hong Kong (CDNIS) is delighted to, for the 7th year, welcome academic staff from the University of Cambridge to teach at our ever-popular Summer School on the school campus in Aberdeen, Hong Kong. The Summer School, open to the public, will convene for one week during the summer break and will bring several current University of Cambridge academic staff to Hong Kong to teach a wide range of courses at a near 1st Year University of Cambridge level. The CDNIS Campus, where all courses will run, is accessible via the MTR South Line – using Wong Chuk Hang MTR station – and is a 10-minute walk. Please note there is no parking available at the campus.

Will this course prepare me for Cambridge?

Though not a stated aim of this programme (to “prepare students for Cambridge”), we are pleased to advise that many of our former students have been successful in subsequent applications to the University of Cambridge and other highly selective, research-intensive universities. Exposure to the discourse and ideas of high-level academics can have a profound impact on the development of students – the physical location of this exposure is less important. Students and interested parents will be invited to a subsequent admissions talk, given by an academic from the University of Cambridge and will be held at CDNIS in the autumn.

What is the cost per course?

The courses are HK$7,000 per course and each will have 15 hours of contact time and are capped at 20 students (HK$467 per hour with a real Cambridge Academic!).

When do the courses run?

Courses run during the period: Saturday 21st July 2018 – Saturday 28th July 2018 in three sessions. Please note that due to previous popular demand a few courses may repeat over the 3 sessions; please do not register for the same course twice as this would be a repeat of the material and will also prevent other students from accessing these very popular courses.

Session Dates and Times