Monthly Archives: October 2018

University of Manchester (UK) visiting DC

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Date: 30th OCT 2018

Time: 13:30 – 14:20

Venue: Room 4207 (Ms Kelly’s Room)


Academic Lecture: The presentation will focus on “courses in our Faculty and the careers available. Our Faculty offers undergraduate courses in Biology, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Psychology, Optometry, Nursing, Audiology and Speech and Hearing.”

The University of Manchester is a Russell Group University. With almost 40,000 students, it boasts the largest student community in the UK.

With all its higher education institutions combined, the city of Manchester has the largest student population in Europe, which makes for a lively and welcoming atmosphere for its student body, that come from all over the world.

Teaching at the university is divided into four faculties, each housing individual schools. These are the faculties of Life Sciences, Humanities, Medical and Human Sciences, and Engineering and Physical Sciences.

Choose Manchester and you’ll put yourself ahead of the competition when the time comes to begin your career. With an award-winning careers service and courses built with your employability in mind, it’s no surprise that 94% of our graduates go straight into jobs or further study.


Block 6 14:20 – 15:15

Ms Kelly’s and Mr Tate’s Biology students will attend a lecture on ‘’How will we feed 9 billion people by 2050? Climate-smart rice?’’ by Professor Amanda Bamford from the University of Manchester. This talk explains how climate change will affect important crops around the world including rice. The talk will explain how plant scientists are coming up with solutions by developing rice varieties that can cope with extreme conditions.

Personal Statement Guide from Leeds University

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We understand that students may find it challenging to write their achievements in one page and send it to five different universities on UCAS. For this reason, the University of Leeds has a Personal Statement Guide that holds relevance not just for Leeds, but for applying to any Russell Group university in the United Kingdom. Please feel free to share this guide with your students.

University of St Andrews visiting DC

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Date: 26th October 2018

Time: 13:30 – 14:20

Venue: 4F SSC

The University of St Andrews was Scotland’s first university and only the third to be founded in the English-speaking world. It sits in the heart of the east coast town of the same name, in the Kingdom of Fife. Over 900 degree courses are now offered at the university, organised across four faculties: Arts, Divinity, Medicine, and Science. About a third of its 8,000 students come from Scotland while just under half are international, hailing from 120 different countries in total, and the university has some of the lowest drop-out rates in the country.


University of Leeds admissions Webinars

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The University of Leeds will be hosting 2 webinars over the next few weeks, to provide advice on applications and admissions to our University.


1. An Effective Business Application: Webinar by Leeds University Business School

Thursday 25th October 2018, 9:30am UK Time

You can also watch the webinar back afterwards, by using the same link.


2. Applying for Medicine Webinar

Wednesday 21st November 2018, 3:30pm UK Time

You can also watch the webinar back afterwards, by using the same link.

Wake Forest University (US) visiting DC

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Date: 25th October 2018

Time: 13:30 – 14:20

Venue: 4F SSC

Wake Forest University is a private university located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, that is known for its small classes and faculty-student engagement. Undergraduate education consists of a liberal arts curriculum in Wake Forest College and classes in the School of Business. The university offers 40 majors and 57 interdisciplinary minors across various fields of study.

Wake Forest is made up of six schools. Its graduate programs include those in the highly ranked School of Law, School of Business and School of Medicine. Undergraduates are enrolled in either Wake Forest College or the business school. About 60 percent of students take advantage of Wake’s study abroad programs offered in more than 70 countries around the world. Notable alumni include the shortest NBA player of all-time, Muggsy Bogues; legendary golfer Arnold Palmer; and journalist and talk show host Al Hunt.

Premed Projects – Medicine Work Experience for Future Doctors, Nurses, Midwives & Dentists

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Medical work experience with Premed Projects in the UK, India or Thailand will give you hospital work experience like no other.

Looking for Medicine work experience? Are you a student interested in a career in healthcare? Premed Projects arranges hospital work experience in UK hospitals, India hospitals and Thailand hospitals for aspiring healthcare students aged 16+. Students join us for a 1 or 2-week hospital work experience, shadowing doctors in a variety of hospital departments, visiting medical schools and learning about life as a healthcare professional. During the medical work experience week students stay in Premed Projects accommodation, fully supported by our comprehensive staff teams during your stay. Students are welcome to join us from all over the world, from the ages of 16 and older for an amazing 1-week or 2-week experience of medicine work experience and the perfect start to your future healthcare career.

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Queen Mary University of London public lecture

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Student who are interested study in Law in Queen Mary joining our Public Lecture which is followed by an alumni reception this month. It would be a good opportunity for you to know more about study in Law and engage with our School of Law acdemics and alumni. I believe our alumni are very happy to share their study and life experience in Queen Mary and their career in Hong Kong. And your student can discuss their further study and career prospective with our academics.


Event title: Public Lecture – Why research-based learning is different: Examples from State Crime, Criminal Law and Policing

Speaker: Join Professor Penny Green, Head of the Department of Law, and Dr Saskia Hufnagel, Co-Director (International) and Senior Lecturer in Criminal Law

Date:     Friday 26th October 2018

Time:     the public lecture will take place from 18.00-18.45 and the alumni reception will take place from 18.45 – 20.30

Venue: Room 307-8, 3/F, British Council, 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty


Enquiries: Please email me if you have any questions about this lecture

University of Toronto Hong Kong Scholarship Info Sessions

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The University of Toronto (HK) Foundation is hosting information sessions for students interested in
pursuing four-year undergraduate studies at U of T and with financial need. The scholarships are ranging
from CAD 13,000 to CAD 27,500 per annum, renewable each year for 4 years. Teachers, parents and
students who are interested in further information are invited to attend our free public information

Date & Time Venue

Session 1 Tuesday, October 23, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Activity Room 1, Hong Kong Central Library, 66
Causeway Road, Causeway Bay

Session 2 Saturday, November 10, 2018

10:00 a.m.

Admiralty Conference Centre, 1804, 18/F,
Tower 1, Admiralty Centre, 18 Harcourt Road,

Please RSVP the information session through this link:

If you would like further details on the scholarship program, please contact the U of T Hong Kong
Scholarship Office at tel. 2375-8258 or by e-mail at

HKUST Business Young Stars – For Senior Secondary Students

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The HKUST Business YoungStars (BYS) program is a 1-year program specially designed for senior secondary students who are interested to explore more about business study to get first-hand experience of what it is like to be an all-rounded business student at HKUST.

All Secondary 4 and 5 students (or equivalent) with keen interest in business are welcome to apply. There will be around 6 events organized on Saturday and members are required to attend 4 half-day events or more to obtain the attendance certificate.

Be one of the Business YoungStars to:

Enrich your student learning profile
You can enjoy a series of exciting learning and networking activities, including seminars across business disciplines and enrichment/ skill workshops. You will be awarded an attendance certificate if you attend four or above half-day events.

Have a taste of university business education
You will know more about various business disciplines through the mini-lectures conducted by our business school professors at HKUST campus.

Gain first-hand program advice 
You can obtain valuable advice on going through public exams, university life and many more through interacting with your assigned business student mentor.

You will receive the latest HKUST Business School’s admission news and activities through e-news & facebook page.

Preview – International Portfolio Review Forum

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Date: Saturday, 13 October 2018

Time: 11.00-16.00

Venue: Chinese International School



This International Portfolio Review Forum is a specialized event for students interested in pursuing undergraduate and graduate studies abroad in visual art, design, architecture and related arts.

Meet with admission representatives and faculty from some of the top art institutions in the world and get direct personal feedback on the art work in your portfolio.

Attend information sessions to learn more about these art institutions, their programs, application procedures and scholarship options.

Information sessions will be scheduled at 30 minute intervals from 12:00 to 15:00.
Individual portfolio reviews and interviews with the colleges will be on-going from 11:00 to 16:00.

All our events are free and open to the public.

Participating Colleges are: 

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College for Creative Studies 

Detroit, Michigan, United States

Sasha Walker, Assistant Director of Admissions- International

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Maryland Institute College of Art

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Sarah Titford, Coordinator of International Recruitment and Relations

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NABA – Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti – Milan

Milan, Italy

Jiani Wang, Regional Admissions Coordinator

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Florence, Italy

Fabrice Charlot, International Affairs


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Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)

Savannah, Atlanta, Hong Kong, Lacoste,

Danny Li ,Associate Director of Recruitment

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STAMPS School of Art & Design at the University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Juliana Lew, Recruiting Coordinator

If you have additional questions feel free to contact us at: