Monthly Archives: September 2020

CUHK Virtual Information Day for Undergraduate Admissions 2020 | Oct 10

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CUHK Virtual Information Day for Undergraduate Admissions 2020


I am pleased to inform you that The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) will organise the 2020 Virtual Information Day for Undergraduate Admissions on Saturday 10 October from 9.00am to 6.00pm. The online event will provide students with comprehensive information about our degree programmes, curriculum and the latest developments at the University.

Our eight Faculties—Arts, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Science and Social Science—and the respective programmes (70+ majors), our nine Colleges as well as some of our administrative units will host admission talks, online written chat sessions and share videos and admissions information on that day.

The highlights of the Information Day include:

–          “Brave New Normal – College Attendance and the World of Work in Future” (at 11.30am HKT)

o   Featuring guidance on university education, application to CUHK and Q&A

o   Please register for the thematic talk via this link (

–          Question and Answer Session for Local Non-JUPAS Applicants with international qualifications (from 2pm to 6pm HKT)

o   Real time written chatroom where all questions on application to CUHK are answered

o   Participants who register for the Virtual Information Day will find links to this session via the event portal

We cordially invite you, your colleagues, senior students and their parents to join us online on the Day. For event details, please visit the website at Pre-registration is recommended for priority in receiving the latest updates and Online Event Schedule before the event.


Webinar: Study Medicine or Dentistry in Europe | Oct 7 | 7:30pm HKT

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Study Medicine or Dentistry (in English) in Europe

Every year hundreds of students from across Asia enrol at world-ranked medical schools in Europe. With teaching in English, modern facilities, global career opportunities and competitive tuition fees it is no surprise that applications are increasing year on year.

This webinar is intended for students, parents and college counsellors in the Asia/Pacific region and will introduce a number of university options. The application, selection and enrolment procedures for each of these programmes will discussed.

Book your place by clicking the button below
For more information please e-mail

Wednesday 7th October
Doha – 2:30pm
Anu Dhabi- 3:30pm
New Delhi – 5:00pm
Bangkok – 6:30pm
Hong Kong/Singapore – 7:30pm
Seoul/Tokyo – 8:30pm

Some of the topics to be discussed include:

  • University options in the UK, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Malta and more
  • The curricula
  • Admission requirements
  • Application procedures
  • Tuition and living expenses
  • Entrance exams
  • Tuition and living expenses
  • Career opportunities
Book your place on this webinar

Immerse Education Essay Competition: Win a full scholarship to the Cambridge Summer School!

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Immerse Education Essay Competition: Win a full scholarship to the Cambridge Summer School!
The Immerse Education Essay Competition offers Discovery College students the opportunity to win a 100% scholarship for one of Immerse Education’s award-winning residential or online academic programmes (further information below).
Last year there were 10 full scholarship winners and 300 shortlisted partial scholarship winners selected from over 4000 entries.

Students aged 13-18 are required to submit essay responses to a pre-set question relating to their chosen subject and age group. From MedicineComputer SciencePhysicsEngineeringCreative WritingEnglish Literature, and many more subjects, there is a category for every area of interest.

The competition is a great way to practice your academic writing skills and previous scholarship winners have referenced their success in the Essay Competition on their university application to the world’s top universities.
For further guidance and to enter, visit (Deadline for entry: 5th January 2021)

The Oxbridge Online Research Programme
Personalised, one-to-one tuition from your own personal Oxford or Cambridge University tutor. Create a university-level academic research project in any subject field over 2, 4, or 8 weeks. Ages 13-18.
Visit the website to learn more.

Cambridge Online Insights
The highlights of our award-winning summer course can be experienced via a premium e-learning platform.
Learn alongside other students from around the world with the guidance of expert university tutors. Ages 13-18.
Visit the website to learn more.

Cambridge Summer School and Oxford Summer School
Our award-winning summer course in Cambridge University and Oxford University colleges. Designed for ambitious students and taught by expert university tutors. Ages 13-18.
Visit the website to learn more.

College for Creative Studies: Major Insights- Your Deep Dive into CCS Majors!

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College for Creative Studies: Join Us! Online Events Happening at CCS
Our Major Insights event series takes you for a deep dive into each of art or design Major programs of study in a live, online event.
  • Meet our Faculty
  • Learn about our program courses and projects
  • See current student work
  • Discover how our alumni are impacting the world around us
  • Get inspired by examples of sponsored research projects
  • Ask questions

An admissions representative will also discuss what we look for in an application portfolio and ways you can create work if you haven’t had any formal art classes or training.
Save Your Spot

Transportation Design
October 13th @ 7 PM

Advertising Design
October 14th @ 7 PM

Craft & Material Studies
October 20th @ 7 PM

Communication Design
October 21st @ 7 PM

Art Practice (Fine Arts)
October 22nd @ 7 PM

October 26th

Art Education
October 27th @ 7 PM

Fashion Accessories Design
October 28th @ 7 PM

Interior Design
October 29th @ 7 PM

Product Design
November 5th @ 7 PM

Entertainment Arts Animation 
November 9th @ 7 PM

Entertainment Arts Game Design
November 9th @ 8 PM

Entertainment Arts Concept Design
November 10th @ 7 PM

November 11th @ 7 PM

Entertainment Arts Digital Film
November 11th @ 8 PM

CalArts Virtual Open Houses | Sept 26 and Oct 24

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California Institute of the Arts
CalArts Office of Communications

CalArts is hosting our first ever Virtual Open House!

We are pleased to invite future CalArtians from around the globe to join us on Saturday, September 26th and October 24th to Explore CalArts. The special event will mark the launch of our new prospective student website, where students will be able to learn more about their program(s) of interest, register for events that CalArts will be hosting or attending, view a virtual map of our campus, and much much more.

Your students will have the chance to connect directly with CalArts Faculty, Students and Staff from across the Institute, through live sessions that will be held throughout the day. This is an amazing opportunity to ask questions and find out what creating at CalArts is all about.

A schedule of events is below. The journey to CalArts starts here.

Register for September 26th!

Register for October 24th!

Schedule of Events for September 26th

Access to Education Panel: 10am-11:30am PDT
An open discussion and panel about access to CalArts education, including information  about Financial Aid, Equity & Diversity, Student Services and Support, Pathways, and more.
EXPLORE School of Art: 
2-4pm PDT
EXPLORE School of Dance: 1pm-2:30pm PDT
EXPLORE School of Film/Video: 12pm-2pm PDT
EXPLORE School of Music: 1pm-2:30pm PDT
EXPLORE School of Theater: 1pm-2pm PDT
     Acting Masterclass: 2pm-3pm PDT
      Experience Design and Production Faculty Meetings: 2pm-4pm PDT

More details about the October event schedule coming soon!

The European Universities Consortium (EUC) Webinar | Oct 12 | 17:00 HKT

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The European Universities Consortium (EUC) will host an online information session for the ESF community:
Date: Monday, 12 October 2020
Time: 17:00 – 18:00 HKT
Thinking of expanding your horizons and studying internationally? Have you considered studying in Europe?
The European Universities Consortium (EUC) is a group of Top Universities in Europe. Our member universities are located in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain and Switzerland, but we all teach in English.Join our webinar to learn about studying in Europe, in a range of academic subjects and discover what student life in Europe looks like!

Universities participating in the event include:
– Bocconi University (Italy)
– Carl Benz School (Germany)
– EHL (Switzerland)
– IE University (Spain)
– Jacobs University (Germany)
– Modul University Vienna (Austria)
– Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin (Ireland)
– Vesalius College (Belgium)  


During the information session, the EUC will present on: 

  • Introduction of Study in Europe
  • Introduction to European Universities Consortium and our member universities
  • Introduction of each member university (including entry requirements for applicants with the IB Diploma, IB Careers Program and the BTEC qualifications)  
  • European Universities Consortium

IB Scholarship Announcement – Global BBA in Japan

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This is a reminder that we will again be offering our IB Scholarship for 2021 (April/September entrance).

If an applicant gets 32/42 points or higher, we would offer a 300,000 JPY (~$2,800) yearly discount guaranteed for years 1 & 2 and available for years 3 & 4 if GPA and attendance met.

Applicants are also able to combine scholarships such as housing, or government for example.

Tuition averages $11,000 USD per year, with housing and living around $8,000 USD per year.

We also have over 100 partners where students can spend up 2 years at no extra tuition – E.G. Alberta in Canada, Lancaster UK, CUHK Hong Kong etc.

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Introduces UC Santa Cruz and the UC Application | Oct 13 | 20:00 HKT

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UC Santa Cruz Transparent Logo Large | Catherine Sue Ramírez

David Joiner, International Admissions Officer, introduces UC Santa Cruz and the UC Application – Named to U.S. News & World Report’s top 50 Best Global Universities, UC Santa Cruz has earned national and international recognition for the impact of its research and commitment to undergraduate instruction, combining the intimacy of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a world-class research university. Each UC campus handles admissions separately, but a student wishing to apply for an undergraduate admission uses one application for all UC campuses.

Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Time: 20:00 – 21:00 HK Time

Registration Link:

Participants will receive the Zoom link in an email once they register using the link above.


UC Application Workshop | Sept 24 | 15:30 HKT

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Attend Another UC | Summer Sessions

UC Application Workshop – hosted by South Island School

Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 3:30 PM until 4:30 PMChina Standard Time

Thank you for your interest in the University of California application workshop, this workshop will talk about the application process, timeline and how to fill out the application, there will be time for Q&A after the workshop.

This workshop is hosted by South Island School and is available for all current ESF students.


Here’s the link for registration:

Student will get a confirmation email with details once they registered.

Register Today! HKUST Virtual Information Day 2020

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HKUST UG Admissions
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Dear Dorothy,


Greetings from HKUST!

As the new academic year begins, we share your excitement towards a brand-new season of learning. At HKUST, we are welcoming the new term with optimism and hopes for a safe and productive learning experience for all students, especially those who are preparing for university application.

To inform your students with full details about our latest program and admission updates, we are pleased to announce the very first HKUST Virtual Information Day will be held on October 17, Saturday, from 12 NN to 8 PM (Hong Kong time) with the following highlights:

  • Admission talks on all existing and new programs as well as interactive live student sharing
  • Virtual booths of all departments and programs with full downloadable materials
  • Individualized admissions consultation to ask HKUST faculty, admission officers and students real-time questions
  • Campus 360 virtual tour for students to explore our stunning campus anytime, from anywhere
  • Video vault featuring all range of student and campus life that define HKUST

Students, parents, and teachers are all welcome. Register now at !

Enclosed please find the e-poster for you to share with your students, colleagues and parents. You can also make use of our Facebook event page ( to spread the news.


Thanks in advance. Hope to meet you virtually soon! Stay safe!


With warm regards,
Jacky Yiu, Kelvin Cheng, Sharon Ng
Undergraduate Recruitment and Admissions Office
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology