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LSE Hong Kong undergraduate Q&A’s | May 12 | 4:00pm

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Topic: LSE Hong Kong undergraduateQ&A’s

Time: May 12, 2020 04:00 PM Hong Kong

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HKU Programme Deep-dive Information Sessions May 6- May 12

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Sign up for programme information and individual consultation with HKU recruitment counsellors!

HKU Programme Deep-dive features a series of interactive online sessions. It is a good opportunity for high school students pursuing international qualifications like yourself to explore your interested programmes at HKU and talk directly to programme lecturers, current students and even alumni. It is also a good chance to understand the career prospect and what to expect upon graduation.

What to expect in HKU Programme Deep-dive sessions?

  • Programme overview & admissions
  • Career prospect
  • Student & alumni sharing
  • Individual consultation session with our recruitment counsellors
    • Identify HKU programmes that best fit your interests and abilities
    • Receive tips to prepare for the HKU admissions process (e.g. application system, PS, interviews, etc)

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CUHK Summer Institute 2020!

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CUHK Summer Institute 2020
The CUHK Summer Institute (SI) is a credit-bearing summer programme designed for secondary five students. This year, the SI will be conducted online with live lessonsduring 3 – 14 August 2020. Students will take one to two courses taught by renowned CUHK faculty members to explore study interests and prepare for future study at CUHK.

Early-bird discountMerit Award (for students with outstanding academic credentials) and Financial Assistance (for students with financial needs) are available.

Online application will start from May 2020. Be part of the CUHK Summer Institute 2020! We look forward to your participation.

 
Explore the Programme
Online Courses: www.summer.cuhk.edu.hk/si-programme/courses
Eligibility: www.summer.cuhk.edu.hk/si-programme/eligibility
Fees and Application: www.summer.cuhk.edu.hk/si-application/fees

For enquiries, please don’t hesitate to contact us at si@cuhk.edu.hk.

Webinar: Character Counts! Why Courage, Creativity and Collaboration Matter in College

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– FREE WEBINAR – 

Character Counts! Why Courage, Creativity and Collaboration

Matter in College

Tuesday, April 28, 2020,  2:00 PM EDT | 11:00 AM PDT

When applying to college, students and parents understand the role of grades, course rigor, and standardized testing. An increasingly important element is Social and Emotional Learning. In this presentation, you’ll learn how SEL distinguishes itself from academic factors and why even the most selective of colleges place an immense value on empathy, ethical behavior, and engagement with others. We will discuss this in relation to course selection, extracurricular activities, and building a smart college list. There will also be practical advice for students who are seeking to understand themselves better and portray the most authentic version of themselves in their applications.

Katie Sprague
Collegewise Managing Counselor

  • M.A. in Mental Health Counseling and M.Ed. in School Counseling, Columbia University
  • Former School Counseling Intern, High School for Math, Science, and Engineering

Sydney Matthes
Collegewise Counselor

  • M.Ed., Higher Education Administration, George Washington University
  • B.A., Philosophy, West Virginia University
  • Assistant Director of Admission, George Washington University
  • College & Career Center Specialist, Fairfax County Public Schools
  • Independent Counselor
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BridgeU Webinar – Virtual University Showcase

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If your university visits have been cancelled due to school closures and travel restrictions, we want to help – by bringing the visits to your homes!

Join us for a series of webinars where admissions reps will share information about their universities, and take your questions.

US Universities – Register HERE

Thursday 16 April, 11:00 BST / 18:00 HKT –

11:00 BST / 18:00 HKT: Hult International Business School
11:30 BST / 18:30 HKT: Massachusetts College of Art and Design
12:00 BST / 19:00 HKT: Northeastern University
12:30 BST / 19:30 HKT: Tulane University
13:00 BST / 20:00 HKT: Marist College
13:30 BST / 20:30 HKT: Fordham University

Each university has a half-hour slot, so come along to whichever ones you like!

 

UK Universities – Register HERE

Thursday 23 April, 11:00 BST / 18:00 HKT

You’ll hear from various universities in the UK about what it’s like to study at their institution, and have the chance to get your questions answered by their admissions reps.

Confirmed universities: University of Exeter, University College London, London Metropolitan University

More universities and specific timeslots will be added soon!

 

European Universities – Register HERE

Thursday 30 April, 11:00 BST / 18:00 HKT

Our third session includes universities from various countries around Europe, so you can get a feel for multiple locations.

Confirmed universities: Bocconi University Milan; IE University Spain; Jacobs University Bremen.

More universities and specific timeslots will be added soon!

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Webinar: Study Medicine or Dentistry at Masaryk University | April 1 | 8pm HKT

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Webinar: Study Medicine or Dentistry at
Masaryk University

Medical Doorway’s webinars are continuing. Each webinar will introduce a new university in some of Europe’s most dynamic towns and cities.

On Wednesday April 1st at 1pm (13:00) BST we will be discussing the medical and dental programmes at the world-ranked Masaryk University. This is one of Europe’s most popular universities and will soon be the site of a €40m clinical simulation centre.

Masaryk University is one of the few European medical programmes on the US Federal Loan list.

Some of the topics to be discussed include:

  • The curricula
  • Application procedures
  • Entrance examination
  • Living in Brno and Czech Republic

Book your place on this webinar

Webinar: HKUST Ask Me Anything | Mar28 | 2pm

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HKUST have arranged an online live chat session, hosted by our student ambassadors, for your students on this Sat (28/3). We hope such interactive Q&A session would allow them to ask any questions, be it about study, HKUST, preparation for university application or just to relax by chatting with our students about U-life. The session is open for students from any grade.  Registerhttps://zoom.us/meeting/register/vJwscOioqTkvFPUs_QqHL5xbfnOrDi0i2w

University Webinars in Asia

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Link: https://shanghaiuniversity.wixsite.com/chinawebinar

To support students during this difficult time, universities from around the world have offered numerous webinars to provide knowledge and connect with students and families.

Join our webinar on Mar. 23 – Ritsumeikan University

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Dear Teachers, Counselors

Greetings from Kyoto, Japan!

Ritsumeikan University is joining Cialfo Online University Fair on  23rd March, Monday 15:00-15:45 (JST) to provide an opportunity to communicate with admissions officers at Ritsumeikan.

See the details and sign up today here
This is a great opportunity to…
  •  Discover what Ritsumeikan University has to offer
  •   Understand why you should study at Ritsumeikan, Japan
  •  Find out about our English-medium programs
  •  Get familiar with our admissions
  •  Ask questions to an admission officer

Webinar description – Study in Japan but Beyond Japan

For students interested in study in Japan, they could learn more about our English-medium undergraduate programs, especially our dual degree (with The Australian National University) and joint-degree (with American University) programs, which allow the students to experience student life beyond national borders (not just in Japan, but also in Australia and the US), and to study with professors and their fellow students from all over the world. 

Please take very good care of yourselves, and we look forward to seeing you at 3pm (JST) on the 23rd March (Monday).

Webinar: CUHK Online Public Lecture

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In supporting quality learning off campus during the epidemic situation, the CUHK distinguished speakers will deliver a series of online talks, “Class Acts” exploring topics from their own professions via Zoom.

More Details – https://againstcovid19.cuhk.edu.hk/class-acts-online-talk/

20 March (Fri), 4pm – Higher Learning in the Era of Industry 4.0

Speaker: Professor Alan K. L. Chan

Language: English

Register: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=9247520

 

25 March (Wed), 4pm – A Traveller’s Guide to the 3-Pound Universe

Speaker: Professor Irwin King

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Language: English

Register: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=9255000

 

27 March (Fri), 4pm – Love at First Swipe: Innovations for Online Dating

Speaker: Professor Tingting Fan

Department of Marketing

Language: English

Register: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=9255401

 

31 March (Tue), 4pm – What Do Gravitation Waves Tell Us

Speaker: Dr. Tong Shiu Sing

Department of Physics

Language: English

Register: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=9256121

 

1 April (Wed), 12:30pm – Chinese Shipwrecks and the Law of Treasur3e Hunting

Speaker: Professor Steven Gallagher

Faculty of Law

Language: English

Register: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=9257021

 

7 April (Tue), 3:00pm – City Development and Urban History

Speaker: Professor Ian Morley

Department of History

Language: English

Register: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=9257633

 

9 April (Thur), 3:00pm – Robots as Mentors for Children with Autism

Speaker: Professor Catherine So

Department of Educational Psychology

Language: Cantonese

Register: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=9258364

 

15 April (Wed), 3:00pm – Using Mobile Sensing to Accurately Assess Individual Exposure to Air Pollution

Speaker: Professor Kwan Mei Po

Language: Cantonese

Register: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=9259517

 

17 April (Fri), 3:00pm – What I have learnt as a Surgeon

Speaker: Professor Jeremy Teoh

Department of Surgery

Language: English

Register: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=9260367