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HKUST: Jan 9 Business Alumni Forum for High School Students

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The Business School is going to hold an alumni forum “Career & Admission: What Exactly Can You Do with A Business Degree?”  as the first event in 2021 and would like to invite your talented students to join.  Appreciate if you could disseminate the below to your students.

Career & Admission: What Exactly Can You Do with A Business Degree?

HKUST Business School has invited recent graduates of various business majors to meet prospective students on Zoom! Alumni had studied international qualifications prior to admission to the School, like you! Speakers will share their business learning journey and their current jobs. We hope these insights can inspire prospective students and illuminates their way forward. At the end of the event, there will be two parallel admission consultations- one for admission offer holders and one for potential applicants of 2021 entry. Attendees will have a chance to have real-time interaction with alumni and admission officers.

Date: January 9, 2021 (Sat)
Time: 2:00p.m.- 4:00p.m. HKT
Medium: English
Platform: Zoom

Registration: https://ust.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_71n91tSVZE2P12J

Lingnan University Online Admission and Programme Talk (Direct Admission) [17 Dec 2020]

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We write to invite you, your students and parents to join our online admission and programme talk for applicants who apply via Direct Admission (Non-JUPAS).  Details are as follows:

Date: 17 December 2020 (Thursday)

Time: 4-5pm

Language: English

Tentative rundown:

Time Programme Speaker
4:00-4:05pm

 

Brief Introduction on Lingnan University

 

Registry staff
4:05-4:15pm

 

Programme highlights and features of the Faculty of Arts

(Contemporary English Studies, Cultural Studies, History, Philosophy, Translation, Visual Studies)

 

Arts Faculty representative
4:15-4:25pm

 

Programme highlights and features of the Faculty of Business

(Accounting, Data Science, Finance, HRM, Marketing, Risk and Insurance Management)

 

Business Faculty representative
4:25-4:35pm

 

Programme highlights and features of the Faculty of Social Sciences

(Economics, Psychology, Political Science, Sociology)

 

Social Sciences Faculty representative
4:35-4:45pm

 

Programme highlights and features of the BA (Hons) in Global Liberal Arts Programme

 

GLA Programme representative
4:45-5pm

 

Admission and Application Information

Q&A

 

Registry staff

Please click here for the undergraduate programme offering in Lingnan.

For those who are interested, please feel free to register here.  Application fee will be waived for those who have registered and joined our online talk.

California State University Northridge International Student Events in December

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California State University—Northridge (CSUN) is a public institution that was founded in 1958. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 34,900. CSUN is located 23 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. The university offers 134 different bachelor’s degrees and master’s degree programs in 70 different fields, as well as four doctoral degrees. The most popular majors at CSUN include Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Social Sciences; Health Professions and Related Programs; Psychology; and Communication, Journalism, Film, Music and Related Programs.

CSUN is hosting interactive Q&A webinars for international students to learn majors and other opportunities at CSUN.  You and your students can learn more about CSUN by attending one of our online events. You can register it and see the event time in your area by using the links in the attachment. If the following times won’t work for you, you can also join the others.

Southeast Asia Session–December 11th 6:00-7:00 pm PST

East Asia Session—December 18th  6:00-7:00 pm PST

More Information about CSUN:

Admission Requirementshttps://www.csun.edu/prospective-students/international

Scholarships you can try to apply after you received acceptance: https://www.csun.edu/international/scholarship-opportunities-international-students

Upcoming application period for international students:

2021 spring: apply before October 31st 2020  https://www2.calstate.edu/apply

2021 fall: apply between October and May https://www2.calstate.edu/apply

YouTube Videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdVlk9_mMBl2LOFCgwMZ85LFu94eLVI4T

Brochure: Discover CSUN Flyer Dec 2020

BridgeU European University Showcase

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With low tuition fees and a vibrant culture, Europe has become an increasingly popular destination for international students, a trend which has only been accelerated due to COVID-19.

With this in mind, please join us for the last of our Autumn University Showcases on Wednesday 25 November at 11:00 GMT / 19:00 HKT.

You’ll have the chance to hear from leading universities from around the continent:

  • 11:00 GMT / 19:00 HKT: IE University
  • 11:30 GMT / 19:30 HKT: École Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)
  • 12:00 GMT / 20:00 HKT: Stockholm School of Economics
  • 12:30 GMT / 20:30 HKT: Radbound University
  • 13:00 GMT / 21:00 HKT: Bocconi University

Register here.

Study in Japan Information Session for Hong Kong

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Greetings and Konnichiwa! There is more interest and intrigue than ever about studying in Japan. To combat Zoom fatigue and an overload of individual visits for schools, a group of 5 universities in Japan that offer English medium programs have gathered to offer an information session open to all counselors, students, and parents in Hong Kong. The participating universities are of different types (national, private, and American) and offer a mix of majors including natural sciences, engineering, business, liberal arts, social sciences, etc. Please find the details below:
Study in Japan Information Session for Hong Kong
Date/Time: Thursday 3rd December 18:00-19:00 pm (Hong Kong Time)
Participating Universities:
  • Nagoya University
  • NUCB Undergraduate School
  • Ritsumeikan University
  • Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
  • Temple University, Japan Campus
Content:
  • Why study in Japan
  • Individual Short University Presentations (Overview of English medium programs, scholarships, application, etc.)
  • Q&A
We would really appreciate it if you could help us spread the word to your students and within your community! If you have any questions, please contact Daniel Smiley (Ritsumeikan APU) at smileyd@apu.ac.jp.
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[HKUST] The IPO Pop Quiz!

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Interdisciplinary Programs Office (IPO) of HKUST is going to organize The IPO Pop Quiz for all Hong Kong high school students to know more about the three undergraduate programs offered by IPO: Dual Degree Program in Technology & Management (JS5901), BSc in Environmental Management & Technology (JS5812) and BSc in Individualized Interdisciplinary Major.

Weekly Quiz about IPO Programs will be posted on ipo.ust.hk/popquiz2020 for 3 consecutive Fridays starting from 20 November 2020.  Participating students will have chance to win weekly and grand prizes.  Details please refer to the attached poster and the event webpage: ipo.ust.hk/popquiz2020.

We would be grateful if you could forward the poster and message to your students and encourage them to join this fun event.

If you and your students are interested in knowing more about the 3 undergraduate programs offered by IPO, we could also arrange the following session(s) at your School:

  1. i)Student Sharing – Peer sharing is most appealing to students as they have been in their shoes before. IPO students will talk about program details and share university life from youngster’s perspective. We will try to identify IPO students who graduated from your School to share as alumni.
  2. ii)Program Talk by Faculty – Professors will present the features and uniqueness of our three programs.

iii)                Other Format – Open for discussion

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me (ipofiona@ust.hk / T: 2358 5823) or Ms Carrie LIEW (carrieliew@ust.hk/ T: 3469 2482).  We will be more than happy to assist.

HKUST SAAS Online Information Session (Nov 14)

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HKUST SAAS Online Information Session (Nov 14)

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Are you interested in knowing more about the recently-reformed HKUST Student Athletes Admission Scheme (SAAS)? Do you know that the new SAAS is even more beneficial to student athletes than ever? Register now for the HKUST SAAS Online Information Session on Nov 14 (Sat) at 15:00-16:30!

 

During the Info Session we will cover:

  • Overview of HKUST Sports Development
  • Virtual Tour of HKUST Sports Facilities
  • Introduction to HKUST SAAS
  • Current SAAS Student Sharing
  • Admissions Requirements and Tips (both JUPAS and non-JUPAS)

Grab this rare chance to know more about HKUST SAAS to your advantage! Register now at (http://b.link/hkustsaas).

 

Visit the SAAS webpage for more details, or contact saasinfo@ust.hk for enquiries. See you!

HKU Taster @ Christmas programme 2020

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We are pleased to let you that the HKU Taster @ Christmas programme 2020 for S2-4 secondary school students is back and available to enroll starting now until November 29,2020. Students may choose to enroll on their own (https://aal.hku.hk/admissions/local/hku-taster-secondary-school-students)  or school can nominate your students:

School Nomination (Deadline for school nomination: November 25,2020)

I am writing to invite you to nominate your students (S2-4) to join our HKU Taster@Christmas 2020 for S2-4 . believe that this programme will be a great chance for students to have a taste of the discipline at an earlier stage and hopefully will help them to make a better career planning decision

If you are interested, please fill the attached form. Once your nomination is confirmed,  we shall arrange a debit note for the programme fee.

HKU Taster@Christmas 2020

Date : December 28, 29 , 30, 2020

Details are as follows:

Programme Objective:

A virtual Three-day programme offering junior secondary school students a splendid array of faculty-based activities. Grasp this opportunity to experience the dynamic vibrancy of HKU and stimulate all your sensations!

Date : December 28, 29, 30, 2020

Level of Study: S2-S4

Method of Delivery: Via Zoom

Programme Fee: $1,200

Application Deadline: November 29, 2020

Application Fee: $50 (Online enrolment)

Attend a virtual HKU Taster and discover what it would be like to study your chosen subject at University level.

Workshops offered by HKU Faculties:

* Faculty of Architecture

* Faculty of Education: Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences

* Faculty of Engineering (Co-organized with Innovation Academy, HKU)

* HKU School of Business

* Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine

Disclaimer: Programme contents are subject to change without prior notice

To learn more, please visit our website at http://www.aal.hku.hk/admissions/local/hku-taster-days

You are invited to join our Facebook group( https://www.facebook.com/hkutaster ) to know more recent news from HKU Taster as well as information about forthcoming events.

Should you have any enquiries, please do not hesitate to email us at hkutaster@hku.hk

Warwick Taster : Science at Warwick series – Statistics, Life Science, Engineerin

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The English and Creative Writing workshop that was held last week was a great success! Professor David Morley conducted an insightful workshop and it’s lovely to read all the amazing poems created by the participants! Here is the recording if you would like to review it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gL13QRo-YTQ

Followed by a taster lecture from Arts faculty, we are going to have a series of taster lectures for Science! In the following three weeks, academics from the Department of Statistics, the School of Life Sciences and the School of Engineering will bring you an opportunity to experience a taster lecture, which will highlight some of the exciting areas we teach and research, as well as giving you an insight to how you may be taught at Warwick.

Taster Lecture Details:

 

Link to register : https://your.warwick.ac.uk/form/sciencewebinar Subject: Studying Statistics at Warwick

Date: Tuesday 17 November 2020

Time: 17:30 – 18:30 Hong Kong Time (09:30 – 10:30 GMT)

 

Learn from Dr Horatio Boedihardjo what it’s like to study in our Department of Statistics, which has been ranked 16th in the world in the new QS World Subject Rankings 2020. Dr Horatio Boedihardjo grew up in Hong Kong and studied both his undergraduate and PhD degrees in the UK, before being appointed as Associate Professor in Warwick in July 2020.

  Subject: Studying Life Sciences at Warwick

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2020

Time: 17:00 – 18:00 Hong Kong Time (09:00 – 10:00 GMT)

 

Hear about our Life Sciences courses from Dr Emma Anderson, our School of Life Sciences’ Senior Tutor and Director of UG Admissions, and learn about “The Genetics of Behaviour” with Professor Kevin Moffat, whose research interests include tauopathies, such as Alzheimer’s Disease, which are one of the most serious diseases facing our ageing population.

  Subject: Studying Engineering at Warwick

Date: Tuesday 1 December 2020

Time: 17:30 – 18:30 Hong Kong Time (09:30 – 10:30 GMT)

 

Meet Professor Georgia Kremmyda, our Director of Student Recruitment for Engineering, and listen to Professor Duncan Lockerby’s short taster lecture, to discover what our School of Engineering, which ranked 5th in the UK in The Guardian University League Table 2021, has to offer you. Professor Georgia Kremmyda is Director of Student Recruitment for Engineering and Director of Studies in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Professor Duncan Lockerby is Head of Research in the School of Engineering, Deputy Head of the School of Engineering and Professor in the Fluid Dynamics Research Centre at the University of Warwick.

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EducationUSA Virtual Road Show | Nov 16 – Nov20

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EducationUSA is bringing International Education Week to you! Join the #EdUSARoadshow from November 16-20 by visiting bit.ly/VirtualWeekRoadShow. Please help promote the event. Registration is compulsory.

Day 1 – November 16
Undergrad Programs:
Arts & Humanities
Day 2 – November 17
Undergrad Programs:
STEM
Day 3 – November 18
Graduate Programs:
M.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Day 4 – November 19
Graduate Programs: Professional Schools 
Day 5 – November 20 Community Colleges and Intensive English Programs
4:00 – 4:30 PM EducationUSA Overview

by EducationUSA Malaysia EducationUSA Overview

by EducationUSA Thailand EducationUSA Overview

by EducationUSA
Brunei EducationUSA Overview

by EducationUSA Australia EducationUSA Overview

by REAC Vincent Flores 4:40 – 5:30 PM Why the US? Benefits of Liberal Arts Education

by Dr. Anna Wise
Hamilton College STEM Career Opportunities and Student Outcomes


by Cathy Tipton
Missouri University of Science and Technology Why Pursue M.A. & Ph.D. in the United States?

 

by Emileigh Beatty
Ohio State University MBA in the United States

 

by Dr. Oksana Carlson
Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Intensive English Programs: ESL and Conditional Admission

 

To be announced 5:40 – 6:30 PM Future Creative Leaders (Artists & Designers) – Why Choose to the US?

 

by Vivyan Lam
Savannah College of Arts and Design Admissions to US Institutes of Technology

 

by Pan Luo
Wentworth Institute of Technology Applying to US Graduate Programs

 

To be announced LL.M. in the United States

 

To be announced Community Colleges and the 2+2 Program

 

To be announced 6:30 PM Video Tour

Arts and Humanities Schools Video Tour
STEM-focused Schools Video Tour
Graduate Schools Video Tour
Professional Schools Video Tour
Community Colleges and Intensive English Programs