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Virtual UK University Hong Kong IB Clearing Fair, July 7th 2pm-7pm

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Virtual UK University Clearing fair for IB students on Monday 6th July. We would like to invite your students that are looking for a place through clearing or just want to explore their options after receiving their results.


The session will run from 2pm – 8pm (HK) or 7am – 1pm (UK). Students can scan the QR code on the attached poster using their phones/tablets and this will take the student to the universities website where they can book an appointment with a university representative. Some universities are in the position to issue an offer on the spot, other universities can issue offer recommendations or at least give the students an idea of whether they would be able to consider a student for a program at that university.


The student will need their official and final results in order to be assessed by a university representative, it is very unlikely that a university would be able to assess a student with only predicated grades. Universities will need an electronic copy of their IB Certificate to formalise any official offer issued, so it might be worth helping students obtain an electronic copy of the certificate whether this is scanning or taking a photo on their phone.


Each session will last around 15 minutes long, this should be enough time for the university and students to discuss their options and the next steps for that student. Some universities might be offering shorter or longer sessions and might also be offering Tuesday 7th July as an alternative option as well. All sessions are virtual and will be held on Skype, Zoom, Microsoft Teams and other programs.


The purpose of the fair is to give options to students that may need to apply through clearing and/or assess their options after receiving their results. Students that are Conditional Firm/Insurance at institutions are not encouraged to book a session with those institutions that they hold an offer with, as representatives cannot make their offers Unconditional during the fair. They would need to contact their university directly.


Please see attached the promotional poster for the event confirming the universities that are attending, QR codes and other details. The universities that are taking part in this event will be promoting this via their social media channels, however it would also be great if you could please promote this to your students/parents/counsellors as well.

CUHK Programme Taster Fair (11 July 2020)

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CUHK Programme Taster Fair (11 July 2020)

Curious about life at university?
Looking for hot topics to study at college?

Want to hear from current students?

Join us online on 11 July 2020 (Saturday) at CUHK Programme Taster Fair 2020 ! Registration required for live activities on first-come-first-served basis.

Target: Students in Grade 10 / Year 11 or above

Language: Cantonese and/ or English (each session is different; please refer to descriptions on the webpage before registration)

Event Rundown and Registration: Click here

Activities Highlight

★ BBA and Juris Doctor (BBA-JD): The Best of Both Worlds

★ Hospitality and Real Estate: Innovative Ideas Competition Briefing with Mini Lecture

★ Why Early Childhood Education Matters?

★ Biomedical Engineering: Admission Consultation & Students’ Sharing

★ Surgeon’s Role in Treating Urological Cancers

★ Training to be a world-class scientist in CU Biomedical Sciences + Crime scene investigation

★ Urban Design Thinking and Community Co-creation

Enquiries: 3943-8949 / 3943-1520

Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Secondary Learning Summer Options Guide 2020

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Academic Learning Programs for Secondary School Students 

Cooking and Baking 

Creativity and Performing Arts 


Entrepreneurship Hands-on Learning 

Internship Opportunities 


Multi-Activity Camps 

Outdoor Education 

Science and Technology 

Volunteer Opportunities 


Sassy Mama’s Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps (May19, 2020)

This article includes many of the classes/camps above and some discount codes as well

PolyU Online Design Lecture Series – BA Programmes

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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

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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)

Click to learn more and register

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.

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For enquiries, please don’t hesitate to contact us at

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

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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!


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