Universities in Hong Kong

Universities in Hong Kong

There are eight higher education institutes in Hong Kong funded by the University Grants Committee (UGC). There is also a number of self-funded institutions, including the Open University of Hong Kong

, and public institutions such as the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.

Hong Kong international students torn between staying or leaving
Maya Boehm, an American exchange student at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), has her bags packed to fly home at a moment’s notice.  On Tuesday, St Edward’s University in Austin, Texas, told the 20-year-old that she and her classmates had been summoned home to “ensure the continued safety and security of our students” after chaotic clashes the previous night between anti-government protesters and police on the campus. The religious studies major has not been given an exact timetable for her return, but she expects to be on a plane within days. “Everything is very unpredictable right now and I just have to take things not only day by day, but hour by hour,” said Boehm. “It breaks my
Hong Kong international students torn between staying or leaving
Tear gas fired at Hong Kong college campuses for first time
Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas on university campuses for the first time as they battled protesters, sometimes for hours. One local institution, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, was turned into a smoking battlefield where student protesters and officers were locked in a tense stand-off for seven hours on Monday. Clashes resumed on Tuesday. A widespread traffic disruption caused by anti-government protesters calling for a citywide strike prompted 11 universities to cancel classes on Monday. All but one of them suspended classes on Tuesday. Students have often been at the forefront of the ongoing anti-government protests, which began on June 9. On Monday morning, police entered th
Tear gas fired at Hong Kong college campuses for first time