Issue: June 15, 2011   (Archive)
Tuesday, March 31, 2015   




Tapping girl power
Just 29 percent of students taking technology courses at Hong Kong Polytechnic University were female, according to a recent Economist Intelligence Unit report titled Work to do: Women in male-dominated industries in Hong Kong, commissioned by the Women's Foundation.

Productive podcasts for language learners
This week we'll be looking at some of the best - and lesser known - podcasts available for those wanting to improve their language skills.

Home away from home
Thinking about packing your offspring off to a British boarding school? Before you do, here are five things you didn't know about boarding schools in the UK.

College majors with highest starting pay
If you have picked your college major based on starting salary alone then you may be in trouble - but you may not be alone.

Don't let stress get to you
As we get older, the workload increases - and we need to learn how to manage our time to finish our tasks.

Overseas study experts at fair
Representatives from more than 18 leading colleges and universities worldwide will share their views on the pros and cons of overseas education at The Overseas Education Fair by EDUPlus on March 28 at the Eaton Hotel, Jordan.

Tips from the top
What is the secret to academic success? Good foundation and time management, say two recent top scorers.

Is getting a PhD worth it?
Is getting a PhD worth it? We aren't being provocative by asking such a question. Articles bemoaning the state of the current job market are depressingly frequent occurrences.

Building a dream
Architecture students rarely get the chance to see their two-dimensional sketches transformed into real-life structures. But some students at the Chinese University of Hong Kong's School of Architecture did just that.

In defence of a digital sabbath
How could you possibly take a day off from technology? I mean we need it for everything, right? Work, socializing, entertainment, communication ... how could you get by without all of this?



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