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Uni of H.K. and Cambridge Offers Dual Degree to Attract Top Science Students.

This 2+2/3 dual degree program offers a Bachelor of Arts / Science from the University of Hong Kong, and through optional 2 or 3 years study in Cambridge, students can obtain Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Cambridge. HKU also has dual degrees with Peking Uni in Law and Leadership. The Cambridge program is designed to attract talented students to Nature ...
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ANU Forms A Joint Institute in Shandong

Australian National University became one of the first Group of Eight (Go8) universities to establish a joint institute through the SDU – ANU Science College in Weihai, Shandong Province. The joint institute is partnered with Shandong University (with the main campus in Jinan, Shandong), ranked 23rd in Shanghai Ranking (Ruanke, formerly Jiaotong Ranking), with nearly 50,000 full-time students. The new ...
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985 and 211 Can Only Be History

Since 1993/1998, 112 Chinese universities had been selected as part of the 211/985 programs, which have financial backing as well as reputational benefits. Today, as far as MOE is concerned, it had become history. The new framework named “double first-class / double top-class” had been carried out since 2015, which crystalizes MOE’s ambition of “producing top world-class universities as well ...
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MOE Encourages Decentralisation

While there are strong interests in increasing the number and scale of the universities directly managed at the central government level (i.e. the national level), MOE officially announced its position of not supporting this movement. MOE is hoping to build one top university in each of the 14 underprivileged provinces it has identified, which are referred to as the Old ...
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MOE Granting Independent Institute & VET Provider with Degree Status

December this year MOE announced its willingness to grant 9 institutions seeking to convert from their current status to Degree Provider, including 3 independents institutes and 6 VET providers. The independent institutes are hybrids of local government, corporates and universities; to date, they can only issue degrees through their “parent universities” or another articulation path. All of the three independent ...
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60 New International Schools Added in 2019

According to TopSchools, an additional 60 international schools (including bilingual schools) have been added to the K-12 sector, which makes to the total number of K-12 international schools reach 1,168. Unsurprisingly, the East China region contains the highest proportion of the international schools (463), while Southern China and South-East China each have over 100. Even the least developed North-West region ...
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