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Fudan University ends pre-admission testing


Fudan University announced that from next year it will no longer hold a pre-admission examination for would-be students. The final “Thousand Points Exam,” which tests students’ knowledge of Chinese, mathematics, English, politics, history, geography, physics, chemistry, biology and computing, was taken by 9,000 schoolchildren on Saturday, it said. From 2015, the university will base its admission decisions on students’ performances ... Read More »

Washington University adds Executive MBA program in Denver


Greta Weiderman Washington University in St. Louis’ Olin Business School will offer its 20-month Executive MBA program in Denver beginning in September, school officials announced. Tuition for the program will be $108, 500. The school will lease space in Denver, but it hasn’t finalized those details. “We will not hire any new faculty or staff specifically for the Denver program,” ... Read More »

HK universities should open arms to mainland students

The University Grants Committee released a report on Sept 23, stating that 83 percent of the 10,770 non-local students studying in local universities are from the mainland, 12.5 percent from other parts of Asia and 4.5 percent from the rest of the world. Several academics criticize the predominance of mainland students among the so-called non-local students who are pursuing academic ... Read More »

Shanghai: Incentives to attract foreign students

Shanghai is encouraging foreign students to study at local universities with a package that includes scholarships and language-training programs. Municipal officials hope the number of foreign students will increase to 70,000, a 45 percent gain, by 2015. The municipality will establish a comprehensive scholarship system to encourage outstanding students to study in the city, according to a Shanghai Municipal Education ... Read More »

Top 20 universities in China 2012: RUC

The trio of Peking University, Tsinghua University and Fudan University remain China’s best universities in 2012 for the fifth consecutive year, according to the ranking of 50 key universities in China as recently released by the Institute of Higher Education at Renmin University of China (RUC), a key comprehensive and research-orientated university based in Beijing. The ranking, the fifth edition ... Read More »

Peking University and Tsinghua top in donations from graduates

More than 30 percent of Tsinghua alumni gave money to their alma mater in the 2010-2011 academic year, higher than the donation rate of any other Chinese university, according to 2012 data from, an independent Chinese website focusing on alumni affairs. In terms of total donations over the past 20 years, the report also showed that Peking University, which ... Read More »

Asia more than competition: Simon Marginson

The university systems of East Asia and Singapore will soon rival those of North-western Europe, even if China is removed from the equation, according to University of Melbourne higher education expert Simon Marginson.  Professor Marginson said high-profile research universities in East Asia, particularly small nations such as Hong Kong and Singapore, “stacked up” against the best in continental Europe. He ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes