Special reports

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On January 21, 2015, a busload of students from the mainland and students from the Department of Linguistics and Translation (LT) at City University of Hong Kong spent a week together experiencing the culture of Hong Kong, from its cinemas to the landscape, and from food to village life.
Expectations are high of finalists for the SOTY Grand Prize competition this year. Their academic results and essays show that they are all talented and much will depend on how they present themselves.
Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges is the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s chief executive officer. Why does he think it’s important to support schemes that benefit Hong Kong’s young people?
The joy of mathematics – this is what the biennial Hang Lung Mathematics Awards (HLMA), now in its seventh cohort, is all about.
It’s all well and good when students are told they should “dare to explore and dare to dream”, but what good is dreaming if you don’t do anything about it?
This time last year, Jaime Tsang Tsze-wing was busy preparing for the scientist and mathematician category of the SCMP Student of the Year (SOTY) competition – which she then went on to win.
This year’s Student of the Year (SOTY) Awards will see two brand new categories: best improvement, and best devotion to school.
Each year, the award for Student of the Year – Linguist recognises students’ talents for Hong Kong’s three languages.
In a capitalist economy like ours in Hong Kong, we always hear tales of people who have struck it lucky by working the financial system.
Since 1974, the Student of the Year Awards have recognised more than 300 students for their outstanding academic achievements, personal development, and contributions to society.
Wearing a sweeping black dress and a matching crop top that showed off her well-toned arms, Elise Liu took a deep breath, massaged her fingers, and adjusted her grip on the two mallets she held.