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New Round of Application Launched under the Quality Enhancement Support Scheme (QESS)
27.10.2017
The new round of application for the Quality Enhancement Support Scheme (QESS) under the Self-financing Post-secondary Education Fund commenced on 27 October 2017. As one of the major support measures to promote the healthy and sustainable development of the self-financing post-secondary sector, the QESS was launched in November 2012 with the aim of enhancing the quality of teaching and learning in the sector. The Scheme supports three project categories, namely theme-based, open-ended and industrial attachment projects. Theme-based projects should be joint initiatives developed by more than one institution that foster closer collaboration among different institutions and benefit the sector as widely as possible. For details, please refer to the press release and website. Under the 2016/17 round of application, 10 out of the 32 applications have been selected by the independent Sub-committee on QESS. The selected projects mainly cover the areas of enhancement of internship support for students, improvement in students’ learning experience, and/or enhancement of student guidance service etc. For details, please refer to the attachment.
Committee on Self-financing Post-secondary Education releases study results on compliance with Code of Good Practices
04.10.2017
The Committee on Self-financing Post-secondary Education released today (4 October) the study results on the level of compliance by the self-financing post-secondary education sector with the Code of Good Practices on Governance and Quality Assurance for Self-financing Post-secondary Education Sector. For more details, please refer to the press release and website.
Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong
04.08.2017
The Government announced today (August 4) that the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong (Subsidy Scheme) will include about 300 eligible full-time self-financing locally-accredited local and non-local undergraduate and top-up degree programmes from 15 eligible institutions for the cohort to be admitted in the 2017/18 academic year. For more details of the Subsidy Scheme, please refer to the press release and website.

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