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Hong Kong Multiple Pathways Series – Studying in Taiwan Webinar

Ms. Ma Hsiang Ping (top right) hosting the opening session of the webinar

Ms. Ma Hsiang Ping, Education Counselor at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, conducted a webinar on Studying in Taiwan as part of the Multiple Pathways Series, held annually in Hong Kong. The webinar was jointly organized by the Hong Kong Association of Careers Masters and Guidance Masters, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Hong Kong, and the University Entrance Committee for Overseas Chinese Students. It was held on March 18, 2021 and more than 380 principals, teachers, and students from schools in Hong Kong took part.

In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of Hong Kong students studying at universities in Taiwan and the webinar was designed to provide the participants with the latest information about Taiwan’s higher education sector and undertaking further studies there.

Ms. Ma presented the first session of the webinar. She outlined the advantages of studying in Taiwan, including the enormous range of programs available. She also explained the special arrangements currently in place because of the pandemic.

The second session, conducted by the University Entrance Committee for Overseas Chinese Students, was on different ways to apply to attend universities in Taiwan. The presenters offered some special tips for students on writing the study plans that they need to include in their university admission applications.
In the third session, students from Hong Kong talked about their experiences in Taiwan, and then, Ms. Mak, the deputy of the careers and guidance group at Yan Chai Hospital Law Chan Chor Si College shared details of her experience of how Hong Kong teachers have assisted students to apply to universities in Taiwan. This includes strategies to ensure that students choose suitable programs that really interest them, and then writing recommendation letters.

The webinar ended with a Q & A session where teachers and students alike asked many. The PPTs outlining key details of the webinar can be found here: