HKU admits most top scorers in final HKALE
25 Jul 2012
The University of Hong Kong (HKU) has admitted a total of 57, amounting to 63%, of the top scorers who obtained four grade As or above in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) through the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS) for 2012/13.
A total of 1,978 students with an average score of grade B have been admitted through JUPAS this year. Their average score for Use of English is grade C. Among them 48.28% (955 students) attained one A or more in the examination, and 99.65% are from the Band A category. The admission results continue to be the best among the higher educational institutions.
The best five programmes, which have an average admission score of grade A are (in descending order): Actuarial Science, Medicine, Business Administration (International Business and Global Management), Business Administration (Law) and Pharmacy.
“The admission results have been very encouraging this year. We will welcome to the HKU family many bright, all-round students who excel both in academics and other areas,” said an HKU spokesperson.
Following the implementation of the four-year undergraduate curriculum, this year’s HKALE was the last one for school candidates. The spokesperson thanked parents and students for their support to the University over the years.
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