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April 2014 - Hong Kong's China Fix?

Learning the Mainland Way

Since 2009, Hong Kong students have been able to enjoy a fast-track to study at selected mainland universities. Now, the trend of Hong Kong youngsters seeking further education in the Mainland has been given another boost - in the form of cash allowances. As Varsity finds out, critics question what kind of education young Hong Kongers will receive in the Mainland and whether it is a good use of resources?

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Calling for More Tree Surgeons

Urban trees are an integral part of Hong Kong’s cityscape but there aren’t enough trained tree experts to manage and take care of them. The government and education sector are trying to change that, but for now working conditions are keeping newcomers away.

The Digital Divide

Varsity meets two groups of people who are challenged technologically - residents in remote villages and the elderly - to understand their sufferings and hopes.

Dining with Barriers

Wheelchair users share their experiences of dining out and tell us how well-equiped local restaurants are to serving people with disabilities.