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The Academic Staff Forum 2014/2015 was held on 6th September, 2014 in the International Conference Hall of the Library Complex.

Hong Kong Shue Yan University admitted 1,274 freshmen to its degree programmes this academic year, 260 less than last year.

Associate Administrative Vice President and Senior Registrar Mr. Cheung Kwok Ping explained that the intake decreased by 8% this year compared to last year because the University wanted to get a balance the total number of student after a great intake last year.

The most popular degree programme is still the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Journalism and Mass Communication, with 1,232 applicants, of whom only 165 were admitted, with an application to admission ratio of about 7.5:1. The Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) took second place, with 837 applicants. The third most popular is the Bachelor of Social Work (Hons.) programme. However, it is the most competitive degree programme, with only 41 out of 593 applicants admitted. The application to admission ratio is 14.5:1.

The number of Mainland students and associate degree graduates admitted are 53 and 66 respectively.

Source: October Issue 2014

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