This blog provides advice for academics and researchers looking to move to Asia to work in a University. It includes topics such as settling into the culture and environment, starting a new job abroad, differences between the UK and Asian Higher Education systems and much more.
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Thinking about working in Asia? Give Hong Kong a look. With eight public well-funded universities; a number of privates; schools with links to Australian, US, and UK institutions; and a growing community college sector, there are many options for teaching … Read More
Well, as always, the start to the academic year has been busy. Apologies for the delay, but here I will try and give a bit of an overview of what I have found out about the Hong Kong higher education … Read More
In the research lab I have relatively little exposure to the academic set up here in Hong Kong. There is little communication outside of research groups so it has taken a while to get a feel for what the education … Read More
Hong Kong is a pretty small place so the networking can be somewhat limited however I think the Universities have all worked really hard to ensure that there are still opportunities. Despite being small and not necessarily hosting lots of … Read More
As I think I’ve mentioned to before, meeting people can be quite difficult here to start off with and life can be quite isolated. The vast majority of expats reside on Hong Kong island with communities in Tsim Sha Tsui … Read More
Well, it has been a while since I posted on here so I’m trying to catch up on everything this weekend. Just like life as a postdoc in the UK, it seems to be non-stop here and I’ve barely had … Read More