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HKAPA Principal’s Recommendation Scheme for Talented Youth

Principal’s Recommendation Scheme

To encourage secondary school students who have distinguished achievement in performing arts to apply for the Undergraduate and Post-secondary programmes of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Principal’s Recommendation Scheme of the Academy was launched last year. Principals of local, ESF and private international schools in Hong Kong were invited to recommend talented students of their schools to pursue study in Chinese Opera, Dance, Drama, Film and Television, Music, or Theatre and Entertainment Arts in the Academy.

The Scheme received good response for 2020/21 admission. The students recommended had enjoyed the ex gratia arrangements including waiver of application fee and guaranteed interview of the major that they had selected.

Application for admission to the Academy’s Undergraduate and Post-secondary programmes will generally start in Fall term every year.  Arrangement of the Scheme for 2021/22 admission will be announced in due course. Take this opportunity to help the gifted student to shine!

Post Date: 19 Mar 2020

The Academy Ranked 7th in the QS World University Rankings by Subject

QS Ranking

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts breaks into the top 10 in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject. Sharing the same overall score of 83.7, the Academy is ranked 7th in the world, together with the renowned Curtis Institute of Music. Maintaining its first status in Asia, the Academy achieved better scores in both Academic Reputation and Employer Reputation this year.

To learn more about the academic programmes and study of the Academy, please visit here.

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Post Date: 4 Mar 2020

Invitation to Creative Journey 2019/20 (Semester 2)

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts strives to promote performing arts. Through a variety of educational outreach programmes staged annually, the Academy has enriched the lives of secondary school students, which will contribute to their whole-person development.

The Creative Journey 2019/20 is organised by the Student Recruitment and Community Engagement Office, with an aim to promote arts education activities in Chinese Opera, Dance, Drama, Film and Television, Music as well as Theatre and Entertainment Arts to secondary schools in Hong Kong. The programmes consist of drama workshops, talks and demonstrations for appreciation of different performing arts genres, rehearsal and performance viewing and film screening. Free admission is offered. Details of the programme and registration will be announced later in this webpage. Please stay tuned and click here for details.

Post Date: 21 Feb 2020

Creative Journey