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Hong Kong Polytechnic

Volume 929: debated on Monday 28 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what was the number of full-time students in the Hong Kong Polytechnic over the last four years.

The number of full-time students at the Hong Kong Polytechnic over the last four years was as follows:

1973–742,419
1974–753,488
1975–764,279
1976–774,741

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many students graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic last year; how many have now been placed in employment; and how many are moving on to further studies.

989 students, including those taking part-time courses, graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic in July 1976. A survey conducted between late September and early November 1976 showed that 758 graduates (76·6 per cent.) were in employment at that time and that 179 graduates (18·1 per cent.) were undertaking further studies locally or abroad. The remaining 52 (5·3 per cent.) were either unemployed or their occupation was not known.