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On Friday's Backchat, the outlook for tertiary education. The government is withdrawing its funding request for building medical teaching facilities at the University of Hong Kong and Chinese University, and for allied health services training facilities at Polytechnic University. As the universities and students have been at the epicenter of protests, what does the future look like? Should they change their ways? Will they still be attractive to foreign students and what do employers make of students?
8:30-9:30 Cheng Kai-ming, Emeritus Professor at HKU / Former Pro-Vice-Chancellor of HKU
8:30-9:30 Mervyn Cheung, Chairman of the Hong Kong Education Policy Concern Organisation
On Wednesday's Backchat, a Mainland body has said in response to the High Court judgment on the mask ban that only Beijing can rule on the Basic Law. What are the implications, and what do you make of developments at the PolyU? 8:30-9:00 Michael Davis, Global Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center in Washington; Former Professor of Law, University of Hong Kong 9:00-9:30 Clifton Emery Associate professor of Social Work and Social Administration at the University of Hong Kong