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Hong Kong: Top 3 English-style schools/colleges

Hong Kong was a British colony from the mid-19th century to 1997, spanning over more than a hundred years. The British culture has since then influenced Hong Kong life in all aspects, inclusive of school education. Want to experience English school culture? Eager to get immersed into the Continental-style school architecture? Ever imagined of the mystic romance of the City of Fog? Ready to share the Chinese poet Xu Zhimo’s affections of Cambridge? No need to bother the overseas travel to England, as you can actually go through Xu Zhimo’s English experience, culminated in his famous verse – “Very quietly I take my leave”.

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Hong Kong’s English-style schools were built during the British colonial rule; these school buildings are all historical, reflecting the glorious Victorian Era when the British culture flourished, leading the world with confidence and aesthetics.

The University of Hong Kong: The first English-style university in Asia

The University of Hong Kong tops the list. Established in 1912, with its founding faculty Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese dating to 1887, the University is the first tertiary education institute built by the British in Asia. This day, the University still inherits and honours the refined traditions of British academics.

angel-card-english-schools-college-hong-kong-2Exterior of the Main Building

angel-card-english-schools-college-hong-kong-3Elegant courtyard in the Main Building

The oldest building of the University is the 1910-establihed Main Building; it is built in the post-renaissance style, featuring pillars and archways, topped with a high tower with four turrets. The building well epitomizes typical western architectural style. University Hall is another building of Continental elegance. The building looks like a castle on the outside, featuring a blend of Tudor and Neo-gothic architectural style. Inside the University Hall finds a historical dining hall and a spiral staircase.

angel-card-english-schools-college-hong-kong-4The staircase leading to the Hall castle

Here, wandering through archways and pillared corridors towards the elegant courtyard, then arriving at the Hall castle, you will be inspired, and moved, amid a historical atmosphere; leafing through pages of your book, you will read between the English manner of higher education.

Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Noble school: King’s College

King’s College is a renowned school in Hong Kong, with its history tracing back to1857. The college is built in Neo-Classical style, featuring red bricks, pillars and arches – all in nobility and elegance. Inside finds a classical English-style courtyard, the centre of which is a noble water fountain, in the shelter of tree shades. English nobility lays the theme of the College. Here, you might well make a noble of yourself, educated and intellectual.

angel-card-english-schools-college-hong-kong-5Red bricks and shades of trees

angel-card-english-schools-college-hong-kong-6Classical English-style courtyard

63A Bonham Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong

English boarding school traditions: St. Stephen College

Established in 1903, St. Stephen College boasts a history of over a hundred years; for long, British education is known for the boarding school traditions, where St. Stephen College inherits this tradition. The college building is refined in simplicity, having a number of spacious lawns so that students can enjoy their studies in the green. It makes the English-style fun of studies by lying on the lawn in the comfort of tree shades, and indulging in interesting reads.

angel-card-english-schools-college-hong-kong-7A corner of the College

angel-card-english-schools-college-hong-kong-8College lawn

22 Tung Tau Wan Road,Stanley, Hong Kong

“Very quietly I take my leave; as quietly as I come here” is not exclusive to Xu Zhimo.

Hong Kong: Top 3 English-style schools/colleges

Hong Kong was a British colony from the mid-19th century to 1997, spanning over more than a hundred years. The British culture has since then influenced Hong Kong life in all aspects, inclusive of school education. Want to experience English school culture? Eager to get immersed into the Continental-style school architecture? Ever imagined of the mystic romance of the City of Fog? Ready to share the Chinese poet Xu Zhimo’s affections of Cambridge? No need to bother the overseas travel to England, as you can actually go through Xu Zhimo’s English experience, culminated in his famous verse – “Very quietly I take my leave”.

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angel-card-english-schools-college-hong-kong-1

Hong Kong’s English-style schools were built during the British colonial rule; these school buildings are all historical, reflecting the glorious Victorian Era when the British culture flourished, leading the world with confidence and aesthetics.

The University of Hong Kong: The first English-style university in Asia

The University of Hong Kong tops the list. Established in 1912, with its founding faculty Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese dating to 1887, the University is the first tertiary education institute built by the British in Asia. This day, the University still inherits and honours the refined traditions of British academics.

angel-card-english-schools-college-hong-kong-2Exterior of the Main Building

angel-card-english-schools-college-hong-kong-3Elegant courtyard in the Main Building

The oldest building of the University is the 1910-establihed Main Building; it is built in the post-renaissance style, featuring pillars and archways, topped with a high tower with four turrets. The building well epitomizes typical western architectural style. University Hall is another building of Continental elegance. The building looks like a castle on the outside, featuring a blend of Tudor and Neo-gothic architectural style. Inside the University Hall finds a historical dining hall and a spiral staircase.

angel-card-english-schools-college-hong-kong-4The staircase leading to the Hall castle

Here, wandering through archways and pillared corridors towards the elegant courtyard, then arriving at the Hall castle, you will be inspired, and moved, amid a historical atmosphere; leafing through pages of your book, you will read between the English manner of higher education.

Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Noble school: King’s College

King’s College is a renowned school in Hong Kong, with its history tracing back to1857. The college is built in Neo-Classical style, featuring red bricks, pillars and arches – all in nobility and elegance. Inside finds a classical English-style courtyard, the centre of which is a noble water fountain, in the shelter of tree shades. English nobility lays the theme of the College. Here, you might well make a noble of yourself, educated and intellectual.

angel-card-english-schools-college-hong-kong-5Red bricks and shades of trees

angel-card-english-schools-college-hong-kong-6Classical English-style courtyard

63A Bonham Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong

English boarding school traditions: St. Stephen College

Established in 1903, St. Stephen College boasts a history of over a hundred years; for long, British education is known for the boarding school traditions, where St. Stephen College inherits this tradition. The college building is refined in simplicity, having a number of spacious lawns so that students can enjoy their studies in the green. It makes the English-style fun of studies by lying on the lawn in the comfort of tree shades, and indulging in interesting reads.

angel-card-english-schools-college-hong-kong-7A corner of the College

angel-card-english-schools-college-hong-kong-8College lawn

22 Tung Tau Wan Road,Stanley, Hong Kong

“Very quietly I take my leave; as quietly as I come here” is not exclusive to Xu Zhimo.

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