Date
19 August 2017
Scholarism co-founder Joshua Wong Chi-fung and spokesperson Agnes Chow Ting got good marks in the DSE examinations. Photos: HKEJ
Scholarism co-founder Joshua Wong Chi-fung and spokesperson Agnes Chow Ting got good marks in the DSE examinations. Photos: HKEJ

I’ll continue my studies in Hong Kong, says Joshua Wong

Joshua Wong Chi-fung, co-founder of the group Scholarism, said he wishes to continue his studies in Hong Kong after receiving his Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) examination results.

Wong said he achieved level 4 in Chinese language and level 5 in liberal studies in the DSE exams, RTHK reported on Monday.

Wong said his scores meet the minimum exam requirements to enter a university without disclosing his scores in the other subjects. He has already applied for an associate degree program at the City University of Hong Kong, the report said.

He said his commitment to social movements such as the fight against the national education plan in 2012 and the recent referendum on political reform did not affect his academic results. 

He said he has no plans to study overseas as the issue of electoral reform will continue and he wishes to stay in the city.

Agnes Chow Ting, spokesperson of the student group, has achieved one five-star score in English language and level 4 in five other subjects.

Nevertheless, 12 students who have achieved top marks in the exams have different views on the Occupy Central movement.

Chan Wing-in from Heep Yunn School said she believes Occupy Central would benefit the whole society while involving small economic costs, and that is “worthwhile”.

However, Chan said she maintains a “neutral” political stance and has no plans to participate in the protest movement.

Another top scorer from Wa Ying College said he won’t take part in Occupy Central as there are other ways to fight for universal suffrage.

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