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Published: 14:43, June 20, 2022 | Updated: 12:55, June 23, 2022
Shenzhen school to enroll fresh graduates from HK, Macao
By Zhou Mo
Published:14:43, June 20, 2022 Updated:12:55, June 23, 2022 By Zhou Mo

Shenzhen Middle School, one of the most prestigious secondary schools in Shenzhen, has announced that it will start enrolling students from Hong Kong and Macao from this year.

The school — whose students are mostly 12 to 18 years old — will enroll 40 fresh junior middle school graduates, generally 15 years old, from the two special administrative regions who have taken part in the Chinese mainland’s senior high school entrance examination in Shenzhen and have reached the score requirements of the school.

The move will further facilitate Hong Kong and Macao people’s lives in Shenzhen by providing more opportunities for them to receive quality education

Those with mainland residential permits or mainland travel permit for Hong Kong and Macao are qualified to register.

The move will further facilitate Hong Kong and Macao people’s lives in the city by providing more opportunities for them to receive quality education.

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In recent years, nine cities of Guangdong province in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area have launched a series of measures targeting Hong Kong and Macao residents to make it easier and more convenient for children from the two SARs to receive education on the mainland.

According to the Department of Education of Guangdong Province, Hong Kong and Macao residents with mainland residential permits or their children are entitled to the same treatment as their mainland counterparts in school enrolment, and can receive preschool and basic school public services.

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The province has also unveiled policies to support qualified Hong Kong and Macao students to take part in the mainland’s senior high school entrance examination.

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