Sub-degree is shrinking, what about the positioning? 2015-03-28The Government points out that UGC-funded institutions have accumulated large surplus from their community colleges by offering self-financing sub-degree programmes. They are asked to benefit the students through lowering tuition fees. Yet, with the sub-degree sector waning, there has been a shift towards degree programmes by some self-financing institutions, or planning to develop into private universities. The positioning of sub-degree and the graduate prospect must be underlined.