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Library Resources

As a student of HSMC, you have privileged access to a huge collection of resources, some of which you may not know about. The library has licences for Oxford University Press resourcesRead More...
By : Benjamin Chadwick | Jul 10, 2018
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London Field Trip

The London Tour This coming May, we will be taking a group of HSMC students to London for a fun, educational field-trip. We have devised a schedule that provides a good mixRead More...
By : Benjamin Chadwick | Jan 15, 2018
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Free SCMP redemption package trial

South China Morning Post has the following offer for all HSMC students. Free SCMP redemption package trial You’ve been selected to enjoy 52 issues of complimentary SCMP redemption package! You can redeemRead More...
By : Benjamin Chadwick | Jan 4, 2018
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Friday Afternoon Music Sessions!

Start Date: Friday, 1 December Hi everyone, We want to introduce a new idea on a trial basis and see what you guys think. We welcome your feedback, so please do letRead More...
By : Benjamin Chadwick | Dec 8, 2017
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Grammar Mailbox- Issue 11

This Week’s Grammar Mailbox Question: And — As well as — As well   “And” joins two or more ideas in a parallel structure. The two (or more) elements being connected byRead More...
By : Benjamin Chadwick | Dec 1, 2017
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Grammar Mailbox- Issue 10

This Week’s Grammar Mailbox Question: Disinterested or Uninterested?   If you are uninterested, you are bored, unconcerned, or indifferent. If you are disinterested, you are impartial and unbiased. For example: Sheila was uninterested in learning math; sheRead More...
By : Benjamin Chadwick | Nov 24, 2017
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Grammar Mailbox- Issue 9

This Week’s Grammar Mailbox Question: Historic or Historical?   While both are adjectives, “historic” means having significance in history or having an influence on history. “Historical” means anything occurring in or relatingRead More...
By : Benjamin Chadwick | Nov 17, 2017
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Grammar Mailbox- Issue 8

This Week’s Grammar Mailbox Question: Economic or Economical?     “Economic” and “economical”, though both adjectives, are NOT synonyms (= having the same meaning).   Economic (adjective): Related to the economy, finances, money matters orRead More...
By : Benjamin Chadwick | Nov 3, 2017
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Grammar Mailbox- Issue 7

This Week’s Grammar Mailbox Question Comes from a Year 2 BMSIM Student: What is the difference between ‘at’ and ‘in’?   AT –AT describes position at a specific point. It’s very cold at theRead More...
By : Benjamin Chadwick | Oct 25, 2017
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On-Duty Staff at the English Language Centre

Dear Students, On 26th, 27th and 30th October, Mr Benjamin Chadwick will not be available for consultations at the English Language Centre. However, staff from the English Department will be on dutyRead More...
By : Benjamin Chadwick | Oct 24, 2017
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