Reading Week – What is it, really?

Reading Week – What is it, really?

Although some new students may be confused about what the week of no classes in October and March in the university calendar is about, “Reading Week” needn’t be as scary (or studious) as it sounds. The University of Hong Kong marks the halfway point of each semester with a week free of classes, known more […]

The Union Philharmonic Orchestra presents Pathétique

The Union Philharmonic Orchestra presents Pathétique

On the evening of November 13, the Union Philharmonic Orchestra held its Annual Performance, titled Pathétique, at the Grand Hall in the University of Hong Kong. Before the concert, an eager audience of students, staff and relatives, lined to purchase last minute at-the-door tickets in front of the Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre. The concert […]

Changes in the approval method for common core courses

Starting from the first semester of the academic year 2015-2016, the Common Core course approval method has been changed from an auto-ballot system to a first-come-first-serve basis. This is the first change in the Common Core course approval system since the establishment of the Common Core Curriculum in the University of Hong Kong in 2012. […]