Seeking adventure with a sense of purpose

Seeking adventure with a sense of purpose

Ever wanted to try something exciting, but could never find a good chance to do so? XGravity might be offering the experience you have been looking for. Started by HKU undergrads, for HKU undergrads, the club aims to combine the thrill of adventure sports with a message of social change in order to create unforgettable […]

34 startups take part in HKU’s first ever Startup Job Fair

34 startups take part in HKU’s first ever Startup Job Fair

The University of Hong Kong held its first ever Startup Job Fair, organized by CEDARS, on Feb. 5. The event took place a day after the annual three-day long Careers Fair. 34 startups set up booths in the university’s Loke Yew Hall, looking for students to fill part-time, full-time and internship positions. Startups that featured […]

HKYOU: “She speaks Cantonese and I respond in English”

HKYOU: “She speaks Cantonese and I respond in English”

“She was the first person I met in the Faculty of Architecture on Registration Day. She incessantly followed me through the registration process. I reckon that is because I appeared different — I spoke English and she was only comfortable speaking Cantonese. At the very beginning we used Mandarin as the medium to communicate, though […]

Korean anchor shares tips for choosing career paths

Korean anchor shares tips for choosing career paths

Jeong Il Kim, head anchor of Seoul Broadcasting System, visited the University of Hong Kong on Feb. 19 to deliver a speech to an audience of Korean students. The event was organized by Weekly Hong Kong, a Korean newspaper company in Hong Kong. Rosa Kwon, a representative from the company, said that this event was organized […]

HKU gets a taste of a ‘Karneval’

HKU gets a taste of a ‘Karneval’

The “Karneval”, a celebration of German culture, took place on Feb. 19 at the Global Lounge. Organized by the German Association, the event brought beer, food and a taste of German customs and traditions to the university. Carnivals are typically celebrated in Germany, Switzerland and Austria, and involve many different festivities, which vary amongst countries […]

Enjoy Singapore on a student budget

Enjoy Singapore on a student budget

Now you might think a 4-day weekend trip to Singapore – a city known for being one of the most expensive in the world – for under HK$2,000 is something of a joke. But with a well-timed trip along with a pre-planned agenda and a willingness to explore the city on foot, you can experience […]

HKU’s acapella group sounds off on their chemistry

HKU’s acapella group sounds off on their chemistry

Mosaic is the HKU Acapella Group founded in 2006 by students from the Faculty of Law. Acapella music is created in absence of any musical instrument, produced solely by a group of human voices. While some members sing, other members use their voices to mimic instruments, leading to a unique harmony of sounds. According to […]

CEDARS’ annual Careers Fair draws big industry names from Bloomberg to Disneyland

CEDARS’ annual Careers Fair draws big industry names from Bloomberg to Disneyland

CEDARS’ annual Careers Fair was held from Feb. 2 to 4, 2016 in Loke Yew Hall and attracted a large audience of students and fresh graduates. The fair featured big names from various industries such as insurance, banking, manufacturing, automobile and so on, offering internships, job positions and graduate training programs. The major companies present […]

Humans of HKU 11

Humans of HKU 11

“I was away for a year for exchange in New Haven. I missed Chinese food a lot, so I’m really happy these days.”