New leak aired amidst concerns about media freedom arising from HKU injunction

New leak aired amidst concerns about media freedom arising from HKU injunction

Two days after HKU slapped an injunction on Commercial Radio following leaked recordings of closed-door meetings on the pro-vice-chancellor appointment, another recording from reportedly the same meeting was leaked, this time on a Taiwanese Internet forum. In the tape leaked on late on November 8 by PTT, Johannes Chan’s former classmate at LSE Rosanna Wong […]

The dragon on campus you have been wondering about

The dragon on campus you have been wondering about

If you have been walking back and forth from the main campus to the Centennial Campus in the past two weeks, chances are you have seen a giant fire dragon in different parts of campus. The dragon, measuring well over twenty feet long, feels like it came right out of a Chinese medieval nightmare. People […]

Education Society Bazaar

Education Society Bazaar

With our campus’ abundance of society bazaars this week, Education Society is setting out to do their part in making a difference. Lunchtime on Run Run Shaw Podium this week saw not only the usual queue in front of Subway but a colourful line-up of bazaars with a dizzying array of merchandise for sale. American […]

Why the city you choose to go on exchange matters

Why the city you choose to go on exchange matters

Exchange students share homogenous experience regardless of where they go. You land in a foreign city, rarely meet locals but fellow exchange students from everywhere else, with whom you spend days and nights discovering the new city, country and continent. Your priority goes to travels and new experiences, not your studies. You say yes to […]

Humans of HKU 5

Humans of HKU 5

“What’s your favorite thing about HK?” “The ‘diversity’. If you go to Stanley, you can see that it’s completely different from Mong Kok. The places are different. Also, the people. There is a lot of people coming outside from the HK and here is very culturally diverse.”

More than 300 attend Japanese Cultural Night

More than 300 attend Japanese Cultural Night

The Japanese Society hosted Japanese Cultural Night in the Global Lounge the evening of October 22 to celebrate the Jidai Matsuri Festival with 300 other students by playing traditional games and eating classic Japanese food. The queue to enter the cultural night was out the door ten minutes before the event even began. The organizer, […]

Tech Startup: Digitizing tutoring and learning in Hong Kong

Tech Startup: Digitizing tutoring and learning in Hong Kong

In today’s digital age, technology startups has become a staple of sort as more and more entrepreneurs capitalize on mushrooming smartphone and Internet use. This is particularly the case in Hong Kong. Forrester, a prominent research firm, estimates the smartphone penetration rate in this city at 73 per cent for 2015, as opposed to 28 […]

The Mountain Behind HKU

The Mountain Behind HKU

A lot of you have probably been to the main library, Chi Wah Learning Commons, and other places where you can go and take a short break. A lot of you are probably aware of various lecture rooms on the campus. But how many of you know about the mountain that is behind our university? […]