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 […]

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 […]

Referendum results show HKU students’ rejection of ‘King Arthur’

Referendum results show HKU students’ rejection of ‘King Arthur’

In the two general polls held by the Student Union of the University of Hong Kong from October 26 to 30, ballots cast by students clearly show their disapproval of the current governance structure of the University Council. Of the 16137 students who are union members, 5316 of them cast valid ballots, resulting in a […]

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 […]

HKU introduces experimental 3D printing service to all students

HKU introduces experimental 3D printing service to all students

The University of Hong Kong’s IT Services Department has introduced an experimental 3D printing service to all students and staff since September this year. 3D printing is a relatively new, but rapidly developing technology that has become increasingly popular in the global market. It allows for physical objects to be constructed in a layer-by-layer process, […]

French exchange students at HKU among hundreds who gathered to #prayforparis

French exchange students at HKU among hundreds who gathered to #prayforparis

Hundreds stood together on the night of November 14 in Hong Kong following the catastrophic terror attacks in Paris earlier that day, for which ISIS has claimed responsibility, in response to French airstrikes in Syria and insults to Islam’s prophet. The gathering, held at the Sun Yat Sen Memorial Park, was titled ‘Not Afraid’, echoing […]