Juggling through the exchange life at HKU

Out of five years at university – three back home in the UK, one in Hong Kong, and one in Beijing, my year on exchange at the University of Hong Kong from 2012 to 2013 was undoubtedly the most memorable. At that time, the new colleges on Lung Wah Street had just been built and […]

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 4

Humans of HKU 4

“Why did you choose HKU?” “I don’t know. It has a completely different culture from England. Also it’s good to travel from here.” “What was your best moment in HKU?” It’s a tough one. Actually, the whole first few weeks coming here, everyone was being so friendly which makes me easy to settle down, especially […]

Humans of HKU 2

Humans of HKU 2

“What have you been doing these days?” “Writing personal statement for my exchange application.” “Can you give some advice or tips to HKU freshmen?” “Party hard but you should also work hard. Especially if you are planning to apply for exchange program.”