hKUDOS Blogs

The 通頂 [All-nighter] Diaries

April 30, 2015 / by

It’s 5.53 in the morning and I can see the dark night sky turning a faded blue as a new day begins. The birds outside are chirping happily and people are starting to wake up for school, work, going...


End of an Era

April 29, 2015 / by

“Please stand back from the doors” It’s that crucial moment of the day again when I have to decide whether I’ll put everything at stake and run through the mtr doors when I hear the dood-...


Hong Kong Car Nameplates are the Best

April 07, 2015 / by

The title says it all. Spend a good amount of time in Hong Kong, and you won't help but notice the intriguing customised nameplates many automobiles sport. Over the last fortnight, Niki (me), Chloe...


Lee Kuan Yew – A Tribute

April 07, 2015 / by

I spent the first 17 years of my life in Singapore. In my early childhood, I recall sitting at a dinner party, where Singapore’s founding father, and first Prime Minister, Mr Lee Kuan Yew, was...

Guest Blogs
Photo 2: Jin Peng outside the Student’s Union on Lower University Street

Minorities at HKU #1 – Jin Peng the Manchu

April 30, 2015 / by

Descending from the now-defeated Mainland Chinese minority that used to rule China in the Qing Dynasty, Jin Peng’s mother was eager to have her background quietly forgotten as she chose to follow...


5 Money Saving Tips for incoming HKU students

August 20, 2014 / by

Studying abroad can be pretty daunting. If you’re coming to Hong Kong University this summer for the first time, this guide will help you to get settled down, the fastest, cheapest, and the most...

Author Profiles

Chloe Lam

Meeting people on campus, a picture a time.

Heey Jin Kim

Writing about small me taking on the big world.

Karen Cheung

The city gets curiouser and curiouser as I take you down the rabbit hole.

Nikita Mathur

"And that's all I have to say about that." - Forrest Gump, 1994

Coco Mak

A baby's bonafide take on our concrete jungle.

Michael Chan

Blogger with a focus on the environmental disciplines.