Feature Stories


Blessing Farm Service Learning Project- How some students gave back to the community.

November 06, 2017 / by

Written by Fawad Masood Desmukh   At 7 AM on a bright Sunday morning about 20 plus sleepy faces showed up to the lobby of Morrison Hall. They were in fact here to take a bus down to Blessing Farm...

Assistant Professor Julie Chen

Assistant prof. Julie Chen wants HKU med students to read novels. Here’s why

August 21, 2017 / by

Few undergraduate degrees are more specialised in scope than Medicine, but some doctors, like assistant professor Julie Chen, have found a way of bringing in the things they love. The little room is...



HKU-Common Purpose Leadership Development Program 2017

July 19, 2017 / by

Waking up to a rooster in the morning. Four hours in traffic for a 40-min journey. Wifi speeds that require 3 hours to stream a 1-hour movie. My first impressions of cultural immersion in...


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A Guide to Best Budget Restaurants around Campus

April 15, 2017 / by

If you are tired of waiting for the line at SU Canteen during busy lunch hours, or bored of eating siu mei fan every single day at CYM Canteen, you are not alone. But what other alternatives are...

Campus Reporting
Chan Cho Wai

Working party members defend decision rejecting independent HKU chancellor

September 05, 2017 / by

Recommendations for an independent chancellor at the University of Hong Kong was rejected due to a lack of “political feasibility”, said members of the working party looking into governance...

Another Kitchen

Night of downtown funk with HKU music club

August 07, 2017 / by

Most HKU students are enjoying semester break, but it seems Music Club HKUSU couldn't wait to get back to work. On Saturday the club hosted a show titled “Lose Yourself to Groove”, featuring...

Author Profiles


I pine for puns I never pen.

Delia von Pflug

I enjoy swimming in the cold open sea, running through concrete jungles and real jungles, and practicing other ways to master my mind.

Holmes Chan

Law and literature student at HKU.

Karen Sun

A third year student majoring in Chemistry and Psychology.

Natasha Arora

A third year student at the University of Hong Kong, studying Politics and Public Administration, Psychology and Journalism. She loves to explore and lives for good food and music. To sum up: a major foodie, climate change advocate, and wannabe workaholic.

Rebecca Wang

Freshman under Faculty of Science, still exploring majors. Ex-Texan, Hufflepuff, Prolific reader & Cuber/Solver of geometric puzzles.


#Freshman# #Science major but non-Science character# #Love dancing and observing the world# #New blogger in hKUDOS#

Vanessa Leigh

Uncovering hidden wonders, one day at a time

Catherine Yu

Someone who used to be a child and wants to be a child forever. Keeping my mind light brings me heavy progress. I am a mainland girl who now studies Economics and Finance at HKU.

Coral Munot

we seldom forget that imagination gives birth to reality. Embrace your imagination to make it your reality.

Elise Baum

4th-year History student. A big fan of Brandy and Monica.

Joy Pamnani

Born and raised in Hong Kong. Passionate about journalism and public speaking. Loves travel, dance and talk shows!

Miranda Yeung

4th Year Medical Student

Nicole Chan

I write, sometimes. I breathe, most of the time. Made in Malaysia, made by the internet. I also think I'm funnier than I really am.

Samaara Malhotra

Spends time avoiding cooking/ laundry/ doing the dishes, and all-round just wriggling out of responsibilities that come with adulthood.

Yash Shukla

I am a 2nd Year undergraduate majoring in Biochemistry, aiming to unravel the secret of life. I love philosophy and debating.