Feature Stories


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...


Why HeForShe Matters

April 15, 2017 / by

In 2015, The University of Hong Kong, in a landmark move, became the first global university to launch the HeForShe campaign-a United Nations(UN) initiative on gender equality. For the uninitiated,...

Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's first female Chief Executive

The era of Carrie Lam: what’s next for HK’s women?

April 14, 2017 / by

On Tuesday morning Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-Ngor, who was elected by a 1,200-person committee earlier in March, received her appointment from the Central Government to become the first female Chief...

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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...

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13 student groups from higher institutions hold forum at HKU on 20th anniversary of Hong Kong handover

July 02, 2017 / by

As the annual protest march took off from Victoria Park Saturday afternoon, drawing the attention of local and international media, one group was conspicuously absent: the University of Hong Kong's...

Author Profiles

Abbas Alvi

Mediocre at best.

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.

Joy Pamnani

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

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.


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