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Working party members defend decision rejecting independent HKU chancellor

September 05, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

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...

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

August 21, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

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...

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Night of downtown funk with HKU music club

August 07, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

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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HKU-Common Purpose Leadership Development Program 2017

July 19, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

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

July 02, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

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...

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Carrie Lam interviewed by social sciences dean: “I don’t want to straight jacket [sic] universities”

July 01, 2017 / by / 0 Comment

In a written transcript published early Saturday morning, chief executive-elect Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor spoke on university governance, her political career, and her student experiences at the...

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