Timothy O'Leary 26.4.17

HKU Council hears concerns over V-C Search Committee’s gender imbalance

May 02, 2017 / by

In a meeting last Tuesday, the University of Hong Kong’s Council heard concerns about gender imbalance in the Search Committee for HKU’s next president and vice-chancellor, according to Head of...

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Dark Experience: A Taste of Life for the Visually Impaired

May 01, 2017 / by

When was the last time you experience the complete darkness and how long has it lasted? Have you imagined what life will be like under the complete darkness? This April, the Equal Opportunity...


TEDxHKU 2017: Be Enlightened

April 26, 2017 / by

“Be Enlightened” was the theme of TEDxHKU 2017, held at the University of Hong Kong Global Lounge on 24th April, 2017. Attracting a crowd of students, the event featured social entrepreneurs...


HKU Does The Vagina Monologues

April 19, 2017 / by

On Tuesday, a group of HKU students took to the stage to present award-winning play, the Vagina Monologues. With an aim of throwing light on the subject of women's sexuality and strength, the play...


The Cyber Spider Web: HKU Dark Web and Silk Road conference

April 19, 2017 / by

Once in a while, I encounter situations that puzzle me. I expect something, because, say, the blurb of a book didn’t describe the plot very accurately, and I end up quite puzzled when reading....

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HKU to launch ‘universal’ online course to fight sexual harassment

April 11, 2017 / by

Two residential halls at the University of Hong Kong have come under fire last week for alleged incidents of inappropriate behaviour. Speaking to hKUDOS, HKU president and vice-chancellor Peter...


The University of Hong Kong Joint Hall Mass Dance 2017

April 07, 2017 / by

On Wednesday, students from different backgrounds gathered to take part in the University of Hong Kong's Joint Hall Mass Dance. Almost all halls participated including Suen Chi Sun Hall, Lee Shau Kee...

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How Hard Is It to Become Rich: When You Are Poor?

March 31, 2017 / by

(Photos credit to Change Makers Network) On 21 Feb 2017, a bunch of students had a dinner together in Global Lounge. Some of them sat on the ground directly, some of them sat on stools. Some of...

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Plastic Free Seas, Yes Please!

March 31, 2017 / by

Sorting through HKU’s bulk email can seem like a daunting task to tackle at times. Dozens of emails flood in each day with eye-catching titles, trying to snag your attention. A relentless torrent...

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Conversations with Claes: A Dialogue with Claes Nobel, Senior Member of the Nobel Prize Family

March 30, 2017 / by

Good Earth! Good Earth! Good Earth! The phrase became a chant and then a refrain, as a little under three hundred people, among them Professor Peter Mathieson, HKU Student Ambassadors and HKU...