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Art and Exclusivity

February 09, 2018 / by

There’s a very nuanced appreciation that my friends and I hold for anything of artistic value that even vaguely represents our Pakistani heritage. It’s the only way we can stay in touch with our...

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Are You a Third Culture Kid?

February 05, 2018 / by

What is a Third Culture Kid (TCK)? You might not have even heard of the term “third culture kid” before, so I’ve consulted Wikipedia to define it for you: “Third Culture Kid” or TCK...

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Disabilities Experience Day and Accessibility in Hong Kong

January 24, 2018 / by

December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, as established by the United Nations, which  aims to raise awareness of disabled people and the challenges they face in their...

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Colleges and Halls: All in All

January 19, 2018 / by

  When I tell my newly-made HKU friends that I lived in a campus hall last year, their eyes widen. Perhaps my “refined impression” makes it unconvincing to them- how can a girl so gentle...

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Parting shots: Peter Mathieson comments on his “politicised” tenure at HKU

January 08, 2018 / by

  This month Peter Mathieson, the University of Hong Kong’s president and vice-chancellor, will leave his job the same way he arrived — dogged by controversy. Appointed to HKU’s top spot in...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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