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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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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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Staying Informed: Getting Newspapers on Campus

April 13, 2017 / by

"Reading newspapers is calisthenics for the mind," a wise man once said. Unarguably the easiest practice to incorporate in your day to expand your mind, improve your level of writing and stay...

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A Central P(Art) of Hong Kong

April 11, 2017 / by

Hong Kong gets a bad rap...in the cultural sense. When you place it next to its metropolitan peers, Hong Kong’s art and culture scene aren't awarded the same influential power as New York, London,...

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‘We only did 10%’: The story behind HKU’s big push for feminism

April 10, 2017 / by

Whenever the University of Hong Kong’s president and vice-chancellor Peter Mathieson talks about gender equality, he admits he gets restless. “I want to see some urgent rapid changes, because I...

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Interview with Shax Theatre Group: Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost

March 21, 2017 / by

(From left to right: Rosalind Wong, Ho Fung Tang, Celeste Wong, Simon Sharma, Annabelle Chan, Winnie Wang) For the past 7 years, Shax Theatre Group has performed Shakespeare’s plays for...

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HKU Weekends

March 21, 2017 / by

  “What did you do in your weekend?” is a common start for a conversation. So after talking a lot about our weekends with my friends, I found that they can mainly be categorized into four...

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Residential College: A Guide

March 21, 2017 / by

Residential College: A Guide Before coming to HKU, I remembered feeling confused at the selection of seemingly similar options of university housing. To me, Swire Hall and Ricci Hall were...

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