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Second Exchange! Coming Summer Semester at Cambridge!!

December 10, 2016 / by

Disclaimer: This post is produced right off the confirmation that the writer received regarding his summer abroad application. A great deal of excitement and exclamation marks, uncommon in the...

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Idiosyncrasies of Academic Writing

November 29, 2016 / by

Sometimes I wonder why it’s so challenging to preserve a structure, a narrative, to the flow of ideas in our academic papers. Why do we resist ourselves so much from drifting away into experimental...

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10 Signs Semester Break is Near

November 28, 2016 / by

1. You realize that you will have a month of freedom with either no plans or exciting travel plans (there is no inbetween). 2. But then, you realize you have endless term essays, group...

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Introducing: HKU Room to Read’s Beers for Books (Drinking for Charity? Sign me up!)

November 16, 2016 / by

At the beginning of this month, HKU Room to Read hosted a Beers for Books event. What exactly is HKU Room to Read and Beers for Books you say? HKU Room to Read (HKU R2R) is a newly established...

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Autumn Sonata: On Seoul, Love & Quietness

October 25, 2016 / by

In those moments of solitude up there at the Namsan park, overlooking the Seoul cityscape that floats in the sea of lights, I feel the bleak touch of the evening breeze on my fingers. Strange isn’t...

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Halloween Month Special: My Favourite Horror Movies!

October 03, 2016 / by

Taking a break from writing travel blogs, this time I decided to share with you a bunch of scary flicks that ruins my sleep post watching one of them! I guess most of the movies on the list might be...

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Leaving California: A Summer Odyssey on Wheels

September 24, 2016 / by

So another September is almost nearing its end and this time I cannot stop myself from seeing these weird late afternoon dreams (yes, that means I am sleeping too much these days!) where, and this is...

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10 Signs it’s the Last Month Before School Starts

August 08, 2016 / by

You realize that summer is ending, the new school year is about to start…and you force yourself to check when school starts (it’s September 1st guys). You start thinking of how...

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Relax and Recharge

April 06, 2016 / by

Term paper questions, exam schedules, and midterm results are out - and you should be too. We made it to April, the last full month before reading week and finals begin. We will soon close another...

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10 Signs you’re from the HKU Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE)

March 03, 2016 / by

by Pinto (Pipin) Tasdyata You have a mini heart-attack when your Trial Balance doesn’t balance and start frantically reaching for your CASIO Fx-50FH #ACCT1101 Most of your lunch...

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