Faculty of Arts, Elizabeth LaCouture

HKU offers new undergraduate Gender Studies programme

May 21, 2018 / by

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Hong Kong will offer Gender Studies as a major and minor programme to undergraduates starting this September. The programme has been in development for more...



Information Day 2017

February 10, 2018 / by

  One of the most anticipated days of the year, iDay has long been an opportunity for the different faculties at HKU to show off their activities, departments, and majors (and to...

Chan Cho Wai

Working party members defend decision rejecting independent HKU chancellor

September 05, 2017 / by

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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Night of downtown funk with HKU music club

August 07, 2017 / by

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...

July 1 forum flags

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

July 02, 2017 / by

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

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...

HKU governance report 2017

HKU Council reveals governance report, rejects proposal for independent chancellor

June 28, 2017 / by

A long-awaited report on the University of Hong Kong's governance structure, compiled by an external review panel, has been made public late Tuesday night. Earlier that day, HKU Council decided...

HKUSU June 4th Forum, 2017

‘End of patriotism’: HKU plays host to heated debates on June 4th anniversary

June 04, 2017 / by

Two student-led forums were held today at the University of Hong Kong on the anniversary of the bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989. The events, hosted separately by the Student Union (HKUSU)...


‘Undergrad’ in translation: hKUDOS reviews the May 2017 issue

May 26, 2017 / by

If you ever need a good reason to read Undergrad, HKUSU’s official magazine, just remember how C.Y. Leung begged you not to. Back in 2015, he said we should stay alert to its “fallacies” and...

Students Against Fees and Exploitation, an HKU student group

Employment agencies routinely overcharge migrant workers, withhold passports: HKU student group

May 16, 2017 / by

Last Thursday a student group from the University of Hong Kong revealed an investigation into employment agencies for migrant workers, claiming that a “clear majority” engaged in illegal...