This year is certainly not easy for any of us. For people at my age in Hong Kong, it is hardly ever possible to attend our graduation ceremonies. When we were graduating from kindergarten, we had SARS. When we were… Read moreYear-end reflection
June is one of the best seasons for university students to travel. First of all, we are free from assignments and examinations. Secondly, since primary and secondary school students are still having lessons, destinations will not be packed with travellers…. Read moreThree books that transport you to a different place
Hello everyone! I hope you’re all keeping well and safe. It is certainly not easy to minimise social contact and stay at home all day, but we’ve all done a great job! Keep up the good work so that our… Read moreWhat I’ve been doing during the lockdown
In February, Mattia had a Q&A session with his peers and I believe we now have an overview of their lives as PhD students. This time, I have asked my MSc friends several questions – featuring Crystal Cheung (MSc Applied… Read moreQ&A with MSc students
Hi, everyone! I hope you are keeping well and safe. You’ve done a great job by staying at home and minimising social contact! Give yourself a big round of applause! Social distancing is important as this greatly reduces the risk… Read moreWhat can we do when practising social distancing?
Don’t worry, this blog post doesn’t mean to discourage you from studying! In fact, it is an integral part of your learning process. I’ve seen students spending hours in the library every day. Yet, we shouldn’t let it dominate our… Read moreWhat else can we do apart from studying?
Hi everyone! Before the semester began, I spent a weekend in the Scottish Highlands. It wasn’t my first time there, but I was still impressed by the natural scenery. If you are tired of taking your friends to the Elephant… Read moreA weekend getaway to the Scottish Highlands
As the year goes on and exams come closer, you might have some difficulties trying to fit all that information in your head. Here I’ve gathered 7 tips (lucky number) to make it easier for you all. 1. Don’t leave… Read moreHaving trouble studying? Tips to improve your process
Hello everyone! November is the time of the year when students are overwhelmed by assignments and tests. It’s the worst time of the year as Halloween is over and Christmas is not here yet. How can we get through this… Read moreSurvival guide to hectic November