Category: City University of Hong Kong (CityU)

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HK: Chinese New Year Like a Total Tourist

Chinese New Year was this Saturday and we had a week off so we celebrated it the most tourist-y ways possible. One of the major events was the Flower Market. There are two main locations, Mongkok and Causeway Bay. I only went to the Mongkok one and it was crazy. It was located in Fa Hui Park and ...

HK: Living on Campus

So only after three weeks of living in the student residence, I feel like I’ve been here for months. There are eleven halls total and they’re numbered from one to eleven. Halls 1, 2 and 3 are the oldest while the newer ones are Hall 10 and 11 which were only built 3 years ago. ...

HK: Orientation at City University of Hong Kong

Hi everyone! My name is Tiffany Wong. I am studying abroad at City University of Hong Kong during the winter term and I’ve been here for a week and a half now. This post is going to be a recap of what happened last week during orientation. I arrived in Hong Kong a day before ...

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31. Bye, Hong Kong!

December 20, 2015   These four months have flown by so incredibly quickly — there are only 5 days until Christmas! Initially, as you guys may know, I really didn’t like Hong Kong when I arrived. Now, though, I really adore the city, and I regret not doing more when I was there. There is ...

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30. Final Exams

December 18, 2015 Finals weeks have come and gone at CityU, and they were surprisingly very different from finals at Drexel. The university gave students a revision week to help prepare for the exams, which were held over two weeks. This was a nice change, considering the fact that at Drexel we sometimes have class ...

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29. HK Cuisine: Dim Sum

December 11, 2015 Hold up. Until like a minute ago, I was struggling to come up with a blog post idea. These current few weeks are revision and final exam week here at CityU. A big plus about this university is that they give students a week of revision (a nice thing that is totally ...

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28. A Visit to a Fishing Village

December 10, 2015 Almost a month ago I went to Tai O with the CLASS (College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences) Buddies. They’re a group of local students in CLASS who reach out and do activities with exchange and international students. I found out about this Tai O trip at orientation in August, and ...