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Faces of CityU

Faces of CityU is a series that focuses on our students. Check out our latest post about Eduardo.

Home Kong

“Home Kong” is a series about why we consider Hong Kong to be our home. See Meenakshi's story here.


Places is a series in which we ask students to tell us about places that are special to them. Cassie shares her experience of getting lost in Kabukicho.

Things I Miss About Thailand

Something new and beautiful about life in Thailand – certain experiences that you may have never heard of before.

Working as a Student Helper on Campus

Rawiphim shares her experience working part-time on campus

My Graduation Ceremony in the Midst of the Pandemic

The physical graduation Sarinphat never expected


For once, I am now spending my summer entirely without my family, and it is safe to say that it has left quite a huge empty spot in my heart.

Vaccinated: My Tiny Step Towards Defeating the Pandemic

As the old Kazakh proverb says: instead of getting sick and looking for a cure, find the way without a sickness.

Exchange Semester With a Twist: Going Abroad During a Pandemic

Martina shares her tips on going abroad as an exchange student during a pandemic.

Summertime Sadness? More Like Summertime Gladness!

Jasmine shares with you her plan for this summer in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong’s Skyline

Looking at Hong Kong from the top...

A Year at CityU, Virtually!

An unconventional freshman year

Post-Graduation Life: Experience and Tips Sharing From Our Alumni

To help CityU students become more familiar with life after graduation, the Global Engagement Office (GEO) recently organised a “Virtual Alumni Sharing Session”.

Carving Memories: Mahjong Making Workshop with Master King

Understanding traditional mahjong craft

Holi: An Online Extravaganza

Online celebration for the Festival of Colours hosted by Indian students

Exchanging Cuisines and Cultures

Our students learned cooking!

Exchange During the Pandemic: A Story of 2021

I was curious to learn how the students had been able to travel during a pandemic in the first place, let alone have the confidence to travel to a different country.

The “Chinese Civilisation” Course: Myths and Fear

There is a course at CityU which all undergraduate students must take during their time at the university: “GE1501 – Chinese Civilisation – History and Philosophy”.

Warm and Precious: My First Memories of CityU

As a non-local student, I vividly remember that when I first came to Hong Kong and CityU last year, I gained a lot of warm memories after receiving help from kind strangers.