What they say about Varsity

For 25 years, we have been trying to tell Hong Kong stories that matter. Here is what some of our readers and fellow storytellers...

Varsity girls at Cable TV

Yan Li and Stella Tsang were managing editors of the 2015 Fall and Spring Board respectively, and Amelia Loi was an editor back in 2009 for the Fall Board. The three are now working together at Cable TV and send love from their office.

Greetings from Cambridge

Cindy Gu was an editor in the 2016 Fall Board. Her reporting for Varsity led to an interest in gender issues and she is now for an M.Phil in Multi-Disciplinary Gender Studies at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom.

A Place to Belong

Dorothy Goh, who is from Singapore, was art director of the 2012 Spring Board. She says being at Varsity gave her a sense of belonging to Hong Kong and allowed her to contribute to the community here.

Hello from Zhuhai

John Yip, an editor from the 2012 Spring Board, travels the world as a flight attendant and senior wedding organizer. He sends us birthday greetings while on a job in Zhuhai.

Tweeting the Umbrella Movement

Rachel Cheung is a reporter at the South China Morning Post. She was the Chief Editor of the Fall 2014 board and played a major role in coordinating Varsity's coverage of first the class boycott and then the Umbrella Movement.

Opening up your “market”

Choosing Varsity and improving her English has brought unexpected benefits for senior financial reporter Piano Ho who was a managing editor of the 2011 Spring Board.

Break through all the Obstacles

Macau Mak was Editor-in-Chief of the 2015 Spring Board. He's currently working as an Executive Officer for the HKSAR government (but is secretly training to be a martial arts superhero - ed.)

Reporting in Taiwan

Samuel Chan, Editor-in-Chief of the 2011 Fall Board, worked as a reporter in Hong Kong before moving to Taiwan where he's now a correspondent for Dealreporter.

An Ode to Varsity

Varsity is a place where friendships are made, and 2011 Spring Board editors Melanie Leung and Rebecca Wong remain good pals. Here they share their feelings and thoughts about Varsity in rhyme.
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