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Waiting for the Green Leap Forward

Hong Kong experienced its hottest summer last year since Hong Kong Observatory records began in 1884. This January was the wettest since records began...

Localisms – Editor’s Note

Localisms Across the Spectrum Without a doubt, the most eye-catching news of September’s Legislative Council election was the victory of six young non-establishment lawmakers who...

Hong Kong’s China Fix?

Ever since the handover, Hong Kong’s greater economic integration with the Mainland has been touted as an engine for future growth. But in recent...

Reimagining Public Space – Editor’s Note

Public space is a crucial element of a city’s liveability. In crowded Hong Kong, where land is maximised for commercial and residential use, the...

Made in Hong Kong Redux – Editor’s Note

Varsity March 2018 Issue - Editor's Note

Varsity March 2012 – Editor’s Note

Mind Your Language Since the handover, Hong Kong has been pursuing a policy of bi-literacy and tri-lingualism, which stressesthe equal importance of Cantonese, English and...

What Next for Hong Kong’s Youth? – Editor’s Note

As we enter adulthood, we start to taste life’s many different flavours – including the bittersweet. We have to stand on our own two...

Turbulence Ahead? – Editor’s Note

Varsity April 2018 Issue - Editor's Note

A Place Called Home

Home is, as they say, where the heart is and this issue of Varsity begins by looking at some of the places Hong Kongers call home.

Is Hong Kong International, Transparent and Efficient? – Editor’s Note

International, transparent and efficient – these are the words the government department for attracting and keeping foreign investment in the city, InvestHK, uses to describe...

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Urban trees are an integral part of Hong Kong’s cityscape but there aren’t enough trained tree experts to manage and take care of them. The government and education sector are trying to change that, but for now working conditions are keeping newcomers away.

The Digital Divide

Varsity meets two groups of people who are challenged technologically - residents in remote villages and the elderly - to understand their sufferings and hopes.

Dining with Barriers

Wheelchair users share their experiences of dining out and tell us how well-equiped local restaurants are to serving people with disabilities.