Where Dreamers Shine

Varsity interviews music bands and dance groups who have experienced difficulties in booking public performing venues.

Struggling Food Trucks

Varsity speaks to operators and lawmaker to find out why the Food Truck Pilot Scheme is failing.

Life as a Jenga

Varsity meets different organisations which help people reflect their lives and prepare for the arrival of deaths.

A New Page of Bookstores

Varsity visits two independent bookstores in a farm and a wet market to learn how they swim against the current of mainstream book retail market.

Havens for the Strays

Many small charitable dog shelters provide care and accommodation for stray dogs in Hong Kong. They are mostly self-financed and receive little support from the government. Varsity looks into some of the challenges and difficulties they face.

Nowhere to Skate

Despite their outstanding achievement in international competitions, Hong Kong figure skaters and short track speed skaters are deprived of a rink that meets international standard for training. They are now calling for the government to build a new rink to facilitate their training.

Battle against Plastic

Over 17 million pieces of plastic waste are flushed into the sea every year, which pose serious threats to the health of both marine lives and human beings. Varsity looks into how different parties including NGOs and the government combat the problem of plastic pollution.

Bridge the Bond

Varsity speaks to volunteers, residents and professionals who organise community activities to strengthen bonding and revive trusting relationship in their neighbourhoods.

Gas Chamber

Disparity does not exist only in terms of wealth, but also quality of indoor air in living space. Varsity looks into how poor indoor air quality is taking a toll on the health of low-income households living in subdivided flats.

Calling for More Tree Surgeons

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.