Aiming to bond with the youth, the government has launched the Member Self-recommendation Scheme for Youth two years ago. Varsity investigates the effectiveness of the scheme.
University education is no longer a prerequisite for a promising career path. Some graduates are turning to blue-collar jobs to gain satisfaction in life.
There are 200 to 300 fine arts graduates each year, and many of them aspire to be full-time artists. However, fierce competition and lack of support make it hard for them to pursue a career in art.
Mainland parents are “checking on” their children who are studying in universities in Hong Kong through social media chat groups. Does it really help facilitate communication between children and parents?
Gap year offers you an opportunity to take a break from academic stress. Some students intern to accumulate experiences for better jobs. Others travel and volunteer to make their life more meaningful and fruitful.
Around one-fourth of registered school buses riding on the road are without seat belts or safer seats, posing a looming threat to students' safety.
Hong Kong is home to 300,000 Muslims, but there are only 72 halal-certified restaurants in the city. Local Muslims are in turn calling for a more diverse selection of halal cuisines.
Conservation activists criticise the government’s grading system for Hong Kong’s numerous historic buildings, believing that the cultural and historical values of post-war architecture are being overlooked.
The government and power companies rolled out a new purchase scheme to encourage the production of usage of renewable energy. However, users still face many difficulties in actual implementation.
Green groups and scholars criticise the government for disposing of all tree waste at the same location and sending most to landfills, without carrying out resources classification or selection for further recycling.