Posts Tagged ‘CUHK’

Barrier-free Access for Disabled Students on HK Campuses?

Barrier-free Access for Disabled Students on HK Campuses?

The number of disabled students at Hong Kong’s universities has risen over the past decade. New facilities built on the territories campuses have to comply with guidelines for disabled access. But as some disabled students have told Varsity, barrier-free access is not just about getting around campus.

The Good O days

The Good O days

Orientation camps at Hong Kong’s universities have changed over the years. From the idyllic sixties, to the politically-charged seventies and the uncertainty over Hong Kong’s future that was prevalent in the eighties – o’camps reflect the spirit of their times.

Orientation Week, Hong Kong Style

Orientation Week, Hong Kong Style

Varsity takes a look at o’camp with Hong Kong characteristics and look at how orientation activities on Hong Kong campuses compare with those overseas.

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

Reporters: Suki Chow, Karen Kwok, Shannon Lam, Oneal Li Alzheimer’s disease, also called senile dementia of the Alzheimer type (SDAT) and primary degenerative dementia of the Alzheimer’s type (PDDAT) is a degenerative brain disease. It is the most common form of dementia. This incurable and terminal disease was first described by German psychiatrist and neuropathologist […]

Through the Eyes of Hong Kong’s Mainland Students

Through the Eyes of Hong Kong’s Mainland Students

Reporters: Piano Ho, Phyllis Lee, To Ting, Vinky Wong We may study in the same lecture rooms, dine in the same canteens, and even sleep in the same hostel rooms. But many of us still have misunderstandings about, or more precisely, no understanding of mainland students in Hong Kong’s universities. The total number of mainland […]

Pak Sheung-chuen: Everyday Art

Pak Sheung-chuen: Everyday Art

Reporter: Samuel Chan Che-chung Pak Sheung-chuen does not read the way most people do. What first catches the artist’s attention is not the title or the text of the material, but the positioning of the punctuation marks and the white border round the page. This unique reading habit may be a window to explaining some […]