Learning the Ropes at Hong Kong’s Sea School

Imagine living by the beach in Stanley and practising canoeing and windsurfing as part of your school sports activities. This is not just the preserve of the rich and privileged elite, but also for the boys from the Hong Kong Sea School. Students at the school are mainly academically lower-achieving boys from underprivileged backgrounds. The school's maritime-based curriculum and strict discipline are designed to train them jobs in the maritime and hospitality industries.

Hapi Fork, Healthy Meal

Big Brother may or may not be watching you, but Hapifork is here to watch what you eat. The smart eating implement reminds you to slow down if you're chomping too quickly and stores data on your eating habits for you to analyse on your computer.

Re-living World War II

In our city of skyscrapers, many people might be surprised to learn that many relics from World War II still survive. Without proper heritage protection, many of these historical structures are slowly eroding or being reclaimed by nature. With their deterioration and the passing of veterans who fought in the war, an important part of Hong Kong's history is fading away.

The Great Escape

Form a team with your friends and play a real life escape game in the heart of the city with FreeingHK.

Plant a Pencil

Instead of chewing your pencil tops, or throwing the useless stubs away, plant them and reap a harvest of edible plants such as basil, parsley and even tomatoes. Varsity shows you how with Sprout, a pencil with a seed capsule.

Saying Goodbye to Lung Mei

Environmentalists and ordinary members of the public have been flocking to Lung Mei Beach before the government implement plans to turn the strip of Tai Po coastline into an artificial swimming beach. As one last-ditch attempt to save the strip, which is abundant with marine life, follows another, people are appreciating the wildlife and saying goodbye, perhaps for one last time.

Light of the Party

Light up the party this holiday season with a sound-activated t-shirt that flashes to the beat.

Battle on the Table

Meet the players who indulge in fantasy war-games from the safety of their table-tops.

Veggie Dining for a Cause

Happy Veggies is a restaurant that serves up healthy, vegetarian fare while providing an opportunity for the deaf and hearing-impaired to work alongside hearing colleagues.

bobble: Filter In Your Bottle

Store-bought bottled water has a huge energy footprint, and if it's imported, a huge carbon footprint too. Varsity introduces a more environmentally-friendly alternative, a refillable bottle that comes with a replaceable filter.