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Things You Don’t Know About 9GAG / 曝光9GAG不為人知的事

(按此看中文版) “Don’t start a company for the sake of starting one. “ The first Prosperians’ Talk organized by HSBC Prosperity Hall (Hall 2) this academic year has attracted more than 50 students from all across the globe gathering at Multi-functional Hall B on 6 September. The special talk, “Go Fun Yourself”, was given by Mr. Ray CHAN, CEO/co-founder of 9GAG, to share his world-leading startup … Continue reading Things You Don’t Know About 9GAG / 曝光9GAG不為人知的事

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A Dynamic Beginning of a CityYOU Story / 元氣滿滿開始你與城大的故事

(按此看中文版) For many new Mainland students, residence life in university is a completely new experience. To help them adapt to the new environment, a Res.life Talk held by the Chinese Students and Scholars Association Undergraduate (CSSAUG) was organized at Moon Chun Multi-function Hall (MFH A) last Saturday to offer them with information and advice about their new life in the residence halls. Dr. FANG Yulin, Residence … Continue reading A Dynamic Beginning of a CityYOU Story / 元氣滿滿開始你與城大的故事

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Life Hacks: How to Make the Most of Your Space / 生活小技巧:如何充分利用你的空間

(按此看中文版) It is almost common sense, that Hong Kong has been one of the cities on earth with the most expensive housings for several years. However, international and exchange students might not know that the residence halls you are now living in CityU – is among the most expensive districts in Hong Kong. With an average of HK$12,285 per square feet, you are actually living in … Continue reading Life Hacks: How to Make the Most of Your Space / 生活小技巧:如何充分利用你的空間

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A Warm Welcome to our RTs / RT茶會看過來

(按此看中文版) The Welcome Tea Session for Residence Tutors and Residence Masters 2016 began at 5PM in Moon Chun Multi-function Hall (MFH A) last Thursday. The event was graced by the presence of our 10 elegant and handsome Residence Masters (RMs) as well as our passionate Residence Tutors (RTs). The atmosphere continued to brighten up as more people arrived to chat with one another and take photos together. They were eager … Continue reading A Warm Welcome to our RTs / RT茶會看過來

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Getting Up to Morning Classes On Time? Not a Dream! / 上早堂不是夢

(按此看中文版) Yesterday was the first school day.  After a long, long holiday, it would be a big challenge for students to wake up early and attend morning classes. Here are some suggestion which you may give a try. Set up an alarm every five minutes until you can get up. If you sleep like a pig, it might not work and you should try the following one. … Continue reading Getting Up to Morning Classes On Time? Not a Dream! / 上早堂不是夢

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Word of Advice for Newbies / 學長的話

(按此看中文版) “Life is tough and tiring, but you learn and grow from your experiences – and you find happiness within yourself.” I remember the first time I stepped into the HSBC Prosperity Hall when I was a freshman. The warm greetings from the hallmates overwhelmed me with love. After joining a variety of hall activities, such as the orientation camp, Chinese New Year gathering, high … Continue reading Word of Advice for Newbies / 學長的話

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The Unforgettable Smile of my Residence Tutor / RT 一笑很傾城

What? You ask me whether RT is edible or not? No-no-no, you should know what RT is when you come to stay with us in the CityU Student Residence. RT stands for “Residence Tutor”. Every floor in each hall has at least one Residence Tutor, whom we call Hall Tiu (呵挑) in Cantonese. You think that RT is someone who age like uncle,with a cool face and only responsible for ordering … Continue reading The Unforgettable Smile of my Residence Tutor / RT 一笑很傾城

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Flick off Those Homesick Blues / 想家愁緒通通走

It was already late in the afternoon, and I was still rolling around my bed with a heavy body; I could have easily blamed the weather and the whole new atmosphere for my sickness but there was something more. Homesickness. That thing that I labeled as a myth finally caught up with me and proved itself. No matter how much I had anticipated this new … Continue reading Flick off Those Homesick Blues / 想家愁緒通通走

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New roommate? New hall life! / 新室友?新生活!

New semester is starting soon. Are you excited to meet your new roommate? After a year living in Hall 4, I can tell you that those times were the best part in my U-life! You can also create your own memories! First of all, foooooooood… Friendship can always be bonded over food. Buying ingredients from markets nearby after class, then cooking your signature dishes in the common room can get you … Continue reading New roommate? New hall life! / 新室友?新生活!

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Be a Heavy Polar Bear and Break the Ice / 利用幽默 打破沉默

It’s the start of a new semester, whilst meeting up with your old friends, perhaps you’re thinking of making NEW ones? But how to start that first conversation? Actually, everybody likes a bit of humour, so might as well start a conversation off that way. Try some of the lines below, if you look confident and engaging, you might just pull it off – no … Continue reading Be a Heavy Polar Bear and Break the Ice / 利用幽默 打破沉默