18 Aug, 2016 in HKUST, Visions
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology HK Visions (15)

I recently revisited my old home of Hong Kong and stayed over as a guest on the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) campus at the new hotel next the new buildings for the business school and the Institute of Advanced Studies (Conference Lodge). Although I know this campus and the Sai Kung […]

7 Jun, 2014 in HKUST
HKUST boat-trip Saikung National Geopark Hong Kong (6)

Every year the management department at HKUST goes for a boat trip around the Saikung peninsula sailing through the national geopark and visiting some deserted white-sand beach. This year, however, marks a occasion in my life. After 5 years of doing a PhD at HKUST I will be graduating and leaving Hong Kong for a […]

1 Mar, 2012 in HKUST
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When it comes to photography I’ve gone through some major changes in the last 6 years. When I first set to Asia and started this blog I had this inherent bias against photography as a whole. I didn’t understand why people took photos, I hated those who obsessed about their cameras and took photos everywhere […]

8 Jan, 2012 in HKUST
PhD student = no money

Since it's been a long time since I actually wrote something not travel related, I thought I'd share with you a few musings on a PhD life here in Hong Kong. (photo credit)   [UPDATE few hours after posting] I had a feeling this might come out wrong. After a few concerned messages and emails […]

23 Aug, 2011 in HK Events, HKUST
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Planet Solar, the solar powered boat that’s circling the world, has taken a short trip away from the Hong Kong harbour in Kowloon to visit us students at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). HKUST is located near the Sai Kung Peninsula which – aside from the breathing views – also …

19 Jun, 2011 in HKUST
Studying in HK: University Apartments & Flatmates

It’s been over two years for me at HKUST so I figure it about time to tell something a bit more about the time spent here. Academics aside, being an international post-graduate student at HKUST is definitely not an easy experience, and there are many reasons for that. One of those has to do with […]

28 Nov, 2010 in HKUST
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There are a few special advantages to studying with HKUST that have nothing to do with academics and research. There’s little doubt in my mind that the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has a campus with the most gorgeous scenery I’ve ever seen, and I’ve seen quite a few universities. On a clear […]

27 Nov, 2010 in HKUST
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Every year the HKUST management department invites a few job candidates with top-tier publications from schools all over the world to give job talks here at HKUST. Usually, we’re talking about 8-10 jobs talks surrounding the candidates research topics in Organizational Behavior (Micro), Organizational Theory (OT-Macro), & Strategy. The job candidates spend a couple of […]

22 Oct, 2010 in HKUST
Bella Gaia–Poetic Vision of Earth from Space @HKUST

Bella Gaia, “Beautiful Earth” Multimedia Arts show on the “poetic vision of earth from space”, took place at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology on October 19th. I’ve been studying with this university for over 1.5 years but I’ve never seen the outdoor amphitheater been used for anything, and always thought it could […]

15 Jul, 2010 in Cosplay, HKUST
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Want more Cosplay? Here’s more Cosplaying photos for you. This is the second post of photos from the Dating @UST 2010 Cosplay event held at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Cosplayers arrived from all over Hong Kong to take part in the Cosplay event and show off their Cosplaying outfits. …

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