A Good Story to Tell

“A Good Story to Tell” is a collection of HKUST stories of our students, faculty, staff and alumni. Enjoy reading and experiencing what makes HKUST special.

A Good Story
Oct 2013

This seat on LG3 in the library is ideally located both in relation to the stairs for emergency and the power supply for routine. It also faces the sea at a direct angle allowing one to immerse oneself in study or thinking without being disturbed by human interaction. Besides, the tiny desk is not... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

One of many concerns I had before coming to HKUST was about having a roommate. I had shared my room with my sisters before, so sharing wasn’t a problem. It was only that I would share it with someone you don’t know at all, yet. The school didn’t tell us who our roommates would... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

“We can do no great things, only small things with great love”-Mother Teresa This is my second bridge building trip with Wu Zhi Qiao(WZQ) which aims at building a bridge as a life saver that improves Villagers’ living . Compared to last time, this is again another unforgettable... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

28 Aug 2001 | UG Yr1 | Under the media spotlight with Prof. Chu Awesome! I talked to my University Principal and I am on the NEWSPAPER! It all happened by coincidence. Yesterday, I had just finished my Ocamp and was on the way home. When I was passing by the Atrium, I noticed a... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

“There was this cute girl named…,” as made fun by friends is generally the beginning line of all my stories, but let us be serious here for a second. To describe a semester at HKUST, I will have to use the four letter word that our moms do not let us say a lot, but... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Have you ever wondered how the student organizations of the HKUST were started? Look at the smiles on the faces of these people. And as you scan towards the lower right corner, you will find out the print “91 12 14″. Back then, the HKUST Students’ Union Organising Committee... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

My name is Joel and I am graduated from HKUST BSc(Chem) 2002, I have started the greenskeeper career at 2002 in a golf course, and now the Grounds Manager of the Hong Kong Cricket Club. This is a very special job that I have never thought before I graduated. And this is a job very... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

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A Good Story
Oct 2013

Here, I want to share with you a true story of my life “with” HKUST. I visited HKUST at the open day in 1997. I still remember Prof. King Chow claimed that it was the beginning of a grand era in biological science. I still remember the campus tour led by the senior students. Amazingly,... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

Let’s think for a second, how does a university life qualify for the best experience? What if it enlightened you for a whole new world for your intellectual pursuit? How about meeting someone who you called a life partner? And last but not the least a rewarding and meaningful career? The best... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

This photo is taken on 4 April 2011, on the stage in Sheung Wan Theater. They are crew members of Annual Performance 2011 of Drama Society, HKUST. This is the last day of their performance. They had spent their effort more than half of year and gonna show their effort to audience on that night...... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

I still remember the first day I went to UST for registration. Unfamiliar faces and unfamiliar surroundings. I wondered whether I would ever fit in the university. It was such a big transition from secondary school and I never thought that I would have learnt to love this place so much over the... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

In 2007, the HKUST MBA Alumni Association started out a project “Build Schools @ China” with an aim to contribute to providing education to the less privileged in the mountainous area of the Mainland, through the rebuilding of schools, provision of scholarship and encouragement from our... Read More
A Good Story
Oct 2013

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A Good Story
Jul 2013

I came to HKUST in September 2010 with few expectations so I was pleasantly surprised to see the vast array of non-academic opportunities offered here. As a shy freshman, I randomly decided to try out for the HKUST English Debate Team. With a stroke of luck, I was welcomed in to the team along... Read More
A Good Story
Jul 2013

“2011 was a great year in the HKUST story. Not only did the University celebrate its 20th Anniversary since courses first began in 1991, HKUST also became the No.1 ranked university in Asia . That’s right! Just two decades after it was founded, the University was named the leading... Read More