|Hall Culture in the University of Hong Kong|
|Written by xuepanpan|
|Friday, 03 April 2009|
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Various cultures in the University of Hong Kong
There are many kinds of culutres existing in HKU, such as society culture , hall culture, high table dinner, orientation camp, democracy wall, workshops for career plan or research, independent publication, promotion and election of student union etc. Among them, halls are the closest to studentsí life and† about 32% of the total student population is in halls(Data source: Hall Education Report ), so halls are usually paid more attention than others.
What are halls?
The origin of Halls in the University of Hong Kong †
At the opening of the University of Hong Kong, on 11th March 1912, Frederick Lugard stated his concept of a partnership between university instruction and residential life which would address the whole person:†
There are thirteen residential halls in HKU: Lady Ho Tung Hall (for women only), Starr Hall, Ricci Hall , Morrison Hall, Suen Chi Sun Hall, Lee Shau Kee Hall, Lee Hysan Hall, R. C. Lee Hall, Wei Lun Hall† Simon K. Y. Lee Hall, Swire Hall, St. Johnís College, University Hall(for men only). Besides, there are three non residential halls: Lee Chi Hung Hall,† Hornell Hall(for men only) , Duchess of Kent Hall (for women only).† Usually hall members consist of local(majority), non-local, foreign students .Except Morrison Hall, UG and PG have half undergraduates and half postgraduates, most hall mates are undergraduate. The location of all the thirteen residential halls has been marked with the Sunshine Icons in the Google Maps as below:
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