January 19, 2018

[Illinois] Good-bye, my friends

“Professor Wong and I talked about our own stories and feelings about HKU. It is quite interesting to compare different experiences occurring at the same place but not the same time (there is a 40-year gap between me and my mentor). Afterwards I knew much more about HKU’s history and […]
January 16, 2018

[Toronto] Getting energetic with my mentor

“I am very thankful to Dr Ma for helping me and spending time with me during the exchange. Well before I arrived in Toronto, she sent me a very warm welcoming message and kept in contact with me. She suggest that we have a meal together once I arrived at […]
January 8, 2018

[Boston] Feeling welcome and safe

“My mentor Mrs Connie Louie is very caring. I was introduced to the former Hong Konger’s life as an immigrant to the United States. As Connie previously worked in education, I also got to know more about the education scene there. Above all, Connie made me feel very welcome and […]
January 5, 2018

[London] Connected to the UK

“Meeting my mentor, Irene, in London, I got the chance to chat with her and her partner, Dan, about different issues. We shared our travel experiences and views on social issues. She gave me advice on living in a foreign society, which helped me better adapt to the new environment. […]
January 4, 2018

[Sydney] Vibrant life

“It was great to have someone who has lived in Sydney for a long time share their experience with me. Linda was very generous and it was very kind of her to pick me up from the airport and drive me to my accommodation when I first arrived in Sydney. […]