Choosing Electives is one of the major decisions you will have to make in your secondary school life. The decisions you make will heavily affect your your secondary life in school , so choosing the best elective for yourself is very important . You may be confused by all the choices and the proposed acts that electives propose. Therefore , in this guide , we will guide you on how to choose electives in HKUGAC
Want to relax in front of the television after a never ending day? The Office US, arguably the world’s best sitcom, is here to make your day better with relatable jokes, wonderful storytelling and phenomenal filmography.
Sports day is an event that can let us improve and prove ourselves, also to encourage students to do more exercise in daily life and to achieve their goals. Would you like to know more about the story behind the success of athletes? Click into the article and read more.
The anime our teachers adore? Competitions held in English Week? What about the weirdest school bell in history? Wanna know the English teachers’ reaction to English Week? It's all in the article by Anna and Gyneth!
I believe everyone has a mobile device these days. But how do you use yours? For education? Entertainment? To stay in contact with others? These are some of the most common uses, but in this article , we will be mainly intruducing social media (a part of entertainment).
Social media is deeply integrated into our lives. As the first generation who grew up after the age without phones, we are constantly scrolling, liking, posting, wherever and whenever. Besides being a platform to check on friends and family’s updates, social media is also a prominent source of news stories.
There is so much to gain from different subjects, such as learning problem-solving skills in maths, learning a global language such as English to work abroad in the future. Read this article and learn some benefits of these different junior form subjects and what we learn from them!
Not all kinds of peer pressure are caused by your friends encouraging you to do illegal drugs or drink alcohol. Obviously these kinds of peer pressure exist, but they are much more serious and overt.
It’s getting closer… and closer… and closer… ‘What is IT?’ you may ask. It’s… the 14th of July! The start of our EXAMS! Unfortunately, there’s a lot on your revision checklist and you haven’t started anything yet, scrolling through your phone aimlessly and hoping you won’t fail your exams. Guess what? Here are some tips for staying focused and effective while studying! Read the article and don’t worry about revision anymore!
Are you familiar with our school rules? If so, do you agree with them? Perhaps you might find them reasonable, or you might think they are annoying and sometimes unnecessary. Read this article about perspectives on some of the existing rules, and some newfound ideas!
The pandemic is raging. Wanna know more about how to prevent contracting the virus? Simple! Maintaining hygiene could help. If you’re not sure how important hygiene is, I strongly recommend you to read this article. Besides, cleaning your room is also a really important way to maintain hygiene!
I bet you have a smartphone, but do you know if you are addicted to it? Do you ever control your time limit on your phone or even notice how long you’ve been on it? This is a bad habit for a lot of us, and can bring a lot of negative impacts. If you’re trying to break your smartphone addiction, then this article is for YOU!
In recent times, pages that create memes on Hong Kong’s culture have been on the rise— and the popular meme page @hongkongggag has been at the forefront of this. “It’s nice to see people come together like this,” says the creator behind the page. Read on for the full interview, where we discuss advice for aspiring creators, inspiration behind his memes and more!
What is Sino Inno Lab? Is it something created in Disney Movies? No! It does exist. It is a testing ground for new technology! In this passage, you will know how the technology facilitates our life in different aspect. Many new technology is discovered and investigated there, for example, app for visualise decoration and new arrangement of the screen monitor. If you are interested in technology, read this passage!
This short passage sheds light on a habit that could consume long periods of time - distractions from the internet. Click in to see if you share the same trait as most of us and get to know some insights on the issue!
Nowadays, with the development of advanced technology, almost everyone has a phone. You look at your phone when you go to school and leave school, when you’re waiting for the bus, when you’re having meals… Basically, phones play a big role in our lives. We rely on them for communication, socializing, entertainment, schoolwork, and more.
Do you hate homework? Most of you probably do, but why? Some of you may say “They just suck!” But there’s more to that! Have you ever really thought about the disadvantages of homework? Is it just annoying, or actually affecting our physical AND mental health?
Feeling tired of watching movies with dark themes that might only stress you out more in daily life? Why not try sitcoms! They’re fun, lighthearted, and feel-good; and they have simple plotlines to follow.
Are you interested in rock music, a fun, exciting type of music that gets you enthusiastic? Here you will find, Dreamland, as it’s named, a dreamy and illusory album produced by Glass Animals, soft and utopian, yet offering you an experience of catchy music, feeling like you’re in a never-ending daydream.
Have you ever felt down, unmotivated and lacking in enthusiasm for everything you do? If you said yes, go check out these 5 things you can do to help yourself relax and rediscover the joys of life.
Learning trips? No... School picnics? No… Sports Day? YASSS!!! It has been grueling times for the past two years, yet our school’s astounding PE Department has managed to host one of the most unforgettable Sports Days in the face of adversity.
Texting is slowly replacing letters. Writing itself has become a lost art, and gone with it are the passion and feelings hidden between its lines. Do you prefer lifeless words on a screen or characteristic handwriting?
Still feeling bored after half-day school? A comedy special called ‘Inside’ is recommended to you all. The special itself has interludes between songs that are recordings of Bo Burnham’s process of making the special on his own.
Have you ever ended up with 15 Safari browser tabs open when working on a Humanities assignment? The Internet uncovers a lot of secrets for us, yet it erodes our ability to concentrate, so avoiding distractions from the Internet is a skill every student should acquire!
Amid the pandemic, all of us must have spent much time on YouTube series and Netflix programs, but have you ever expected guinea pigs to go viral online? The squishy Pui Pui is definitely something you should watch to kill boredom. Watch the TV series if you have missed it!
Having suffered from the pandemic for 2 years, we have become highly adaptive and have become used to swtiching between face-to-face lessons and online learning. Which mode of learning do you prefer?
What was the most popular anime half a year ago? Attack on Titan, Demon Slayer or even Cells at Work might have come to mind, but it might shock you when I say a show about a bunch of guinea pigs morphed into squatty little vehicles has been blowing up on the internet.
For the last few years, Google Chrome has dominated the world of browsers, a good 67.14% of people worldwide use Chrome as their entrance to the internet. However, is Google Chrome the best browser with the best features to use? Are there any better alternatives for Chrome?
Are you frequently bored and looking for something entertaining to do during quarantine? If you’re into aesthetic, pretty things that also benefit you, why don’t you try bullet journaling? Bullet journaling is a fun, creative way to journal, and helps you organize your life and make plans.
Just like how we know Edison invented the lightbulb and Newton discovered gravity, we know that J.K. Rowling wrote Harry Potter. She is arguably the most successful writer of all time, inspired thousands of people and WOULD HAVE BEEN praised and honored for centuries IF she didn’t single-handedly ruin her career…
Let me guess, your room is currently an “organized” mess. Your belongings are scattered around the room haphazardly. You only go out of your space for meals, rehydration, or using the bathroom. Did I get you? Yes? Well, you probably need to check out this article for a guide to better quarantine habits!
Unproductive when doing revision? Getting distracted easily? Frustrated with bad grades? Self-control definitely plays a role in our studies, but in fact studying environments also affect our mood! Read this article to learn more.
Having problems with our learning amid the pandemic? No worries! HKUGAC, being our second home, has provided support for students who do not have an undisturbed learning environment at home, and sent us parcels and messages regularly.
With all the social distancing measures still taking effect, why don’t we play some mind-sharpening games instead of staying at home, scrolling through social media and playing video games in our leisure time?
On average, each student produces about 22kg of waste per year, and in fact half of all produced waste is from food and paper. Studies show that 78% of such waste can be recycled, so should some environmental protection plans be implemented on campus as a starting point?
Male pattern baldness is an increasingly prevalent problem seen in over 50% of all men aged over fifty. While this might not be concerning at the moment, it certainly will in approximately 32-38 years, depending on your current age. To prepare you for your inevitably bright future, two masters will guide you on your path to enlightenment.
We all have experienced online learning for over a year. While you think you have not learnt much amidst the pandemic, you might have actually grown up to be more mature, either physically or mentally.
Christmas? Halloween? We can name all these holidays and festivals celebrated every year. What about World Giraffe Day and I Forgot Day?
How can fashion be possibly fatal? The author will be uncovering some horrible truths about Victorian fashion, proving that everyone in the Victorian era carries the perfect murder weapon while fashionably strolling the streets.
Struggling to wake up early for physical lessons every morning? Well, you definitely need a healthier lifestyle by getting enough sleep and picking up a healthy hobby. The two pieces of advice sound cliché, you will find them really helpful if you are strategic enough.
The seemingly never-ending pandemic has generated the largest-ever distance between you and your friends, resulting in social isolation and loneliness. While most of you think this restriction affects extroverts more severely, research suggests otherwise.
Almost everyone living in this digital age uses social media. They are supposed to help us connect with people, but do you feel more lonely when using them? Or are they as terrible as how your parents may describe? Let’s take a closer look at the pros and cons!
Disneyland has reopened to the public amid the pandemic. Apart from taking socially distanced selfies with iconic characters, what else can you do?
The album folklore by Taylor Swift was written during quarantine and released on July 24, 2020 as a huge surprise. As usual, her songs have beautiful lyrics, but this time the melodies are very different.
Motivation is like a campfire. You need to have passion and a strong will to keep going. So do you know why you sometimes procrastinate? Fix the problems now!
Note-taking sounds simple. Copying everything in the teacher’s presentation word for word gives yourself a very detailed set of notes, but is it actually useful?
Some say love is magical, while some others may perceive it as a fart. How do you define love? Read on to find a definition that matches the idea of ‘love’ on your mind.
Have you ever been so embarrassed that you blushed so much? What was an occasion in which you want to dig a hole in the ground to escape? If you are wondering why these happened to you, read this article to understand more about our own feelings.
Have you ever wondered what we are learning in school? Have you ever got frustrated because you were told your answer was too advanced or out of the curriculum? If you are doubtful about the Hong Kong education system, this essay will probably echo your thoughts.
Dreams are something unreal, but at times they seem real. Have you ever wondered why a dream seems familiar to you? Here is a brief introduction to a few types of dreams.
Yay! School has partially resumed and we have finally got the chance to meet with our friends. Forgotten how to get along with them? Here are 3 ways to stay in a healthy relationship.
Tired of wearing a mask every day? But when there are 1.48 million people who have lost their life because of the coronavirus, it is best for us to fight together against it. Read on for some tips!
Remember George Floyd? He was only one of the many people from the Black community who lost their life due to the tension between the police and the Black. This article delves into the inequality amongst various races in the US, and solutions to it.
If you think of the word ‘nerd’, is there anyone immediately popping up on your mind? What about the word ‘talented’? Here in the article, we are going to delve into the ‘social pyramid’, and you must have a place on it!
Everyone knows that breakfast is important. Not convinced? Lacking motivation to wake up earlier for breakfast? Read on to find out what the professionals say.
When you have got 15 minutes of free time before your lunch break ends, but your good friends aren’t around you, where will you go? Read on for some possibilities!
Did you always have problems with writing or studying with boring notes? Are boring notes taking away your marks? Well fear no more! Here you will learn how to make interesting notes.
While everyone puts the spotlight on Harry Hotter, Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley, have you thought of the vastly controversial character - Severus Snape? Read on and Gyneth and Kelly will tell you why Snape is brave but cowardly at the same time.
Bayern Munich in the Flick Era has a revamped playing style, and has given us surprises - more goals with a lower rate of conceding one per game. Will they be able to claim the 8th consecutive Bundesliga title?
Why are you here but not working on your assignments which are due really soon? Well, if you are a deadline fighter, this article may echo your thoughts as Ethan and Adrian from S4 are telling you more about the art of procrastination.
Everyone’s exhausted after a long day of school or non-stop revision and assessments, and winding down afterwards is as important as completing your schoolwork. Can’t relax due to stress? No worries! Read this article to find out more!
Fantasy Premier League is a game that lets you fulfil your fantasy of becoming a manager in English Premier League! Read the basics of FPL provided by Calvin Lam from S3 and win the Premier League trophy for your own football team! Scroll to the bottom for the link to the FPL website!
Wanna learn about aesthetics? Still spending hours trying to figure out what to wear? Fear not! Karla and Hailey from S3 are here to teach you all about aesthetics and how to style your outfits! There’s also an interactive quiz to help you find out your personal style!
School is tough, especially for new students that have just joined our community. Here is some advice from 3 Wongs (2 teachers and 1 student leader) and myself on adapting to college life.
When you think of eating, what do you think of? For me, eating is an important part of life. Without food, we cannot survive.
Not long ago, professional Master of Ceremony Yoee Leung visited HKUGAC to conduct an exhilarating talk about valuable presentation tips.
Yoee Leung is a renowned professional Master of Ceremony and TV host and has hosted over 700 events in four different languages.
Welcome to the world of astrology, where planets and stars determine your life.
As students, we know how studying can sometimes be full of challenges. Whatever your problem may be, we hope we can help you out and provide some solutions with professional advice from education experts.
On the 8th of March, our student athletes and cheering team joined forces to compete with other schools in the HKSSF Division 1 finals.
When you were cheering or just lazing about on Sports day, did you ever think about who encouraged the house members to cheer?
Looking for a place to go during the holidays? Do you want to enjoy a trip that is both exciting and eye-opening?
The whole school gathered at the Wan Chai Sports Ground where the six houses competed in various competitions.
Every year, our school opens its gates and welcomes a new batch of teachers into our family. This year is no different, and we've added many new wonderful educators to our school.
Have you all seen construction workers roaming around our campus lately? Enjoyed the symphony of construction vehicles and building materials composing music?
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