The mUSThaveMBA Student Blog
On Wednesday October 4th, the Healthcare Club held a detox event for the batch to cleanse their bodies of LG7 and clear their minds of IRR.
The Tech Club recently hosted an exciting seminar on Digital Transformation. The speaker was Mr. Jaimohan Thampi - APAC head at Electrolux for IOT and digital transformation, and former global head of Marketing at Philips.
The Energy and Sustainability Club launched its first event "Sharing Session: Oil & Gas Industry" that will take place on October 26th, 2017 from 2PM to 3PM at the MBA Lounge, LSK 2/F. Guest speakers: Sudhanshu Mohanty and Andy (Shuai) Wang
Photography training session were arrange by MBAFT photography club to share knowledge about how to setup a camera properly to take a good composition photo. Thank you all participants for attending the event. We are so glad that you enjoyed the session and provided light meal, a slide of 12" pizza!
Fun. Interactive. Personal Growth. These were the fundamentals when the MBAA proposed to have the mUSThaveFriday events.
This last weekend 11 of the MBA full time students flew to Taipei for a long weekend. Two of our classmates on the trip grew up there and have family there, so we all knew we were in for a treat.
For our Mandarin Language course we were required to make a presentation about travelling and my group decided to turn our topic into a song. Please enjoy our original composition about "我不知道" (Wǒ bù zhīdào) - a very helpful phrase if you are a foreigner in China.
In the last two months, our class has taken part in multiple events and have done many activities together. There are many funny photos every time we hangout and there is ONE person who always brings these photos to the level of EPIC!
The date was 30 August 2017, and the setting was HKUST’s glorious seafront football pitch. Because it was only three days into our first proper week of classes, the Sports and Leadership Club decided to feed off the energy to host the inaugural jUSTforKicks International 6-a-side MBA Football Tournament.
Our team composed by Alexandre Lataste, Ashley McDonough, Horacio Fernandez De La Garza, Clara Lam, Kelvin Huang, will participate in the Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition at Duke University (USA) on the topic of "M-KOPA Solar: Off-grid Regulations and Business Models in Kenya".
Soon after we settled down at HKUST, it was time to test our team work capabilities. Our program arranged a warm-up case study for us to understand how to crack a real business problem.
On July 14, 2017, I packed my entire life and left Canada with a bucket list in hand.
Thailand was #1 on that list.
Follow my first opportunity to travel to Bangkok with batch mates and the serendipitous sequence of events that led to the best flight of our lives.
On the morning of July 26, I arrived in Hong Kong for the first time ever. There was a slight anxiety – I was going to live in a new city without first knowing it, and also a sense of wonder at the opportunities that Hong Kong and the MBA program would open for me.
The HKUST MBA is all about diversity. What follows is a post by our Japanese classmate - Zenjiro Hamada about the last five months he has spent as part of our cohort in the #mUSThaveMBA.
If there is one thing that is certain in the HKUST MBA, its late nights. Not because we are cooped up in the library studying; many of these late nights happen when the class heads to Central for one reason or another. The reasons we head out to central may vary but there is one iconic activity we do in central – head to Ichiran in Causeway Bay.
Glimpse through the highlights of the Technology focused section of our Career Trek in Singapore!
Our Singaporean class mate - Dency Cheng shares her experience when the #mUSThaveMBA Intake of 2016 visited the city she has always called home.
We came across an interesting post by a student, Kshitij Shah, a self-proclaimed foodie at heart (why just at heart and not on palate?) writing up a basic guide on the vegetarian options at HKUST. Check out his blog called Bambaiya Veggie for more recommendations if you ever find yourself in Mumbai!
We asked students from Full-Time MBA Intake 2016 who came in early for the Mandarin program how their first week went. Here’s what Eunjeong aka EJ told us.
We asked students from Full-Time MBA Intake 2016 who came in early for the Mandarin program how their first week went. Here’s what Alvin told us:
Yesterday, my #firstdate, my very first HKUST Full-Time MBA recruiting class, arrived. Well, at least those who enrolled into Mandarin classes did. Point is, it was a special moment!