HKUST Dorm: My initial thoughts

Though I’ll be officially moving in my dormroom later this Sunday after I send my parents to the airport (yes, I do spoil them), I’ve already managed to clean up my place and load it up.

My first thought after I entered the dormroom: “My gosh, it’s tiny!”

The distance between the door to the end of my window was a mere 10 or so steps, with your feet right above each other.

Seriously.

Pretty bare, isn’t it? 🙂

Now, here is the view when I sit in the left-hand corner of the room, by the bed. This photo was taken while standing atop the bedstand. I’ve moved the dirty mattress to make way for my suitcase:

Right beside the door as you can see is the study table which is equipped with a corkboard and flourescent light. It’s quite spacious as there are four shelves you can place your stuff on, not even counting the top shelf:

Lastly, outside my roomie’s window is this beautiful view of Clearwater Bay. This is the same view from the common room, which is equipped with a small fridge, toaster and microwave for everyone on the floor to share.

Unfortunately, THIS is the view that I have from my window. Compared to the other people’s view, it’s bummer that all I can see is a tree and a small part of the campus. Boo hoo!

Surprisingly, I had been able to pack in all of my stuff inside my dormroom. Though it looks small, the room is deceptively big given that it has a lot of storage spaces and cabinets. Imagine, there were around seven (7) usable cabinets in all, and I was able to fit all of my socks (can you even count the number of socks I have?!), dresses, work clothing, lingerie, etc.

Next post: Maybe the finished product after I’ve decored my dormroom. 🙂

It’s a lot more liveable now, just a few touches from Ikea is needed. Mainly, a place to put my hairpins and whatnots.

The empty spaces will be placed soon with my study books.

Oh, and the Accelerator program starts tomorrow. Lucky to get in. Whopeeee!!!

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About Bonita

I'm a forgetful person. But I think a lot. Every day, a lot of thoughts enter my head. That's why this blog came to be: first, to keep my memories alive through the years, and two, to actually see how I and my thoughts have changed. Please note that I seldom draft or edit my posts. Sometimes, if I'm not careful, I offend some of you, my readers. And while I apologize for making you feel uncomfortable, I am not sorry for being honest or for making well-intentioned mistakes. I will however be the first to admit if I change my mind. Hence, do read and proceed with caution. My life is as colorful and as boring as you make it. I complain many days, but offer some encouragement in others. Life is fluid, it changes. So keep the positives and throw away the negatives, and I do hope that at the end of the day, you will enjoy reading the blog and leaving comments here and there if my posts touches you. Happy reading!
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One Response to HKUST Dorm: My initial thoughts

  1. Lene says:

    Will look forward to the photos of your dorm room. And congratulations on the Accelelator program. 🙂

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