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.


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!!!


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!
This entry was posted in MBA / Studies. Bookmark the permalink.

1 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. 🙂

Leave a Reply