VERTEX, House II Students’ Association (VERTEX, House II SA.) was founded with the opening of UG Hall II in Feb, 1993. The name “VERTEX” denotes that we strive for the best for House II in every aspect at all the time. VERTEX, House II SA., is one of the affiliated societies of HKUST Students’ Union with the base in UG Hall II.
Our destination is to germinate a distinctive style and culture of House II, to promote cultural, social and sport interests among our members, to unite our House members by providing benefits, welfares and activities, as well as bringing up their sense of belongings.
VERTEX stands for pinnacle, the apex of a mountain it is represented by the mountain range in the official logo of House II. Standing on top of the badge of HKUST, VERTEX is also supported by every passionate Vertexians, symbolized by the shape of the letter V and the Roman numeral II within it. This signifies that all Vertexians are the buttress of VERTEX;s strength, pushing VERTEX to the enith of its power and reputation.
Red is the official color of VERTEX, House II. It represents passion, energy, strength motivation… it exhibit the character of House II, as well as all the Vertexians. Our house is filled with all these positive element, which makes it the best place for the growth and the whole-person development of House II members.
Undergraduate Hall II is a 11-storey building. The hall premises occupy the 2/F and upwards of the building located on the central seafront of the campus. G/F and 1/F of the building accommodate other campus facilities. Up to 424 students can be accommodated in UG Hall II including 244 students in double rooms and 180 students in triple rooms.