Archive for January 2013

New Semester: Meeting with your Faculty Academic Adviser

 

 

Dear Student,

Congratulations! You have completed your first semester at HKU and are now embarking on a new semester. To help you make a smooth and successful transition, you are reminded that the University requires all first year students to meet their Faculty Academic Advisers (FAAs) at least once EVERY semester.

The Add/Drop period will end on February 1, 2013 and you are encouraged to contact your FAA should you need any advice on your course selection or have any concerns regarding your studies. Appointment can be made by e-mail and this video will show you how to identify your FAA in SIS: http://aao.hku.hk/video/video-04/

For enquires, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 2219 4686 or email us at aaoffice@hku.hk

We wish you a fruitful and rewarding 2013!

AAO Owl

Thank you.

Academic Advising Office

How to Win a Scholarship Workshop

 

 

How to Win a Scholarship Workshop

Date: Feb 7, 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm
Venue: CYP P4 Chong Yuet Ming
Who is it for?

All undergraduate students, especially First Year students

What is it about?

This workshop will provide information and tips on how to apply for various types of scholarships for undergraduate students. HKU staff will share typical scholarship requirements and practical scholarship application advice. The following topics will also be addressed :

  • what donors’ are looking for in students they support
  • etiquette for scholarship interviews and ceremonies
  • social manner when meeting the donors
  • how to write a good thank you letter
Who will speak?
  • Dr Amy Lewis, Academic Advising Office, HKU
  • Ms Fiona Lam, Academic Services, HKU
  • Ms Salina Kong, Development and Alumni Affairs Office, HKU
How to register?

Click here to register.

Enquires:

Developing a Study Plan and Setting Academic Goals Workshop

 

 

Dear Students,

Welcome back ! May 2013 be a fruitful and successful year for you!

In setting yourself up for success, it helps to have a well thought-out academic plan and specific goals. AAO would like to invite you to attend a workshop to help you to develop your own study plan, details as follows :

Date: Jan 30, 2013 (Wed)
Time: 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm
Venue: MBG07, Main Building
Who is it for?

All undergraduate students, especially First Year students

What is it about?

This workshop will provide students with a hands-on method for developing a study plan and setting academic goals. With resources provided, students will create a personalized academic roadmap. Additionally, AAO staff will share practical academic advice and take questions from the audience.

Topics to be addressed include:

  • Review of University’s academic advising system;
  • Learn how to identify key academic policies and degree regulations;
  • Understand the calculation of your GPA;
  • Share effective learning strategies;
  • Find University resources available to assist you;
  • Create a personalize study plan and academic goals.
Who will speak?
  • Ms Katherine Wan, Academic Advising Office
  • Dr Amy Lewis, Academic Advising Office
How to register?

Click here to register.

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