Archive for April 2013

When ‘Major’ Meets ‘Minor’ Fair

Fair Highlights

When was the Fair?

11:00 am to 3:00 pm, April 25, 2013 (Thursday)

Where was the Fair?

Student Advisory Services Zone (R Zone), 2/F, Chi Wah Learning Commons, Centennial Campus

Who was the Fair for?

All undergraduate students

What was the aim of the Fair?

HKU’s new undergraduate curriculum provides flexibility for students to design their own combination of disciplinary majors, minors and electives within and outside their home Faculties with guidance from academic advisers. The aim of the Fair was to provide an opportunity for students to explore different major and minor options.

Who did students meet in the Fair?
  • 22 Teachers and more than 12 Administrators across 8 Faculties
  • Representatives from 20 Student Societies
  • Careers Advisers from CEDARS (Careers & Placement)
What did students get from the Fair?
Information on specific major/minor options:

20 sessions of information briefings on major / minor options offered by different Faculties had been held, with the participation of over 200 students.

Advice from Administrators:

Administrators from 7 Faculties were there to answer students’ questions regarding regulations and procedures; representatives from Cedars (Careers and Placement) also stationed on site to advise students on the career prospects of particular major/ minor options.

Peer Advice:

20 student societies had joined the Fair. Participants had a great time in chatting with their peers and learning more about their first-hand experience.

Missed the Fair?

No worries. If you have questions regarding your major / minor options, you can:

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Sharing Session on Academic Advising Issues

 


The Sharing Session on Academic Advising
has been postponed due to bad weather.



The updated information for the sharing session on Academic Advising can be found at here

Regards,
Academic Advising Office

Bulkemail for When ‘Major’ Meets ‘Minor’ Fair

 

 

Dear Student,

Choosing a major and / or a minor will be one of the most important academic decisions you make. How can you make the choice that is best for you? To help you explore the wide spectrum of major and minor options which are made available under the new open curriculum, the Academic Advising Office (AAO) will organize the “When ‘Major’ Meets ‘Minor’ Fair”:

Date: April 25, 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 11:00am to 3:00pm
Venue: Student Advisory Services Zone (R Zone), 2/F, Chi Wah Learning Commons, Centennial Campus

During the Fair, you can attend information briefings conducted by the teachers from different Faculties on the major/ minor options offered by their Faculties. Review the table below for further information and go to our website: http://aao.hku.hk for registration.

If you have questions on regulations and course requirements, administrators from Faculties and the Academic Advising Office will be there to help; Should you wish to know more about the relationship between your career prospect and your interested major/minor programmes, the careers advisers from CEDARS will give you a hand; Or maybe what you want is a causal discussion with your peers on your intended choices, representatives from over 15 student societies will be there to chat and share their first-hand experience.

For more details on the Fair, please click here.

See you at the Fair!
Academic Advising Office (AAO)
Information Briefings by Faculty Teachers on April 25, 2013 (Registration: http://aao.hku.hk)

When ‘Major’ Meets ‘Minor’ Fair

When is this Fair?

11:00 am to 3:00 pm, April 25, 2013 (Thursday)

Map for R-Zone in Learning Commons
Where is this Fair?

Student Advisory Services Zone (R Zone), 2/F,
Chi Wah Learning Commons, Centennial Campus

Who is this Fair for?

All undergraduate students

What is the aim of this Fair?

HKU’s new undergraduate curriculum provides flexibility for students to design their own combination of disciplinary majors, minors and electives within and outside their home Faculties with guidance from academic advisers. The aim of this Fair is to provide an opportunity for students to explore different major and minor options.

Who will you meet in this Fair?
  • Teachers and Administrators from Faculties and the Academic Advising Office
  • Representatives from Student Societies
  • Careers Advisers from CEDARS (Careers & Placement)

click here to view the list of participating Faculties and Student societies

What can I get from this Fair?
Get Information:
  • We have invited different Faculties to conduct information briefings on their major / minor options offered to non-home Faculty students. Want to join the talks? Please click here to register.
  • We have prepared factsheets on different major/ minor options for your easy reference.
Seek Advice:
  • Administrators from different Faculties /Academic Advising Office will be there to answer your questions regarding course requirements and relevant regulations and procedures.
  • Representatives from CEDARS (Careers and Placement) will also station there to advise you on the career prospects of particular major/ minor programmes.
Be Connected:
  • Over 15 student societies will join this Fair. You can have a causal chat with your peers. They will be happy to share with you their views and first-hand experience.
Got questions?