Sharing Session on Current Issues in Academic Advising @ HKU: Supporting Academically At-Risk Students

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Sharing Session on Current Issues in Academic Advising @ HKU:
Supporting Academically At-Risk Students

Date: May 20, 2015 (Wednesday)
Time: 12:15 pm – 2:00 pm
Venue: MW408, 4/F, Meng Wah Complex, Main Campus

(Light lunch will be provided)

What is it about?

This sharing session aims at providing an opportunity for teachers and Faculty Academic Advisers to share ideas and good practices on how to render effective support to academically at-risk students through early alert strategies and intervention measures. Experienced colleagues will share on the following issues:

  • How to identify academically unprepared and at-risk students?
  • Under what circumstances would a student be discontinued from studies?
  • What alert strategies and intervention measures are being used by Faculties?
  • In what ways do psychological / personal issues affect academic performance?
  • How to balance residential hall life and academic commitments?
  • When and how to make effective referrals to support academically at-risk students?
Who will speak?

Moderators

  • Professor Wai-kin CHAN, Associate Dean, Faculty of Science ; Chairman, Academic Advising Committee
  • Ms. Katherine WAN, Head, Academic Advising Office

Panel Discussants (In alphabetical order):

  • Professor Daniel CHAN, Chairman, Committee on Discontinuation
  • Dr. Samuel CHU, Warden, Swire Hall
  • Dr. Wilton FOK, Senior Tutor, Suen Chi Sun Hall
  • Dr. Eugenie LEUNG, Director, Counselling and Person Enrichment, CEDARS
  • Professor George THAM, Associate Dean, Faculty of Engineering
  • Dr. Ka-fu WONG, Bachelor of Economics and Finance Programme Director, Faculty of Business and Economics

All are welcome

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Enquiries

Ms. Rachel HONG, Academic Adviser, AAO
(Tel: 2219 4684; Email: rachelhong@hku.hk)