Is Postgraduate Study Right for Me?

Hi Students,

No matter you are a freshman, a senior or a final-year student, have you ever thought about postgraduate study? This is an important decision which requires careful consideration and planning. Join our workshop to hear the sharing of professors and postgraduate students which might give you some clues. Dr Julia Kuehn, Associate Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Professor Richard Saunders from the School of Biological Sciences will be happy to share with you their views on pursuing a research degree. Moreover, we have invited the postgraduate students from Architecture, Engineering, Science and Social Sciences and Science to talk about their first-hand experience. Please check http://aao.hku.hk/event or the poster below for details and registration.

Thank you and see you soon!

Academic Advising Office



Is Postgraduate Study Right for Me?


Date: October 25, 2016 (Tuesday)
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Venue: T4, Meng Wah Complex

Who is it for?

Open to all undergraduates (especially senior year students)

What is it about?

In this workshop, students consider and question if postgraduate study is the right next step. Highlights of the workshop include examining the advantages and disadvantages of further studies, the research and decision-making processes, and the academic transition from the undergraduate to postgraduate level. Guest professor speakers will share with you their expectations from applicants and research postgraduate students, while current M Phil and PhD students will be on a panel discussing common issues faced by prospective postgraduate students.

Some of the topics to be addressed include:

  • What is the purpose of postgraduate study
  • What are the major types of study programmes
  • What are expected from postgraduate students and challenges they face
  • What to consider when making postgraduate study decisions
  • How to research schools/programmes, local and overseas, that are a “good fit”
  • What can you do now to prepare for your postgraduate study

After this workshop, interested participants can learn more about postgraduate study opportunities at HKU and application procedures by attending the MPhil and PhD Information Session – 2016 on November 4, 2016 (Friday) at Wang Gungwu Lecture Hall, Graduate House. For details, please see: www.gradsch.hku.hk/gradsch/events.

Is Postgraduate Study Right for Me?

Who will speak?

  • Dr Julia Kuehn, Associate Dean, School of English, Faculty of Arts
  • Prof Richard M K Saunders, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science
  • Ms Katherine Wan, Head, Academic Advising Office
  • Ms Rachel Hong, Academic Adviser, Academic Advising Office
  • Postgraduate students from various Faculties
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