Different Types of Academic Advisers

Different Types of Academic Advisers

Different Types of Academic Advisers


There are six types of Academic Advisers under the University-wide Academic Advising System:

  1. Faculty Academic Advisers
    (Every First-year student will be assigned an academic adviser from his/her Home Faculty to support the students throughout the course of their study at HKU)
  2. Advisers for different Major programmes; or for Faculties offering professional programmes, Advisers for each curriculum or year of study
  3. Faculty Temporary Academic Advisers
    (Teachers who specialize on helping students to explore major/minor options)
  4. Faculty Student Advisers
  5. Residential Student Advisers
  6. Academic Advisers in the Academic Advising Office (AAO)

In addition, each Faculty has appointed an Academic Advising Co-ordinator and an Academic Advising Administrator to oversee the academic advising work in respective Faculty.