Archive for February 2012

Achieving your Scholarship GPA and More!


Achieving your Scholarship GPA and More!

  • How can you overcome difficulties adjusting to a new learning environment?
  • What are your plans to achieve the scholarship GPA requirement?
  • Do you know which resources at HKU can help you prepare for academic success?
  • Would you like to meet other scholarship students and share effective study habits?

This workshop will be held by the Academic Advising Office and is specially designed for non-local scholarship recipients in any faculty.

Highlights of the workshop include:

  • tips on adjustment to university life and studies at HKU
  • listen to peers share their experiences with academic adjustment
  • discover campus resources which can enhance your academic experience
  • learn about the academic advising system and how to support your scholarship goals
Date: 29 February 2012 (Wednesday)
Time: 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Venue: T.T. Tsui Building, Room 303
Speaker: Dr Amy Lewis, Academic Advising Office
Current HKU scholarship students will also discuss their experiences with you

Click here to register

Workshop Poster

Message from the Academic Advising Office

The University values the academic contributions and diverse talents that you bring to the campus community. Hopefully, you are acclimating to life in Hong Kong and your studies at HKU. In order to support your academic adjustment, you are encouraged to discuss your academic plan with your Faculty Academic Adviser, or an AAO adviser.


Who we are?

The AAO team consists of experienced staff who provide guidance on academic goal-setting and exploration of academic opportunities. Our team includes both local and international staff able to address a wide variety of academic adjustment issues.

What we can help you with?

  • Adjustment to university life at HKU
  • Development of study plan
  • Guidance on degree requirements, academic regulations and procedures
  • Information about cross-Faculty learning opportunities
  • Attend to academic areas of weakness
  • Clarification of educational and career goals
  • Plan for postgraduate studies
  • Exploration of additional campus resources to enhance academic career

How you can make an appointment?

Room 07-08, Upper Ground Floor, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong

Academic Advising Office

You can schedule an individual appointment with us in person, by phone at 2219 4686 or email at

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