Archive for September 2012

Pathfinding: Exhibition on Learning Opportunities at HKU




Pathfinding: Exhibition on Learning Opportunities at HKU

Date: September 26-27, 2012 (Wednesday and Thursday)
Venue: Sun Yat-sen Place
Organisers: CEDARS and the Academic Advising Office

Welcome to the new academic year. For students who have just joined HKU this year, a hearty welcome on board! We hope all of you are now refreshed and re-energized to meet the new challenges in the coming year!

The purpose of this exhibition is to provide a platform for different units to showcase their wide spectrum of learning opportunities outside the classroom such as student exchange, internship, service learning, library service, foreign languages, sports programmes, academic advising, English language support and many more. We hope that you will get a better idea of how to plan your University life and know where to go for assistance should you need it.

We are looking forward to meeting you at the Exhibition. There will also be a lucky draw! Do come and join us!

Pathfinding: Exhibition on Learning Opportunities at HKU

Do’s and Don’ts: Transitioning to University


Do’s and Don’ts: Transitioning to University

Date: Sept 25, 2012 (Tues)
Time: 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm
Venue: Meng Wah Complex, T2
Who is it for?

All new undergraduate students

What is it about?

This workshop will provide all new undergraduate students with practical advice on how to make a smooth transition from secondary school to University and how to prepare for successful University learning. There will be a panel discussion by experienced teachers and a student sharing session. Audience questions will also be taken.

Some of the topics to be addressed include:

  • How to set academic goal and plan your study at University?
  • How to make smart educational choices and become an active learner?
  • How to balance study and extra-curricular/ hall activities?
  • How to get good grades /good GPA and avoid discontinuation of studies?

…And many more questions that you bring forth.

Who will speak?
  • Professor Bennett Yim, Professor and Associate Director of Chinese Management Centre, Faculty of Business and Economics; Warden of Simon K. Y. Lee Hall
  • Professor Francis Chin, Chair of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering
  • Professor WK Chan, Associate Dean, Faculty of Sciences
  • Dr Yoshiko Nakano, Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts
  • Ms Katherine Wan, Head, Academic Advising Office (Moderator)

~This will be followed by a student sharing session.~

How to register?

Click here to register.