Major Minor Week 2019

Dear Students,

Choosing a major and / or a minor is no doubt one of the important academic decisions you make in your university education. With the Add / Drop period of the second semester coming soon, it is time for actions. If you are a first-year student, it is timely to explore the wide spectrum of options open to you and select courses of your potential major/minor. If you are a non-final year student, you should also decide and declare your major / minor for a smooth progression in your studies.

Organized by AAO, the “Major Minor Week” provides a platform for you to explore your major minor options effectively. During the week-long event, you can learn more by attending talk, meeting senior students, speaking to the Faculty staff and getting personal advice from AAO advisers.

Event Registration:

A. Opening Talk: Your Studies and Careers: What to Consider?
Date: January 16, 2019 (Wed)
Time: 12: 30 pm to 2 pm
Venue: MB256, Main Building

Jointly delivered by AAO and Careers and Placement Section of CEDARS, the talk explains the critical steps in major and minor selection, and addresses work-related concerns that students might have such as employability, career prospects, employer preferences, internship, etc. In addition, there will be a demonstration of using the “What If” system to check study loads if you choose different majors and/or minors.



B. Faculty-based Sharing Sessions:
Date: January 16-23, 2019
Time: 4: 30 pm to 6 pm
Venue: Academic Advising Office, KB212, Knowles Building (Free snacks and drinks)

In every late afternoon of the week, AAO will invite senior students studying various majors/ minors and office staff from different Faculties to give you some practical advice. AAO Advisers will also be around to help you make study plan and show you different academic planning tools.

Sharing Session Schedule (all from 4: 30 pm to 6 pm, at AAO Office [KB 212]):

  • Jan 16 (Wed): Arts
  • Jan 17 (Thu): Business and Economics
  • Jan 18 (Fri): Engineering
  • Jan 21(Mon): Science
  • Jan 22 (Tue): Social Sciences
  • Jan 23 (Wed): Architecture, Social Sciences, Education


Check out now the Event Website for more programme details, factsheets and useful resources.

We look forward to seeing you all at the Events!

Academic Advising Office