The Essentials of Academic Advising @ HKU



The Essentials of Academic Advising @ HKU

Date: September 19, 2019 (Thursday)
Time: 12:30 to 1:45 pm (Sandwiches will be provided)
Venue: KB 110, Knowles Building, Main Campus

Who is it for?

This workshop is designed for academic and academic-related staff who support and advise students in learning:

  • Colleagues who have been newly appointed to academic advising responsibilities
  • Serving academic advisers who wish to have a quick recap on resources and facilities that can make their job easier and faster
  • New colleagues who want to know the advising and referral system for students in need, whether or not they are formally assigned the role as academic adviser

What is its aim?

The aim of this interactive workshop is to provide you with information on the key features of the University Academic Advising System, advising tips & resources and hands-on experience of the advising tools in SIS.

What will I learn about?

  • Latest enhancement of the University-wide academic advising system and roles of advisers
  • Ways to engage your advisees and tips on conducting advising meetings
  • Tools from the AAO Advising Resource Hub
  • Functions of the SIS Advising System (* Each participant will have a PC to try out the System)
  • Referrals and campus support resources

Who will speak?

  • Ms. Rachel Hong, Acting Head, Academic Advising Office
  • Experience sharing by Dr Benjamin Moorhouse, Faculty Academic Advising and First-year Experience Co-ordinator, Faculty of Education.


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