Archive for January 2020

Special Arrangements after Chinese New Year Holidays

Dear Students,

Due to the latest development of the novel coronavirus, AAO will be closed from January 29 until February 2. If you need urgent assistance, please email us at and we will get back to you. Please stay vigilant and protect yourself from the virus. Thank you.

Academic Advising Office

Major Minor Week 2020: Opening Talk – Your Studies and Career: What to Consider?

Opening Talk

Date: February 3, 2020 (Monday)
Time: 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Venue: Multi-Purpose Zone, 3/F, Main Library, Main Campus

Who is it for?
For all students, especially those from Year 1 and 2

What is it about?
Jointly delivered by AAO and CEDARS (Careers and Placement), this talk will help you understand the relationship between your studies and career, and how to make suitable study decisions. Some of the topics to be covered include:

  • Steps to make Major / Minor selection
  • Points to consider when making study and career choices
  • Graduate employment statistics, career prospects, employer expectations, career and internship preparation
  • Demonstration of the “What-If” system in SIS for checking study loads if changing Majors/ Minors
  • Resources and support services offered by AAO and CEDARS(Careers and Placement)

Who will speak?

  • Ms. Rachel Hong, Acting Head, Academic Advising Office
  • Ms. Jackie Lloyd, Senior Student Advising Officer (Careers), CEDARS
Click HERE for registration!


Other Activities in Major Minor Week 2020
Free Drinks and SnacksThis opening talk is a part of the Major Minor Week 2020 which is to be held from February 3 to 7, 2020. AAO will invite senior students and Faculty office staff from different Faculties to our office (KB212) on different dates during this week. AAO Advisers will also be around to offer personal guidance and show you different academic planning tools. For further details, schedules and registration, please refer to our Event Website

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Major Minor Week 2020 by AAO (Feb 3-7, 2020): Let’s Sign Up Now!!

Major Minor Week 2020

Dear Students,

Choosing a Major and / or a Minor is no doubt one of the important academic decisions you make in your university education. Organized by AAO, the “Major Minor Week 2020″ provides a platform for you to explore your major minor options effectively.

Faculty-based Sharing Sessions

Time: 4:30 pm to 6 pm
Venue: Academic Advising Office, KB212, Knowles Building (with free snacks and drinks)
–February 3 (Mon): Arts
–February 4 (Tue): Business and Economics
–February 5 (Wed): Engineering
–February 6 (Thu): Science
–February 7 (Fri): Social Sciences

Every late afternoon of the week, AAO will invite senior students studying various majors/ minors from different Faculties to their office at KB 212. Come meet them and get some practical advice. There will also be Faculty office staff whom you can consult regarding requirements, policies and regulations. AAO Advisers will be around to give you personal advice and show you different academic planning tools. For further details, please look at the Event Website.

Let’s sign up now!

Thank you and see you soon!

Academic Advising Office