25 January (Monday) to 29 January 2021 (Friday)
All on ZOOM!

What is it?

It is an event, spreading over 5 days online, to help students explore their Major/ Minor selection by:

  • Sharing with them the factors to consider and tips
  • Showing them the resources and tools
  • Creating a platform for them to directly interact with Faculty administrators and senior students who are pursuing their interested Majors/ Minors

Who is it for?

All students who are exploring their Major/ Minor options, particularly those from year 1.

What activities will there be?

Opening Talk: “Your Studies and Career: What to Consider”, 12:30 pm, Jan 25
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.

What are the topics?

  • Steps to make Major / Minor selection
  • Points to consider when making study and career choices
  • Graduate employment statistics, career prospects, employer expectations, career 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, CEDARS (Careers & Placement)

Faculty based Sharing Session: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm, Jan 25 to Jan 29
To be held on ZOOM, AAO staff will first share with you the tips and tools for selecting majors/ minors, then Faculty administrators will attend to your enquiries on policies, requirements, regulations while senior students will also take your questions and share with you their first-hand experience and practical advice. For each day, there will be two concurrent sessions after AAO’s presentation of the major / minor selection tips. Please see below for details:

The major / minor combinations of the sharing students in each concurrent session are as follows:

Group A

Name First Major Second Major First Minor Second Minor
Aileen Chinese Language and Literature Translation
Ursula Chinese Language and Literature Psychology Kinesiology SCCE
Snow Chinese Language and Literature Marketing Fine Art
Mandy English Studies Comparative Literature Counselling
Shania English Studies Global Creative Industries Sociology
Sunny Language and Communication Spanish Journalisma and Media Studies English Studies
Winnie Language and Communication General Linguistics Economics
Ki Ki General Linguistics English Studies German
Nicole Translation Human Resource Management (FOSS) Geography
Ann Translation French
Libby Translation Politics and Public Administration Spanish

Group B

Name First Major Second Major First Minor Second Minor
Cindy YE Art History Music History French
Garry Philosophy English Studies Buddhist Studies
Shirley Comparative Literature English Studies
Wendy DENG Global Creative industries Japanese Language
Sonya Global Creative Industries Hong Kong Studies
Eddy European Studies Geography Sociology
Cindy LEE European Studies History Politics and Public Administration
Ebbie Hong Kong Studies Gender Studies German
Kitty Korean Studies Japanese Language Thai
Katie Korean Studies Geography

The Zoom links of the two concurrent sessions will be sent to the registrants about one week before the event. Participants could swap and join both sessions if they wish.

The major / minor combinations of the sharing students in each concurrent session are as follows:

Group A

Name First Major Second Major First Minor Second Minor
Ankesh Accounting Finance
Tiffany Accounting Finance Korean Studies
Alexandra Accounting Statistics Finance
Windy Accounting Finance
Amanda Accounting LLB
Oswin Economics Finance Accounting SCCE
Teresa Economics Politics and Public Administration
Winnie Economics Finance Accounting
Mark Economics Finance Information Systems Computer Science

Group B

Name First Major Second Major First Minor Second Minor
Carrie Entrepreneurship, Design and Innovation Human Resources Management Korean Studies
Thea Marketing Information Systems Finance
Johnson Quantitative Finance Computer Science
Lahari Quantitative Finance Geography
Josephine Wealth Management Accounting Economics
Tristan Wealth Management

The Zoom links of the two concurrent sessions will be sent to the registrants about one week before the event. Participants could swap and join both sessions if they wish.

The major / minor combinations of the sharing students in each concurrent session are as follows:

Group A

Name First Major / Program Second Major First Minor
Anuj Computer science Finance
Eeshaanee Computer Science Cognitive Science
Oshi Computer Science Finance
Tratik Computer Science Finance
Brian L. Computer Science Marketing

Group B

Name First Major / Program Second Major First Minor
Carson Civil Engineering
Daniel Electrical Engineering
Brian G. Energy Engineering
Vysh Mechanical Engineering Computer Science
Alexander Mechanical Engineering German
Anson HO Medical Engineering Wealth Management

The Zoom links of the two concurrent sessions will be sent to the registrants about one week before the event. Participants could swap and join both sessions if they wish.

The major / minor combinations of the sharing students in each concurrent session are as follows:

Group A

Name First Major Second Major First Minor Second Minor
Junshi Actuarial science Computer Science Statistics
Nibras Actuarial Science
Alice YAU Biochemistry Chemistry
Stephanie Biochemistry
Annisa Biological Sciences Environmental science
Chris Chemistry Biochemistry Finance
Hazel Earth System Science Geography
Ricca Ecology and Biodiversity (Intensive) Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Kinesiology
Shannon Environmental Science Economics Spanish
Thomas Physics Astronomy

Group B

Name First Major Second Major First Minor Second Minor
FELICIANNA Food & Nutritional Science Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
Tiffany Food & Nutritional Science Psychology
Helena Food and Nutritional Science Kinesiology Japanese Language
Nicole Food and Nutritional Science Thai
Karie Molecular Biology & Biotechnology Biochemistry Marketing
Athena Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Sociology Social Work and Social Administration
Marjan Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Arabic
Keyan Mathematics Computer Science
Alice WU Decision Analytics Finance
Jolin Statistics Mathematics
Jiaming Statistics Finance
Christy Statistics Computer Science

The Zoom links of the two concurrent sessions will be sent to the registrants about one week before the event. Participants could swap and join both sessions if they wish.

The major / minor combinations of the sharing students in each concurrent session are as follows:

Group A

Name First Major Second Major First Minor
Zita Psychology Counselling SCCE
Rondy Psychology Cognitive Science
Jasmee Psychology Politics and Public Administration
Jenny Psychology Finance
Aadya K. Psychology Counselling

Group B

Name First Major Second Major First Minor
Oskar Politics and Public Administration Chinese History Social Work and Social Administration
Moanna Politics and Public Administration Economics
Yung-Hsuan Politics and Public Administration French
Ryan Geography Urban Governance
Johan Social Work Chemistry
Mez Sociology African studies

The Zoom links of the two concurrent sessions will be sent to the registrants about one week before the event. Participants could swap and join both sessions if they wish.

 

If you have questions regarding the minors offered by Architecture, Education, Medicine or the transdisciplinary minors by the Common Core, please send them to aaoffice@hku.hk or indicate in the following Google Form. We will direct you to the suitable senior students / administrators.

Visit AAO’s New Resources Hub on Major / Minor Selection Now