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Planning for Study Abroad Workshop

In the “Student Survey on Advising Needs and Preferences” conducted by AAO in April 2022, over half of the respondents looked for workshops to help them plan for exchange. We heard you and therefore, joining hands with the International Affairs Office (IAO), we delivered this debut informative session on …

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Faculty Student Adviser Training for 2022-23

Faculty Student Advisers are one of the indispensable pillars in forming HKU’s academic advising system. Their first-hand experience as an advisee made peer advising an effective and influential source of support to first-year students. In order to equip our Student Advisers …

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The Essentials of Academic Advising @ HKU 2022

The workshop aims to provide participants the “must-know” information of the University Academic Advising System and facilitate their advising work through experience sharing and demonstration of resources.

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AAO’s “Mistakes I Made in my First Year” Workshop 2022

Facing adjustment difficulties during the transition period is very common among first-year students. Leveraging on the power of peer advising, our signature workshop, “Mistakes I Made in My First Year” (2022) was held via ZOOM on September 21, 2022 …

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“Meet and Chat” for Study Success 2022 for New DAS Students

The workshop “‘Meet and Chat’ for Study Success 2022 – For Direct Admissions Scheme (DAS) Students” was held successfully via ZOOM on 29 July 2022. Almost 130 new HKU entrants, admitted through the Direct Admissions Scheme across …

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Advising Chat and Share – Back to the Basics: Nurturing Well-adjusted Students for Uncertainties and Challenges

The titled workshop was held by AAO on 7 June 2022 (Tuesday) via Zoom. We were pleased to have the invited speakers to share with us on how to prepare the new cohort of students for …

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How to Support Your Peers More Effectively

As the academic year is coming to an end soon, we wish to gather the student advisers together to consolidate their advising experience and sharpen their peer advising skills. The workshop, “How to Support Your Peers More Effectively” ..

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An Overview of Postgraduate Education: Benefits, Opportunities and Preparation 2022

Over 110 students from different faculties and years of study attended this comprehensive talk with various topics being covered: Benefits of postgraduate studies, Choices in postgraduate studies, Types of admission tests, …

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Sources Crossing Festival 2022

“Sources Crossing Festival” is a new initiative conducted by AAO to enhance study support to students by providing them with a platform to exchange study sources. Students can also expand their personal network in HKU and leverage on the peer support …

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Major Minor Week 2022: A One-stop Exploration Platform for Students

“Major Minor Week 2022” was held successfully via Zoom from 24 – 28 January 2022, with the kind support from the Faculty Academic Advising Co-ordinators, Faculty administrative staff, over 30 Faculty Student Advisers and …

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The Essentials of Academic Advising @ HKU 2021

The workshop aims to provide participants the “must-know” information of the University Academic Advising System and facilitate their advising work through experience sharing and demonstration of resources …

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54 Senior Students Passionately Share How They Avoid “First-year” Mistakes on ZOOM

To support students’ transition to university, this workshop successfully addressed the common mistakes that first-year students might make in areas such as academic planning, course selection, time management …

Faculty Student Adviser Training for 2021-22

Peer advising is one of the key components in the University-wide academic advising system. As reflected in our recent survey, senior students are considered as the main source of advice by first year students …

How to Support Your Peers More Effectively (Apr 23, 2021)

The mini-workshop titled “How to Support Your Peers More Effectively“ for student advisers was held successfully over ZOOM in the evening of 23 April 2021 (Friday). A number of serving Faculty Student Advisers (FSAs) and …

The Essentials of Academic Advising @ HKU

Designed for academic and academic-related staff who support and advise students in learning, the workshop aimed to provide the participants with student advising needs, features of the University Academic Advising System …