Tips for New Students
Tips on Successful University Adjustment
- Make use of your freedom and autonomy wisely.
- Care for the environment, community and the world.
- Learn actively: participate in class, dialogue with teachers; read and reflect.
- Prioritise: use a daily planner as time is precious and limited.
- Exercise and relax daily, eat healthily and get enough sleep.
- Make friends, expand your network and join student societies and activities
- Seek advice on adjustment from CEDARS¡¦ counsellors at 2857-8388.
- Make enquiries at CEDARS for student resources at 2859-2305.
- Visit http://cedars.hku.hk/ regularly.
- Stay tuned to U-radio at http://www.cybercampus.hku.hk
For more adjustment tips from CEDARS and alumni, please visit http://cedars.hku.hk/
Log on to "Student Connect" to update or view information on personal particulars, course enrolment, examination timetables, and more.
The Scheme is open to all full-time undergraduates. Students may apply for a cash reimbursement after attending an Artsall-approved arts event.
Awards and Scholarships
Scholarships, prizes, and other academic awards are offered to provide due recognition to students who have demonstrated academic excellence.
The "Young Leaders of Tomorrow" Community Leaders Scholarship Scheme is open to first-year undergraduate students who have demonstrated excellence and leadership potential.
Computing and Network Services
The Computer Centre is the provider of central computing and network services for university members.
A team of IT student ambassadors will also help solve your computer problems.
HKU Worldwide Exchange Programme - it offers one year/semester overseas exchange to non-final year full-time undergraduate students with a CGPA 3.0 or higher. Application starts in November every year.
HKU Worldwide China Programme - it offers exchange and internship opportunities for HKU undergraduates during summer vacation.
A set of co-curricula courses and experiential learning activities are offered to enhance
students' personal competencies and to promote critical thinking, ethical reasoning, international perspectives, and the appreciation of cultural diversity and arts.
For medical, dental and physiotherapy services, contact the University Health Service.
HKU Libraries comprise the Main Library and six specialist branch libraries.
Lost and Found
For lost and found on HKU campus, please contact the Security & Parking Unit, Estates Office.
Postgraduate Student Association
The Graduate School and the Postgraduate Student Association (PGSA) serve your academic needs and social interests respectively.
Sport and Recreation
The Institute of Human Performance offers many opportunities and facilities for sport and recreation, including instructional classes on a variety of activities.
Four amenities centres provide you with a wide range of facilities for relaxation, recreation and study.
The co-operative is run by the Students' Union and located in the Hsu Long Sing Amenities Centre.
The Students' Union is active and independent. All full-time undergraduates are members of the HKUSU. There are over 110 student societies including academic societies, hall student associations, independent clubs of interests and sports clubs. ¡§Survival Guide¡¨ will be issued to offer tips from current students.
If you have any suggestions, comments and questions on our services, please feel free to get in touch with us at 2859 2305 or firstname.lastname@example.org