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Communication and collaboration


Effective Public Speaking

Want to present fluently at a tutorial?

Want to interact at ease with others on various social or business occasions?

Join a day course on Effective Public Speaking and equip yourself with the core skills for better verbal communication in English.  

Details: Person Enrichment Programme
Enquiries: cedars-cope@hku.hk (Counselling and Person Enrichment (CoPE) Section)



GEST (GE Student Team)
 

Co-curating and co-creating are what we believe and practise. 

GEST (GE Student Team) is a dynamic group of students who show their talents in various fields other than their academic studies. Join us if you have some exciting ideas, we would love to work with you to create something new together. Being a GEST member, not only makes the GE events successful and fantastic, but learns and laughs at a fun and cosy environment. We treasure your crazy and off-the-wall ideas as sometimes they can be developed into something very exciting and innovative. Let your talents shine.


Enquiries: gened@hku.hk (General Education Team)



GraduAction Talent Academy (GATA)

GATA is a structured programme designed for graduating students to equip them with the necessary knowledge and transferable skills for their graduate employability and career development. It offers practical career training and individual coaching in each semester. Final year students who enrolled in GATA will be able to make informed career choices and acquire professional soft skills to excel in the workplace.

GATA is a pre-approved programme under Credit Award Scheme for Out-of-classroom Learning Experiences. Students who successfully completed the Programme will be eligible to earn one credit of the Credit Award Scheme by submitting an application to the Horizons Office for formal approval.

Enquiries: GraduAction@cedars.hku.hk  (Careers and Placement Section)



Talk Your Way Out Of Any Hot Spot – Improving Your Impromptu English Speaking Skills

Can you communicate effectively in English when you are facing difficult situations, such as: people who treat you as a child, who are argumentative, or who vent their anger at you, etc?

Join this workshop and improve your impromptu English-speaking skills, build confidence in handling difficult situations and gain opportunities to practice assertive communication.


Details:
 Person Enrichment Programme
Enquiries: 
cedars-cope@hku.hk (Counselling and Person Enrichment (CoPE) Section)



The Way to Success Workshops and Mentorship Programme

Held in the second semester, this programme offers you a series of workshops and mentorship from HKU alumni, successful leaders and executives.  You can learn from seasoned leaders and executives, engage in interactive workshops, enjoy small-group and 1-to-1 mentorship, and develop life skills for long-term personal and professional success. The programme covers a variety of topics including: The Way to Success, Time & Life Management, Job Application & Mock Interview, Trust & Integrity, Servant Leadership, Global Mindset & Effective Communications, EQ & Relationship, Conflict Management, Failing Forward and Career Development.

The Way to Success is for students who hope to better equip themselves to achieve their personal and professional goals. In particular, those who aspire to become a leader will benefit greatly from it.  Event details will be announced around October/November in the “Daily Jobs and Career Events” email from CEDARS.

The Way to Success Workshops and Mentorship Programme is a pre-approved programme under Credit Award Scheme for Out-of-classroom Learning Experiences. Students who successfully completed the Programme will be eligible to earn one credit of the Credit Award Scheme by submitting an application to the Horizons Office for formal approval.

Enquiries: workshops@cedars.hku.hk (Careers and Placement Section)

Communication and collaboration