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Communication and collaboration

Communication and collaboration


Accent and Intelligibility: Breaking through your Communication Barriers

Do you feel self-conscious when communicating with fellow classmates or teachers who are native English speakers? Do you want to improve your English accent so that you can interact with others more fluently?

Here is the chance for you to learn more and practise with a registered Speech and Language therapist, so that you can improve your English accent and interact with native English speakers more confidently.


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



The Way to Success Workshops and Mentorship Programme

The Way to Success Workshops and Mentorship Programme (TWTS) is for students who desire to better equip themselves to achieve their personal and professional goals. The Programme consists of Level I and Level II which are designed with different theoretical and practical focuses, in order to incorporate the Programme’s main theme in a comprehensive way.  Level I offers you a series of workshops and mentorship from HKU alumni, successful leaders and executives. In particular, those who aspire to become a leader will benefit greatly from it. 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.

With the aim to develop an enhanced and more advanced level of the programme for the Level I alumni, Level II focuses on bringing classroom learning into a real work-simulation environment through a field service project and putting the core themes of Servant Leadership of Integrity covered in Level I into practice.

Level I is a pre-approved programme under the 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. Please note that Level II is currently not under the Credit Award Scheme. 


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