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As the one-stop student service and resources centre, and co-curricular learning hub, CEDARS comprises of three Sections and one Programme Team to provide comprehensive student services such as housing, financial support, employment preparation, professional counselling, SEN support as well as a spectrum of co-curricular learning and service opportunities.


“Whether you're just starting out or reaching for the stars, as the Dean of Student Affairs (DoSA), my aim is to enrich your university life and support you through the challenges, enabling you to thrive. So, take a deep breath and enjoy your time at this great institution and family - HKU.”

-- Professor Samson Tse
Dean of Student Affairs


"A university serves as a hub for acquiring knowledge, honing critical thinking, and cultivating problem-solving abilities, empowering students to explore their passions and interests across diverse academic fields. We, CEDARS, stand prepared to assist students in transcending academics and fostering holistic personal growth."

-- Professor Kelvin Yeung
Associate Dean of Student Affairs


Mr Laurence Tang, Head of Campus Life 

"Our mission is to create a dynamic and inclusive campus culture that empowers students to discover their passions, reinvent themselves, and pursue their purpose in life. We believe that the University experience is a time for self-discovery and personal growth. Your success is our top priority, and we are committed to providing the necessary resources and support to help you thrive.”

-- Mr Laurence TANG
Head of Campus Life






“Charting a career is a rewarding lifelong voyage. We are committed to fuelling this journey, empowering students with impactful, career-centric learning to maximise their potential in the dynamic world of work."

-- Ms Kate Lam
Director of Careers and Placement





Dr Linda YEUNG, Director of Counselling and Person Enrichment

“We care about students' mental health, psychological well-being and personal growth.  We are dedicated to empowering students to deepen their self-understanding, build fulfilling relationships, capitalise their strengths, and to develop competencies for overcoming challenges and achieving success.

-- Dr Linda YEUNG
Director of Counselling and Person Enrichment