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**The details of the Postgraduate Student Orientation 2024 will be announced in July 2024.**

Orientation 2023



Welcome to The Chinese University of Hong Kong!


As you are about to embark on a new journey of your life in the form of postgraduate study, you must be going through a period of both excitement and uncertainty. To assist you in your adjustment, the University is ready to help you navigate through the opportunities and challenges in the course of your studies here.


The orientation programmes, which are a joint effort made by the Office of Student Affairs and many other university units, consist of a series of online orientation talks as well as guided library tours. These tailor-made programmes are for all new postgraduate students to gain comprehensive, relevant information and to plan ahead. If you will not be able to attend the talks on live, you can still watch video recordings available on this website.


More programme details will be released on this website from July onwards, providing you with useful information on the University. Please visit this website regularly for updates.


Orientation Programmes for New Postgraduate Students
Office of Student Affairs



Orientation Programme for New Postgraduate Students

Tips for Non-local Students (3 / 18 August 2023)

To prepare our non-local postgraduate students a smooth adaptation to a new environment. The Learning Enhancement Officer from the Office of Student Affairs is going to meet the new non-local postgraduate students on ZOOM to give them some useful information to prepare for the new postgraduate journey in CUHK.

We highly encourage all new non-local students to attend ONE of the following sessions to meet with our Learning Enhancement Officer to get prepared of your new life in CUHK.


Date: 3 August 2023 (Thursday)
Time: 15:00-16:15
Key Speaker: Learning Enhancement Officer, Office of Student Affairs
Language: English
PPT and Video:   


Date: 18 August 2023 (Friday)
Time: 10:00-11:15
Key Speaker: Learning Enhancement Officer, Office of Student Affairs
Language: Putonghua
PPT and Video   


Orientation Talks (8 August 2023)

Unless otherwise advised by the Office of Student Affairs with alternative arrangements, the Orientation Talks will continue as scheduled under any weather conditions, including when Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above and/or Black Rainstorm Signal is hoisted.

Date: 8 August 2023 (Tuesday)
Time: 09:30-12:00 (Please login 10 minutes earlier)
Format: ZOOM Webinar
Language: English
  • Please apply for leave of absence from your major department before attending the orientation activities.
  • The PPT files of relevant talks will be available for download after 8 August 2023. Students will be notified by email when the files are available.
Enquiry: Email –
Tel – (852) 3943 1978



Session Time Topic
1 09:30 – 09:45
  • Postgraduate Studies at CUHK   
2 09:45 – 10:45
  • Improving Postgraduate Learning and Honesty in Academic Work   
  • Mental Wellness and Postgraduate Studies   
3 10:45 – 11:30
  • Using Your Library for a Successful Study at CUHK   
  • Campus Crime Prevention & Road Safety   
4 11:30 – 12:00
  • Diversity and Inclusion@CUHK   
  • Career Planning and Development   


Guided Library Tours (4 / 23 / 25 August 2023)

The Library Tours and the Library Talk on 8 August 2023 have different content. Click here to learn more.

Date and Time:

4 August 2023 (Friday)
Session A (English) – 10:00-10:45 [FULL]
Session B (Cantonese) – 11:15-12:00 [FULL]
Session C (Putonghua) – 14:30-15:15 [FULL]
Session D (All three languages) – 15:45-16:30 [FULL]
23 August 2023 (Wednesday)
Session E (English) – 10:00-10:45 
Session F (Cantonese) – 11:15-12:00 
Session G (Putonghua) – 14:30-15:15 [FULL]
Session H (All three languages) – 15:45-16:30 [FULL]
25 August 2023 (Friday)
Session I (English) – 10:00-10:45 [FULL]
Session J (Cantonese) – 11:15-12:00 [FULL]
Session K (Putonghua) – 14:30-15:15 [FULL]
Session L (All three languages) – 15:45-16:30 [FULL]
Please click below link to enroll and choose ONE session only. Limited quotas.

Venue: University Library
Enrollment: HERE
  • Please apply for leave of absence from your major department before attending the orientation activities.
  • Participants who live off-campus are required to present their CU Link cards at the University entrances. For those who have not obtained their CU Link cards, are required to register their identity information with the security guard.
  • Regarding inclement weather arrangements, if typhoon warning signal No. 8 or above is hoisted or the black rainstorm warning is in force at 7:00am on 4/ 23 / 25 August 2023, the tours will be cancelled.
  • If you missed the guided library tours or the above time slots do not fit your schedule, please join the PG orientation sessions organized by the University Library. For details, please visit
Important Reminders and Useful Information

Graduate School Office


(852) 3943 8976



Postgraduate Halls


(852) 3943 3000



The Postgraduate Student Association of CUHK (CUPSA)

Social Media:



WeChat Official Account:


The Chinese Students and Scholars Association, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CSSA@CUHK)


WeChat Official Account:


Learning and Cultural Enhancement Section, Office of Student Affairs


(852) 3943 1978