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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

Programme

Orientation Programme for New Postgraduate Students

Tips for Non-local Students (4 / 19 / 29 August 2022)

To prepare our non-local 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.

 

Join ONE of the following sessions to meet with our Learning Enhancement Officer to get prepared of your new life in CUHK.

Date: 4 August 2022 (Thursday)
Time: 10:00-11:15
Key Speaker: Learning Enhancement Officer, Office of Student Affairs
Language: Putonghua
Enrollment: https://bit.ly/3HhvprT

 

Date: 19 August 2022 (Friday)
Time: 15:00-16:15
Key Speaker: Learning Enhancement Officer, Office of Student Affairs
Language: English
Enrollment: https://bit.ly/3xGo4yZ

 

Date: 29 August 2022 (Monday)
Time: 10:00-11:15
Key Speaker: Learning Enhancement Officer, Office of Student Affairs
Language: Putonghua
Enrollment: https://bit.ly/3txMCI4

 

Orientation Talks (9 August 2022)

Date: 9 August 2022 (Tuesday)
Time: 09:30-12:00 (Please login 10 minutes earlier)
Format: ZOOM Webinar
Language: English
Enrollment: https://bit.ly/3zB0aGy
Remarks:
  • 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 9 August 2022. Students will be notified by email when the files are available.
Enquiry: Email – pgso@cuhk.edu.hk
Tel – (852) 3943 1978

 

Schedule

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 (5 / 26 August 2022)

The Library Tours and the Library Talk on 9 August 2022 have different content. Click here to learn more.

Date and Time: 5 August 2022 (Friday)
Session A (English) – 10:30-11:15 FULL
Session B (Cantonese) – 11:30-12:15 FULL
Session C (Mandarin) – 14:30-15:15 FULL
Session D (All three languages) – 15:30-16:15 FULL
 
26 August 2022 (Friday)
Session E (English) – 10:00-10:45 FULL
Session F (Cantonese) – 11:00-11:45 FULL
Session G (Mandarin) – 12:00-12:45 FULL
Session H (English) – 14:30-15:15 FULL
Session I (Cantonese) – 15:30-16:15 FULL 
Session J (Mandarin)– 16:30-17:15 FULL
 
Please click below link to enroll and choose ONE session only. Limited quotas.
Venue: University Library
Enrollment: https://bit.ly/3QhySL8
Remark:
  • 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 without CU Link cards, they are required to register their identity information and show the vaccination records from the LeaveHomeSafe App to the security guards.
  • 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 5 or 26 August, 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 www.lib.cuhk.edu.hk/en/learning/orientation#PG.
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Contact

Learning and Cultural Enhancement Section, Office of Student Affairs

Tel:

(852) 3943 1978

Email:

lces@cuhk.edu.hk / pgso@cuhk.edu.hk

Website:

http://lces.osa.cuhk.edu.hk

Graduate School Office

Tel:

(852) 3943 8976

Email:

gradschool@cuhk.edu.hk

Website:

www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk

Postgraduate Halls

Tel:

(852) 3943 3131

Email:

enquiry@pgh.cuhk.edu.hk

Website:

www.pgh.cuhk.edu.hk

The Postgraduate Student Association of CUHK (CUPSA)

Email:

cupsaofficial@gmail.com

WeChat Official Account:

cupsaofficial

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

Email:

cssa1997@link.cuhk.edu.hk

WeChat Official Account:

CSSA_CUHK