Information for UC Freshmen Orientation of United College - CUHK

Information for UC Freshmen 2019-2020

 

17 August 2019


Dear Freshmen,

I would like to welcome all of you on behalf of United College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, in joining our big family. Being a fresh “Glorious United Person”, you might not be familiar with our College at this moment, therefore, we have prepared some useful information for your immediate reference.

Here are the key services areas of the Dean of Students’ Office, please feel free to contact us when needed:

 

Particulars Telephone No.
Student Information                                                3943-7455
Student Activities / Venues / Facilities                        3943-7570 / 3943-1288
Student Loans and Financial Aid                            3943-1750
Student Hostels / Non-residential Halls                    3943-7574
Scholarships 
3943-7578
Student Exchange Programmes                            3943-7580
General Education Programme                             3943-1948
Language Improvement Project                          3943-1288

 

 

You can also take some time to browse the College freshmen homepage at http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/uc/NewStudents to get the most updated messages and news. If you have questions other than the above areas, please email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., we will do our best to respond as soon as possible.

The College Student Union has organized an orientation camp to be held from 26 to 29 of August, 2019, aiming at providing you with resourceful information of the College so that you can adapt to university life in a much easier way. If you have not yet registered for the camp, I strongly recommend you to do so. Please contact Mr Sean Chu, chairman of the College Orientation Camp Organizing Committee at 6152-3990 for registration. Our College Head, Professor Jimmy Yu, will host a luncheon for all participating freshmen on the first day. Don’t miss this chance to meet him and other College administration team members.

Lastly, I greatly encourage you to make good use of the resources available at both the College and the University levels, so that you could enjoy fruitful undergraduate years at United College.

Yours sincerely,

 

Alaster Lau
Associate Head and Dean of Students
United College

 

 

1. Notice of GEUC1011 "University, Life and Learning" / GEJC1120 "College, University and Community"
Related Website

http://www.uc.cuhk.edu.hk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=318&Itemid=254&lang=en 

Enquiry Tel 3943 1948

 

2. Information of General Education Programme
Related Website http://www.uc.cuhk.edu.hk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=317&Itemid=253&lang=en
Enquiry Tel 3943 1948

 

3. College Assemblies
Application Period 11:30 am of 6 September 2019 to 11:00 pm of 8 September 2019
Related Website http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/uc/assembly/
Enquiry Tel 3943 1750

 

4. Application for Admission Scholarships
Application Period 19 August to 6 September 2019, 5:30 pm
Related Website

index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3&Itemid=103&lang=en-gb 

Enquiry Tel 3943 7562 / 3943 7578

 

5. Application for Regular-term Residence (Freshmen)
Application Period 18 to 22 August 2019, 3:00 pm
Application Form

https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=7715300

Related Website http://www.uc.cuhk.edu.hk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=70&Itemid=114&lang=en
Enquiry Tel 3943 7574

 

6. Hostel Residence Grants
Application Period 9 to 30 September 2019
Application Form

https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=7605710

Enquiry Tel 3943 1750

 

7. Off-Campus Residence Grants
Application Period  All Year Round
Enquiry Tel 3943 1750

 

8. Globe-Oriented Active Learning (GOAL) Programme
Related Website http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/uc/goal/eng/index.html
Enquiry Tel 3943 7580

 

9. Application for Shum Choi Sang Mentorship Programme
Application Period 21 August to 6 September 2019, 5:30 pm
Application Form https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=7617831
Related Website http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/uc/mentorship/frame.htm
Enquiry Tel 3943 7582

 

10. Student Life Charter
Related Website

http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/uc/studentcharter

Enquiry Tel 3943 7570

 

11. Language Improvement Project
Application Period 2 to 20 September 2019
Related Website http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/uc/UC_LIP/
Enquiry Tel 3943 1288

 

12. Social Service Award Scheme
Enquiry Tel 3943 7562

 

13. Information of Student Union
Enquiry Tel 3943 7570

 

14. Orientation Camp - Notes for Participants
Related Website

http://www.orientation.cuhk.edu.hk/en

Online Registration: https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/Ocamp/public/index.aspx; Deadline: 23 August 2019

Enquiry Tel 3943 7570

 

15. Toastmasters Club Introduction / Demonstration Meeting
Application Deadline 17 September 2019
Application Form

https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=7678102

Related Website http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/uc/uctmc/
Enquiry Tel 3943 7570

 

16. Leadership Training Society
Enquiry Tel 3943 7573

 

17. Locker Application Procedure
Application Period 9 to 25 September 2019
Enquiry Tel 3943 1288

 

18. Tien Chi Microcomputer Laboratory
Enquiry Tel 2603 6366