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University Orientation Day 2024

(8 August 2024)

The University Orientation Day will be held on 8 August 2024 (Thursday), which aims to prepare new undergraduate students for a flourishing and fruitful university life.

A.   Orientation Talks

On the University Orientation Day, talks will be organized to highlight the importance of CUHK core values, university life planning, and mental wellness. 

Date8 August 2024 (Thursday)
VenueSir Run Run Shaw Hall
Live Broadcast: Lecture Theatre 5-7, Lee Shau Kee Building
Time10:00am – 11:30am
Orientation TalksCUHK Introduction
Student Life
Student Experience
Mental Wellness

The talks will be conducted in English.

B.   College Introductory Talks and Consultation

The nine Colleges will organize introductory talks to introduce their distinctive features, educational ideas, hostel and facilities, scholarships and financial aid, as well as other student resources etc. on the University Orientation Day. New students can also meet with the College representatives at the consultation session.

Date8 August 2024 (Thursday)
Venue:Yasumoto International Academic ParkCollegeTime
Lecture Theatre 1Lee Woo Sing College2:00pm – 2:30pm2:30pm – 3:00pm
Lecture Theatre 2C.W. Chu College2:00pm – 2:30pm
Lecture Theatre 3S.H. Ho College2:30pm – 3:00pm
Lecture Theatre 4Morningside College1:30pm – 2:00pm
Lecture Theatre 5New Asia College12:30pm – 1:00pm2:00pm – 2:30pm
Lecture Theatre 6Wu Yee Sun College1:30pm – 2:00pm3:00pm – 3:30pm
Lecture Theatre 7Chung Chi College1:00pm – 1:30pm2:30pm – 3:00pm
Lecture Theatre 8United College1:30pm – 2:00pm3:00pm – 3:30pm
Lecture Theatre 9 & 201Shaw College12:30pm – 1:00pm3:00pm – 3:30pm

Consultation with College representatives is available at their respective Lecture Theatre throughout 12:30pm – 5:00pm

C.   Promotion of Student-led Orientation Activities for New Undergraduate Students (organised by senior students) 

Promotion booths of Faculty/ Departmental Orientations and College Orientation Week for new Undergraduates will be setup on the University Orientation Day. Details are as follows:

Date8 August 2024 (Thursday)
VenueFaculty/ Departmental Orientations4-6/F, Yasumoto International Academic Park
4-5/F, Wu Ho Man Yuen Building  
College Orientation WeekSame venues with College consultation
Time12:30pm – 5:00pm

Applicant for the above orientation activities is not required to make any payment on the University Orientation Day. Fees will be collected via the tuition fee note afterwards. For details and the registration method of undergraduate orientation activities, please visit the following website: Student-led Orientation Activities.

Note: For students admitted directly through International Student Admissions scheme, participation of University Orientation Day is optional.

Special Arrangement of On-campus Rehabilitation Bus Service

A free on-campus rehabilitation bus will run between the University MTR station and Central Campus during the University Orientation Day. For students with special needs, please call 3943-5441 (CUHK SEN Service) to reserve the rehabilitation bus service.

Location of Rehabilitation Bus Stop during University Orientation Day: Outside Exit A of University MTR station

Operating Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

For students who still require the rehabilitation bus service after the University Orientation Day, please click here to read the registration procedures.

Bad Weather Contingency

If a black rainstorm warning or a typhoon signal No.8 or above is in force at 7:00am that day, the University Orientation Day will be postponed to 9 August 2024 (Friday).