AAO Workshop: How to STAND OUT in an interview (26 Mar)

feature-aaoPlease click HERE to register!

Are you thinking about exchange, internship, or scholarship?
Are you about to graduate and are applying for a postgraduate programme?

If yes, interviews are often part of the application process and this workshop will show you:

  • how to prepare for an academic interview
  • how to present your strengths and address difficult questions
  • what scholarship donors are looking for
  • what postgraduate admission panels are considering

Who is it for?
All undergraduate students

What is it about?
This workshop will provide tips and dos and don’ts on how to prepare for academic interviews for scholarships, exchange, internship and postgraduate studies. Experienced teaching / administrative staff will share practical advice.

Who will speak?

  • Professor Patrick Y. K. Chau, Director of the School of Business, HKU
    (Experienced panelist in undergraduate scholarship and internship interviews)
  • Dr Vera S. Yip, Faculty of Medicine, HKU
    (Seasoned interviewer in various scholarship and exchange selection panels including the HSBC Overseas Scholarship)
  • Dr Amy Lewis, Academic Adviser, Academic Advising Office, HKU
    (Trusted adviser in scholarship selection panels such as Fulbright and overseas study interviews)
Mock Interview (FULL)
There will be a mock interview in the workshop. If you are interested, please sign up when you register for this event. Don’t miss this chance to polish your interviewing skills and receive immediate personal feedback from our experienced interviewers. (Spaces are limited. AAO reserves the right to select students from different Faculties—only in EMS)



University Information Security Awareness Seminars 25,26 March & Exhibition 24-28 March

Message from Information Technology Services

University Information Security Awareness Week 2013/14

Dear Students and Colleagues,

Information Technology Services (ITS) will organize the “University Information Security Awareness Week” during the week of March 24 – 28, 2014 to raise the awareness among students and staff members of the University in respect of information security awareness and protection. Please visit our Information Security Awareness Exhibition Counter and attend the lunch-time seminars on Information Security during the week.

Information Security Awareness Exhibition Counter

Date: March 24 – 28, 2014
Time: 12:00 noon – 3:00 pm
Venue: Chi Wah Learning Commons G/F foyer

Students and staff members are welcome to take the quiz and win the gifts.

Information Security Lunch Time Seminars (in English & Cantonese)

Seminar I
Date: March 25, 2014
Time: 12:50 pm – 2:00 pm
Venue: Main Building Room 217
Topic: How to Enhance Information Security in University Environment
Speaker: Consultants from Ernst & Young Advisory Services Ltd
Target Audience: HKU Staff

Seminar II
Date: March 26, 2014
Time: 12:50 pm – 2:00 pm
Venue: Main Building Room G07
Topic: Basic Information Security You Should Know
Speaker: Consultants from Ernst & Young Advisory Services Ltd
Target Audience: HKU Students

The Information Security Awareness seminars offer information for HKU staff members to raise their awareness on protection of their data and computer resources from the cyber-attacks. Security consultants will introduce the security best practices as well as sharing of their experience on how to protect the information systems from cyber-attacks.

To enroll on the seminars, please register through the HKU Event Management System:

Seminar I (For Staff) –  https://hkuems1.hku.hk/hkuems/ec_hdetail.aspx?&UEID=29022

Seminar II (For Students) – https://hkuems1.hku.hk/hkuems/ec_hdetail.aspx?&UEID=29025

For enquiries, please contact Mr. Ken Ng (Tel : 3917 5186; email: chikaing@hku.hk ).

We look forward to your participation.

Best Regards,
John Lam
Information Security Team
Information Technology Services