Important Dates and CIE Activities

August
8.19 Fri Retrieval of CIE Student Number 
8.19 - 24
Online Submission of Photo for Student Card
8.23 - 29
New Student Orientation
23 Aug: Division of Applied Science
24 Aug: Division of Arts & Languages
25 Aug: Division of Business
26 Aug: Division of Communication
29 Aug: Division of Social Sciences
8.29 Study Guide Activities for non-Chinese speaking and non-local students
8.31 Wed Release of semester timetable on MyBU-Study
College English Taster

Online Submission of Photo for Student Card and its Collection

  • Students can retrieve their Student Number via this link on 19 Aug 2022. They should upload a colour passport photo to the University Student Card Photo Upload System during 19 – 24 Aug 2022. For details of retrieving Student Number, please refer to the Student Orientation Guide.
  • The schedule for collection of Student Card will be sent to students’ HKBU email in early September.
  • Students who are under 18 years old (as of 1 Sept 2022) should complete and return the Letter of Consent to the College when they collect the Student Card.

Orientation Schedule

The New Student Orientation activities are designed to prepare new students for a smooth transition to college study. New students should attend the orientation activities.

 New Student Orientation
 
  • Students will meet up with the Lecturers of their Concentration Studies in the orientation. The academic requirement of the Associate Degree Programme, the study path and the articulation of the respective Concentration Studies will be introduced.
  • Students will gain an overall picture of useful resources and diverse experience obtainable in the College.
Division of Applied Science 23 Aug (Tue)
Division of Arts & Languages 24 Aug (Wed)
Division of Business 25 Aug (Thu)
Division of Communication 26 Aug (Fri)
Division of Social Sciences 29 Aug (Mon)
 
10:00am – 12:00noon Jumpstart Your College Life
12:00noon – 1:00pm Lunchtime
1:00pm – 4:00pm Orientation Carnival &
Division Orientation

Venue : Auditorium, 1/F, Shek Mun Campus

Students who may not be able to return to campus for the above sessions due to factors such as travelling restrictions and/or quarantine requirement should apply for online participation here.

Mainland and non-local students do not need to apply for online participation for the New Student Orientation on 23-29 August. They will receive an email of the links for online participation 2 days before the New Student Orientation, as travelling restrictions may generally affect their return to campus.

Those who have arrived HK and have completed quarantine are expected to attend the New Student Orientation on-site.

Division
Applied Science
Ms. Zoe Li
(852) 3411 3371
ciesci@hkbu.edu.hk
  • Environmental Conservation Studies
  • Geography and Resources Management
  • Life Science
  • Nutrition and Food Management
  • Financial Technology
  • Health Sciences
Arts & Languages
Ms. Tinky Lai
(852) 3411 3339
ciearts@hkbu.edu.hk
  • Chinese for Professional Purposes
  • Cultural Studies
  • Music Studies
  • Visual Arts
  • Professional Communication and English Studies
Business
Ms. Nichole Chou
(852) 3411 5476
ciebus@hkbu.edu.hk
  • Professional Accountancy
  • Business Administration
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management
Communication
Ms. Tinky Lai
(852) 3411 3339
ciecomm@hkbu.edu.hk
  • Creative Communication
  • Creative Digital Media Design
  • Creative Media Writing
  • Film, Television and Digital Media Studies
  • Journalism
  • Media Communication
Social Sciences
Ms. Zoe Li
(852) 3411 3371
ciesocs@hkbu.edu.hk
  • Applied Social Service
  • History and Hong Kong Studies
  • Practical Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Social and Public Policy Studies
  • Society and Wellness Studies
  • Sport and Recreation Studies

Study Guide Activities for non-Chinese speaking and non-local students

Application Period : 1 - 26 Aug

English session for Non-Chinese Speaking Students
Date 29 Aug
Time 4:45pm – 5:45pm
Venue 701, 7/F Shek Mun Campus or Online
Putonghua session for Non-local Students
Date 29 Aug
Time 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Venue 801, 8/F Shek Mun Campus or Online

Application


Freshmen Bridging Workshop

Application Period : 1 - 29 Aug
  • To provide new students with useful information and tips they "must know and learn" as college students
  • To grasp basic skills and strategies on how to cope with a new learning environment in tertiary education

Date 1 Sept
Time A) 9:30am - 11:00am ; B) 11:30am - 1:00pm  (2 identical sessions)
Venue 701, 7/F Shek Mun Campus

Application(First-come, first-served)
Students who may not be able to return to campus for the above sessions due to factors such as travelling restrictions and/or quarantine requirement should apply for online participation here.

 

Campus Life Orientation Workshop

Application Period : 1 - 29 Aug
  • To make new friends here and build up relationship network
  • To kick-start your campus-life and develop quick adaptation
  • To connect with senior year students and guidance counselors

Date 1 Sept
Time A) 9:30am - 11:00am ; B) 11:30am - 1:00pm  (2 identical sessions)
Venue 5/F Interactive Commons, Shek Mun Campus
Application(First-come, first-served)


 

College English Taster

Application Period : 1 - 29 Aug
  • To give new students an overview of the study pathway of English language courses at CIE
  • To introduce new students to CIE’s English Language Support
  • To prepare new students for English academic writing at tertiary level
Date 31 Aug (Wed)
Time 10:30am - 1:00pm
Venue 701, 7/F, Shek Mun Campus

Application(First-come, first-served)

Students who may not be able to return to campus for the above sessions due to factors such as travelling restrictions and/or quarantine requirement should apply for online participation here.

Cantonese Enrichment Course

Application Period :– 10 Aug
Cantonese in Daily Life 生活粵語
This course is recommended for Putonghua speakers in achieving some competency in Cantonese for everyday communication. This course is designed to help students in the phonetic patterns, sentence structure and vocabulary of Cantonese with focus on the linguistic differences between Putonghua as a language and Cantonese as a dialect in Hong Kong daily conversation.

Course Duration 5 Sept to 12 Nov (25 hours; 2.5 hours per week)
Tuition Fee $300 (Non-refundable and non-transferable)
Payment Due Date 10 Aug

Application(First-come, first-served)
No adding/dropping of the course is allowed once you have submitted the application.

 


Whole Person Development Programme in Orientation Month

  • To help students master goal-achieving strategies in college life
  • To foster personal development with cross-disciplinary and extra-curricular exposure
Date 7 - 28 Sept (Every Wed)
Time 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Venue Shek Mun Campus/ Kowloon Tong Campus

Application(First-come, first-served)

Bad Weather Arrangement

(applicable to both on-campus/online events and activities)

Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above,
or Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is lowered/cancelled
Arrangement of all sessions on the day
Before 7:30am As usual
At or after 7:30am Cancel/Reschedule*

*If the orientation activities for the five academic divisions scheduled on 23-29 Aug are cancelled due to bad weather, they will be re-scheduled and conducted on 1 Sept (Thur) (AM) via Zoom. Details will be sent to all affected students via email in due course.

Contact Us


Associate Degree Programme

Tel:

(852)3411 3022

Fax:

(852)3411 3360

Email:

cie@hkbu.edu.hk

Location: 13/F, Shek Mun Campus, HKBU,
8 On Muk Street, Shek Mun, Shatin

2/F, Franki Centre,
320 Junction Road,
Kowloon Tong, Kowloon
Applied Science Ms. Zoe Li
(852) 3411 3371
ciesci@hkbu.edu.hk
Arts & Languages Ms. Tinky Lai
(852) 3411 3339
ciearts@hkbu.edu.hk
Business Ms. Nichole Chou
(852) 3411 5476
ciebus@hkbu.edu.hk
Communication Ms. Tinky Lai
(852) 3411 3339
ciecomm@hkbu.edu.hk
Social SciencesMs. Zoe Li
(852) 3411 3371
ciesocs@hkbu.edu.hk
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