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Student, Hostel

Recruitment of Student Coordinators for Summer Residence 2024

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During this summer vacation, the College will provide part of the hostel places for renting by external organisations to organise non-profit-making activities of educational, cultural, moral and/or civic education.  We are now recruiting for TWO College students to serve as Student Coordinators for Summer Residence from late May to August to assist with daily management, including:

  1. To help Wardens and Dean of Students’ Office to oversee the orderly management of the hostels being open for rent to CUHK units, student societies and external organisations during summer break
  2. To help to allocate rooms and arrange hostel facilities for visiting groups
  3. To serve as a coordinator for outside groups and Ocamp organisers
  4. To handle matters related to summer residence, including check-in and check-out of the groups, briefing the groups on the rules and regulations and ensuring the proper execution of rules and regulations; management of room keys, room inspection to ensure the tidiness and proper condition of the furniture inside the rooms.
  5. To submit a written report to the Dean of Students’ Office, United College after summer residence

Each Student Coordinator will be provided with the remuneration, including cash allowance plus free accommodation for the summer months of 2024.  The application deadline is 12:00 noon of 17 April 2024 (Wednesday). 

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Contact Information
Ms Mimi Wong
3943 0427
Ms Carman Koo
3943 1696
Staff

United College Endowment Fund Research Grant & Lee Hysan Foundation Research Grant Schemes 2024-2025 – Open for Application

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United College Endowment Fund Research Grant Schemes and Lee Hysan Foundation Research Grant 2024-2025 is now open for application. The Schemes were established in 1989 to provide financial support to faculty members of the College to carry out academic research projects.  All full-time teaching staff of United College are welcome to apply.

The application deadline is 31 May 2024 (Friday) and the result will be announced in July 2024.

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Contact Information
Ms Memory Lau
3943 8657
Ms Evan Zhang
3943 7581
United News, Student, Hostel

Application for Rental of United College Hostel by External Organisations 2024

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During the summer vacation of this year, United College will provide part of the hostel places for renting by external organisations (e.g. CUHK units, local schools, non-profit registered organizations and charity bodies) to organize non-profit-making activities of educational, cultural, moral and/or civic education.  The opening period is from 1 June to 31 July 2024.  Discount rate will be given to the external organisations that rented our hostels previously, CUHK academic and administrative units. For details, please read the following “Application Guidelines”.

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Contact Information
Ms Mimi Wong
3943 0427
Ms Carman Koo
3943 1696
Student

UC Student Union Council News 2024

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The newly appointed office-bearers of the Student Union Council assumed office on 15 March 2024.  Their term will last until 28 February 2025.  The new office-bearers of the Student Union Council are as follows:

 

主席Chairperson

蔡汶軒 (歷史/三) CHOY Man Hin (HIST/3)

副主席Vice-chairperson

葉沛希 (政治與行政學/⼆) IP Pui Hei (GPAD/2)

秘書Secretary

何梓雋 (護理學/⼀) HO Tsz Chun (NURS/1)

總務General Affairs Officer

呂陶 (內外全科醫學/⼀) LUI To (MEDU/1)

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Contact Information
Ms Zoe Chan
3943 0426
Ms Kitty Ho
3943 7570
Service

Tien Chi Microcomputer Laboratory Library Opening Hours during Easter Holidays and Ching Ming Festival

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29/3 – 1/4/2024 (Fri to Mon)

Closed

2 – 3/4/2024 (Tue to Wed)

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

4/4/2024 (Thu)

Closed

5 – 6/4/2024 (Fri to Sat)

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The laboratory will resume normal opening hours from 8 April 2024 (Mon).

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Student, Hostel

Application for Regular-term UC Student Hostel Accommodation (2024-2025)

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Application for Regular-term UC student hostel accommodation in 2024-2025 opens from 26 March to 12:00 noon of 19 April 2024.  UC students who want to experience the hostel life can apply via webform. Relevant documents should be uploaded together as instructed. Non-local students (except those promoting to year 3 in 2024-2025) should also submit the webform and required documents during the same application period. Incomplete forms and late applications will not be considered.  Please read the following “Notice to Applicants for UC Hostel Accommodation” carefully before applying.

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Contact Information
Ms Celia Lin
3943 8656
Ms Anna Poon
3943 7574
News, Student, Hostel

Application for Summer Residence at UC Student Hostels in 2024

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Application for summer residence at UC student hostels in 2024 will open from 22 March to 12:00 noon of 5 April 2024.  There will be half-term, full-term and special full-term residence periods.  UC students who have compelling reasons to stay on campus during the summer break can apply via webform.  The payment receipt for the prepayment of HKD $300 hostel fee and relevant documents should be uploaded together as instructed.  Incomplete forms and late applications will not be considered.  Once the Residence Period is confirmed, no adjustments (including shortening the period) or cancellations can be made and the hostel fees that have already been paid will not be refunded.    

 

Please read the following “Notice to Applicants” and ” Student Hostel Regulations for Summer Residence 2024″ carefully before applying.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Contact Information
Ms Mimi Wong
3943 0427
Ms Carman Koo
3943 1696
Student, Applications

Yoga Taster

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Busy with studying, society stuff, and internships can be mentally exhausting. Wanna shake it off? Then why not join us for a relaxing yoga session together!

Professor Rosy Xu from the School of Accountancy, an experienced and certified yoga instructor, will take time out on 11 April 2024, to lead a yoga class. Together, we will briefly detach ourselves from work and daily life, and fully embrace the present moment.

Don’t miss this opportunity to stretch your body, take a deep breath, and find a moment of tranquility.

 

Date: 11 April 2023 (Thursday)

Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Venue: Hall at Adam Schall Residence

Fee: FREE

Quota: 20

Language: English

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Contact Information
Mr. Sam Chan
3943 7580
Mr Marco Chan
3943 1947
Hostel

Appeal results and 2nd round allocation for 2024-2025 regular-term residence in UC student hostels (only for non-local students promoting to year 3 in 2024-2025)

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Appeal results and 2nd round allocation for 2024-2025 regular-term residence in UC student hostels (only for non-local students promoting to year 3 in 2024-2025) have been announced on 20 March 2024.  Please login by your CUHK email to view the results.

Successful applicants can submit applications for choosing roommates before 12 July 2024.  Room allocation will be completed by the end of August 2024.  Further details will be announced on the College website closer to the date.  Those wishing to relinquish their hostel places should notify the Working Committee on Selection of Resident Students in writing (email: hostel.uc@cuhk.edu.hk) before 12 July 2024.

The rooms assigned to successful applicants are not to be exchanged or sub-let to others. The hostel places vacated by non-local undergraduate opting to relinquish their rooms will be assigned by the college to non-local undergraduates on the waiting list.

UC Working Committee on Selection of Resident Students

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Contact Information
Ms Celia Lin
3943 8656
Ms Anna Poon
3943 7574
News

【Application】Service-Learning Pilot Scheme 2024

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The College will organise the service-learning pilot scheme with two themes this summer. The service themes will be “Expressive Art Therapy” and “Fashion Styling”. For those students who are interested in arts and fashion, as well as passionate in joining elderly community service, don’t miss this opportunity!

Students completed the scheme could apply for an exemption of the College General Education 1 credit course- GEUC2101. As the Scheme requires students to serve in local NGOs, applicants should be fluent in Cantonese. 

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Contact Information
Mr William LO
3943 5013
Mr Eros Lee
3943 1560
Service

Library Opening Hours during Easter Holidays and Ching Ming Festival

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For details, please refer to here.

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Student

2023-2024 United College Photo Day Arrangements – Graduating Class Group Photo Taking

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Date: 5 April 2024 (Friday) 
Time: Starting at 11:00 am
Location: Hall of Adam Schall Residence, United College

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Contact Information
Ms Memory Lau
3943 8657
Ms Evan Zhang
3943 7581
Student, College, Hostel, Staff, Applications

Enlistment of Volunteers to serve as Resident Tutors for United College Student Hostels (2024-2025)

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United College is now inviting volunteers from University full-time staff and full-time postgraduate students, who are interested in the promotion of experiential learning amongst students and the enrichment of hostel life, to serve as Resident Tutors for the academic year 2024-2025.  Please read the requirements and duties of a resident tutor as below.

Resident Tutor is not an employment with the University.  There will not be any allowance/remuneration or any other employee benefits for provision of this volunteer service. The nominated Resident Tutor will be provided with a free single room in one of the United College student hostels. The service period will last for one year and start in August 2024.

An application form can be downloaded from the College website.  Please submit the completed application form either by email (hostel.uc@cuhk.edu.hk) or to UC Dean of Students’ Office (Attention to Ms. Anna Poon) on or before 25 March 2024.  Please write “Application for UC Resident Tutor – Confidential” on the covering email or envelope.

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Contact Information
Ms Mimi Wong
3943 0427
Ms Anna Poon
3943 7574
Service

Updated Service Hours of the Creative Media Studio, Tien Chi Microcomputer Laboratory

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The Creative Media Studio of the Tien Chi Microcomputer Laboratory, United College provides a versatile space for UC students. In addition to facilitating various types of productions, the studio can also be transformed into a venue for hosting activities. The studio currently offers the following services:

►Chill & chat | Group Discussion | Small Event | Formal Meeting
► Record Video Resumes | Portrait / Product Photography | Sound recording & mixing | Video recording & Live Streaming
►Tailor-made shooting plans (subject to service charge)

The service hours of the Creative Media Studio have been extended to weekday evenings and Saturdays. Students who would like to use the studio can now fill out an online form to make a reservation. The updated service hours are as follows:

Monday to Friday

10am – 9pm

Saturday

10am – 4pm

*Except Public Holidays

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Contact Information
Mr Bard Wu
2603 6366
Service

Portable Solid State Drive (SSD) Borrowing Service

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Tien Chi Microcomputer Laboratory of the is now offering the Portable Solid State Drive (SSD) borrowing service. UC student may come to the lab in-person and present valid CUlink to College staff on duty at the lab, complete an online booking form, and pay deposit for borrowing the SSD!

Please read the Terms and Conditions carefully before using this service.

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Contact Information
Mr Bard Wu
2603 6366
Student, Hostel

Open Consultation on Revision of UC Student Hostel Fees for 2024-2025

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United College Student Hostels Management Committee is in the process of conducting an open consultation on the revision of student hostel fees for 2024-2025 and would appreciate your feedback.

For the reasons and details of the revision of UC Student Hostel Fees and simplifying the air conditioning fee scale, please refer to the following attachment.

Students who have views on the proposed fees revision are welcome to submit their comments via the College’s webform before 12:00 noon of 29 February 2024. Thank you.

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Contact Information
Ms Anna Poon
3943 7574
Ms Celia Lin
3943 8656
Student, Staff

UNITED COLLEGE STUDENT CAMPUS TRAINING & SERVICE AWARD (2023-2024) (7.2023-5.2024)

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2023-2024 United College Photo Day Arrangements – Gown Borrow Registration

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The United College Departmental Group Photo Taking for the Graduating Class of 2023-24 will be held on 5 April 2024 (Fri). Students may register with the College to borrow graduation gowns or purchase through the University’s gown supplier or other channels. Further details are as follows:

I. Gown Collection and Return Details

 Collection 
Date: 13 March 2024 (Wednesday) or 14 March 2024 (Thursday) 
Time: 10:00 am to 1:00pm and 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm 
Venue: Outside Lecture Theatres C1-C3, G/F, T.C. Cheng Building, United College 

Return
Date: 15 April 2024 (Monday) or 16 April 2024 (Tuesday)  
Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm 
Venue: Outside Lecture Theatres C1-C3, G/F, T.C. Cheng Building, United College 

Ordering a Brand New Graduation Gown 
Students who wish to buy a new academic gown may contact the supplier of the University academic gowns directly. Students are reminded to follow the style of gown and colors of hoods of respective faculties. 

Name of Company: Tick Your Gown
Tel: 5166-3292 
Email Address: tyg.hk@gmail.com

II. Graduating Class Group Photo Taking
Date: 5 April 2024 (Friday) 
Time: Starting at 11:00 am
Location: Adam Schall Hall 

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Contact Information
Ms Evan Zhang
3943 7581
Ms Crystal Lai
3943 7571
Student, Applications

Creative Student Activity Award Programme 2024

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Creative Student Activity Award Programme 2024 is now open for Application

To encourage students to organize new or creative activities, the College has established the Creative Student Activity Award Programme and it is now open for application. This award programme is funded by the United College Endowment Fund and T C Cheng Memorial Fund.  The aims of the Award are: (i) to increase the number of student activities in high quality on campus, which benefit all College students; (ii) to foster the development of an active spirit amongst student organizations; and (iii) to motivate students in participating and supporting College life.

The proposed activities should be held between 1 March 2024 and 31 May 2025. Awarded student(s) or organization(s) will be subsidized according to their programme proposals. Detailed activity and financial reports must be submitted to the College upon completion of the programme.

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Contact Information
Mr William Lo
3943 5013
Mr Eros Lee
3943 1560
Student

Term 2 of 2023-24 College Assemblies, United College, CUHK (GEUC1000)

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Important Notes for College Assemblies (GEUC1000) in Term 2 of 2023-24

  1. Attendance Requirement
  • For Term 2 of 2023-24, students in the class are required to attend 3 College Assemblies in Person or Live Stream (Live Stream means you must watch at the designated time and classroom provided by the College).
  1. Release of College Assemblies Schedule for Term 2 of 2023-24
  1. E-Ticket Registration for All College Assemblies
  • Online registration starts from 11:30 am on 12 January 2024 (Fri).
  • Registration website: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/ras
    *Please use the University email account to register e-tickets online
  • All e-tickets are on first come, first served basis.
  • After registration, in case students would like to change to another session, please return your registered e-ticket on the registration website 3 working days prior to that session. After the return, students can register for new e-ticket among those assemblies with tickets remained.
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Contact Information
Enquiry Telephone
3943 7575
Ms Sam Pang
3943 1750
Hostel

Application results for 2024-2025 regular-term residence in UC student hostels (only for non-local students promoting to year 3 in 2024-2025)

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Application results for 2024-2025 regular-term residence in UC student hostels (only for non-local students promoting to year 3 in 2024-2025) have been announced on 15 December 2023.  Please login by your CUHK email with the password to view the results.  The password has been sent to you by email.

Successful applicants can submit applications for choosing roommates in mid-July 2024.  Room allocation will be completed by the end of August 2024.  Further details will be announced on the College website closer to the date.  Those wishing to relinquish their hostel places should notify the Working Committee on Selection of Resident Students in writing (email: hostel.uc@cuhk.edu.hk) before 12 July 2024.

Unsuccessful applicants may lodge appeals by submitting the appeal form to the Working Committee on Selection of Resident Students before 31 January 2024 if they have special reasons not previously mentioned in their applications.  Appeal results and second-round allocation will be announced on the College website on 15 March 2024. 

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Contact Information
Ms Celia Lin
3943 8656
Ms Anna Poon
3943 7574
Student, Hostel

United College end of 2023-2024 Hostel Residence in Term 1 and Term 2 Arrangement

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The check-out date of Term 1 will be on 29 December 2023 (Fri), before 12:00 noon. Students who are eligible for the first term residence should complete the check-out procedure at hostel counter.  Please read the “Check-out Notice” and complete the “Hostel Deposit Refund Form”.

Besides, all UC student hostels will be closed in the following two periods:

  • Large-scaled cleaning operation: from 29 December 2023 (Fri) 12:00 noon to 3 January 2024 (Wed) 12:00 noon
  • CNY Holidays: from 9 February 2024 (Fri) to 14 February 2024 (Wed) 12:00 noon

To facilitate cleaning works, please do not place items on the floor or windowsill, and please store your personal belongings properly before leaving the hostel. Residents who have no residence place in Hong Kong or have special reason wishing to stay during the closure period, must complete the online form before 5:30pm on Monday, 4 December 2023 for wardens’ consideration and approval. Late submissions will not be accepted. Result will be notified by email on or before 22 Dec 2023.

The check-in date of Term 2 will be on 3 January 2024 (Wed) at 12:00 noon.

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Contact Information
Ms Celia Lin
3943 8656
Ms Anna Poon
3943 7574
Service

Opening hours of buildings at United College

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The opening hours of buildings at United College are shown as below.

Tsang Shiu Tim Building & T C Cheng Building

Monday to Friday

8:00am – 10:30pm

Saturday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Sunday, Public Holidays and University Holidays

Closed

Cheung Chuk Shan Amenities Building

Monday to Sunday, and Public Holidays

8:00am – 10:30pm

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Contact Information
Mr Derek Yip
3943 1844
Ms Jade Au
3943 7562
Service

Password for the Access to AV Equipment Cabinets in Lecture Rooms in UC

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Password for AV Equipment Cabinet will be provided by completing electronic form in the link below only. (Requested by fax / email will not be addressed)

 

IMPORTANT NOTE

In order to maintain the highest security level for the AV Equipment Cabinets in classrooms, please keep the password for your personal use / relevant lecturing staff ONLY. Passwords will be changed every academic year.

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Contact Information
Ms Jade Au
3943 7562
College

United College Virtual Backgrounds for Zoom Meetings are available

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Many thanks to our College alumni, Mr CHAN Pan (2016/PHAR) and Ms AU Sui Man Shermen (2018/MEDU) for their wonderful drawings. High-definition wallpapers can be enlarged to download for Zoom meetings.

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Student, Applications

Booking for Student Activity Venue and Equipment

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Registered student societies of United College can book venue or borrow equipment from the College. Please submit your application via the online form below.

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Contact Information
UC Dean of Students' Office
3943 7575
Student, Applications

Application for Displaying Promotional Material for Registered Student Organisations

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Registered student organisations can apply for displaying of promotional material at United College campus under the following procedure.

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Contact Information
Mr. LAW Tsz Hei Ben
3943 7573
Student, Applications

Application for Certifying Letter

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For application of certifying letter of student identity, programme of studies, expected year of graduation, University awards / qualifications and transcripts, please refer to the website of University’s Registration and Examinations Section, Registry.
Online application

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Contact Information
Ms Sam Pang
3943 1750
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