The United College Alumni Day 2023 will be held on 28 October 2023 (Saturday) on the College campus. The College invite all United College alumni and their families to join this annual reunion gathering to celebrate the College’s 67th Anniversary. The College would like to keep our alumni informed of the latest developments of the College, as well as to further strengthen the bond with our alumni.
The appeal results with the 2nd round room allocation and the updated waiting list for freshmen in UC student hostels have been announced on 22 September 2023. To view the results, please login by your CUHK email and the password which was sent to your email.
Successful applicants will receive their billing notification from the Finance Office of the University by email.
Student residents are advised to check-in at their respective hostels from 22 to 26 September 2023. Late admission without notification to Warden and the College will be treated as relinquishing the hostel place. For further information on check-in procedures, please refer to the “Guidelines for Registration at UC Student Hostels” as below.more
UC VIVA! United College Bomber Jacket Design Competition has come to an end and the winner is Emily Chong (BECE/5). Her lively design, which depicts the UC Water Tower leaping out of the window of an aircraft, together with the coordinates of United College, makes it highly representative of the College. The jacket is now available for pre-order, and if you are a UC student, you may enjoy a discounted price!
The payment due date for tuition and hostel fees for Term 1 of 2023-2024 is 29 September 2023. If you wish to defer your payment due date because of financial difficulties or other reasons, please complete an Online Application Form and upload relevant documents as instructed on or before 12:00 noon of 25 September 2023 (Monday). Incomplete and late applications will not be processed.more
Application for United College Shum Choi Sang Mentorship Programme 2023-2024: Year of Philip Y C Sin is now open, and the deadline is extended to 15 September 2023. This programme, jointly organised by United College and the United College Alumni Association, is sponsored by the late Mr Shum Choi Sang and Mr Philip Y C Sin, College Trustee and the Year Patron. The main purpose of the Programme is to foster a mentoring relationship between alumni and undergraduate students of the College. Through one-to-one pairing, it is anticipated that students will be able to build up self-confidence, develop good ethics and communication skills, and enhance their knowledge beyond mere book-learning. Students and mentors will also be divided into groups for self-initiated group activities. For details of the programme, you may visit https://www.uc.cuhk.edu.hk/mentorship/.more
The College Student Wellness Programme is going to hold a Certificate Course on Mental Health First Aid. The course will be delivered by instructor from Breakthrough Counselling Centre. Participants with 100% attendance record will receive a certificate issued by the Mental Health Association of Hong Kong.more
The Initiation Ceremony for Freshmen, scheduled to take place today in Sir Run Run Shaw Hall, has been cancelled due to the hoisting of the Black Rainstorm Signal by the Hong Kong Observatory.
We deeply apologise for any inconvenience caused by this cancellation. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the cancellation or any other matter, please do not hesitate to contact Ms Zoe Chan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr Thomas H.C. Cheung, former Chairman, Board of Trustees of United College, CUHK, passed away peacefully on 30 August 2023, at the age of 94. The College is deeply saddened by the passing of Dr Cheung and conveys its deepest condolences to his family.
Dr Cheung is a distinguished personage in the insurance industry of Hong Kong, renowned as an entrepreneur and a prominent philanthropist. He graduated from the College with a degree in Economics in 1957. He was awarded the degree of Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, by The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1993. Dr Cheung served as a Trustee of United College since 1976 and held the position of Chairman from 2012 to 2018. Over the years, he generously donated to the College and the University, establishing scholarships, supporting medical research, organizing student activities, and contributing to the improvement of sports facilities, benefiting countless students.
Dr Cheung was also actively involved in alumni affairs, serving as the President of the United College Alumni Association from 1964 to 2008, a remarkable tenure of 44 years. After his retirement, he was elected as the Honorary President of the Alumni Association, bridging the communication between alumni from different generations and the alma mater for half a century.
Dr Cheung’s outstanding achievements in his career, his deep concern for Hong Kong education, and his multifaceted contributions to the College and the University serve as an exemplary model for future generations.more
Applications are now invited for the following United College research scholarships for undergraduate students. Interested students are welcome to apply via the College on-line form during the period from 4 September 2023 to 5:30pm of 13 October 2023. Please read the details and guidelines carefully before application.
Language Improvement Project 2023-24 Autumn Programmes are now open for application from 4 September to 22 September 2023. All courses will commence from early October onwards. All programmes are FREE of charge and UC students are welcome to apply.more
UNITED COLLEGE GRADUATION CEREMONY 2022-2023
Date : 9 November, 2023, Thursday
Time : 4:00pm – 6:30pm
Venue : Sir Run Run Shall Hall, CUHK
Officiating Guests :
Professor John Chi-Kin LEE, President, Chair Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, The Education University of Hong Kong
Mr Simon Kwok-Chung Lee, Vice-Chairman of United College Board of Trustees and President of United College Alumni Association, CUHK
Graduation Ceremony Website of the University:
Online registration: CUHK – Congregation Online System – Login
N.B.: Graduates are required to register online on or before 29 September 2023 for joining the Graduation Ceremony.more
Room allocation for 2023-2024 regular-term residence at UC student hostels have been announced on 31 August 2023.
Student residents are advised to check-in at their respective hostels between 1:00pm to 6:00pm on Sunday, 3 September 2023. For details and documents required upon check-in, please refer “Guidelines for Registration at UC Student Hostels (2023-2024)”.more
The hostel application results with room allocation for freshmen have been announced on the College website on 31 August 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 will receive their billing notification from the Finance Office of the University by e-mail. They are required to pay the hostel fees at the same time as the tuition fees. Those wishing to relinquish their hostel places must notify the Working Committee on Selection of Resident Students in writing before 7 September 2023.
The hostel places vacated by students opting to relinquish their rooms will be assigned by the College to students on the waiting list during term time. Unsuccessful applicants may lodge appeals to the Working Committee on Selection of Resident Students via the College online form https://cloud.itsc.cuhk.edu.hk/webform/view.php?id=13672659 before 12:00 noon of 7 September 2023 if they have special reasons not previously mentioned in their applications. Relevant documents should be uploaded together as instructed. Results of appeals and second-round allocation will be announced on the College website on 22 September 2023.
Student residents are advised to check-in at their respective hostels between 1:00pm to 6:00pm on Sunday, 3 September 2023. Non-local freshmen can do check-in on 2 September 2023. For details and documents required upon check-in, please refer “Guidelines for Registration at UC Student Hostels (2023-2024)”.more
Important Notes for College Assemblies (GEUC1000) in Term 1 of 2023-24
1. Attendance Requirement
2. Release of College Assemblies Schedule for Term 1 of 2023-24
3. E-Ticket Registration of College Assemblies (for both attending in Person or at Real Time)
Starting from 4 September 2023, the opening hours of the Tien Chi Microcomputer Laboratory are as follows:
Monday-Friday 9:00 am – 9:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday & Public Holidays Closed
For enquiries, please call 2603 6366 or email to email@example.com. Thank you very much for your attention.more
Starting from 21 August 2023, the opening hours of the United College Wu Chung Library are as follows:
Mon – Fri
8:20 am – 10:00 pm
8:20 am – 7:00 pm
11:00 am – 7:00 pm
LG/F of Library will be open 24/7.
Library opening hours are subject to change. Please check the Library Webpage before your visit.
The appeal results and 2nd round allocation for UC regular-term residence 2023-2024 have been announced on 30 June 2023. Please login by your CUHK email with the password which has been sent to you by email to view the results.
Successful applicants will receive their billing notification from the University Finance Office by email. They are required to pay the hostel fees together with the tuition fees at the beginning of the new academic year. Those wishing to relinquish their hostel places must notify the Working Committee on Selection of Resident Students by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) before noon of 14 July 2023. Otherwise, they will be disqualified from applying for hostel accommodation in the following academic year.
Residents who will reside in UC student hostels and wish to choose roommate(s) should submit applications by completing “Roommate(s) Selection Form” as below before noon of 14 July 2023.
For further information on check-in procedures, please refer to the “Guidelines for Registration at UC Student Hostels”. For the students who will reside in I-House, the room allocation and check-in procedures will be informed by I-House Staff via email.more
The application results for UC Regular-term Residence 2023-2024 have been announced on 31 May 2023. Please login by your CUHK email with the password to view the results. The password has been sent to you by email.more
Selected students will receive email notification from the College separately.more
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
8:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday, Public Holidays and University Holidays
Cheung Chuk Shan Amenities Building
Monday to Sunday, and Public Holidays
8:00am – 10:30pm
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)
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.more
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.more
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.