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Programme Details and Enrollment of International Student Orientation
Date: 24-28 Aug, 2015
Venue:  Lee Shau Kee Building (LSK) / Mong Man Wai Building (MMW)
Residence: S.H. Ho College, Morningside College and International House
Target:  Full-time international undergraduate students (admitted under the
International Students Admission Scheme)
Fee: HKD850 (Includes accommodation, camp tees, meals and other fees incurred during O'Camp; will be charged together with tuition fee in Sept.)
(Application deadline: 14 Aug, 2015)
Please scroll down for programme details and enrollment of
College Orientation Camp (Big O)
Programme Schedule
Incoming Students Section,
Office of Student Affairs
  S.H. Ho College,
Morningside College and
International House
LSK Lee Shau Kee Building (LSK)   University MTR Station
MMW Mong Man Wai Building (MMW)   Shuttle Bus Taxi

Day 1 (24 Aug)

09:00 ~ 15:00
  • O'Camp Hostel Check-in

  • 15:00 ~ 17:10
  • ISA Promotion and Camp Regulations Presentation
  • Formal Welcome by Associate Vice-President and University Dean of Students
  • Photo Taking
  • Introduction of Student Services
  • Talk on Cross-cultural Adjustment
  • Preventing Sexual Harassment
  • Information Security, CUSIS & My Study

  • 17:10 ~ 21:00
  • Welcoming Dinner
  • Ice-breaking Games

    Day 2 (25 Aug)

    08:30 ~ 13:00
  • Breakfast
  • Undergraduate Studies @ CUHK
  • Introduction of UGE
  • Independent Learning @ CUHK
  • Introduction of CLC
  • Talk & Visit on Library Services
  • 13:00 ~ 19:30
  • Lunch*
  • Introduction of SDP
  • Talk on Career Planning @ HK
  • Overseas Exchange Opportunities
  • Talk on Safety
  • Campus Hunt

  • 19:30 ~ 22:30
  • Pizza Night @ Science Park

    Day 3 (26 Aug)

    08:30 ~ 11:30
  • Breakfast
  • Hands-on Practice of CUSIS & Online First Year Student Survey

  • 11:30 ~ 21:30
  • Cultural Activities & Dinner* (outside campus)

  • Day 4 (27 Aug)

    08:30 ~ 11:00
  • Breakfast
  • Briefing on City Hunt

  • 11:00 ~ 18:30
  • City Hunt

  • 18:30 ~ 21:00
  • Hotpot Dinner

    Day 5 (28 Aug)

    08:30 ~ 12:00
  • Breakfast
  • Course Registration
  • O'Camp Hostel Check-out

  • 12:00 ~ 14:00
  • Prize Auction cum Farewell Lunch

  • After 14:00
  • College Hostel Check-in

  • * Lunch on 25, 26, 27 Aug and
    dinner on 26 Aug are not included
    in the camp fee.
    College Orientation Camp (Big O)
    If you want to meet more local students and develop a sense of belonging to your College, it is a great chance to join the College Orientation Camp (Big O). In the "Big O", you will find out more about your College such as its culture and morals. You will also meet new friends from the same College of different majors and year of study. When the "Big O" is over, your College will probably feel like a big family to you!
    Date: 31 Aug 2015 – 3 Sep 2015
    (30 Aug & 1 Sep – 4 Sep 2015 for S.H. Ho College)
    Venue & Residence: To be announced by respective Colleges
    Fee: $780 - $800
    (Includes accommodation, meals, camp tees and other fees incurred during O'Camp; will be charged together with tuition fee in Sept.)
    Language: Morningside College, C.W. Chu College and S.H. Ho College - Cantonese, Putonghua and English
    Other Colleges – Cantonese (assistance will be rendered by your peers)
    Application: Application form will be distributed on the first day of International Student Orientation Camp (For students NOT joining International Student Orientation Camp but would like to apply for College O'Camp, please contact the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid directly.)
    Website: College Orientation Camp (Big O)
    Remarks: 1. New students of Morningside College, S.H.Ho College, C.W. Chu College, Lee Woo Sing College and Wu Yee Sun College are required to join their College O'Camp. It is optional for new students of other Colleges to join their College O’Camp but enrolment will be subjected to availability of places.
      2. All non-local students will move-in their regular hostel arranged by their affiliated College on 5 Sept. Accommodation after check-out from International O'Camp and before regular hostel check-in will be arranged by affiliated College. The rates range from HKD50 to HKD125 per night (exclusive of some extra charges e.g. air-conditioning, laundry, etc).
    Learning Cantonese / Mandarin

    Do you want to know some Cantonese / Mandarin before coming Hong Kong? The Independent Learning Centre (ILC) of CUHK has developed two self-learning websites for students to learn Cantonese / Mandarin.