Internships and Other Learning Opportunities
HKU promotes a total learning experience approach which combines inside and outside classroom learning. Various units in HKU such as the Centre of Development and Resources for Students (CEDARS), the Centre for Sports and Exercise (CSE), etc. provide non-credit bearing, outside classroom learning opportunities to enable you to achieve the HKU educational aims, such as fostering your abilities in intercultural understanding, enhancing your awareness and commitment to global citizenship, and preparing you to be leaders and advocates for improvement of the human condition.
Here are some of the diverse learning opportunities at HKU.
CEDARS-Careers and Placement Section
Career advising and career coaching, co-curricular programmes, entrepreneurial support, industry talks, self-assessment and learning tools, training workshops, internships and work placements, career-focused intercultural leadership programmes
CEDARS-Counselling and Person Enrichment Section
Person Enrichment (PE) workshops (Cross-cultural Speed Dating, Master Your Worries, How to Stop Procrastination and handicraft workshops, etc.), Peer Language Tutoring, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) courses, trainings and service opportunities to students in supporting students with Special Educational Needs (SEN)
CEDARS-General Education Team
Non-credit bearing co-curricular programmes for all students in whole-person education/arts & culture/creative & interactive/green & mindful learning activities
International Affairs Office
Exchange programmes, Worldwide Plus Visiting Programmes, Short-term Abroad Partnerships, Short-term Abroad Opportunities, and Globalink Research Internship