What is Academic Advising?


Assist students in clarifying and attaining their educational goals, and developing study plans (e.g. selection of Second Major/ Minor/ Electives) with the help of academic advisors.

Assist students in drawing their study roadmaps that suit their own developmental and professional needs and choices.

Provide information for students following the new undergraduate curricula so as to maximise their learning opportunities under the provision of the curricula.

Empower students to make informed decisions as they develop study plans compatible with their potential, and their career and life goals, and take responsibility for their own learning.


Under the provision of Academic Advising (AA), all Year-1 Entry and Senior Year Admission UGC full-time undergraduate students are assigned an academic advisor in their first year of study, and so do some Year-1 SF full/part-time undergraduate students and Year-1 students of Diploma/Higher Diploma/PGDE programmes will join AA on a voluntary basis. The academic advisors will assist students in defining their study and career goals as well as developing study plans, and refer them to appropriate supporting units when necessary.