University Visits

University representatives visit our school regularly throughout the academic year to share with our students about their universities and admission requirements.

Below is the schedule of university visits for academic year (2017/2018). The schedule will be updated regularly (upon confirmation with university representatives). Students and parents are welcomed to sign up for the sessions that they are keen to attend. For logistical purpose, please sign up at least two days before the session.

Whenever possible (with permission from the universities), we will share their presentation slides on this website.

 

A. ALUMNI SHARING SESSION

Alumni Sharing on Learning Experience and Student Life at Yale-NUS College

Date: 2 March 2018, Friday
Time: 12:45 – 13:30
Venue: Library Discussion Room
Speaker: Cheung Qian Ling Flora, Class of 2015
Registration: Please sign up for the session via this link.

 

B. START-UP ACT/SAT DIAGNOSTIC TEST AND WORKSHOP ON STANDARDISED TESTING

The Princeton Review will be back to conduct a start-up ACT/SAT diagnostic test and workshop on ACT and SAT to support students interested in pursuing higher education at universities that require standardised testing scores. The start-up diagnostic test serves to inform students of their suitability to take the ACT or SAT. Students and parents can look forward to the following programme:

START-UP DIAGNOSTIC TEST AND WORKSHOP ON STANDARDISED TESTING

Date: 24 March 2018, Saturday
Time: 09:30 – 13:00
Venue: Level 7 classrooms (to-be-confirmed, depending on number of students/parents)
Registration: Please sign up for the session via this link. Registration is compulsory.
Fee: Free-of-charge

Programme:

 09:30 – 11:30: Start-up Diagnostic Test for S3 to DP Students
 09:45 – 10:45: Seminar on Road to US Education for Parents
 11:30 – 12:15: Workshop on ACT/SAT for S3 to DP Students (Parents may sit in)
 12:15 – 13:00: Meet Education Consultants for start-up test diagnosis for S3 to DP Students (Parents may sit in)

 

C. UNIVERSITY TALKS AT SISHK

Please register for these talks via this link. 

Date / Time / Venue University / Lecture / Seminar Venue Topic(s)
6 Mar
(Tue)
10:00-10:30
(recess)
University of Exeter (UK) - Psychology and Sports Psychology/Science

* Associate Professor Huw Williams and Senior Lecturer Dr Martin I. Jones will be here to speak with students about pursuing psychology and sports science programmes at university. They will cover these two topics:

The making of a murderer: how brain injury can lead to violence.
Assoc Prof Williams will discuss how brain Injury can lead people to being impulsive, poor at problem solving and communicating thoughts, with increased chances of mental health and drug misuse. But fortunately, it can be managed.

Do elite athletes have a particular personality type?
Dr Jones will discuss this topic and how athletes use psychological skills to improve performance. Dr Jones will use the concept of mental toughness to reveal ways in which athletes can develop themselves and improve the probability of achieving their athletic goals.
4/F Library Discussion Room Psychology; Sports Psychology / Science
6 Mar
(Tue)
16:30-17:15
(after school)
Durham University (UK)

* Meet Dr. Colin Crowder, Director of Liberal Arts and Deputy Head (International) of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities to learn about the Liberal Arts Programme and other multidisciplinary programmes at Durham University, as well as gather tips on writing the personal statement from his perspective as a highly experienced admissions tutor.
4/F Library Discussion Room Pursuing Liberal Arts in the UK; Personal Statement 
19 Mar
(Mon)
10:00-10:30
(recess)
University of Vermont (US)

* Meet Ms Kaitlin Healy, UVM Assistant Director of International Admissions to learn more about US universities admissions and what is unique about UVM.

4/F Library Discussion Room
Admissions; Application; Pursuing higher education in US
20 Mar
(Tue)
12:45 -13:30
(lunchtime)
University of Kent (UK) – Architecture

* Meet Professor Gerald Adler, Deputy Head of School and Programme Director for MA Architecture and Urban Design to learn more about pursuing Architecture and portfolio preparation for Architecture programmes.
4/F Library Discussion Room Architecture
23 Mar
(Fri)
12:45 -13:30
(lunchtime)
University Admissions Information Session: How to Prepare for your Cambridge and Oxford Application

* Advisors from Varsity Education, a not-for-profit education provider, will be here to conduct their highly popular interactive workshop for international students looking at applying to competitive UK universities. This workshop is primarily aimed at S3, S4, and DP1 students (and parents), and helps students create a pathway of admissions success through early planning and focused preparation.

Please sign up for the session via this link. Registration is compulsory. Materials will be sent to registered applicants.
4/F Library Discussion Room Applications to selevtive UK universities
24 Mar
(Sat)
09:30-13:00
(weekend)
Start-Up Diagnostic Test and Workshop on Standardised Testing

The Princeton Review will be back to conduct a start-up ACT/SAT diagnostic test and workshop on ACT and SAT to support students interested in pursuing higher education at universities that require standardised testing scores. The start-up diagnostic test serves to inform students of their suitability to take the ACT or SAT. Students and parents can look forward to the following programme:

-Registration: Please sign up for the session via this link. Registration is compulsory.
-Fee: Free-of-charge
-Programme:
09:30 – 11:30: Start-up Diagnostic Test for S3 to DP Students

09:45 – 10:45: Seminar on Road to US Education for Parents

11:30 – 12:15: Workshop on ACT/SAT for S3 to DP Students (Parents may sit in)

12:15 – 13:00: Meet Education Consultants for start-up test diagnosis for S3 to DP Students (Parents may sit in)
Level 7 classrooms (to-be-confirmed, depending on number of students/parents) US admissions
26 Mar
(Mon)
12:45 -13:30
(lunchtime)
Georgia Tech (US)

* Meet Mr Brian Tsang, President of Georgia Tech Club of Hong Kong, to learn more about admissions to Georgia Tech, its unique programmes and campus life for you to better understand what is best fit for this research university.
4/F Library Discussion Room Admissions; Application; Pursuing higher education in US
28 Mar
(Wed)
10:00 -10:30
(recess)
University of York (UK) – interactive taster tutorial on limits and convergence, basic geometry and number theory

* Curious about mathematics? Dr Brent Everitt will be here to conduct an interactive taster tutorial on limits and convergence, basic geometry and number theory. The lesson would be ideal for S4 and DP students due to the advanced nature of the activity.
4/F Library Discussion Room Mathematics

 D. UNIVERSITY TALKS AT EXTERNAL VENUES

Date & Time University Venue Registration
2 Mar
(Fri)
10:30-20:00
University of Sunderland in Hong Kong – Education and Careers Day 2018

This event will include seminars, workshops, and career talks on studying a UK degree in Hong Kong and studying at the University of Sunderland (Sunderland and London Campus).
7/F South China Building,
Central, Hong Kong
Register via this link.
3 Mar
(Sat)
12:00-16:00
Australian Group of Eight Professional Degree Seminar

Please refer to the full-day programme here.

6/F Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel,
TST
Please register via this link.
10 Mar
(Sat)
11:00-16:00
UK Education Expo

Please refer to the full-day programme here.
8/F Cordis Hotel, Mong Kok,
555 Shanghai Street
Please register via this link.
19 Mar
(Mon)
17:30-20:30
Study and Career Options in the Creative Industries – Architecture, Arts and Design, and Fashion

The British Council, along with Arts University Bournemouth, University of Kent, Oxford Brookes University, University of Portsmouth, creative industry professionals and employers, welcomes you to this event. This event is an opportunity for students to better understand the university study options and resulting career paths that exist within the fields of architecture, art and design, and fashion, and the skills they should develop to maximise their employability.
4/F British Council,
3 Supreme Court Road,
Admiralty
More information and registration are available via this link.
20 Mar
(Tue)
19:00-20:30
Goldsmiths Take Your Place 2018

Meet Mr Greg Chen from the International Team at Goldsmiths, University of London as well as other Hong Kong students planning to go to the UK this year.

The event is an excellent opportunity to hear from Greg about the next steps on your journey to Goldsmiths. You can ask questions about the course, accommodation, London life and scholarships. You’ll also get a chance to make friends with other future Goldsmiths students before you leave Hong Kong for London.
British Council Hong Kong
3 Supreme Court Road
Hong Kong Island
More information is available here.