Through the counselling services of OSA, the Counselling Section supports students in their personal difficulties, including but not limited to psychological, interpersonal, academic and career issues. In helping students’ personal growth and developing their resilience, Counselling Section organizes programmes to augment students’ self-understanding, explore their potentials, and assist them to develop positive outlook on life.
To serve these objectives, the services of Counselling Section include :
Through individual counselling service, Counselling Section helps students overcome their personal difficulties by enhancing their self-understanding and sense of self-efficacy in handling different life issues. You can reach our counsellors by calling 2104 8222 and leave a message at the voice mail or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and they will respond to the messages within two working days. You may also contact them by using the message box below. Other than self-referral, University staff are encouraged to refer students in need to Counselling Section. All personal information and content of conversation will be kept confidential.
Apart from the University counselling services, students can also seek help from community resources.
In each year, Counselling Section organises programs, seminars and workshops with different themes for students’ self-development:
- Adjustment e.g. adjustment to university life
- Self- efficacy e.g. time management, problem solving, assertiveness
- Self- understanding: MBTI
- Mental Health : understanding mental health, yoga training, relaxation skills
For information on date, venues and application procedures, students are welcome to visit our website or refer to our poster presentations for details.
Educational programmes on health e.g. sleep hygiene and smoking, and vaccinations such as influenza are organised by Counselling Section in each year to help students address concerns on their physical health and maintain a healthy life style. Students are welcome to check out the details for the launches by referring to our poster presentations.
The University is committed to offering equal opportunities in academic pursuits for students with special educational needs/ disabilities by promoting an inclusive and supportive learning environment for students. Counselling Section is responsible for monitoring and coordinating the special learning support for students with special educational needs/disabilities. Students’ needs will be assessed individually and specific adjustment will be determined with reference to recommendations from relevant professionals, special arrangements offered in public examinations and other special learning accommodations received from secondary schools/educational institutions in the past.
Students with special educational needs/disabilities are advised to contact us via email (email@example.com) to discuss their needs so that individualized services can be arranged.