Past Events

Mindful Christmas: Self-compassion, Loving & Kindness Meditation 2020-12-07

uPals bring you a warm and peaceful Christmas through a mindfulness workshop! In this workshop, an instructor will introduce meditation techniques and guide you to do a reflective journal, as well as self-compassion, loving and kindness mediation. During this pandemic, we may feel isolated and lonely, so this workshop is a fantastic way to connect with other people, whether you are a non-local or local student!

Date: Dec 28, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm – 9 pm
Instructor: Mr. Karson Wong
Certified Mindfulness Teacher (International Mindfulness Teachers Association)
Qualified MBSR Teacher (UMass. Med. School Center for Mindfulness
Medium of Instruction: English
Via Zoom
Register Here!
Deadline of Application: Dec 17, 2020
Successful registration will receive a confirmation email by Dec 19, 2020.
No. of Participants: 70 CUHK students (on a first-come, first-serve basis)

Participants who complete the full workshop will receive guided meditation recordings and a handout. 

For enquiries, please contact uPals Instagram/WeChat as follow:
Instagram: cuhk_upals
WeChat: Cuhk uPals

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[Flourishing First Year@CUHK] Stay home, stay connected - Christmas Dessert Workshop 2020-12-07

Do you want to make new friends and add a bit of sweetness to this special Christmas during the semester break amid COVID-19? Flourishing First Year@CUHK invites you to enjoy a chatty and casual afternoon to meet with new friends and make yourself/ others a sweet delight!

Date: 21 December 2020 (Monday)
Time: 15:30 – 17:00
Via Zoom
Targets: Full-time CUHK students (Priority will be given to first year students and non-local students who are staying in student hostels)
Quota: 20
Medium of instruction: English
Deadline of application: 9 December
[Successful applicants will be informed by email by 10 December]

Required equipment: Microwave oven, a 350ml microwave-safe mug, two 250ml microwave-safe bowls, a teaspoon, and a tablespoon
Collection of workshop materials: Successful participants must collect workshop materials at the Wellness and Counselling Centre during 14-15 December within office hours. Those who fail to do so will be deemed as forfeiting their places, which will be taken up by students in the waiting list.

For enquiries, please contact Ms. Chan from Wellness and Counselling Centre, Office of Student Affairs at 3943 3493.

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My New Habit Challenge 2020-08-01

Let's take the My New Habit Challenge now. 

  • Record your new habit for 10 consecutive days
  • Record daily and share via your choice of social media platform
  • If you plan to nominate others to this challenge, please nominate different friends each time
  • Remember the hashtag # MyNewHabitChallenge and SunshineAtCUHK FB or IG page

Keeping social distance does not mean alienating from friends! 

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Sunshine At CUHK is here 2020-02-03

We all experience negative emotions in the face of the novel coronavirus. It is normal and totally understandable.

Sunshine at CUHK facebook page will continue presenting different emotional responses and ways to cope with them in the coming posts. Stay tuned!

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Self-care Tips During the Pandemic 2020-06-05

Click to know more the "Self-care Tips During the Pandemic" from the Wellness and Counselling Centre Website →

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Good to have you back to the campus! A basket of nurturing events have been prepared to help you take good care of yourselves. Stay tuned!

For more information/activities of Sunshine@CUHK, please like us on facebook!

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Mindful Yoga (walk-in session) 2020-01-10

Focus on body/mind awareness rather than the posture, Mindful Yoga aims to encourage a deeper connection to the body and soul. Walk-in participants on a first-come, first-served basis. (Please bring your own yoga mat and dress casually)

For more information/activities of Sunshine@CUHK, please like us on facebook!

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Free Distribution of self-care tips pamphlet (Chinese only, limited supply) 2019-10-29

Over 10,000 tear gas bombs have been fired since June. It may be wise for us to learn how to protect ourselves and our loved ones. A pamphlet sharing self-care tips of tear gas, pepper spray exposure and laser pointer information is now available at The University Library, G/F BFC, G/F PSC, and the Wellness and Counselling Centre@PSC (Chinese only). Come and get one!

For more information/activities of Sunshine@CUHK, please like us on facebook!

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[Flourishing First Year@CUHK] Expressive Arts Workshop: Understanding Yourself 2019-11-11

Have you ever resonated with a song that you heard? Or watching a movie or drama that resembles your self-portrayal? Or come across any scenic views or images that make you have special feelings that you could never forget? 

Assimilate your creation into arts, it can become your mirror to help you understand yourself. 

The workshop aims to enhance self-understanding of participants, including their strengths, insights and passions via the creative process and elements of visual arts and drama. Students can explore themselves through this self-exploration process while enjoy the fun through creation of an art piece.

Date:  11/11/2019 (Monday)  

Time: 10:00a.m.-12:30p.m. 

Venue:  BFC Room LG13A-LG13B 


Targets:   CUHK Students (Priority will be given to Flourishing First Year@CUHK members [register to be member here])  

Fee:    Free 

Quota:  24 

Language:    Cantonese    

Remark:   Comfortable wear, mini-skirts not preferable 

For enquiries, please contact our Wellness and Counselling Centre staff at 3943 7208 or 3943 3493.


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Free Distribution of Acute Psychological Trauma pamphlet (Chinese only, limited supply) 2019-10-16

It’s ok to be not ok because you'd tried your best.

If you wanna know more about acute psychological trauma, grab a pamphlet (Chinese only) at CUSU, University Library and the Wellness and Counselling Centre@PSC now! Limited supply.

Like Sunshine@CUHK on facebook!

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uBuddies Program 2019-09-10


We are now recruiting members for the uBuddies Program 2019-2020

Have you ever thought of becoming a peer counsellor so as to offer support and assistance to your peers who appear frustrated and confused?

Since 2010, Wellness and Counselling Centre of the Office of Student Affairs has launched the ‘uBuddies’ Peer Counselling Network to promote Caring Campus.  Ten batches of uBuddies have completed their training and have been in active service for years.  We would like to invite you to join us! Let us build together a truly caring and positive campus in CUHK!

Who are eligible to join the uBuddies program?

If you are full-time non-final year undergraduate students in The Chinese University of Hong Kong; and you

  • are interested in developing helping profession
  • wish to develop your personal potential and character strengths
  • love to help peers
  • want to add colours to your university lives

Training will be conducted mainly in Cantonese with English supplement.

uBuddies On-line application:  uBuddies On-line Application Form

Application Deadline: October 18, 2019

For more information, please refer here.

Enquiries: 3943-1804 Miss Kong

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uPals Program 2019-09-10


We are now recruiting members for the uPals Program 2019-2020

uPals is a newly launched program by the Wellness and Counselling Centre of the Office of the Student Affairs focusing on peer wellness promotion and strengthening peer support atmosphere. The uPals members will work together to plan and implement mental wellness campaigns to promote supportive, fun and caring service projects on campus.

Who are eligible to join the uPals program?

If you are full-time non-final year undergraduate students in The Chinese University of Hong Kong; and you

  • are interested in organizing some fun events focusing on mental health
  • wish to be part of the World Mental Health Day, organize cheering-up activities during examination period, etc.
  • love to support peers
  • want to promote positive lifestyle choices to support mental wellness

All trainings and workshops will be conducted mainly in English.

uPals On-line application: uPals On-line Application Form

Application Deadline: October 18, 2019

Details: For more information, please refer here.

Enquiries: 3943-1804 Miss Kong

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World Mental Health Day 2019 8 & 10 Oct

In celebrating the World Mental Health Day (Oct 10) this year, WACC is dedicating this event as a campus-wide initiative to raise awareness on the importance of good mental health. This year, it will be a two-day programme to be held at the campus and details are as follows:

Date   : Oct 8, 2019 (Tuesday) (in collaboration with Suicide Prevention Services)
Time   : 2-5pm
Venue : University MTR Station Piazza 大學站廣場
Content: Interactive “Emoji” games and giveaways, exhibitions, mental self-help stations, etc.

Date   : Oct 10, 2019 (Thursday)
Time   : 2-5pm
Venue : Yasumoto International Academic Park (YIA) Piazza康本國際學術園地下廣場
Content: Exhibitions and giveaways, photo booth, etc.

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Enquiry: Ms Yip (3943 3493)

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Mental Wellness Promotion Day 2019-02-28

Date: 28th February, 2019

Time: 12:00 n.n. – 5:00 p.m.

Venue: Pommerenke Student Centre Piazza


Event Day Activities: 

- Opening ceremony

- Onstage musical and magic performance

- 3-D photo booth

- ‘ReDefinition’ game and souvenir booths

- Cashapon

- Coffee and snacks corner


Pre-event Promotion:

- 3-D photo booths (19th - 28 th February, 2019)

- Campus promotional games on 19th, 21st, and 26th February, 2019.


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Circle Painting 2019-01-23

日期 : 23-1-2019 (三)

時期 : 3:00 - 5:00 pm

地點 : 龐萬倫學生中心3樓 303室

對象 : 所有中大學生

人數 : 40

語言 : 廣東話

報名 :

截止日期 : 21-1-2019

注意事項 : 請穿輕便服裝,因為需要蹲在地上畫畫。


Circle Painting 帶你進入一個釋放心靈力量與參加者互相連結的境界。你無需具備畫畫天份,不用理會畫得美與醜,在導師的引導下隨心地畫出圓形和線條,填上喜歡的顏色。 過程中你會專注當下,享受內心的平靜與輕鬆。完成後,你會驚訝自己和參加者創作了一幅壯觀的畫作。一起來試試吧!

如有任可查詢,請在辧公時間內致電: 3943 7208 與鄭小姐聯絡。 


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Dr. Dog Workshop 2018-9-18

Dr. Dog Workshop

Date:     27 September

Time:     3:30pm

Venue:   PSC 303


Mid-Term Exam Visit

Date:     11 & 31 October

Time:     1:00pm-2:00pm

Venue:   Learning Garden, U LIB


Outdoor Booth

Date:     8 & 14 November

Time:     1:00pm-2:00pm

Venue:   YIA


Final Exam Visit

Date:     27 & 30 November

Time:     1:00pm-2:00pm

Venue:   Learning Garden, U LIB



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Join ‘uBuddies 2019 -- CUHK Peer Counselling Network’ 2018-9-3

The recruitment for uBuddies 2019 -- CUHK Peer Counselling Network is open now. This programme is aiming at training a group of competent and caring peer counsellors to enrich personal growth as well as helping others so as to build a caring and supportive campus in CUHK.


For details and download of application form, please visit the website of the Wellness and Counselling Centre:

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World Mental Health Day 2018 2018-10-10

World Mental Health Day 2018

Let’s show our Care to Young People in this Changing World, and Support them to be


Promotional Booth on Mental Health

Date:  October 10, 2018 Wednesday

Time: 11:30am – 2:30pm

Venue: Open Area of Yasumoto International Academic Park

Activities: Exhibition, interactive games and gifts, photo booth, coloring cards, etc.

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Time Management Workshop 26-9-2018









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World Suicide Prevention Day 2018 2018-09-10
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