Past Events

Mental Wellness Promotion Day 2018 – “Embrace Yourself” 2018-02-01

Date:  1 February, 2018

Time:  12:00 n.n. – 5:00 p.m.

Venue:  Pommerenke Student Centre Plaza

Mental Wellness Promotion Day is a signature mental health promotion event of the year organized by Wellness and Counselling Centre of the Office of Student Affairs.

The main theme of the Mental Wellness Promotion Day is “Embrace Yourself”, with dandelion, a versatile and resilient plant, as our mascot.

Also celebrated on the same occasion is the Handover Ceremony for 2017-18 uBuddies. The uBuddies are student peer counsellors who are committed to promote mutual support and care in student communities.

We have invited students to have musical and magic performance on stage, and hold “Embrace Yourself” booths and candy corners at the Plaza. Mental Health Talk on Facts about Counselling will be conducted by our Student Counsellor from 2:30 to 3:30p.m. Interested students please register for the workshop at

We will have a series of pre-event promotion around CUHK campus from 19 January to 31 January. Watch out for our pre-event promotion and get our souvenirs!

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Sweet Little Joy in Exams 04/12/2017 - 07/12/2017

Reward yourself for your hard work for exams!
Enjoy the sweets by Sunshine at CUHK four days in a row.





Ice-cream Sir Run Run Shaw Hall
05/12 Candy Floss Cultural Square
06/12 Popcorn Cultural Square
07/12 Malt Cookie Yasumoto International Academic Park
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Fight for Exams! With Dr. Dog! Oct - Nov

Feeling overwhelmed by tons of assignments? Can't find someone to talk to when feeling upset? Dogs can always stand by you, offering warmth and strength.

Come to the Dr. Dog booth by uBuddies to take photos with Dr. Dog and touch its super fluffy fur!

Want to know more about animal therapy & welfare? You must join the talk!

Hope to have close interaction with Dr. Dog? The Dr. Dog Workshop is your best choice (preference will be given to those who joined the talk!). Feeding, patting and more!

For details, please check from the poster.

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Stress Management Workshop 13-11-2017

Flourishing First Year @ CUHK ( Module 1 – Mental Wellness)

Date : 13-11-2017 (Mon)
Time : 6-7:30pm
Venue : YIA RM401


The ability in handling stress would be improved through this workshop.

In the workshop, you will

  • Increase understanding of stress symptoms, signs and causes ;
  • Enhance skills on stress management;
  • Practice relaxation exercises

Target: Full-time CU students



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Join the Ninth Batch of uBuddies 31-08-2017

Have you ever thought of becoming a peer counsellor so as to offer support and assistance to your peers who appear frustrated and confused?  Wellness and Counselling Centre of the Office of Student Affairs would like to invite you to become our uBuddies which enables you to help others in need. Let us build together a caring and supportive campus in CUHK! For Details, please refer to our webpage:


Deadline of Application:        October 20, 2017

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Time Management Workshop 20-10-2017

地點:龐萬倫學生中心二樓 心理健康及輔導中心活動室

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Hong Kong Mindfulness Day 15-10-2017

On 15 October, the Office of Student Affairs Wellness and Counselling Centre will co-organize “Hong Kong Mindfulness Day” with Body ∙ Mind ∙ Spirit Platform. It aims at providing an opportunity to all CU students and staff to learn mindfulness on campus. Before attending this event, you are required to participate in pre-Mindfulness Day workshops (either on 3 October or 6 October).  You’re expected to practice mindfulness for eight continuous days. For details and registration, please refer to the following poster. For enquiry, please call 3943 7208 / 3943 3493.

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《搖搖晃晃的人間》放映會 12-10-2017

日期:2017 年 10月12日 (星期四)
地點:香港中文大學 邵逸夫堂演奏廳
語言:普通話 片長:88 分鐘
座談嘉賓:余秀華、范儉 主持人:廖偉棠
查詢:3943-8763 / 3943-7382




廖偉棠,詩人、作家、攝影家, 曾獲香港青年文學獎、香港中文文學獎、台灣中國時報文學獎、聯合報文學獎及香港文學雙年獎等,香港藝術發展獎2012年年度作家。曾於中港台出版詩集《八尺雪意》、《半簿鬼語》、《春盞》等十餘種。

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World Suicide Prevention Day 2017 05-09-2017

To raise awareness on suicide prevention, the Wellness and Counselling Centre, Office of Student Affairs will join in to support the World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), a worldwide event on every September 10th promoted by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP). A series of activities will be specially arranged which include:

  • Educational booths promoting suicide prevention messages set up on September 7 & 8 at Cultural Square (12nn-2pm). Students can take Polaroid photos to share their own pro-life messages and post them onto Facebook or Weibo.
  • Wristbands & pamphlets distribution, on September 8 at University MTR Station (outside of Exit A, 10am-12nn & 4-6pm) also at SRRH (11am-1pm). A set of specially designed wristbands printed with WSPD’s theme of the year “Take a minute, change a life” will be delivered to students to encourage their active engagement as gatekeepers to support peers with emotional distress.
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A Reception Room of Soul and Faith CCC, CUHK Every Thursday

Time: 13:00 - 17:30
Venue: Chaplain’s Office, 1st Floor, Chung Chi College Chapel
Enquiries: Dr. Lin, Chaplain’s Office /

- Emotional Problems
- Study Problems
- Career Problems
- Religious Struggles
- Family Conflicts
- Relationship Issues

Take a Sweet Break 18-20 April 2017

Busy and stressed with the exams? Let’s take a break and enjoy free ice cream and sweet soup by Sunshine at CUHK!

Sir Run Run Shaw Hall 19/4/2017 Ice Cream Counter 12:00noon
Chung Chi College  18,19,20/4/2017
Sweet Soup Boost

New Asia College 20/4/2017  9:30p.m.
United College  19/4/2017  8:30p.m.
Shaw College  18,20/4/2017  9:00/8:30p.m.
Morningside College  19/4/2017  7:30p.m.
S.H. Ho College 20/4/2017  7:30p.m.
C.W. Chu College 20/4/2017  7:30p.m.
Wu Yee Sun College  19/4/2017  8:45p.m.
Lee Woo Sing College  20/4/2017  9:00p.m.
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World Health Day 7 April 2017

Date: 7 April. 2017

April 7 is the World Health Day sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO). The theme of this year is “Depression: let’s talk". Its goal is that more people with depression both seek and get help.


SEM尾 · 撐你! 6 April 2017

Date: 6 April 2017

Time: 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Venue: Entrance Piazza

The Student Counselling and Development Service (SCDS) will organise an activity called "SEM尾.撐你!" with the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups on 6 April 2017. Activities include Busking, Handwritten Stickers distribution and Zentangle drawing. Through these activities, we hope to create a caring and embracive atmosphere on our campus during the Final Exam period.

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Symposium on Supporting Students with SEN in Career Planning 24 March 2017

Date:  24 March, 2017
Time:  2:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Venue:  Room 303, Pommerenke Student Centre
Language:  Cantonese

Target Audience:
- All staff, particularly those who have a role of offering guidance on career planning and development to students (e.g., Counsellors, Academic Advisors, College Development Officers)
- All students

Quota:  50

On-line registration:
Registration Deadline:  21 March, 2017
Enquiries:  Ms. Jasvinda Ng - 3943 4766 /



- Employment information of CUHK’s graduates with SEN
- Services offered by the Government and non-government organizations on career development, training and job placement for students with SEN
- Experience sharing by students/graduates


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Mental Wellness Promotion Weeks 2017 "Wellness and Recover" 13 to 24 March 2017

Date:  13 - 24 March, 2017

For Details :

SCDS will organize a series of activities in the Mental Wellness Promotions Weeks from 13 to 24 March 2017 with the theme of “Wellness and Recovery”. Through these activities, we hope to create a caring and embracing atmosphere on our campus that everyone works together to enhance mental wellness and foster recovery.

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Embracing Negativity (And Positivity) in Life 22 March 2017

Date: 22 March 2017
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Venue: Learning Garden, LG/F University Library, CUHK
Speaker :Ven. Ajahn Brahm



In this talk, Ajahn Brahm, a world renowned teacher and author of a number of international bestsellers, will use anecdotes seasoned with humour, and strategies proven by time, on how to embrace life with a positive mindset. There will be a Q&A session afterwards.

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Dr. Dog Programme 22 March 2017

Date: 22 March 2017
Time: 12:15pm to 4:15pm
Venue: 3/F outdoor area, Choh-Ming Li Basic Medical Sciences Building
Purpose: To promote mental health awareness among students 



a) Students can interact with the 3 therapy dogs from Animals Asia in the “Dr. Dog Area"

b) Positive message boards will be displayed to promote positive thinking

c) A booth will be set up for distribution of mental health leaflets and “goodie bags” (which include treats, mental health facts and motivational quotes)

319正念DIY博覽 19 March 2017

Date: 19 March 2017



學生事務處 學生輔導及發展組與身心靈平台合辦《正念DIY 博覽2017》, 將於2017年3月19日(星期日)在香港中文大學康本國際學術園舉行,約40場與正念有關的工作坊, 詳情及報名


“Creativity to Independence” How to deliver visual arts workshop for people with special needs 16 March 2017



時間:上午 10:30-下午 5:30




查詢:吳小姐( 3943 4766)


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Sharing Session for Taught Postgraduates 13 March 2017

Date: 13 March 2017
Time: 3:30p.m. – 5:00p.m.
Venue: Mong Man Wai Building – MMW 704


Enquiries: 3943 7208 /

Are you interested in listening to the experiences and stories of other students who, like you, are also doing their postgraduate studies in the CUHK? We have more than these for you: in each sharing session, there will be a staff to share his/her personal stories of postgraduate studies, from which you could expect a gain of insights and wisdoms that might help making your postgraduate student life both successful and satisfactory!

Topic: “A Journey from subjectification to subjectivity”

Guest Speaker: Prof. KUNG Lap Yan, Divinity School of Chung Chi College, CUHK

Activities: Games, guest (staff)’s sharing, interactive discussion among student participants, the guest and the facilitator. Light refreshments will be provided.

Language: Cantonese (supplemented with English)

Quota: 20 Full-time Taught Postgraduate Students

Registration deadline: 6 March 2017

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