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Important notes:  

  1. Counselling and Wellness Section (CWS) will review the event/activity from time to time in accordance with the development of the epidemic situation, and will make suitable adjustments taking into account all relevant factors.
  2. The enrolment of workshops will be closed 5 days before it starts.
  3. Students on the waiting list will be notified of successful enrolment when vacancies are available.
  4. Walk-in registration for workshop(s) might be allowed ten minutes after the session has started, but vacancies are subject to availability and are not guaranteed.
  5. If you have any special requests, please contact us at stud.counselling@polyu.edu.hk.
  6. For workshops and groups to be conducted on Zoom, please refer to the 'Student Guide for Zoom Meeting'. Please be encouraged to turn on your video camera and microphone during the Workshop/ Group session to facilitate interactions and communications.
  7. If you encounter any technical issues when entering the session, please call us at 2766-6800.'
  8. Arrangements During Bad Weather: We follow the University’s guidelines on class arrangements during bad weather.  You may find relevant guidelines at the following website: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/ar/web/en/arrangements-during-bad-weather/index.html
  9. For other 'points to note', please click this link.

3 tips for freshman

-explore stress management skills

-adjustment tips in new learning Environment

-how to explore alternatives to new challenges

 

Medium of Instruction: Cantonese

Instructor: Ms. Cynthia Cheng (Counsellor)

Delivery mode: face-to-face

Date: 9/9/2021 (Thu)

Time: 14.30-17.30

 

Ways to tackle internet addiction: Joy of missing out (JOMO)

- What is the Internet Addiction?

- What is the fear of missing out (FOMO?)

- What is the joy of missing out (JOMO)?

- What are your own ways to embrace the JOMO in daily life?

 

Medium of Instruction: English

Instructor: Mr. Newman Cheung (Associate Counsellor)

Delivery mode: hybrid

Date: 13/9/2021 (Mon) and 20/9/2021 (Mon)

Time: 15.00-16.30

 

Managing your time for Effective Learning

1. Understand time management

2. Explore common time wasters

3. Review your present time management

4. Introduce classic principles of time control

5. Time-saving tips

 

Medium of Instruction: English

Instructor: Ms. Salina Chan (Senior Counsellor)

Delivery mode: hybrid

Date: 15/9/2021 (Wed)

 

Understanding Relationship - a guide for couples

1) Enriches love relationship;

2) Understand the importance of love relationship for emotional well-being

3) Resolve conflicts and power struggle from the relationship

 

Medium of Instruction: English

Instructor: Mr. Merv Mok (Associate Counsellor)

Delivery mode: hybrid

Date: 23/9/2021 (Thu) and 30/9/2021 (Thu)

Time: 16.30-18.00

 

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

-Overview of the Book “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People”

-Brief introduction on the 7 habits

-Examine how the 7 habits integrate to your daily life step-by-step

 

Medium of Instruction: English

Instructor: Ms. Nancy Chong (Counsellor)

Delivery mode: hybrid

Date: 27/9/2021 (Mon)

Time: 10.30-12.30 

 

How to tolerate negative emotion?

  1. To learn about different negative emotion
  2. To enhance skills and strategies
  3. To cope with the negative emotion

Date: 5 October 2021 (Tuesday)

Time: 10.00-12.00

Language: English

Target: All students

Instructor: Ms. Trista Chow, Associate Counsellor

Join Zoom session: FULL (registration closed)

Join F2f session: FULL (registration closed)


 How to Stress Less

  1. Understand the nature of Stress.
  2. Test your stress level.
  3. Learn different techniques to deal with stress in daily life.

Date: 6October 2021 (Wednesday)

Time: 11.00-13.00

Language: English

Target: All students

Instructor: Ms. Temy Leung, Counsellor

Join Zoom session: FULL (registration closed)

Join F2f session: FULL (registration closed)


How to recognise and avoid cognitive bias

  1. To define what cognitive biases are
  2. To identify types of cognitive bias
  3. To enhance your ability in dealing with cognitive bias by case illustration

Date: 8 October 2021 (Friday)

Time: 15.00-17.00

Language: English

Target: All students

Instructor: Mr. Ben Wong, Associate Counsellor

Join Zoom session: FULL (registration closed)

Join F2f session: FULL (registration closed)


Are You a Perfectionist?

  1. To introduce the definition of perfectionism
  2. To explore whether you have perfectionism tendency
  3. To understand the characteristics of perfectionism
  4. To build up a healthy intrapersonal relationship

Date: 22 October 2021 (Friday)

Time: 14.30-16.30

Language: English

Target: Undergraduate students

Instructor: Dr Sharon Wong, Senior Counsellor
Join Zoom session (registration closed)
Join F2f session(registration closed)


 Understanding Emotions

  1. Use A-B-C Model to construct more rational and self-constructive beliefs from ‘Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy
  2. Understand the core relationship between your cognitive, emotion and behaviour

Date: 4 November 2021, 11 November 2021 (Thursday)

Time: 14.30-16.30

Language: English

Target: Undergraduate students

Instructor: Ms. Sharon To, Associate Counsellor
Join Zoom session(registration closed)
Join F2f session (registration closed)



Important notes:  

  1. Counselling and Wellness Section (CWS) will review the event/activity from time to time in accordance with the development of the epidemic situation, and will make suitable adjustments taking into account all relevant factors.
  2. The enrolment of workshops will be closed 5 days before it starts.
  3. Students on the waiting list will be notified of successful enrolment when vacancies are available.
  4. If you have any special requests, please contact us at stud.counselling@polyu.edu.hk.
  5. For workshops and groups to be conducted on Zoom, please refer to the “Student Guide for Zoom Meeting” here. Please be encouraged to turn on your video camera and microphone during the Workshop/ Group session to facilitate interactions and communications.
  6. If you encounter any technical issues when entering the session, please call us at 2766-6800.
  7. For other “points to note”, please click this link.

3 tips for freshman

  1. Explore stress management skills
  2. Adjustment tips in new learning environment
  3. How to explore alternatives to new challenges

Date: 9 September 2021 (Thursday)

Time: 14.30-17.30

Language: Cantonese

Target: Students from bachelor's degree, sub-degree and SYA year 1 students

Instructor: Ms. Cynthia Cheng, Counsellor

Only F2f session is available: FULL (registration closed)

 

Ways to tackle internet addiction: Joy of missing out (JOMO)

  1. What is the Internet Addiction?
  2. What is the fear of missing out (FOMO)?
  3. What is the joy of missing out (JOMO)
  4. What are your own ways to embrace the JOMO in daily life?

Date: 13 September 2021, 20 September 2021 (Monday)

Time: 15.00-16.30

Language: English

Target: All students

Instructor: Mr. Newman Cheung, Associate Counsellor
Join Zoom session: FULL (registration closed)
Join F2f session: FULL (registration closed)


Managing your time for Effective Learning

  1. Understand time management
  2. Explore common time wasters
  3. Review your present time management
  4. Introduce classic principles of time control
  5. Time-saving tips

Date: 15 September 2021 (Wednesday)

Time: 15.00-17.00

Language: English

Target: Students from bachelor's degree and sub-degree

Instructor: Ms. Salina Chan, Senior Counsellor

Join Zoom session: FULL (registration closed)

Join F2f session: FULL (registration closed)


Understanding Relationship - a guide for couples

  1. Enriches love relationship
  2. Understand the importance of love relationship for emotional well-being
  3. Resolve conflicts and power struggle from the relationship

Date: 23 September 2021, 30 September 2021 (Thursday)

Time: 16.30-18.00

Language: English

Target: All students

Instructor: Mr. Merv Mok, Associate Counsellor

Join Zoom session: FULL (registration closed)

Join F2f session: FULL (registration closed)

 

 

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

  1. Overview of the Book “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People”
  2. Brief introduction on the 7 habits
  3. Examine how the 7 habits integrate to your daily life step-by-step

Date: 27 September 2021 (Monday)

Time: 10.30-12.30

Language: English

Target: All students

Instructor: Ms. Nancy Chong, Counsellor

Join Zoom session: FULL (registration closed)

Join F2f session: FULL (registration closed)

 

 

 


Important notes:  

  1. Counselling and Wellness Section (CWS) will review the event/activity from time to time in accordance with the development of the epidemic situation, and will make suitable adjustments taking into account all relevant factors.
  2. The enrolment of workshops will be closed 5 days before it starts.
  3. If you have any special requests, please contact us at stud.counselling@polyu.edu.hk.
  4. For workshops and groups to be conducted on Zoom, please refer to the “Student Guide for Zoom Meeting” here. Please be encouraged to turn on your video camera and microphone during the Workshop/ Group session to facilitate interactions and communications.
  5. If you encounter any technical issues when entering the session, please call us at 2766-6800.
  6. For other “points to note”, please click this link.

The series of psychoeducational e-materials aims to provide education and information about foundational mental health knowledge to the PolyU community. The e-materials cover topics of emotion management, stress management, interpersonal communication, positive thinking skills, and tips on enhancing psychological wellness.  Each e-workshop video is narrated in English with an approximate duration of less than 20 minutes. Please give us some feedback by completing the questionnaire with the QR code below after going through the e-materials.

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Experience Peace of Mind with Mindfulness

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 Self-Care Tips

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How to tolerate negative emotion?

The capability of handling negative emotions can help us return to a state of equilibrium quickly when new stressors arise. We can try to learn more about our emotion and skills to cope with it.

Medium of Instruction: English

Instructor: Ms. Trista Chow (Associate Counsellor)

Delivery mode: hybrid

Date: 5/10/2021 (Tue)

Time: 10.00-12.00

 

How to Stress Less

1. Understand the nature of Stress.

2. Test your stress level.

3. Learn different techniques to deal with stress in daily life.

Medium of Instruction: English

Instructor: Ms. Temy Leung (Counsellor)

Delivery mode: hybrid

Date: 6/10/2021 (Wed)

Time: 11.00-13.00

 

How to recognise and avoid cognitive bias

-To define what cognitive biases are

-To identify types of cognitive bias

-To enhance your ability in dealing with cognitive bias by case illustration"

 

Medium of Instruction: English

Instructor: Mr. Ben Wong (Associate Counsellor)

Delivery mode: hybrid

Date: 8/10/2021 (Fri)

Time: 15.00-17.00

 

Are You a Perfectionist?

-To introduce the definition of perfectionism

-To explore whether you have perfectionism tendency 

-To understand the characteristics of perfectionism

-To build up a healthy intrapersonal relationship

Medium of Instruction: English

Instructor: Dr Sharon Wong (Senior Counsellor)

Delivery mode: hybrid

Date: 22/10/2021 (Fri)

Time: 14.30-16.30

 

Understanding Emotions

-Use A-B-C Model to construct more rational and self-constructive beliefs from ‘Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy’

-Understand the core relationship between your cognitive, emotion and behaviour

Medium of Instruction: English

Instructor: Ms. Sharon To (Associate Counsellor)

Delivery mode: hybrid

Date: 4/11/2021 (Thu) and 11/11/2021 (Thu)

Time: 14.30-16.30

 

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