The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Students’ Union (HKPUSU) is registered under the Societies Ordinance as a separate student body, which is not part of the PolyU legal structure. PolyU does not in any way represent the HKPUSU and shall not be held responsible for any acts or omissions of the HKPUSU. Whether students choose to pay the membership fees of HKPUSU or not does not in any way affect their programme registration or study in PolyU. It should be noted that PolyU does not assume any responsibility or liability towards students in respect of the said fees.
PolyU provides resources and advice to support the HKPUSU and its sub-organisations to provide extracurricular activities that help enrich campus life and develop students’ all-round capabilities.
As a member of the HKPUSU, you will have the privilege to enjoy activities and benefits offered by your Faculty/School Students’ Association and departmental student society/course club:
A number of non-local student associations are established and affiliated under the Student Affairs Office (SAO) to engage and serve the non-local student community. As catalysts for promoting a campus ambience that is international, enriching and inclusive, extracurricular activities are held to facilitate multicultural student integration and exchange. Currently, affiliated under SAO we have the following non-local student associations:
- International Student Association
- Qazaq Student Association
- Korean Student Association
- Indonesian Student Association
- Malaysian Student Association
- Taiwanese Student Association
Click this link for their contact details. Students who wish to reach Chinese Mainland Students’ Association (CMSA) or South Asian Society (SAS) may click the same link where the contact information of the aforesaid non-local student associations registered with the Students’ Union is also available.
A series of student development programmes are organised for current and prospective office-bearers of various student organisations. The training contents are specifically designed to enable participants to acquire skills they need to exercise their duties.
- Leadership qualities in student organisations
- Change management
- Creative thinking
- How to win others’ support
- Team building
Student workshops are offered to enhance communication and presentation skills for student who served in University Committees.