Department of Media and Communication Center for Communication Research

Learning Advisors


An academic advisor enables the student to make informed decisions about courses, degrees, academic majors and careers opportunities. Academic advisors are good resources not only answering to most of the students question but also motivating students to take action. Students are responsible to find out the information required, to follow up on suggestions and to take the necessary action to become successful students. All COM students are recommended to meet their learning advisor at least once in every semester.

Roles and responsibilities of Learning Advisors

  • To clarify university policies, regulations, programmes, and procedures about which you may have questions.
  • To offer advice on selecting courses and to assist you in developing an academic plan that satisfies degree requirements.
  • To discuss with you your academic performance and the implications of your performance for the undergraduate degree.
  • To help you explore your interests, abilities, and goals and relate them to academic majors and career path

Who are the advisors of the Learning Advisor programme?

All COM faculty members are the learning advisors in this programme. Details of the member information can be found in the academic faculty list. Learning advisor is assigned to each freshman student and advisor with follow up with the student for at least 1 year.


Who is my learning advisor?

Students can find their learning advisor in the study plan under AIMS system. Click on the "DegreeWorks" function in the study plan webpage, name and email address of the corresponding learning advisor can be seen.