Interact with your students Online

To facilitate real-time communications and interactions with your students. We recommend you to try out the following solutions.

Method 1: Canvas Conferences

Canvas Conference contains a suite of tools for you to carry out a live lecture or consultation session online with your students synchronously. You can find it in the navigation menu in your Canvas course sites.

Creates Conferences from Canvas course site.

Below are a set of user guides for your reference:

Please contact the e-Learning Team at 3442-6727 or email to for further support.

Method 2: Microsoft Teams

You may use the Microsoft Teams communications tool to make contact with students who are not registered to a Canvas course, such as your PhD research students. Click HERE for the user guide.

Microsoft Teams is maintained by the Computing Services Centre and you may further contact them via phone: 3442-7658 or email: for any enquires about this tool.

Other Methods:

Technical support is provided for the above two methods. However, teachers may use other tools such as Google Hangouts, Apple FaceTime, WeChat and others as you prefer.