On-campus Service-learning Scheme in full stride
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The On-campus Service-learning Scheme (OSS), with enthusiastic support University-wide, welcomes online applications starting
A key aspect of CityU’s mission is to prepare students for career development and the
Initiated by Professor David S Y Tong, CityU’s Deputy President, in November last year, the
"The OSS provides students with another type of learning environment. They will experience more than an employer-employee relationship. And, of course, the students determine how much they, themselves, gain in the process,” said Mr Rock Tam, Senior Counsellor of Student Development Services, at an OSS briefing session held at lunch time, 28 February. Two more sessions will be held, one on 3 March and another on 9 March.
Third-year social work student Timothy Sin welcomes the
To give students a well-rounded education, the University encourages students to apply for cross-discipline postings so as to acquire real-life experiences in subjects other than their major. Full-time undergraduate students with a CGPA of 2.5, are eligible to apply for their desired jobs direct to the recruiting units. They can be employed by the University as part-time helpers in a wide range of projects including research, teaching support, University functions, IT support, office administration and customer service.
Student helpers are offered appropriate orientation such as career development, work ethics, and training courses on generic workplace skills/attitude to help them perform effectively and efficiently. Performance evaluation, conducted by the recruiting units, allows students to understand their career interests and aptitudes.
In addition to this University-wide On-campus Service-learning Scheme, CityU offers students a wide range of learning opportunities in a variety of work environments, such as the Industrial Attachment Scheme and internship programmes, either built into the curriculum or organized by Student Development Services.