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Late March Updates

CAES Communication Support Services (CSS) is here to help all students of UGC-funded programs. Keep reading to find out what CSS has to offer.

We're Hiring!

Finishing your undergraduate or postgraduate degree soon? Interested in helping others, and starting down the path of a career in tertiary education?

The Centre for Applied English Studies is recruiting for the following full-time Communication Advisor posts to serve in CAES Communication Support Services (CSS) from 1 August, 2021: Writing and Speaking (Ref. 503498): https://jobs.hku.hk/cw/en/job/503498/communication-advisor-ca-in-the-writing-centre-and-speaking-studio Digital Literacy (Ref. 503497): https://jobs.hku.hk/cw/en/job/503497/communication-advisor-ca-in-the-digital-literacy-lab The closing date for applications is 28 March, 2021. CSS Tutor Tips

The Art of Creating an Outline It's never too early to start writing a term paper, and good papers start with a plan. Writing Centre consultants are keen to help you with an outline for your next paper.

Day in the Life of a CA


Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes of Communication Support Services? Follow one of our Speaking Studio CAs through her day to find out!

Other Updates Writing Centre and Speaking Studio are keen to support students applying for jobs/internships:

Speaking Studio Peer Consultants had a training session last week on recorded presentations. Book a consultation to get feedback on your recorded presentations now!


Upcoming CSS Workshops and Discussion Groups (Weeks 10-11): Mondays 14:30-15:30 Academic Writing (Writing Centre) 22 March - Finding the Right Words (Vocabulary) 29 March - Organisation (Components of an Essay) Tuesdays 10:30-11:30 Interview Skills (Speaking Studio) 23 March - Job Descriptions 30 March - STAR Technique 11:30-12:30 IELTS Speaking (Speaking Studio) 23 March - Part 3 30 March - Full Test Practice 13:30-14:30 IELTS Writing (Writing Centre) 23 March - Task 1: Trends 30 March - Task 1: Structure 13:30-14:30 Current Affairs (Speaking Studio) 23 March - Meghan, Harry, and the British Royal Family 30 March - Sarah Everard & Sexual Assault Wednesdays 10:30-11:30 Pop Up: Thesis Statements (Writing Centre) 31 March - Thesis Statements 11:30-12:30 Research Writing (Writing Centre) 24 March - Thesis and Capstone Proposals 31 March - Literature Reviews Thursdays 10:30-11:30 Professional Writing (Writing Centre) 25 March - Emails 1 April - Personal Statements 13:30-14:30 Public Speaking (Speaking Studio) 25 March - Content III: Humour and Improv 14:30-15:30 Social English (Speaking Studio) 25 March - Advice & Instructions 1 April – Small Talk 14:30-15:30 English for Academic Success (General Language Advising) Fridays 10:30-11:30 Dating Cultures (Speaking Studio) 26 March - Courting Culture 14:30-15:30 Movies (Speaking Studio) 26 March - Religion in Films Book your workshop or discussion spot by going to the "Book Now!" tab at the top menu. Communication Support Services is operated purely on UGC funds, and we can only serve students of UGC-funded programs. Follow us: https://www.facebook.com/CAESCSS https://www.instagram.com/caescss/

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