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Cross-Cultural Integration

Orientation for Non-local Undergraduate Students

The orientation programme and activities will help you adjust to campus life and study at Lingnan. Do enjoy the exciting moments in the first few weeks on campus. Please read the information below for the detailed arrangements.


Orientation Talks for New Non-local Students on Zoom

To give you a warm welcome and some adjustment as well as living tips, the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) will organise some talks on adjustment and hostel life for you via Zoom on 25 August 2021 morning from 9:30am to 11:30am.  The Zoom link of the talk will be sent to you through email in early August.


Online New Student Orientation (NSO) (All new students are required to attend)

NSO organised by the Office of Student Affairs (OSA) aims at providing the essential information and supporting network to new students to facilitate their adaption to the University life. The University adopts online mode this year and offers 1) online e-Learning programmes on Moodle platform from 12 August to 24 September and 2) a virtual Campus Life Carnival on 7 September for new students. You can acquire the essential information and to self-learn at your own pace and your most preferred environment. 

Peer Mentors who are senior students will help you with your adjustment to university life. They will contact you when you arrived at the Lingnan Campus. 

For details of the  NSO e-programmes and virtual Campus Life Carnival, please visit the following websites:

1) New Student Orientation (NSO 2021) e-learning Programmes on Moodle platform via:  (available during 12 August after 9:00 - 24 September) and the

2) Virtual Campu Life Carnival via:


Welcoming Sessions organised by Warden's Offices

Warden's Offices will organise welcoming sessions for new non-local students between late August and early September. For details, please contact the Warden's Offices of your hostel. 


Lingnan Host Family Scheme

Lingnan Host Family Scheme (LHFS) is a programme specially designed for non-local degree-seeking students to render a warm support to facilitate their adaptation to live in Lingnan as well as Hong Kong. By joining this scheme, non-local degree-seeking students can build a stronger sense of belonging, achieve a better adaptation to live in Lingnan, and get a deeper understanding of the Hong Kong society.

New non-local degree-seeking students who joined the scheme will be taking care by a host family who are staff members of Lingnan. Although, students will live in student hostels and not living with their host families. The host families will meet and invite the students to join their family gatherings to render care, support and a home feeling away from home for them. 

For details and registration of the scheme, please refer to the email to be sent to you in August.



For enquiries, please contact Ms Joey Leung of OSA (Tel: 852 2616 7302/ Email: