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For New Students

New Student Orientation (NSO 2020)

Important Notes for Participants

The University offers online e-Programmes for New Student Orientation 2020 in order to provide the essential information and supporting network to new students.

New Student Orientation (NSO) aims at helping you adjust to university life and build up the relationship network. NSO 2020 ( includes Official Welcome, talks, library and campus introductions, connections with senior students (peer mentors) and university staff, etc. 


NSO 2020 e-Programmes

New students can access New Student Orientation (NSO 2020) e-Programmes on Moodle’s eLearning platform via: starting 13 August after 9:00am.


NSO 2020 e-Programmes

Approximate time of completion


Welcome Address by the President

3 mins


Continuing the Fine Traditions of Lingnan University since 1888 - by Lingnan University Alumni Association (LUAA)

15 mins


The Importance of Academic Pursuit (GPA Calculation) by the Registry

16 mins


Introduction to Counselling Services

30 mins


The LU Mobile Apps

1 min


Introduction to How the Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC) Supports Students

15 mins


Introduction to Service-Learning

15 mins


Introduction to Academic Exchange

30 mins


Introduction to Library

45 mins


Introduction to Equal Opportunities on Campus

15 mins


Introduction to Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance

20 mins


Introduction to Residential Life under Liberal Arts Education

15 mins


Introduction to Student Services

5 mins


Virtual Campus Tour

5 mins


First Year Student Survey Questionnaire - for local students only

15 mins


Depression Anxiety Stress Scales 21 (DASS 21)

15 mins


1. All video/PPT sessions are conducted via the online Moodle eLearning platform. Students can complete the above learning programmes at their own pace from 13 August till 15 September 2020.

2. The passing grade for quiz with 5 questions is 80% (and 100% for quiz with 1-4 question(s)) and students need to fulfill “PASS” in all online quizzes for ILP units.


Attendance and ILP units

New students who have completed the above NSO 2020 e-Programmes and achieved the passing grade in online e-Learning lessons of NSO 2020 by 15 September 2020 will be granted 15 Integrated Learning Programme (ILP) units. If the full set of online programmes are not completed, students will be required to make up the 15 ILP units during their course of study.


Peer Mentoring Programme

There will be about 20-23 students in each NSO group led by 3-5 senior students as Peer Mentors. The Peer Mentors will attend to you and help facilitate your integration into the university life. They will share their invaluable experience with you and continue to help you adjust to the university life after NSO. Your Peer Mentors will contact you from 1 Sept 2020 onwards to answer your enquiries and help you adjust to university life.


NSO is just a start of peer mentor and mentee relationship. We encourage you to keep in contact with your Peer Mentors after commencement of the new academic year. You can keep in touch with your Peer Mentors by all possible means such as cell phone, WhatsApp, WeChat, Facebook or Instagram, if not face-to-face.


Activities beyond the NSO 2020


Date & Time


Parents Orientation

8 Sept


Online video session &

Real time virtual Q&A session

(for registered participants only)


Exploration Weeks ILP activities

7-18 Sept

Online registration:

during 19-31 Aug



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