Caritas Insititue of Higher Education upholds the Catholic heritage and educational mission to provide an open access to higher education. Apart from a focus on the acquisition of knowledge, the Institute is also concerned with the personal growth and development of students. The Student Affairs Office aims at achieving this goal through the provision of a wide range of services and support to students.
The Objectives of the Student Affairs Office are:
- to enrich campus life and cultivate a united collegiate spirit
- to enhance the personal growth and development of students through extra-curricular activities in achieving the Catholic ideology of holistic education
- to contribute to the integral development of students in cherishing and upholding their moral, ethical and spiritual values
- to serve as a bridge between students and College and co-ordinate all student activities
- to build up closer links with the Institute alumni and support all alumni activities
The mission of the Student Affairs Office (the Office) contributes to the achievement of the Institute's mission, with the enhancement of student learning and personal development being the main focus of its programmes and services. Furthermore, the Office seeks to promote and provide a positive environment that enhances student learning and development. It puts an emphasis on providing a comprehensive support system for the integral development of each student.
We promise to
respond to all students' general enquiries promptly;
provide requested information willingly;
assist needy students to apply for financial assistance enthusiastically;
promote the organization of activities and programmes to enrich campus life professionally;
render counselling services to students wholeheartedly; and
provide a clean and tidy environment for all student amenities perfectly.
- Counselling Services
- to help students to obtain well-balanced personal development;
- to help students to overcome different psychosocial crises and emotional problems.
- Career Services
- to render advice and guidance to students to identify their own career goals and aptitudes;
- to prepare students for employment through job-searching skills training;
- to provide career placements and information on employment opportunities in the industry.
- Physical Activities and Health Services
- to promote students' physical health and well-being;
- to help students to establish a positive lifestyle towards health maintenance.
- Student Activities and Amenities
- to provide desirable facilities for students to organize activities;
- to enrich campus life and develop a sense of belonging.
- Scholarship and Financial Assistance
- to motivate students to pursue academic excellence;
- to provide financial assistance to students in need.
- to encourage students to take part in pastoral care activities for their religious enrichment;
- to foster students' spiritual and pastoral care.
- Alumni Liaison
- to conduct employment survey to collect career information on our graduates;
- to assist graduates to organize celebration or reunion activities.
Scholarships & Awards
1) Self-financing Post-secondary Scholarship Scheme (SPSS)
This scheme is offered by HKSAR Government to give recognition not only to students with outstanding academic performance, but also those with achievements and talents in other non-academic fields. Scholarships and awards will be offered to students pursuing full-time locally accredited self-financing sub-degree or bachelor’s degree (including top-up degree) programmes.
Introduction for 1st round application
Deadline on 5 December 2017
Introduction for 2nd round application
Deadline on 14 January 2018
In accordance with established policies and practice, the Institute/College may award up to three scholarships to students with the highest annual Grade Point Average (GPA) in all courses in each study year of each academic program. Awards are recommended by Schools/Departments and approved by the Academic Board.
The number of scholarship is proportional to the number of students in that year of study as follows:
|Number of students||Number of scholarship||Type of scholarship|
|40-100 students||2||First and Second|
|>100 students||3||First, Second, and Third|
3) Hong Kong Caring Magic Circus Service Scholarship
This scholarship is established to encourage and recognize students with active participation in community services. The award is set at HK$2,500 for four full-time students pursuing sub-degree or bachelor degree programme at either Caritas Bianchi College of Careers (CBCC) or Caritas Institute of Higher Education (CIHE).
4) Guiding Star Scholarship Award
Guiding Star Scholarship Award is sponsored by Drs Richard Charles and Esther Yewpick Lee Charitable Foundation and administered by The Hong Kong Council of Social Service. The scholarship aims to encourage young people with the aspiration in making positive changes in others’ lives and in giving back to the community to devote themselves in the helping profession of social work, regardless of their economic circumstances.
Eligible students may apply the scholarship via the online system at https://gs.hkcsswg.org.hk
Deadline on 23 February 2018
1) Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme
Starting from the 2017/18 academic year, the Government will provide a non-means-tested annual subsidy of HK$30,000 for eligible new and continuing students pursuing full-time locally-accredited local and non-local self-financing undergraduate (including top-up degree) programmes in Hong Kong (expect for those enrolled in places already support under the Student Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP)) offered by eligible institutions participating in the scheme.
This scheme is administrated by the Student Finance Office of Student Financial Assistance Agency (SFAA – SFO) to provide means-tested financial assistance to needy full-time students pursuing locally-accredited, self-financing pose-secondary education programmes at the level of sub-degree or bachelor’s degree.
This scheme is administrated by the Student Finance Office of Student Financial Assistance Agency (SFAA – SFO) to complement the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) to provide loan(s) to eligible students to settle tuition fees of locally-accredited, self-financing, full-time post-secondary education programmes at the level of sub-degree or bachelor’s degree.
Financial Assistance Agency (SFAA – SFO) to provide financial assistance in the form of loan(s) to BTEC HND, Diploma, Professional Diploma, and part-time sub-degree or bachelor’s degree students to settle tuition fees of self-financing programmes.
5) Caritas Student Financial Assistance Scheme (Lenten Campaign)
6) Deferred Payment of Tuition Fee
|Name of Staff||Position Title||Phone No.|
|Dr Anna NG||Director, Student Affairs||3702 email@example.com|
|Ms. Oriana Ma(RSW)||Senior Student Affairs Officer(Counseling and Development)||3702 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ms Vivian LAU||Student Affairs Officer||3702 email@example.com|
|Ms Kate CHIU(RSW)||Student Affairs Officer(Counseling and Development)||3702 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Ms Jamie CHAN||Administrative Officer||3702 email@example.com|
|Ms. Kathy Tang||Administrative Officer||3702 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Tseung Kwan O Campus Room 811, 18 Chui Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O (Tiu Keng Leng MTR Station), New Territories|
1. Student Ambassador Programme
The CIHE/CBCC Student Ambassador Programme is a flagship programme initiated by Student Affairs Office in 2014. A selected group of outstanding students will be appointed as Student Ambassadors after going through a series of personal and professional developmental training workshops and to serve the Institute/College in major school functions and events.
The Programme aims to achieve the following objectives:
- To develop students’ presentation, leadership and interpersonal skills
- To enhance students’ sense of belonging and enrich students’ campus life
- To nurture students’ life interest and analytical thinking with a global perspective
- To present a positive image of Institute/College to the general public
Inauguration Ceremony Graduation Ceremony Leadership Camp Achiever Programme
2. ICAC Ambassador Programme
Summary of the Programme
- Recruitment (Sep 2017) and Selection Interview (17 Oct 2017)
- Input Session and Training (25-26 Nov 2017)
- On-Campus/New Media (e.g. Facebook page, Instagram, video clip) Integrity Promotion Activities (Jan-Jun 2018)
- Youth Integrity Fest cum Closing of ICAC Ambassador Programme 2017/18 (17 Jun 2018)
Benefits of Joining the Programme
- Know more about ICAC and pivotal value of integrity to young people, join hands in probity promotion
- Enhance capabilities to conduct collaborative integrity promotion activities
- Have collaboration and experience-sharing with students from other tertiary institutions
- Gain an opportunity to
- join as ICAC Voluntary Summer Helper
- assist/participate in various ICAC activities, e.g. receiving guests in ICAC visits, exchanging with youngsters, ICAC Road Race
- network with former ICAC Ambassadors of other institutions by joining the i-League + and make continuous contribution in probity promotion
3. Basketball Team
The CIHE/CBCC Basketball Team is the first Sport Team initiated by Student Affairs Office and Basketball Society in 2017. A group of talented students will be selected as team members through a try-out session in the beginning of each academic year, attend regular practice and represent the Institute/College in competitions.
Men’s Basketball Team 2017-18
Fu Ka Ho
Ko Mau Lam
Li Yu Mau
Chan Hon Yu
Chow Man Fai
Chow Tat Fung
Ho Chun Yam
Kwong Tsz Yan
Lau Nam Ting Neddy
Leung Ho Ching
Leung Ka Chai
Leung Ka Chun
Leung Shi Lik
Ma Ka Chung
Ng Chun Hei
Wang Ho Ching Angus
Wong Chung Yin
Worng Pak Him Brendan
Yeung Siu Kit
Yick Ming Wai
Regular Practice FSTE Joint Basketball HSMC Sports Invitation