The Office of Postgraduate Studies (PGSO) reports to the Provost, and is dedicated to
Led by Professor Charles W. W. NG, Associate Vice-President for Research and Development, CLP Holdings Professor of Sustainability and Chair Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Ms Betty LAW, Director of PGSO, the office performs two main functions: Postgraduate Secretariat (PG Sec), and Postgraduate Outreach and Admissions (PGOA).
Postgraduate Secretariat oversees and coordinates matters related to research postgraduate studies (MPhil and PhD) and taught postgraduate studies (MA, MBA, MPP, MSc and EMBA), including but not limited to formulation of academic requirements, policies and regulations; oversight of quality assurance and compliance matters; facilitation of curricular development; coordination of professional development matters; and assurance of study progress and overall wellness of postgraduate students. It also hosts the Office of Continuing and Professional Education, which co-ordinates and oversees the provision of self-financing continuing and professional education programs by Schools and units, and serves as the University’s link with Government and external bodies concerning continuing education matters. Colleagues whose primary responsibilities are in PG Sec are:
Postgraduate Outreach and Admissions plans and engages in outreaching to prospective postgraduate students, facilitates applicants and academic units in postgraduate admissions matters, and ensures compliance in admissions requirements and processes. Colleagues whose primary responsibilities are in PGOA are: