Postgraduate Student Resources

Research Ethics

The Center for Enhance Learning and Teaching offers the online self-learning materials Research Integrity (RI) that can be accessed through LMES.

Communications

The Center for Language Education offers a number of courses and workshops for RPg students.

Each engineering department has its own communication tutor(s) to help students with communication skills. Please contact the communication tutor(s) in your department for more details.

Department Communication Tutor
CBME Ms. Kaori IKEGAYA
CIVL Mr. Mike POMFRET
CSE Mrs. Shauna DALTON
Ms. Noorliza DAVEAU
Mr. Theodore SPAETH
ECE Ms. Tamie KONSTAS
Ms. Tania Leigh WILMSHURST
IELM Ms. Sarah COOK
MAE Ms. Susie PEVERELLE
Mr. Graham YOUNG
Reading list

Academic writing for graduate students: Essential tasks and skills (3rd ed.)

       John M. Swales & Christine B. Feak
       University of Michigan Press, 2012

Reporting results: A practical guide for engineers and scientists

       David C. van Aken & William F. Hosford
       Cambridge University Press, 2008

Writing for science and engineering: Papers, presentations and reports (2nd ed.)

       Heather Silyn-Roberts
       Elsevier Science and Technology, 2012

Entrepreneurship

The HKUST Entrepreneurship Center offers a series of programs to encourage students, faculty, staff, and alumni to participate in the commercialization of new technology.

Research Management

Reading list

Doctorates downunder: Keys to successful doctoral study in Australia and New Zealand

       Carey Denholm & Terry Evans
       Australian Council for Educational Research Ltd Press, 2006

How to get a PhD: A handbook for students and their supervisors

       Estelle Phillips & D. S. Pugh
       Open University Press, 2000

The research student’s guide to success (2nd ed.)

       Pat Cryer
       Open University Press, 2000

Self-management

The Counseling and Wellness team of the Student Affairs Office (SAO) provides support for your better personal development and helps you with smoother study experience at HKUST. Read the real stories from Blessing Heart, where HKUST members share their own experience of interacting with the team.