Financial Support and Counselling

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic poses an economic challenge to Hong Kong far greater than that of the SARS outbreak. To address this, the College has expanded its financial support programme to assist students in urgent need due to circumstances caused by the pandemic, with an increase of emergency financial aid. Students encountering urgent financial difficulties can approach our College Development Officer, Ms. Hazel Lee, for emergency assistance throughout the year (Tel: 3943 7944; Email:


We also recognize that pandemic-related changes to the economy and learning modes may exert undue stress on students, whose mental wellbeing is of utmost importance to us. We accordingly encourage students facing emotional distress to engage the College for counselling support by contacting our College Development Officer, Ms. Xenia Wan (Tel: 3943 3739; Email:

University's Student Support

If you encounter problems of various types and would like to seek advice and support from the University, you may approach the University’s Wellness and Counselling Centre ( at 3943 7208.  A 24-hour Emotional Support Hotline is also available to assist all CUHK full-time students suffering from emotional disturbance.  The hotline is operated by counsellors of the Christian Family Service Centre which offers telephone counselling service and crisis interventions.  You are welcome to call when facing emotional distress and critical situations.  The hotline number is 5400 2055.