The Hong Kong University Students' Union
(HKUSU) (Traditional Chinese
: 香港大學學生會) is one of the two officially recognized student organizations in the University of Hong Kong
, alongside with HKU Postgraduate Student Association.
The Union was established in 1912 in the name of Hong Kong University Union
, about two years after the foundation of the University of Hong Kong. The Union was later renamed to its current name. The Union was registered as an independent organization in Hong Kong
in 1949 Students' Union & its Affiliations, University of Hong Kong
Website. (n.d.). Retrieved 22 May 2008, from http://www.hku.hk/students/student_union_affiliations.html.
HKUSU is currently the only official student organization serving the undergraduate students
of the University of Hong Kong. Undergraduates shall become the Union's full member automatically. Other student of the University can become a full member upon the payment of membership fee.
According to the , the aims of the Union are:
- To promote the welfare of the student body
- To act as a bridge between the student body and the University authority in furthering the interests of the students and the University as a whole
- To identify the student body with social issues in the interests of the people of Hong Kong
- To represent the student body both locally and internationally.
The highest authority of the Union is the General Meeting (GM) and General... Read More