ABOUT First-Year Study Centre (FYSC)

To provide better learning support and experience to the Year 1 students, the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) established the First-Year Study Centre in Academic Year 2016/17 to provide tutoring services for selected first-year foundation modules (e.g. English, Chinese, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, etc.).

A 2-hour tutoring session conducted by senior year student for each selected module will be held weekly. The tutoring sessions are open to all students in the modules and are attended on a voluntary basis, free of charge. All sessions are face-to-face, in help desk format.

Offering Modules (Semester 2, 2018/19)
First-Year/Foundation Modules offer in the Semester 2 of Academic Year 2018/19

AMS1303 Probability and Statistics
Tutor: Ms Tso Hin Ting (DSBI, Year 3)

This module provides students with the basic probability and statistical knowledge and skills needed to analyse and interpret data for practical applications. Topics are selected including descriptive statistics, probability theory and distributions, estimation, hypothesis testing and regression analysis. Applications to real-life problems are provided.

ECO1002 Business Economics 2
Tutor: Mr Allen Chan (SCM, Year 4)

This module serves to help students to understand the economic issues that confront them in today’s world. Among the issues to be explored are: widening income gaps, the productivity growth slowdown, restraining inflation, watching for the next recession, the effect and consequences of government’s budgeting and economic policies. These issues are studied, using the core principles within economic models.

Service Period, Hours and Location

Service Period and Hours

The Centre serves every semester 1 and 2 (excluding summer term) from the first day of class to the end of examination period. It opens every Monday to Friday, and closes on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.

Please click here for the timetable of tutoring service for Semester 2, 2018/19.


Room A309 on the 3/F of S.H. Ho Academic Building (Block A)

FYSC Policies and Guidelines