Student Orientation

Starting school can be an exciting time, however, it can also produce anxiety for many students. The University of Cambodia understands this and implements a student orientation program for all new students entering the University. The program goals are to introduce student to the University and the requirements needed to succeed at the University level.

Student Counseling

Throughout their academic years, students may get discourage and loose interest in their academic pursuit due to many different personal problem that may have risen. Student counseling keeps the student’s mind focus positively on to why they need to complete their degree, why is it so important to have a professional career after graduation? The consultation provide the utmost positive feedback and encouragement to students who need motivation; tuition assistant; scholarship; finding the right major to take; a boost; a sense of having the right direction from feeling unmotivated; lost; hurt; stress, depress, and confuse to reach their full potential.

The programs are led by University faculty, staff, and students who understand the complexities of student life, specifically at the University of Cambodia. It is design to raise awareness and understanding of student’s life, increase transparency about the learning process at the University, to better serve our students to make informative decisions concerning their academic, their personal life and professional goals.

One on One Interpersonal 10 minute CommunicationOne on One Interpersonal 10 minute Communication

SDC would like to engage students in some form of interpersonal communication on a regular basis to prepare them for the job interview process as they learn to talk one on one effectively, how well we communicate with others is a measure of our interpersonal skills. Interpersonal communication is the process by which people exchange information, feelings, and meaning through verbal and non-verbal messages: it is a face to face communication.

Interpersonal communication is not just about what is actually said, the language used, but how it is said and the non-verbal messages sent through the tone of voice, facial expressions, gestures and body language.

When two or more people are in the same place and are aware of each other's presence, then communication is taking place, no matter how subtle or unintentional. Without speech, an observer may be using cues of posture, facial expression, and dress to form an impression of the other's role, emotional state, personality and/or intentions. Although no communication may be intended, people receive messages through such forms of non-verbal behavior. SCD main goal is to get every student coming to the University of Cambodian to speak one on one proficiently. UC students should not have any problem speaking English fluently with accuracy and great understanding after they have taken One on One Interpersonal 10 minute Communication for the majority of the time that they attend the University of Cambodia. For the majority of the UC Khmer students speaking English, accuracy, fluency, pronunciation, and understanding need improvement. If the students are serious in learning how to speak English fluently, getting the best of the job interview, at the same time be the potential hired candidate for the job that they applied for, the student must make the best of his or her time management and find ways to make it to the One on One session.

Resume writing workshop

Looking for employment can be frustrating for anyone, but the job market can be especially tough for recent college graduates. Competition is arduous; the market is filled with other strong job candidates, too. So how can you increase your chances for getting a great job in the field you love? For almost anyone, it starts with a CV or resume.

Student Resume Database

Students can post their resume online in a particular field of interest for employers to view. To post resume visit or contact Brendens Lek SDC Director at 093777455 or email

Interview Workshop

Why is the interview important?
The interview is usually your first face-to-face impression with employer or the person with whom you are meeting. First impressions last forever and you can never make another first impression with the same person again. An interviewer might make up their mind about you within the first twenty seconds of meeting you. Your first impression is key.

The interview is usually one of the final steps before receiving a job offer, acceptance into a graduate/professional school or a scholarship/fellowship.

If you have made it to an interview, then your resume and application must have been good. The interview helps the employer decide if you are a good fit for the position, the department as well as the company.

The main purpose of an interview is for a prospective employer to ask you questions in order to determine if you are someone they want to hire. Other reasons why one may have an interview is to get into a graduate or professional school program, internships, scholarships or awards, and or just to gain information. As you work through the interview workshop, you will learn how to prepare for an interview, the different interview styles and types, how to follow-up, and research through other resources that can help you succeed in this process.


Scholarship awards are a great way of financing university study. Most scholarships have merit requirements or conditions that must be met or maintained throughout the course of an individual academic study. Scholarships can be offered by public or private institutions. The University of Cambodia offers hundreds of scholarships annual to students who excellence in school and in the community.

Study Abroad

Studying in another country is a fantastic way to broaden your perspective of the world. Your experience abroad shows employer that you have self-confidence, independent, with multi-cultural abilities to interact with diverse group of people. In a globalizing world employers like to see people who are culturally sensitive, with strong cross cultural communication skills, and the ability to adapt to changing environments.

Mentor Program

One of the best ways to develop a confident professional young adult is through a mentor. Finding an experienced mentor in your field of interest can help build your knowledge and experience. Mentoring is about learning from experienced professionals, having constructive dialogues, and challenging young minds to be better than you previously were before. It is a process that transfers hands on knowledge; understanding; wisdom and experience. Find a mentor or become a mentor.

Volunteer Opportunities

Employers like to see well-rounded candidates who can converse in English fluently during the interview process. The candidate must possess high social values and who can give back to their community. Being a volunteer is one way to enhance your English speaking interpersonally; gain experience and to be able to add your internship work experience onto your CV, making you into an attractive candidate. Furthermore, it is a great way to network, and as well as broaden your skills.

Student Organizations

Participating in University’s organizations, volunteering on campus, and getting involved in campus community events are also ways to develop leadership; build your confidence in public speaking; build long lasting friendship; become a team player; enhance your time management skill and strengthen your resume. Your involvement can lead directly to a career, for example: if you are interested in the field of banking, you can serve as a treasurer of an organization on campus. You can be an active speaker who not only manage your department but give training to others. Activities that is directly related to your career objective requires Public Speaking skills and Interpersonal one on one communication skills beside Accounting skills, these skills are essential because they are transferable in any situation and Employers seek a good speaking English employee with confidence who is well like. Getting involved on campus will demonstrate to an employer that you did more during college than study.

The Student Development Center is an essential key element in putting you in touch with amazing number of great counselors that can address student counseling; student orientation; Public Speaking; One on One 10 minute interpersonal communication; Resume CV Writing; Writing Workshop; Interview Workshop; scholarships information, study abroad programs, internships, student organization, individual personal concern, self-improvement and overall to motivate you to stay on the right track to graduation.