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    Suspension of Classes
  • If the local storm warning signal No. 8 or above or the black rainstorm signal is issued at the following hours, classes will be suspended as below:
  • Programmes concerned Signals issued by Sessions/Periods suspended
    Full-time undergraduate 7:00 a.m. 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
    12:00 noon 1:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
    Part-time undergraduate 5:00 p.m. from 6:30 p.m. onward
    Postgraduate and Higher Degree Programmes 7:00 a.m. 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
    12:00 noon 1:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
    5:00 p.m. from 6:30 p.m. onward
  • If the local storm warning signal No.8 or above or the black rainstorm signal is issued during a class period, all classes will be suspended immediately. When the black rainstorm signal is still in force, students are advised to take shelter in a safe place until the weather and traffic conditions have improved.
  • Public announcements on suspension of classes made by the Education Bureau are not applicable to the University.
    Examination Arrangements
  • The arrangements for centralized course examinations will be as follows:
  • Typhoon Signal Rainstorm Signal Signals issued Examination Arrangements
    No. 1 or No. 3 Amber or Red --- Examinations to be held as scheduled
    No. 8 or above Black After the start of the examination Examinations will continue until the end of the session
    8:00 a.m. or after All full-time undergraduate and daytime postgraduate examinations postponed
    5:00 p.m. or after Evening examinations of part-time undergraduate degree programmes and postgraduate programmes postponed
  • Public announcements on suspension of classes or postponement of public examinations made by the Education Bureau and the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority are not applicable to the University.
  • Arrangements of examination postponement:
    • All centralized course examinations will be postponed to the third working day after the last day of the examination period. For example, the affected examination will be postponed to Tuesday if the examination period originally ends on Thursday. Details of postponement will be announced at the following locations.
    • Programmes Location of Notice Board
      Full-time undergraduate Registration and Examinations Section
      Part-time undergraduate Registration and Examinations Section
      Postgraduate and Higher Degree Programmes G/F, Ho Tim Building
    • For examinations which are conducted by individual teaching staff, the teaching staff concerned may post details of postponement on department notice boards.
    Transport Arrangements
  • Meet class buses will stop operating during suspension of classes.
  • For full-time undergraduate students, normal shuttle bus service between the Railway Station and New Asia College / Shaw College will be in continuous operation within an hour of the hoisting of local storm warning signal No.8 or above.
  • Normal shuttle bus service will be maintained all the times when black rainstorm signal is issued unless situation does not permit.