Academic calendar and important dates

Important Dates

Course Registration, Miscellaneous Applications and Release of Results

for Academic Year 2023/24 (Degree Programmes) 

Semester A 2023/24

Week

Date

Day

Event

 

(From) Mid-August 2023

 

Release of students' Personal Class Schedule for Semester A on Student Portal

 

21 August 2023

Monday

First day for online add/drop of web-enabled courses Note 1

First day for paper add/drop of all courses Note 1

 

26 August 2023

Saturday

Last day to apply for credit transfer/course exemption

(only applicable to students admitted in Semester A 2023/24)

Week 1

28 August 2023

Monday

Classes begin

Week 2

04 September 2023

Monday

Last day for:

·         course add/drop (both paper and online)

·         reduced study load/exceeding maximum study load application

Week 2

09 September 2023

Saturday

Last day to apply for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses with no tuition fee charged Note 2

Week 3

10 September 2023

Sunday

First day: 50% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 6

07 October 2023

Saturday

Last day: 50% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 7

08 October 2023 onwards

Sunday

100% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

 

16–21 October 2023

Monday –

Saturday

Study break

Week 10

(From)

09 November 2023

Thursday

Release of Semester A examination schedule on Student Portal

Week 13

02 December 2023

Saturday

Last day of teaching

Last day to apply for:

·         late drop of courses and leave of absence for Semester A 2023/24

·         programme transfer to be effective in Semester B 2023/24

 

04 December 2023

Monday

First day of Student Revision period

 

09 December 2023

Saturday

Last day of Student Revision period Note 3

 

11 December 2023

Monday

First day of Examination period Note 4

 

23 December 2023

Saturday

Last day of Examination period

 

25 December 2023

Monday

Start of Semester Break

 

(From)

02 January 2024

Tuesday

Release of Semester A course grades in Student Portal

 

13 January 2024

Saturday

End of Semester Break

 

Notes:

1

Students who seek to add/drop courses resulting in a study load in the semester higher/lower than the range stipulated under the Academic Regulations should at the same time submit the application form for Deviation from Normal Study Load Range (with the paper add/drop form of all courses, if applicable) to the College Office at Tai Wai Campus.

2

The acceptance fee paid at the time of admission will not be refunded under any circumstances.

3

Students who do not plan to continue their studies at the College should submit the application form for Withdrawal from Studies on or before the closing date of the student revision period of the semester concerned. The application will normally take effect from the date of submission. However, once the examination period has started, the application will only take effect from the following semester.

4

Students may apply for consideration of extenuating circumstances if they reasonably believe that their ability to attend an examination has been adversely affected by the circumstances (i.e., Long-Term Illness/ Short-Term Illness/ Hospitalization/ Bereavement/ Serious Personal or Emotional Circumstances). They should submit the case with supporting evidence to the course-offering faculty as soon as possible but no later than 5 working days of the scheduled date of the affected examination.

Semester B 2023/24

Week

Date

Weekday

Event

 

02 December 2023

Saturday

Last day to apply for programme transfer to be effective in Semester B 2023/24

 

Late-December 2023

 

Release of students' Personal Class Schedule for Semester B on Student Portal

 

08 January 2024

Monday

First day for online add/drop of web-enabled courses Note 1

First day for paper add/drop of all courses Note 1

 

13 January 2024

Saturday

Last day to apply for credit transfer/course exemption

(only applicable to students admitted in Semester B 2023/24)

Week 1

15 January 2024

Monday

Classes begin

Week 2

22 January 2024

Monday

Last day for:

·         course add/drop (both paper and online)

·         reduced study load/exceeding maximum study load application

Week 2

27 January 2024

Saturday

Last day to apply for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses with no tuition fee charged

Week 3

28 January 2024

Sunday

First day: 50% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 6

02 March 2024

Saturday

Last day: 50% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 7

03 March 2024 onwards

Sunday

100% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 10

(From)

28 March 2024

Thursday

Release of Semester B examination schedule on Student Portal

Week 13

27 April 2024

Saturday

Last day of teaching

Last day to apply for

·         late drop of courses and leave of absence for Semester B 2023/24

·         programme transfer to be effective in Semester A 2024/25

 

29 April 2024

Monday

First day of Student Revision period

 

04 May 2024

Saturday

Last day of Student Revision period Note 2

 

06 May 2024

Monday

First day of Examination period Note 3

 

18 May 2024

Saturday

Last day of Examination period

 

20 May 2024

Monday

Start of Semester Break

 

(From)

30 May 2024

Thursday

Release of Semester B course grades in Student Portal

 

01 June 2024

Saturday

End of Semester Break

 

Notes:

 

1

Students who seek to add/drop courses resulting in a study load in the semester higher/lower than the range stipulated under the Academic Regulations should at the same time submit the application form for Deviation from Normal Study Load Range (with the paper add/drop form of all courses, if applicable) to the College Office at Tai Wai Campus.

2

Students who do not plan to continue their studies at the College should submit the application form for Withdrawal from Studies on or before the closing date of the student revision period of the semester concerned. The application will normally take effect from the date of submission. However, once the examination period has started, the application will only take effect from the following semester.

3

Students may apply for consideration of extenuating circumstances if they reasonably believe that their ability to attend an examination has been adversely affected by the circumstances (i.e., Long-Term Illness/ Short-Term Illness/ Hospitalization/ Bereavement/ Serious Personal or Emotional Circumstances). They should submit the case with supporting evidence to the course-offering faculty as soon as possible but no later than 5 working days of the scheduled date of the affected examination.

 

 

Course Registration, Miscellaneous Applications and Release of Results

for Academic Year 2023/24 (Associate Degree Programmes)

 

Semester A 2023/24

Week

Date

Day

Event

 

(From) Mid-August 2023

 

Release of students' Personal Class Schedule for Semester A on Student Portal

 

21 August 2023

Monday

First day for online add/drop of web-enabled courses Note 1

First day for paper add/drop of all courses Note 1

 

26 August 2023

Saturday

Last day to apply for credit transfer/course exemption

(only applicable to students admitted in Semester A 2023/24)

Week 1

28 August 2023

Monday

Classes begin

Week 2

04 September 2023

Monday

Last day for:

·         course add/drop (both paper and online)

·         reduced study load/exceeding maximum study load application

Week 2

09 September 2023

Saturday

Last day to apply for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses with no tuition fee charged Note 2

Week 3

10 September 2023

Sunday

First day: 50% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 6

07 October 2023

Saturday

Last day: 50% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 7

08 October 2023 onwards

Sunday

100% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

 

16–21 October 2023

Monday –

Saturday

Study break

Week 10

(From)

09 November 2023

Thursday

Release of Semester A examination schedule on Student Portal

Week 13

02 December 2023

Saturday

Last day of teaching

Last day to apply for:

·         late drop of courses and leave of absence for Semester A 2023/24

·         programme transfer to be effective in Semester B 2023/24

 

04 December 2023

Monday

First day of Student Revision period

 

09 December 2023

Saturday

Last day of Student Revision period Note 3

 

11 December 2023

Monday

First day of Examination period Note 4

 

23 December 2023

Saturday

Last day of Examination period

 

25 December 2023

Monday

Start of Semester Break

 

(From)

02 January 2024

Tuesday

Release of Semester A course grades in Student Portal

 

13 January 2024

Saturday

End of Semester Break

 

Notes:

 

1

Students who seek to add/drop courses resulting in a study load in the semester higher/lower than the range stipulated under the Academic Regulations should at the same time submit the application form for Deviation from Normal Study Load Range (with the paper add/drop form of all courses, if applicable) to the College Office at Tai Wai Campus.

2

The acceptance fee paid at the time of admission will not be refunded under any circumstances.

3

Students who do not plan to continue their studies at the College should submit the application form for Withdrawal from Studies on or before the closing date of the student revision period of the semester concerned. The application will normally take effect from the date of submission. However, once the examination period has started, the application will only take effect from the following semester.

4

Students may apply for consideration of extenuating circumstances if they reasonably believe that their ability to attend an examination has been adversely affected by the circumstances (i.e., Long-Term Illness/ Short-Term Illness/ Hospitalization/ Bereavement/ Serious Personal or Emotional Circumstances). They should submit the case with supporting evidence to the course-offering faculty as soon as possible but no later than 5 working days of the scheduled date of the affected examination.

Semester B 2023/24

Week

Date

Weekday

Event

 

02 December 2023

Saturday

Last day to apply for programme transfer to be effective in Semester B 2023/24

 

Late-December 2023

 

Release of students' Personal Class Schedule for Semester B on Student Portal

 

08 January 2024

Monday

First day for online add/drop of web-enabled courses Note 1

First day for paper add/drop of all courses Note 1

 

13 January 2024

Saturday

Last day to apply for credit transfer/course exemption

(only applicable to students admitted in Semester B 2023/24)

Week 1

15 January 2024

Monday

Classes begin

Week 2

22 January 2024

Monday

Last day for:

·         course add/drop (both paper and online)

·         reduced study load/exceeding maximum study load application

Week 2

27 January 2024

Saturday

Last day to apply for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses with no tuition fee charged

Week 3

28 January 2024

Sunday

First day: 50% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 6

02 March 2024

Saturday

Last day: 50% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 7

03 March 2024 onwards

Sunday

100% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 10

(From)

28 March 2024

Thursday

Release of Semester B examination schedule on Student Portal

Week 13

27 April 2024

Saturday

Last day of teaching

Last day to apply for

·         late drop of courses and leave of absence for Semester B 2023/24

·         programme transfer to be effective in Semester A 2024/25

 

29 April 2024

Monday

First day of Student Revision period

 

04 May 2024

Saturday

Last day of Student Revision period Note 2

 

06 May 2024

Monday

First day of Examination period Note 3

 

18 May 2024

Saturday

Last day of Examination period

 

20 May 2024

Monday

Start of Semester Break

 

(From)

30 May 2024

Thursday

Release of Semester B course grades in Student Portal

 

01 June 2024

Saturday

End of Semester Break

 

Notes:

 

1

Students who seek to add/drop courses resulting in a study load in the semester higher/lower than the range stipulated under the Academic Regulations should at the same time submit the application form for Deviation from Normal Study Load Range (with the paper add/drop form of all courses, if applicable) to the College Office at Tai Wai Campus.

2

Students who do not plan to continue their studies at the College should submit the application form for Withdrawal from Studies on or before the closing date of the student revision period of the semester concerned. The application will normally take effect from the date of submission. However, once the examination period has started, the application will only take effect from the following semester.

3

Students may apply for consideration of extenuating circumstances if they reasonably believe that their ability to attend an examination has been adversely affected by the circumstances (i.e., Long-Term Illness/ Short-Term Illness/ Hospitalization/ Bereavement/ Serious Personal or Emotional Circumstances). They should submit the case with supporting evidence to the course-offering faculty as soon as possible but no later than 5 working days of the scheduled date of the affected examination.

 

 

Course Registration, Miscellaneous Applications and Release of Results

for Academic Year 2023/24 (Higher Diploma Programmes)

 

Semester A 2023/24

Week

Date

Day

Event

 

(From) Mid-August 2023

 

Release of students' Personal Class Schedule for Semester A on Student Portal

 

21 August 2023

Monday

First day for paper drop of courses Note 1

 

26 August 2023

Saturday

Last day to apply for credit transfer/course exemption

(only applicable to students admitted in Semester A 2023/24)

Week 1

28 August 2023

Monday

Classes begin

Week 2

04 September 2023

Monday

Last day for:

·         paper drop of courses

·         reduced study load/exceeding maximum study load application

Week 2

09 September 2023

Saturday

Last day to apply for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses with no tuition fee charged Note 2

Week 3

10 September 2023

Sunday

First day: 50% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 6

07 October 2023

Saturday

Last day: 50% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 7

08 October 2023 onwards

Sunday

100% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

 

16–21 October 2023

Monday –

Saturday

Study break

Week 10

(From)

09 November 2023

Thursday

Release of Semester A examination schedule on Student Portal

Week 13

02 December 2023

Saturday

Last day of teaching

Last day to apply for:

·         late drop of courses and leave of absence for Semester A 2023/24

·         programme transfer to be effective in Semester B 2023/24

 

04 December 2023

Monday

First day of Student Revision period

 

09 December 2023

Saturday

Last day of Student Revision period Note 3

 

11 December 2023

Monday

First day of Examination period Note 4

 

23 December 2023

Saturday

Last day of Examination period

 

25 December 2023

Monday

Start of Semester Break

 

(From)

02 January 2024

Tuesday

Release of Semester A course grades in Student Portal

 

13 January 2024

Saturday

End of Semester Break

 

Notes:

 

1

Students who seek to add/drop courses resulting in a study load in the semester higher/lower than the range stipulated under the Academic Regulations should at the same time submit the application form for Deviation from Normal Study Load Range (with the paper add/drop form of all courses, if applicable) to the College Office at Tai Wai Campus.

2

The acceptance fee paid at the time of admission will not be refunded under any circumstances.

3

Students who do not plan to continue their studies at the College should submit the application form for Withdrawal from Studies on or before the closing date of the student revision period of the semester concerned. The application will normally take effect from the date of submission. However, once the examination period has started, the application will only take effect from the following semester.

4

Students may apply for consideration of extenuating circumstances if they reasonably believe that their ability to attend an examination has been adversely affected by the circumstances (i.e., Long-Term Illness/ Short-Term Illness/ Hospitalization/ Bereavement/ Serious Personal or Emotional Circumstances). They should submit the case with supporting evidence to the course-offering faculty as soon as possible but no later than 5 working days of the scheduled date of the affected examination.

Semester B 2023/24

Week

Date

Weekday

Event

 

02 December 2023

Saturday

Last day to apply for programme transfer to be effective in Semester B 2023/24

 

Late-December 2023

 

Release of students' Personal Class Schedule for Semester B on Student Portal

 

08 January 2024

Monday

First day for paper add/drop of courses Note 1

 

13 January 2024

Saturday

Last day to apply for credit transfer/course exemption

(only applicable to students admitted in Semester B 2023/24)

Week 1

15 January 2024

Monday

Classes begin

Week 2

22 January 2024

Monday

Last day for:

·         paper add/drop of courses

·         reduced study load/exceeding maximum study load application

Week 2

27 January 2024

Saturday

Last day to apply for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses with no tuition fee charged

Week 3

28 January 2024

Sunday

First day: 50% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 6

02 March 2024

Saturday

Last day: 50% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 7

03 March 2024 onwards

Sunday

100% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 10

(From)

28 March 2024

Thursday

Release of Semester B examination schedule on Student Portal

Week 13

27 April 2024

Saturday

Last day of teaching

Last day to apply for

·         late drop of courses and leave of absence for Semester B 2023/24

·         programme transfer to be effective in Semester A 2023/24

 

29 April 2024

Monday

First day of Student Revision period

 

04 May 2024

Saturday

Last day of Student Revision period Note 2

 

06 May 2024

Monday

First day of Examination period Note 3

 

18 May 2024

Saturday

Last day of Examination period

 

20 May 2024

Monday

Start of Semester Break

 

(From)

30 May 2024

Thursday

Release of Semester B course grades in Student Portal

 

01 June 2024

Saturday

End of Semester Break

 

Notes:

 

1

Students who seek to add/drop courses resulting in a study load in the semester higher/lower than the range stipulated under the Academic Regulations should at the same time submit the application form for Deviation from Normal Study Load Range (with the paper add/drop form of all courses, if applicable) to the College Office at Tai Wai Campus.

2

Students who do not plan to continue their studies at the College should submit the application form for Withdrawal from Studies on or before the closing date of the student revision period of the semester concerned. The application will normally take effect from the date of submission. However, once the examination period has started, the application will only take effect from the following semester.

3

Students may apply for consideration of extenuating circumstances if they reasonably believe that their ability to attend an examination has been adversely affected by the circumstances (i.e., Long-Term Illness/ Short-Term Illness/ Hospitalization/ Bereavement/ Serious Personal or Emotional Circumstances). They should submit the case with supporting evidence to the course-offering faculty as soon as possible but no later than 5 working days of the scheduled date of the affected examination.

 

Course Registration, Miscellaneous Applications and Release of Results

for Academic Year 2023/24 (Diploma in General Studies Programme)

 

Semester A 2023/24

Week

Date

Day

Event

 

(From) Mid-August 2023

 

Release of students' Personal Class Schedule for Semester A on Student Portal

 

26 August 2023

Saturday

Last day to apply for credit transfer/course exemption

(only applicable to student admitted in Semester A 2023/24)

Week 1

28 August 2023

Monday

Classes begin

Week 2

09 September 2023

Saturday

Last day to apply for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and dropping courses with no tuition fee charged Note 1

Week 3

10 September 2023

Sunday

First day: 50% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 6

07 October 2023

Saturday

Last day: 50% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 7

08 October 2023 onwards

Sunday

100% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

 

16–21 October 2023

Sunday –

Saturday

Study break

Week 10

(From)

09 November 2023

Thursday

Release of Semester A examination schedule on Student Portal

Week 14

09 December 2023

Saturday

Last day of teaching

Last day to apply for leave of absence for Semester A 2023/24

 

11 December 2023

Monday

First day of Student Revision period

 

18 December 2023

Saturday

Last day of Student Revision period Note 2

 

19 December 2023

Monday

First day of Examination period Note 3

 

23 December 2023

Saturday

Last day of Examination period

 

27 December 2023

Wednesday

Start of Semester Break

 

(From)

02 January 2024

Tuesday

Release of Semester A course grades in Student Portal

 

13 January 2024

Saturday

End of Semester Break

 

Notes:

 

1

The acceptance fee paid at the time of admission will not be refunded under any circumstances.

2

Students who do not plan to continue their studies at the College should submit the application form for Withdrawal from Studies on or before the closing date of the student revision period of the semester concerned. The application will normally take effect from the date of submission. However, once the examination period has started, the application will only take effect from the following semester.

3

Students may apply for consideration of extenuating circumstances if they reasonably believe that their ability to attend an examination has been adversely affected by the circumstances (i.e., Long-Term Illness/ Short-Term Illness/ Hospitalization/ Bereavement/ Serious Personal or Emotional Circumstances). They should submit the case with supporting evidence to the course-offering faculty as soon as possible but no later than 5 working days of the scheduled date of the affected examination.

Semester B 2023/24

Week

Date

Weekday

Event

 

Late-December 2023

 

Release of students' Personal Class Schedule for Semester B on Student Portal

Week 1

15 January 2024

Monday

Classes begin

Week 2

27 January 2024

Saturday

Last day to apply for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and dropping courses with no tuition fee charged

Week 3

28 January 2024

Sunday

First day: 50% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 6

02 March 2024

Saturday

Last day: 50% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 7

03 March 2024 onwards

Sunday

100% tuition fee charged for withdrawal of studies, leave of absence and late drop of courses

Week 10

(From)

28 March 2024

Thursday

Release of Semester B examination schedule on Student Portal

Week 14

04 May 2024

Saturday

Last day of teaching

Last day to apply for leave of absence for Semester B 2023/24

 

06 May 2024

Monday

First day of Student Revision period

 

11 May 2024

Saturday

Last day of Student Revision period Note 1

 

13 May 2024

Monday

First day of Examination period Note 2

 

18 May 2024

Saturday

Last day of Examination period

 

(From)

30 May 2024

Thursday

Release of Semester B course grades in Student Portal

 

Notes:

 

1

Students who do not plan to continue their studies at the College should submit the application form for Withdrawal from Studies on or before the closing date of the student revision period of the semester concerned. The application will normally take effect from the date of submission. However, once the examination period has started, the application will only take effect from the following semester.

2

Students may apply for consideration of extenuating circumstances if they reasonably believe that their ability to attend an examination has been adversely affected by the circumstances (i.e., Long-Term Illness/ Short-Term Illness/ Hospitalization/ Bereavement/ Serious Personal or Emotional Circumstances). They should submit the case with supporting evidence to the course-offering faculty as soon as possible but no later than 5 working days of the scheduled date of the affected examination.