Postgraduate Student Handbook 2019-20   (IX-C)

 

General Arrangements for Classes and Examinations on Approach of Typhoons and Rainstorms

 

 

 

1. 

Postgraduate Programmes

 

 

A.

Suspension of Classes

 

 

(a)

If the local storm warning signal No. 8 or above or the black rainstorm warning signal is issued at the following hours, classes will be suspended as appended below:

 

 

 

 

Signals
issued by

Classes or
Programmes affected

Sessions/Periods
suspended

 

7:00 a.m. 

(a)  All Postgraduate Programmes 
(other than those specified below)

8:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

 

 

(b)  Executive MBA Programme

8:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

 

 

(c)  All programmes of the Faculty of Law that are delivered at the CUHK Graduate Law Centre

8:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

 

12:00 noon

(a)  All Postgraduate Programmes 
(other than those specified below)

1:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

 

 

(b)  Executive MBA Programme

2:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

 

(c)  All programmes of the Faculty of Law that are delivered at the CUHK Graduate Law Centre

1:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

 

4:00 p.m.

All Programmes of the Faculty of Law that are delivered at the CUHK Graduate Law Centre

6:00 p.m. onward

 

5:00 p.m.

(a)  All Postgraduate Programmes
(other than those specified below)

6:30 p.m. onward

 

 

(b)  All Postgraduate Programmes run by the Faculty of Medicine

Evening sessions

 

 

 

(b)

If the notice of extreme conditions after super typhoons is announced by the Government at the following hours, classes will be suspended as appended below:

 

 

 

 

Notice
issued by

Classes or
Programmes affected

Sessions/Periods
suspended

 

7:00 a.m.

or after 

(a)  All Postgraduate Programmes 
(other than those specified below)

Whole day

 

 

(b)  All programmes of the Faculty of Law that are delivered at the CUHK Graduate Law Centre

Whole day

 

 

(c)  All Postgraduate Programmes run by the Faculty of Medicine

Whole day

 

 7:00 a.m.

Executive MBA Programme

8:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.

 

 12:00 noon

Executive MBA Programme

2:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

(c) 

If the local storm warning signal No. 8 or above or the black rainstorm warning signal is issued during a class period, all classes will be suspended immediately.  Students are advised to take shelter at a safe place until the weather and transport conditions have improved.

(d)

Public announcements on suspension of classes made by the Education Bureau are not applicable to the University.

 

 

B.

Examination Arrangements

 

 

(a)

The examination arrangements will be as follows:

 

Typhoon
Signal

Rainstorm
Signal

Signal
Issued

Examination Arrangements*

No. 1 or No. 3

Amber or Red

-

Examinations to be held as scheduled

 

No. 8 or above

or extreme   
condition notice

Black

After the start of the examination

Examinations will continue until the end of the session

 

7:00 a.m. or after

Morning examinations that are held at the CUHK Graduate Law Centre postponed

 

Morning examinations for EMBA programme postponed

 

7:00 a.m. or after

All daytime postgraduate examinations postponed

 

12:00 noon or after

Afternoon examinations that are held at the CUHK Graduate Law Centre postponed

 

Afternoon examinations for EMBA programme postponed

 

4:00 p.m. or after

Evening examinations that are held at the CUHK Graduate Law Centre postponed

 

5:00 p.m. or after

Evening examinations of postgraduate programmes postponed

 

 

 

*

Some postgraduate programmes may have different arrangements, students are advised to adhere to the arrangements announced by their Division/Programme.

 

 

(b)

Arrangements of examination postponement

 

 

  

(i)

For Postgraduate examinations arranged by Divisions, please contact the Division Office directly.

 

 

 

 

 

Postgraduate students taking Undergraduate courses or Postgraduate courses using centralized examination, please refer to the website of Registration and Examinations Section (http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/rgs) for details of postponement for centralized course examination.

 

 

 

 

(ii)

For examinations which are conducted by individual teaching staff, details of postponement will be announced by department concerned.

 

 

 

(c)

Public announcements made by the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority are not applicable to the University.

 

 

C.

Campus Transport Arrangements

 

 

(a)

If the local storm warning signal No. 8 or above is issued during class period, meet-class buses will cease to operate whereas the normal shuttle bus service will be maintained for an hour.  All bus services will resume operation on a limited basis one hour after the said warning signal is lowered (or the extreme condition notice, if any, is cancelled), unless the situation does not permit.

(b)

If the black rainstorm warning signal is issued during class period, meet-class buses will cease to operate whereas the normal shuttle bus service will be maintained, unless the situation does not permit.

(c)

If the local storm warning signal No. 8 or above, the extreme condition notice or the black rainstorm warning signal is issued before the start of class period, all bus services will be suspended and will resume operation on a limited basis one hour after the said warning signal(s)/notice are cancelled, unless the situation does not permit.