Responses to students’ strike from 11 universities and colleges in Hong Kong

Updated on 7 Sept 2014 

The University of Hong Kong
Students can apply for personal leaves for participating in social movements. 

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Students can apply for personal leaves for participating in social movements. 

The Hong Kong Institute of Education
Students can apply for personal leaves for participating in social movements.

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Students can apply for personal leaves for participating in social movements. 

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Students are free to go on strike.  Teachers who intend to go on strike need to apply for leaves and arrange their substitutes.  Neither teachers nor students will be punished for going on strike. 

City University of Hong Kong
Teachers and students should discuss and make alternative class arrangements.

Lingnan University
Teachers and students should discuss and make alternative class arrangements.

Chu Hai College of Higher Education
Students must apply for leave. Faculty members are required to inform the school and arrange make-up classes. Students are not encouraged to be absent for a long period of time. 

Hang Seng Management College
Students with less than 80% attendance will not be allowed to sit for examinations. However, it is within the teacher’s discretion to settle the matter.

Hong Kong Shue Yan University
Students should apply for leave, but those who are absent from 6 classes or more without providing acceptable reasons to the school will not be allowed to sit for the final examination. Teaching staff who are absent from work will also need to give explanations to the school and arrange make-up classes with students.

Hong Kong Baptist University
Students who are reported to be absent in more than 15% of class on a certain subject without approval will not be allowed to sit for the examinations of that subject. Teachers need to obtain prior approval from chairman of department for absence from school and make appropriate arrangements.

Open University
Students and faculty are NOT encouraged to participate in students’ strike. If students and faculty will be punished if found to have violated code of conduct.

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