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Student Handbook 2023/24

If you are a non-local student, or a student aged below 18 upon admission, or you are studying the 4-year undergraduate programme, please do not miss out the sections set specifically for you

How to use the Student Handbook

A brief introduction of this Student Handbook

Introduction to the University

A brief introduction about the organisation and structure of PolyU and important notes of your academic journey at PolyU

Access to Information / Services

Keep connected with the University through Connect Emails, PolyU websites and reach out to your department

Programme Enrolment

Confirm your programme enrolment in each semester, through registering for subjects and payment of tuition fees

Subject Registration

Plan and register for your subjects in each semester, make the best use of the add/drop period, check how to apply for credit transfer and retake failed subjects in this chapter


Familiarise yourself with the regulations on assessments, the conduct of examinations, and the support to you during academic probation in this chapter

Award and Certification

Check here on how to apply for a Transcript of Studies or Testimonial, and when to collect of your award parchment upon graduation

Tuition and Other Fees

The schedule of tuition and other fees, payment method and timeline are given here

Important Notes for Non-local Students

Specific information for non-local students

Notes for Students under 18 Years Old

Specific information for students under 18 years old

Regulations and Rules

PolyU is a place for academic and personal growth, and for you to become a competent member of your profession and a responsible contributing citizen. You shall observe and comply with the rules and regulations as promulgated by the University

Facilities and Services

Find out the facilities and services you can enjoy, such as IT support, Library collections, career planning and placement services, and health and catering services, in this chapter


Other information such as class and examination arrangements during bad weather, health, safety and environment requirements, and other essential information is here




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