Research Postgraduate Student Handbook (2021/22)
Insurance Coverage


PolyU registered RPg students are covered by the Group Personal Accident Insurance Policy on an annual basis. The said policy covers PolyU registered RPg students against accidental death and permanent total disability as well as accidental medical expenses arising from official activities organised/arranged/endorsed/recognised/approved by PolyU or its student organizations.

In case of an accident/incident, RPg students should report to the HoD and fill out the Accident/Incident Report Form (HSE Form 2), which can be downloaded from the Health, Safety and Environmental Office (HSEO)’s webpage at, within 72 hours of the accident/incident.

Insurance Claim Form and the supporting documents (including original medical receipts, doctor’s referral, the Accident/Incident Report endorsed by the HoD) must be forwarded to the FO within 90 days of the date of occurrence.

RPg students may contact the FO at 2766 4742 or 2766 5261 for further information about the insurance claim procedures and related documents.