Bad Weather Arrangement

(Applicable to all courses except for programs leading to overseas academic awards and those conducted outside the PolyU campus)

Tropical Cyclone Warning

Signal No. 1 or 3 Classes/examinations will be held as scheduled.
Signal No. 8 or above If you are ALREADY in PolyU
Arrangements for Classes
Is being hoisted Lecturers release students attending classes to go home immediately.
Is likely to be hoisted within 2 hours Lecturers release students attending classes to go home as soon as possible.
If Signal No. 8 or above is hoisted or the Hong Kong Observatory announces that Signal No. 8 or above is likely to be hoisted within the next two hours during the time period specified If you are NOT YET in PolyU
Time Arrangements for Classes
Between 6:30 am and 12:00 noon All day classes (i.e. from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm) will be cancelled.
Between 12:00 noon and 4:30 pm All afternoon classes (i.e. from 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm) will be cancelled.
Between 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm All evening classes (i.e. from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm) will be cancelled.
Arrangements for Examinations
Within 2 hours before the start of a scheduled examination Examination will be postponed.
During an examination Examination will continue unless otherwise announced by IfE.
Lowered 2 hours before commencement of examination Examination will be held as scheduled unless otherwise announced by IfE.
Arrangements for Make-up Classes/ Revised Examination Schedule
The IfE office will contact individual students on revised examination/ class arrangements within 5 working days after the warning has been lowered.

Please note: Announcements made by the Education Bureau are NOT applicable to IfE.
August 2007

 

Rainstorm Warning

Amber Alerts Classes/examinations will be held as scheduled.
Red Warning Classes/examinations will be held as scheduled unless IfE announces the suspension of these activities.
Black Warning Issued If you are NOT YET in PolyU
Time Arrangements for Classes & Examinations
Between 6:30 am and 12:00 noon All day classes (i.e. from 8:30 am to 6:30 pm) will be cancelled.

Examinations scheduled before 2:00 pm will be postponed.
Between 12:00 noon and 4:30 pm All afternoon classes (i.e. from 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm) will be cancelled.
Examinations scheduled between 2:00 pm and 6:30 pm will be postponed.
Between 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm All evening classes (i.e. from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm) will be cancelled.

Examinations scheduled at or after 6:30 pm will be postponed.
If you are ALREADY in PolyU
As advised by the Government, people should take shelter in a safe place during a Rainstorm Black Warning.  Therefore, if the Rainstorm Black Warning is issued during office hours or in the evenings when classes/examinations are already in progress, all classes/examinations will continue unless otherwise announced by IfE.

If the warning is still in force when classes/examinations end, you are advised to stay on campus for your own safety until the warning has been cancelled or the traffic conditions have improved. Air conditioning will be maintained whenever practicable while the warning is current.

You should contact the Campus Security Control Centre at Telephone No. 2766 7666 for assistance when necessary.
Arrangements for Make-up Classes/ Revised Examination Schedule
The IfE will contact individual students on revised examination / class arrangements within 5 working days after the warning has been lowered.

Please note: Announcements made by the Education Bureau are NOT applicable to IfE.
Aug 2007