Education Info Day 2020 to be held online on 10 October to offer updated information and study advice
6 Oct 2020
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) will hold an online Education Info Day on 10 October 2020 (Saturday), to provide students with the most up-to-date information about its full-time undergraduate and higher diploma programmes. A series of online seminars, video shows, sharing sessions and consultations with PolyU academics and student ambassadors will also be arranged to help prospective students plan for their further studies at the University. Starting from the 2020/21 admission exercise, PolyU has revised the mechanism for converting score points for results at Levels 5**, 5* and 5 of Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) subjects. Student can obtain more information regarding this mechanism at the Info Day.
For the 2020/21 academic year, PolyU has attained a remarkable admissions profile. Among the undergraduates admitted, 251 scored at least 5** in one subject, with both Chinese and English at level 3 or above, in the DSE examination.
Amongst JUPAS applicants admitted this year, the average score for the Best 5 DSE subjects is 24.1*. Eleven admittees from BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy, BSc(Hons) Occupational Therapy and BSc(Hons) Radiography, achieved 5** in three subjects. Details of the average DSE scores for PolyU’s 2020/21 admittees will be released on 10 October 2020 at Study@PolyU (http://www51.polyu.edu.hk/eprospectus/ug/jupas).
Among the PolyU’s 45 full-time public-funded undergraduate programmes, “Scheme in Design” was the most popular, being chosen by 562 JUPAS applicants as their first choice. “Nursing” and “Hotel Management” placed second and third, attracting 518 and 399 applicants respectively. More than 91% of PolyU admittees this year chose the University’s programmes as their Band A choices.
PolyU Education Info Day 2020 will start at 9:30 a.m. and run until 5:30 p.m. on 10 October. Academic staff and student ambassadors will be online to offer advice on admission and programme details for prospective applicants, and to share their experience of campus life. Highlights of the event include:
- one JUPAS admissions talk for Secondary Six students;
- two admissions talks for non-JUPAS applicants;
- around 75 information seminars organized by various academic faculties, schools and departments;
- an online admissions chat box ; and
- a sharing session conducted by PolyU’s outstanding sportsmen.
For more details of the PolyU Education Info Day 2020, please visit: www.polyu.edu.hk/infoday/
*In 2020-21, new conversion scores are adopted for Level 5 or above results of HKDSE subjects. HKDSE level attainments are converted to score points where Level 5**=8.5, 5*=7, 5=5.5, 4=4, 3=3, 2=2, 1=1 and Unclassified=0
Ms Ellena Kam
Senior Manager, Communications and Public Affairs
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