FAQ (for PolyU students)
If you will join the International Summer School face-to-face, you are eligible to apply for on-campus accommodation. An online application will be sent to you after you have settled the deposit.
To encourage cultural exchange, you will be assigned a roommate on a random basis.
No, the university guarantees accommodation in the Homantin Halls of Residence for students joining the International Summer School 2022 and the accommodation fee is waived for non-final-year degree students of UGC-funded programmes, who have paid the instalments of tuition fees in the academic year of 2021-22.
You are advised to check-out as scheduled since there may be make-up classes / examinations. If it is necessary for you to do so, please make sure you have finished all assessments and exams of your registered subject(s) before you leave.
Yes, you need to inform the International Summer School via email if you wish to withdraw from the programme after making the payment. However, tuition fees and / or deposits paid are not refundable, except if you withdraw from the International Summer School in order to attend the regular Summer Term and / or fulfill Work-Integrated Education (WIE) as required by programme which clashes with the International Summer School schedule. You are also required to provide supporting documents (e.g. subject registration record for regular Summer Term, confirmation letter / email of your WIE programme, etc.) for refund arrangement.
You can only change your selected subject(s) before the International Summer School starts. You can submit your application for change of subject(s) via email to the International Summer School. Your application will be considered subject to the availability of vacancies and on a first-come, first-served basis. If you want to add a subject, you need to inform the International Summer School via email 1 week before the programme starts and the subject registration record for the newly added subject will only be able to be viewed in eStudent after you have settled the deposit.
The tuition fee is non-refundable, except in the case of programme cancellation.
The deposit will be refunded in early October upon successful completion of the programme. However, if a student drops a subject / withdraws from the Summer School, the deposit paid will NOT be refunded, except only if he / she does so in order to attend the regular Summer Term and / or fulfill Work-Integrated Education (WIE) as required by his / her programme, which clashes with the International Summer School schedule.
Yes, credits and grades attained at the International Summer School will be counted towards your cumulative GPA. They might also contribute towards your graduation requirements, if such are relevant to your programme of study.
Yes, students shall attend all classes and an examination and fulfill the assessment requirements as stipulated by the subject.
The Hong Kong Government will review the border control measures for inbound travellers from time to time. Please refer to the website of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/eng/inbound-travel.html) for details.
Yes, students are required to bear all costs during their quarantine period.
Please write to email@example.com at your earliest convenience if you are unable to come to Hong Kong due to COVID-19 related issues. You may also be asked to join the Programme online. The expenses for airfares, travel insurance and quarantine hotels will be your responsibility.