FAQ (for PolyU students)
If you will join the International Summer School, 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 2024 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 2023-24.
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 before you leave.
You can take up to one subject.
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 fulfill Work-Integrated Education (WIE) as required by his / her programme, which clashes with the International Summer School schedule. You are also required to provide supporting documents (e.g. confirmation letter / email of your WIE programme, etc.) for refund arrangement.
Before the International Summer School starts:
You can submit your application for change of subject via email to the International Summer School (email address: email@example.com). Your application will be considered subject to vacancy and on a first-come, first-served basis. If you drop a subject, the deposit will NOT be refunded.
During the International Summer School period:
You can only change your subject during the add / drop period of the International Summer School, subject to vacancy and on a first-come, first-served basis. If you drop a subject, the deposit will NOT be refunded.
The deposit will be refunded in early October upon successful completion of the programme. However, if a student withdraws from the Summer School, the deposit paid will NOT be refunded, except only if he / she does so in order to 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.