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Typhoon Signal

Typhoon Signal No. 1 or No. 3

When Typhoon Signal No. 1 or No. 3 is issued, all CityU classes and examinations will continue as normal. All offices will remain open. For other activities on Campus, please watch for announcements or contact the organizer.

Typhoon Signal No. 8 or Above

If Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above is issued (“Typhoon Signal”) or the Hong Kong Observatory announces that Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above will be issued within 2 hours (”Announcement”), classes and examinations will be suspended as appended below:

Typhoon Signal / Announcement Issued

Classes / Examinations of

Sessions Suspended

At or after 7 am

CityU*
and
School of Continuing and Professional Education (SCOPE+)

Morning sessions with
commencement time before
2:00 pm

At or after noon

Afternoon sessions with commencement time at or
after 2:00 pm but before
6:30 pm

At or after 4 pm

Evening sessions with
commencement time at or after
6:30 pm

 

1.

If Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above is issued or the Hong Kong Observatory announces that Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above will be issued within 2 hours when activities are already in progress, classes, interviews, admission tests, student enrolment and all other activities being held on campus should be terminated as soon as practicable. However, examinations already in progress should continue except for situations which endanger students and warrant immediate termination of the examinations as determined by the Academic Regulations and Records Office (ARRO) / Chow Yei Ching School of Graduate Studies (SGS) / the School of Continuing and Professional Education (SCOPE) in consultation with DFM. For an emergency situation in the examination venue which poses immediate danger to students, the Chief Invigilator may terminate the examination and report to ARRO / SGS / SCOPE subsequently.

2.

Students and visitors are advised to leave as soon as practicable or stay until the Typhoon Signal has been cancelled and traffic conditions have improved.

3.

Announcements made by the Government’s Education Bureau relating to suspension of classes for schools, post-secondary colleges and technical institutes etc. do not apply to the University.

4.

For institutional event organizers who wish to make media announcements on arrangements for their events which involve the public, please refer to the “Publicity Advisory and Other Services on Adverse Weather Arrangements” on the Communications and Public Relations Office homepage (http://www.cityu.edu.hk/cpro).

 

*

The term “Classes and Examinations of CityU” shall mean teaching activities and the examinations of CityU award-bearing programmes.

+

The term “Classes and Examinations of SCOPE” shall mean classes / examinations of courses and non-CityU award-bearing programmes and other activities run by SCOPE.