Student Discipline Committee ("SDC")

The SDC is appointed by the Academic Policy Committee. The SDC will meet normally once per year but the Chair of SDC shall have the discretion to dispense with the holding of a meeting when there is no major issue within the terms of reference of the SDC. Without limiting the power and/or discretion of the Chair to dispense with the holding of an SDC meeting, the SDC, with the permission of its Chair, may transact its business by the circulation of papers.

1. Terms of Reference

  1. To advise the Academic Policy Committee on policy matters involving Student discipline.

  2. To determine and periodically update the Code.

  3. To review the terms of reference and constitution of the SDP and the SDAP.

  4. To receive reports from the SDP and the SDAP on cases considered by those panels, and any issues of principle arising from them.

  5. To report on its business annually to the Academic Policy Committee.

2. Constitution

Chair Vice-President (Student Affairs)
Members One faculty member from each College/School, nominated by the Dean
Four members appointed by and from the Senate
Five members appointed by the Chair
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
Director of Academic Regulations and Records Office
Director of Student Development Services
Two undergraduate students nominated by the Students' Union
One postgraduate student nominated by the CityU Postgraduate Association
Secretary Administrative staff appointed by the Chair of SDC


The term of office of the nominated and appointed members shall be two years with a staggered arrangement. The term of office of student members shall be one year.