Bad Weather Arrangements for Classes/Activities and Examinations
(Applicable to all full-time and part-time students)
When Typhoon Warning Signal No. 1 or 3 or the Amber/Red Rainstorm Warning is issued by the Hong Kong Observatory, all classes/activities and examinations should be held as scheduled.
As soon as the Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or Black Rainstorm Warning is issued or when the Hong Kong Observatory announces that Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above is likely to be hoisted, students should follow the below arrangements:
1. For classes/activities/examinations conducted face-to-face on campus or in hybrid* mode:
(a) For classes/activities and examinations not yet started
|When Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above is in force or likely to be issued (as announced by the Hong Kong Observatory)/Black Rainstorm Warning is in force:
|Anytime between 6:00 a.m. and 10:59 a.m.||All classes/activities and examinations commencing before 1:30 p.m. will be cancelled/postponed.
|Anytime between 11:00 a.m. and 3:59 p.m.||All classes/activities and examinations commencing from 1:30 p.m. and before 6:30 p.m. will be cancelled/postponed.
|At 4:00 p.m. or after||All classes/activities and examinations commencing from 6:30 p.m. onward will be cancelled/postponed.
|When Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No.8 or above is likely to be issued within two hours (as announced by the Hong Kong Observatory):||When Black Rainstorm Warning is in force:|
|Classes/ activities||All classes/activities should be suspended. Students should return home or take shelter in a safe place without delay.
||The classes/activities will continue unless the inclement weather affects the safety of students.|
|Examinations||An examination already in progress will continue unless otherwise announced by LIFE.|
2. Online classes/activities/examinations will continue regardless of Tropical Cyclone or Rainstorm Warnings unless otherwise advised by course teachers/activity coordinators, but parties responsible for conducting online classes/activities/examinations will not return to the campus in the above-mentioned conditions under which on-campus classes/activities/examinations are postponed/cancelled.
* For hybrid mode, both on-campus face to face and real time online options are offered simultaneously.
Arrangement of Cancelled Classes / Activities / Examinations
If classes / activities / examinations are cancelled due to bad weather, LIFE will inform students about the make-up arrangement and re-schedule of the examinations. Please pay attention to the announcement in due course.
Revised on 23 Feb 2021