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Suspension of Studies

  1. Students who have health problems, financial difficulty, urgent family affairs or other circumstances as deemed acceptable by the student's Department/Programme, may be permitted to suspend his/her studies for a period of up to 2 semesters.
  2. Students may submit all the supporting documents together with an explanatory letter to the Academic Registry normally no later than 4 weeks before the commencement of the semester final examination.
  3. The Academic Registry would consider such applications and inform students of the application results.  Successful applicants will be notified of the effective date and end date of the period of suspension.
  4. Upon expiration of the suspension period, the student must return to his/her studies by submitting the Application for Resumption of Studies .  A student who fails to report to the Academic Registry according to the schedule will be classified as having unofficially withdrawn.

Students who wish to participate in study-related internship/placement for 1 semester or academic year should apply in advance for Leave of Absence..