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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 who wish to suspend studies should apply via BUniPort at least 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 is expected to return to his/her studies.  The student must apply for resumption of studies via BUniPort before the end of the suspension period.  A student who fails to report to the Academic Registry according to the schedule will be classified as having unofficially withdrawn from the University. 

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

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