Key Dates of Academic Year 2020/21

The following key dates are subject to further changes pending evolving situation and government notices.

Semesters

  • Autumn Semester: Monday 14 September 2020 - Saturday 16 January 2021
  • Spring Semester: Monday 22  February - Friday 11 June 2021

Registration

  • New students:
    • Domestic Year 1 & PGT students: Monday 14 September 2020 - Wednesday 16 September 2020; 
    • International & HMT students: Wednesday 16 September 2020
  • Returning Students (Autumn Semester): Friday 18 September 2020
  • Returning Students (Spring Semester): Monday 22 February 2021
  • PGR Students: Wednesday 16 September 2020; Monday 22 February 2021

Examination

  • Autumn semester: Monday 28 December 2020 - Saturday 16 January 2021 - including Saturdays
  • Spring semester: Monday 17 May - Saturday 5 June 2021 - including Saturdays
  • Late summer resits:
    • Year 1: Monday 16 - Saturday 21 August 2021;
    • Year 2/3/4/Master: Monday 16 - Saturday 28 August 2021

Graduation Ceremonies

  • Postgraduate: Saturday 14 November 2020
  • Undergraduate: Saturday 10 - Sunday 11 July 2021

Holidays

  • Mid-Autumn Festival: Thursday 1 October 2020, Tuesday 29 September 2020 as Compensation for the overlapped Mid-autumn and National Holiday
  • National Day Holiday: Thursday 1 October to Saturday 3 October 2020, Wednesday 30 September 2020 as Weekend Compensation for Saturday 3 October 2020
  • Christmas & Boxing Day: Friday 25 December 2020, Thursday 24 December as Weekend Compensation for Saturday 26 December 2020
  • New Year's Day: Friday 1 January 2021
  • Chinese Lunar New Year: Friday 12 February - Sunday 14 February 2021, Monday 15 February and Tuesday 16 February as Weekend Compensation for Saturday 13 February - Sunday 14 February 2021
  • Qing Ming: Sunday 4 April 2021, Monday 5 April 2021 as Weekend Compensation for Sunday 4 April 2021
  • Labor Day: Saturday 1 May 2021, Monday 3 May as Weekend Compensation for Saturday 1 May 2021
  • Dragon Boat Festival: Monday 14 June 2021

Last updated on 23rd July 2020


 

Provisional Key Dates of Academic Year 2021/22