Enquiries

Department of Geography

Address: Department of Geography 
The University of Hong Kong
The Jockey Club Tower
Centennial Campus
Pokfulam Road
Hong Kong
Phone: (852) 3917-5722 [Ms Lau] / (852) 3917-7030 [Mr Liu]
Fax: (852) 2559-8994
E-mail: matpp@hku.hk


Cancellation of classes and examinations

During Typhoon or Black Rainstorm Warning Signal

When Tropical Storm Warning Signal No. 8 (or above) or the Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is hoisted, the following arrangements will apply:

(a) For classes and examinations not yet started

If either of the warnings is hoisted or in force at or after 6:00am

All morning classes and examinations commencing before 2:00pm will be cancelled automatically.

If either of the warnings is hoisted or in force at or after 11:00am

All afternoon classes and examinations commencing at any time from 2:00pm and before 6:00pm will be cancelled automatically.

If either of the warnings is hoisted or in force at or after 3:00pm

All evening classes and examinations commencing from 6:00pm onward will be cancelled automatically.

(b) For classes and examinations already started

When Tropical Storm
Warning Signal No.8
or above is hoisted

All classes will be suspended immediately.
All examinations to continue until the end of that examination session.

When Black
Rainstorm Warning
Signal is hoisted

All classes and examinations, except those held outdoors, would continue.
For outdoor classes and examinations, the responsible staff members on the spot should suspend the activities immediately, ensure that all students are taken to a safe place, and remain there until it is safe for them to return home.


The Examinations Office will re-schedule postponed examinations to a later date and inform the candidates of the details as soon as possible.


When Tropical Storm Warning Signal No. 3 or Red Rainstorm Warning Signal is in force, it should be assumed that all classes and examinations will be held as scheduled unless an announcement to the contrary has been made by the University.
 
September 2014


Safety

All students should be familiar with the need for safety while in the University or on fieldwork. Please click here for the “Statement of Environmental Health and Safety Policy” for more information. Any injury suffered as a result of an accident must be reported immediately to the Programme Co-ordinator.