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Summer Institute (SI)

Important Notes

Leave of Absence

Students who need to absent from any of the scheduled classes and activities, their parents/ guardian should submit a leave request form before 5 July via CUHK portal. Students should report all periods of leave and absences, including sick leaves and absences from activities or classes, to the Office of Academic Links.



Programme withdrawal requests should be sent to the Office of Academic Links as early as possible so that the place can be given to applicants on the waiting list. Half of the programme fee paid will be refunded if we receive a written withdrawal request with a valid reason by 5 July (e-mail: si@cuhk.edu.hk). No refund will be made for requests received after this date.

No refund or reduction in programme fee will be made if students are dismissed from the programme due to violation of the programme regulations.



Students who have an attendance rate at 80% will be issued a Certificate of Achievement. The Certificate of Achievement will be posted to students in October.


Statement of Result

Students who have completed the course(s) will be issued a Statement of Result. The Statement of Result will be posted to students in October.


Course Cancellation

The Chinese University of Hong Kong reserves the right not to offer/cancel the course(s). Refund of fee(s) paid will be made to students concerned if any course is cancelled.