2015–16 VTC-SHAPE important dates

Applies to

BH075 Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering) (Honours)

BH077 Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure) (Honours)

BH070 Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) (Honours)

BP105 Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management)

Trimester 1 2015 –16 (1560), September

Month

Week beginning

Week no.

Key administration dates for Higher Education students

September 2015

7

1

7 September Classes begin all programs
7 September Results release (May Trimester)

14

2

18 September Last day to add classes

21

3

21–25 September Deferred examination period

28

4

28 September Day following Mid-Autumn Festival – public holiday (Monday)
1 October National Day of the People’s Republic of Chinapublic holiday (Thursday)
2 October Deferred results release date

October

5

5

9 October Census date

12

6

19

7

21 October Chung Yeung Festivalpublic holiday

26

8

30 October Academic penalty date

November

2

9

9

10

16

11

20 November Classes end BH075 and BH077

23

12

23 November Examination period begins BH075 and BH077
27 November Classes end BH070 and BP105

30

13

30 November Examination period begins BH070 and BP105

December

7

14

7 December Examination period ends all programs
8 December – 3 January Trimester break

14

21

28

1 January New Year’s Day – public holiday (Friday)

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Trimester 2 2015–16 (1620), January

Month

Week beginning

Week no.

Key administration dates for Higher Education students

January 2016

4

1

4 January Classes begin all programs

 

11

2

11 January Results release date (September Trimester)
15 January Last day to add classes

 

18

3

18–22 January Deferred examination period

25

4

28 January Deferred result release date

February

1

5

5 February Census date

 

8

8–10 February Chinese Lunar New Year – public holidays Mid-trimester break

 

15

6

15 February Classes resume

 

22

7

29

8

March

7

9

11 March Academic penalty date

 

14

10

21

11

24 March Classes end BH075 and BH077
25 March Good Friday – public holiday

 

28

12

28 March Easter Monday – public holiday
29 March Examination period begins BH075 and BH077
1 April Classes end BH070 and BP105

April

4

13

4 April Ching Ming Festival – public holiday
4 April Examination period begins BH070 and BP105

 

11

14

 

18

15

22 April Examination period ends all programs
23 April 8 May Trimester break

 

25

May

2

2 May Labour day – public holiday observed

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Trimester 3 2015–16 (1630), May

Month

Week beginning

Week no.

Key administration dates for Higher Education students

May 2016

9

1

9 May Classes begin all programs
9 May Results release date (January Trimester)
14 May The Birthday of Buddha – public holiday (Saturday)

 

16

2

20 May Last day to add classes

23

3

23–27 May Deferred examination period

30

4

3 June Deferred results release date

June

6

5

9 June Tuen Ng Festival – public holiday (Thursday)
10 June Census date

 

13

6

 

20

7

 

27

8

30 June Academic Penalty date
1 July HKSAR Establishment Day – public holiday

July

4

9

 

11

10

 

18

11

22 July Classes end BH075 and BH077

 

25

12

25 July Examination period begins BH075 and BH077
29 July Classes end BH070 and BP105

August

1

13

1 August Examination period begins BH070 and BP05

 

8

14

8 August Examination period ends all programs
9 August – 4 September Trimester break

 

15

 

 

22

 

29

September

5

1

5 September Results release date (May Trimester)
5 September Classes begin (Academic Year 2016–17)

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