Exemptions & Transfer of GE Units

I am…

1. Year 1 Student
2. Returning Exchange Student
3. Non-JUPAS Applicant for Year 3 Entry


Exemptions and Completion dates of U-Life

University Life (U-Life) is a non-credit bearing requirement listed under the GE Programme. For details of each of the U-Life requirements, please click here.

Students directly admitted to Year 2 or 3 at HKBU will have to complete the requirements by the deadlines given below. Exemptions will also be automatically granted for some students as follows:

U-Life Requirements Completion deadlines for students admitted to Year 2 or 3 Exemptions Penalties
U-Life Orientation Workshops (3 workshops) By the end of 3rd semester (31 May or 31 Dec) of study at HKBU Exempted only for students from CIE and HKBU sub-degree programmes Students who fail to complete them before the deadlines may be barred from access to course grades, or enrolling for courses.
Co-curricular Learning (8 items) 4 CCL items exempted for students directly admitted to Year 3
Academic Integrity Online Tutorial By the end of 1st semester (31 Dec) of study at HKBU Not available

Admission and Application Procedures

Information on Direct (Non-JUPAS) Admission Scheme and application procedures for course exemptions/transfer of units can be found on the website of the Academic Registry:


For enquiries on admission and application procedures for course exemptions/transfer of units, please contact the Academic Registry.

If you have any questions about GE requirements and GE course exemptions/transfer of GE units, please contact us.