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Refund Policy for PolyU-SPEED Award Programmes

If you are admitted to a UGC-funded programme…

You may apply for a refund of the registration fee and/or tuition fee already paid to PolyU SPEED (less HK$500 administrative fee) on or before 15 July 2021. 


For full details and conditions, please read the “Refund Policy on Registration Fee and/or Tuition Fee 2021/22” below.


Refund Policy on Registration Fee and Tuition Fee 2021/22
for PolyU-SPEED Award Programmes


The registration fee1 and/or tuition fee paid are neither refundable nor transferrable, except for the following:  



Applicants who have settled the registration fee1 and/or tuition fee with PolyU SPEED but are subsequently admitted to the following types of programmes (other than PolyU-SPEED award programmes) may apply for a refund of the registration fee1 and/or tuition fee: 

  • any programmes funded by the University Grants Committee (UGC) of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR)2; or 
  • self-financing programmes offered by PolyU or other types of programmes offered by PolyU SPEED (e.g. overseas franchised programmes by Northumbria University).


Deadline for Application

Applications for a refund should be made on or before 15 July 2021 (Thursday).


Applications made on or after 16 July 2021 will only be considered on an exceptional basis and PolyU SPEED reserves the rights to accept or reject such applications.


How to Apply

Applications for a refund should be made to PolyU SPEED in writing via e-mail to  with relevant supporting documents, such as the offer letter from and/or the payment receipt of the acceptance fee to the institution concerned.


Refund Arrangements

An administrative fee of HK$500 will be deducted from the refund amount.


Successful applicants will receive their refund by autopay in about two weeks’ time upon receipt of their bank account information. Requests for arranging the refund to other parties will not be entertained. 


  1. The Registration Fee constitutes part of the tuition fee for the first semester of study.
  2. Details of UGC-funded programmes can be found on the website of the Joint University Programmes Admissions System (JUPAS) at under the category of “University Grants Committee (UGC)-funded Programmes”.  [Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP) programmes are NOT UGC-funded programmes.]