List of Abbreviations and Acronyms

List of Abbreviations and Acronyms

AAPC

Administrative and Planning Committee

AC

Admissions Committee

ADHAS

Arts, Design, Humanities and Applied Sciences

APC

Academic Planning Committee

ATS

Award Titles Scheme

B&M

Business and Management

CAGs

Cost Allocation Guidelines

CAT(I)

Credit Accumulation and Transfer (Institutional)

CID

Class Information Database

CGPA

Cumulative Grade Points Average

CEPCMC

Continuing Education Programme Coordination and
Management Committee

CEPEB

Continuing Education Programme Examination Board

CLEAR

Centre for Learning Enhancement And Research

CTE

Course and Teaching Evaluation

CUHK

The Chinese University of Hong Kong; in this Manual,
the term “the University” shall be used.

CUSCS

School of Continuing and Professional Studies, The
Chinese University of Hong Kong

CUSIS

Chinese University Student Information System

DFSPCMC

Diploma of Foundation Studies Programme Coordination
and Management Committee

DFSPEB

Diploma of Foundation Studies Programme Examination
Board

EDB

Education Bureau

EEL

English and European Languages

FO

Finance Office

GC

Graduate Council

HDPCMC

Higher Diploma Programme Coordination and Management
Committee

HDPEB

Higher Diploma Programme Examination Board

HKCAAVQ

Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and
Vocational Qualifications

HKIER

Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research

HKQF

Hong Kong Qualifications Framework

HKQR

Hong Kong Qualifications Register

HS

Health Studies

HKSAR

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

ITSC

Information Technology Services Centre

JQRC

Joint Quality Review Committee

L&C

Languages and Communication

OBA

Outcomes-based Approach

PDC

Professional Development Course

Pg

Postgraduate

QA

Quality Assurance

QAC

Quality Assurance Committee

QF

Qualifications Framework

SCTL

Senate Committee on Teaching and Learning

SDPUs

Sub-degree Providing Units

SPCEPs

Sub-degree, Professional and Continuing Education
Programmes

Senate SPCEP

Senate Committee on Sub-degree, Professional and Continuing
Education Programmes, as a replacement of the University
Extension Board (UExB) with effect from the academic year
2017-18.

SSE

Social Sciences and Education

SSEQ

Sub-degree Student Experience Questionnaire

SSPUs

Self-financed Sub-degree Programme Units

Top-up-PCC

Top-up Degree Programme Coordination Committee

TPg

Taught Postgraduate

T&L

Teaching and Learning

UEB

Undergraduate Examinations Board

UExB

University Extension Board, which has been de-established
and replaced by the Senate SPCEP starting from the academic
year 2017-18.

Ug

Undergraduate

UGC

University Grants Committee