List of Abbreviations and Acronyms

List of Abbreviations and Acronyms

AAPC

Administrative and Planning Committee

AC

Admissions Committee

APC

Academic Planning Committee

ATS

Award Titles Scheme

CAGs

Cost Allocation Guidelines

CAT(I)

Credit Accumulation and Transfer (Institutional)

CID

Class Information Database

CGPA

Cumulative Grade Points Average

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.

CUHK 2025

Strategic Plan 2021-25

CUSCS

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

CUSIS

Chinese University Student Information System

DFSPCMC

Diploma in Foundation Studies Programme Coordination
and Management Committee

DFSPEB

Diploma in Foundation Studies Programme
Examination Board

DSCCC

Divinity School of Chung Chi College

EDB

Education Bureau

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

HKSAR

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

ITSC

Information Technology Services Centre

JQRC

Joint Quality Review Committee

OBA

Outcomes-based Approach

PCE-PCMC

Professional and Continuing Education Programme Coordination and
Management Committee

PCEPEB

Professional and Continuing Education Programme Examination Board

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.

SSEQ

Sub-degree Student Experience Questionnaire

SSPUs

Self-financed Sub-degree Programme Units

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