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Last update: May 6, 2022

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May 2022
May 6 Launch of the Updated Vaccination and Testing Reporting System (VTRS) and Other Updates
May 5 Academic Arrangements for the Fall Term 2022-23
Apr 2022
Apr 12 Arrangements for Student Exchange and Summer Term (For internal use only)
Apr 7 Whole territory rapid antigen tests and regular rapid testing afterwards
Apr 1 Announcement on Gradual Resumption of Normal Operation
Mar 2022
Mar 13 Outreach COVID-19 Vaccination on Campus - Additional Sinovac (科興) Vaccination Available
Mar 11 Outreach COVID-19 (BioNTech) Vaccination on Campus - Important Update on Eligibility of Non-Hong Kong Residents
Mar 8 Launching of Booking System for the Outreach COVID-19 (BioNTech) Vaccination on Campus
Mar 5 Our Way Forward amidst this Severe Wave of COVID-19 Infections
Feb 2022
Feb 22 Enhanced support in midst of pandemic
Feb 20 Clarifying use of Conference Lodge and important updates on COVID case reporting and contact tracing (For internal use only)
Feb 16 Contingency plans to handle COVID-19 cases among campus residents (For internal use only)
Feb 14 A campus restaurant employee was found positive for COVID-19 (For internal use only)
Feb 10 Announcement on Vaccine Pass Requirements
Feb 9 Updates on Academic Arrangements for the Spring Term 2021-22 (For internal use only)
Feb 3 Reminder: special work arrangement in view of latest epidemic situation
Jan 2022
Jan 29 Commencement of Spring Term 2021-22 – Academic Arrangements (For internal use only)
Jan 23 Work and Class Arrangements Starting from Monday 24 January 2022
Jan 16 Three RPG Students Outside of Hong Kong have been Confirmed Positive for COVID-19 (For internal use only)
Jan 13 Updates on Access Control, Class and Work Arrangements
Jan 7 3 HKUST members listed as close contacts to positive COVID-19 cases (For internal use only)
Dec 2021
Dec 24 An RPG Outside of Hong Kong has been Confirmed Positive for COVID-19 (For internal use only)
Oct 2021
Oct 21 Announcement on Winter / Spring Term Arrangements
Sep 2021
Sep 8 COVID-19 Vaccination Group Booking Programme
Sep 7 Update on Vaccination / Testing Reporting System (VTRS)
Aug 2021
Aug 30 Update on Anti-epidemic Measures for Fall Term 2021
Aug 19 Some important points and reminders as we begin the Fall Term 2021-22 (For internal use only)
Aug 16 Launch of Vaccination / Testing Reporting System (VTRS) (For staff only) (中文版請按此)
Aug 13 Update on Quarantine Arrangements
Aug 9 More Details on Vaccination/Testing Requirements (For students only) (中文版請按此)
Aug 9 More Details on Vaccination/Testing Requirements (For staff only) (中文版請按此)
Jun 2021
Jun 21 Further clarifications on vaccination / regular testing and on-campus vaccination
Jun 7 Launching of On-campus Vaccination Booking System and Updates on Vaccination/Testing Requirements (中文版請按此)
Jun 2 Update on Quarantine Support Arrangement
May 2021
May 28 Further message on vaccination / regular testing (中文版請按此)
May 25 Academic arrangements for the Fall Term 2021-22
May 21 Message on vaccination / regular testing
May 6 Update on Quarantine Support Arrangements
Apr 2021
Apr 12 Updates on Campus COVID-19 Vaccination
Mar 2021
Mar 18 The last two confirmed cases recovered and a reminder about compulsory testing by the Government (For internal use only)
Mar 16 Teaching Assistants eligible for priority vaccination (For internal use only)
Mar 9 Document of proof for priority vaccination for university staff (For internal use only)
Mar 8 Further updates related to the confirmed case and priority vaccination available to faculty and staff (For internal use only)
Mar 5 Further updates related to the confirmed case who is a retired faculty member (For internal use only)
Mar 5 COVID-19 Vaccination Program (For internal use only)
Mar 4 COVID-19 testing needs and analytical services available on campus
Mar 4 A confirmed case of COVID-19 related to Startup Zone (For internal use only)
Mar 3 Further updates of the latest confirmed case of COVID-19 (For internal use only)
Mar 2 Updates of the latest confirmed case of COVID-19 (For internal use only)
Mar 1 A confirmed case of COVID-19 who is also a Senior Staff Quarters resident (For internal use only)
Mar 1 A survey of intent to get COVID-19 vaccine at Campus Medical Clinic (For internal use only)
Feb 2021
Feb 19 Mixed-mode classes for the Spring Term 2020-21 (For internal use only)
Feb 11 Full Resumption of Normal Operations from Thursday, 18th February 2021
Feb 6 A confirmed case of COVID-19 (For internal use only)
Jan 2021
Jan 29 Gradual resumption of work on campus
Jan 28 Commencement of Spring Term 2020-21 (For internal use only)
Jan 8 A new case of COVID-19 (For internal use only)
Dec 2020
Dec 25 A confirmed case, an update on Government requirements and a reminder about prevention during the holidays (For internal use only)
Dec 16 RE: Update on Quarantine Arrangements
Dec 16 Update on Quarantine Arrangements
Dec 9 A contractor tested positive for COVID-19 and a reminder to follow preventive measures (For internal use only)
Dec 2 Restriction of laboratory operations
Dec 1 Work from Home Arrangement
Nov 2020
Nov 25 Update on Quarantine Arrangements
Nov 23 Flexible work arrangement and reinstating temperature screening at entrances
Nov 22 Fall Term Classes to switch to real-time online delivery with immediate effect (For internal use only)
Nov 20 Mobile App to Help Contact Tracing
Nov 13 Academic arrangements for the Winter and Spring Terms 2020-21 (For internal use only)
Nov 10 Travel Restriction
Oct 2020
Oct 15 FAQ - Influenza Vaccination (For internal use only)
Sep 2020
Sep 25 Temperature Screening at Campus Entrances
Sep 24 Influenza Awareness Campaign 2020 (For internal use only)
Sep 23 Health and Safety Measures for Mixed-Mode Classes
Sep 18 Full Resumption of Normal Operations from Monday, 21st September 2020
Sep 7 Some important points and reminders as we begin the Fall Term 2020-21 (For internal use only)
Sep 3 Revised Face Masks Supply Scheme
Aug 2020
Aug 26 Gradual Resumption of Normal Operation from 31 August
Aug 17 Another confirmed case of COVID-19 on 17 Aug 2020 (For internal use only)
Aug 17 URGENT - Service Suspension of Staff & Shuttle Bus Services (from 17/8 afternoon) (For internal use only)
Aug 9 Another Confirmed Case and Reminder about Wearing Face Masks (For internal use only)
Aug 6 Confirmed COVID-19 cases (For internal use only)
Jul 2020
Jul 21 Updates on Class Arrangements for Fall Term 2020/21 (Updated on Jul 21, 2020)
Jul 20 Update on COVID-19 cases and flexible working arrangements (For internal use only)
Jul 14 Updates on Class Arrangements for Fall 2020/21 (Updated on Jul 14, 2020)
Jul 13 Resumption of flexible working arrangements
Jul 12 Testing available for members who may have contact with confirmed COVID-19 case (For internal use only)
Jul 11 A colleague was found COVID-19 positive (For internal use only)
Jul 9 Reminder on Sustaining COVID-19 Preventive Measures and Contingency for Campus Cases
Jun 2020
Jun 9 Quarantine arrangements in the 2020-21 Academic Year (For internal use only)
May 2020
May 29 Teaching Arrangements for Summer Term 2019/20 and Fall Term 2020/21
May 20 Update on Medical Clinic Arrangement (For internal use only)
May 8 University reminder on social activities and gatherings during COVID-19 (For internal use only)
May 6 Updated Guidelines on Preventive Measures in Laboratories (For internal use only)

 

April 2020
Apr 29 Resumption of Administrative Operations and Research Activity
Apr 24 Spring 2020 Check-out and Arrangement (For internal use only)
Apr 20 The Establishment of HKUST COVID-19 Student Hardship Relief Fund (中文版請按此)
Apr 16 Launch of COVID-19 Info@HKUST Website
Apr 7 Message about COVID-19 testing

 

March 2020
Mar 31 Update on COVID-19 (March 31, 2020) (For internal use only)
Mar 30 Access and usage restriction of research laboratories and Central Research Facilities (For internal use only)
Mar 29 Update on COVID-19 (29 March 2020)
Mar 22 COVID-19 – Working from home next week (update) (For internal use only)
Mar 22 COVID-19 – Working from home next week (For internal use only)
Mar 20 COVID-19 Update (20 March 2020) (For internal use only)
Mar 19 The University’s Response to the Statement of Student Union Issued on 18 March 2020 (For internal use only)
Mar 19 COVID-19 Related Travel and Contact History Report Form (For internal use only)
Mar 18 An HKUST member is preliminarily diagnosed with COVID-19 (For internal use only)
Mar 13 Additional guidelines on social distancing and other preventive measures in offices (For internal use only)
Mar 11 Update on COVID-19 Outbreak (11 March 2020) and Work Arrangements
Mar 4 Update on working arrangement for next week

 

February 2020
Feb 28 Preparing for resuming operations - Advice from HSEO (For internal use only)
Feb 27 Work arrangements for next week and further updates for members of HKUST
Feb 25 Update on COVID-19 (25 Feb 2020)
Feb 20 Work arrangements for next week and important updates for members of HKUST
Feb 15 Classes Start on 19 Feb via Live Interactive Online Mode
Feb 14 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Academic Arrangements under the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak 2020 (For internal use only) (Updated on Mar 31, 2020)
Feb 13 Remote Fever Self-check Station (For internal use only)
Feb 12 Update on Covid-19 outbreak (12 February 2020)
Feb 8 Supply of Surgical Masks (For internal use only)
Feb 7 Important Message : Persons under quarantine may be forced to leave campus (For internal use only)
Feb 6 February 6, 2020: Update on the 2019-nCoV outbreak
Feb 5 Message to Fellow Students on viral outbreak and Pro-P (For internal use only)
Feb 5 Rules for Laboratory Access During Outbreak Period (For internal use only)
Feb 3 February 3, 2020: Update on the 2019-nCoV outbreak
Feb 1 Update on Academic Arrangements for the Spring Term
Feb 1 Special Work Arrangement until February 9, 2020

 

January 2020
Jan 30 Academic Arrangements for the Spring Term
Jan 29 Further update on 2019-n-CoV (29 Jan 2020)
Jan 28 Update on Campus Arrangements
Jan 28 Special Work Arrangement until February 2, 2020
Jan 25 Postponement of the Spring Term
Jan 24 Update on the 2019-nCOV outbreak
Jan 24 Further update on 2019-nCoV
Jan 22 Important message on 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) pneumonia
Jan 6 Health Alert – Cases of Viral Pneumonia in Wuhan (For internal use only)