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Release of Assessment Results and Deadline of Checking the Results for the Second Semester of the 2023-2024 Academic Year

1. Pass list for the second semester of the 2023-2024 academic year

In accordance with the regulations of undergraduate curricula in the Faculty, a list of candidates, who have successfully completed the degree requirements, will be published in five divisions: First Class Honours, Second Class Honours Division One, Second Class Honours Division Two, Third Class Honours and Pass.  Pass lists for the second semester of the 2023-2024 academic year will be posted on the Faculty’s notice board at 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower and on the Faculty website at for a period of two weeks.

2. Release of assessment results

Assessment results of each course for the second semester of the 2023-2024 academic year will be available at the HKU Portal on the same day.

Students can check their individual results of each course at the HKU Portal ( by following the steps:

Click “Self Service” -> “Enrollment” -> “View My Grades”

In addition to the final grade of each course, you can also view the overall coursework and examination grades for the courses offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences (i.e. courses with prefix BASC, FOSS, JMSC, GEOG, POLI, PSYC, SINO, SOCI and SOWK) at the HKU Portal.

Click “Self Service” -> “Useful Links” -> “FOSS Examination Results”

3. Procedures for checking assessment results

Assessment results are determined after careful deliberation by the relevant Boards of Examiners and they are final.  However, students may submit an application for checking the assessment results if they have sound reasons to believe that there is a procedural irregularity/technical error in the determination of the assessment results.  Please refer to the Registry’s guidelines concerning the Procedures for Checking of Assessment Results of Taught Courses (document 111/511 amended) available on the website of the Examinations Office.  Students should submit the completed application form (document SS55/511 amended) together with the proof of payment of the application fee (HK$200 for each assessment result) to the Faculty Office no later than ONE week after the announcement of the course’s final assessment result as determined by the relevant Boards of Examiners.  Should there be any procedural irregularity/technical error in the determination of a particular result and the assessment result in question is revised as a consequence, the application fee for checking that particular result will be refunded to the student.

4. Personal Contact Information

To facilitate future communications with students, please check and update your personal particulars, including correspondence address, contact phone number and personal email address, to ensure that your data at the Student Information System is up-to-date via your HKU Portal.

Please note that the communications of all future University events, such as Congregation, Student Prize Presentation Ceremony etc., shall be sent to your HKU email address.  All graduands are encouraged to check the HKU email account periodically to stay connected with the University.

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