Calendar 2010–11

128 Part 3 • Academic Units and University Extensions Part 3 Participants may come as exchange students or study abroad (fee-paying) students. Exchange students are those who are nominated by institutions which have formal exchange agreements with the University. Exchange students are exempted from paying tuition to CUHK. Study abroad students are those who come from institutions which normally do not have formal exchange agreements with CUHK. Study abroad students must pay the IASP tuition. Both exchange and study abroad students are responsible for housing and other exchange related fees. The Office of Academic Links serves as the home department to both exchange and study abroad students. All enquiries should be directed to: International Asian Studies Programme Office of Academic Links Lady Ho Tung Hall The Chinese University of Hong Kong Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR (852) 2609 7597 6 (852) 2603 5045 8 School of Continuing and Professional Studies Director: Dr. Victor S.K. Lee 2209 0299/0290 6 2603 6565; 2739 2797 8 Established in 1965, the University’s Department of Extramural Studies was renamed School of Continuing Studies in 1994. From January 2006, the School has been renamed as the School of Continuing and Professional Studies (CUSCS). Bearing the mission of providing quality continuing professional education programmes and services to meet the changing needs of society, the School offers a diverse range of courses and programmes at different levels. In 2009–10, over 1,300 general courses and 200 award-bearing programmes were offered with a total enrolment of about 42,000. As part of its strategic development, the School established the Creative Academy, Liberal Arts Academy, Management Academy, Professional Development Academy, and Advanced Development Academy in 2010. The programmes and courses offered cover a wide range of disciplines, including art, music and the humanities; business and management; information technology and environment; traditional Chinese medicine and health care; languages and translation; and social sciences and public administration. What CUSCS offers can be broadly categorized into general courses and award-bearing programmes. General courses, normally lasting two to four months each, have no specific admission requirements, and are generally for self-enrichment. Award-bearing programmes at advanced diploma, professional ' * ' *