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Study and Course Registration (Undergraduate Students)

Course Registration 

Non-local undergraduate students shall register courses on (1) Registration Day (i.e. 26 August 2020 for senior new students, or 27 August 2020 for Year 1 new students); (2) during add/drop period (i.e. 3 - 14 September 2020) after consultation with the academic advisers (students will get the information of their advisers via the Online Reporting System in mid-August).


Students are required to consult their academic adviser on their programme of studies at least once a term, including one consultation before course registration. Otherwise their access to the registration system will be denied. Please refer to the orientation schedule or contact with the faculties/departments for more details of student advising after completing the Online Reporting in mid-August.


In view of the latest local situation of COVID-19, online academic advising will be used as alternatives to replace face-to-face academic advising for AY2020-21 Intake. Faculties/ Departments are advised to disseminate the details of online academic advising to new students via their respective websites as appropriate.


Guidelines for Registration and Academic Advising

Details of programmes of studies, course description and academic regulations

For enquiries, please contact the Registry at Tel: (852) 2616 8750 or via email



Registration for Integrated Learning Programme (ILP)


ILP field trip


ILP workshop



Integrated Learning Programme (ILP) is one of the signature co-curricular programmes in the University, which facilitates students to extend their learning beyond the classroom. With its broad spectrum of contents and interactive delivery modes, students are enabled to unlock potentials, boost confidence, make plans for life, and achieve success. Students can develop their new interests and explore many learning opportunities from over 400 ILP activities each year.

The online registration is scheduled for 16 & 17 September 2020. The online registration can be processed through the Internet. Please refer to the schedule below and click into for enrolment.


Target Students Dates & Time Slots Last Digit of Student ID Dates of Payment (For fee-paying Courses Only)
Year 3 16 September 2020 (Wed)

ePayment (Online): 

18:00, 16 Sep 2020 (Wed) - 

16:00, 17 Sep 2020 (Thu)

21:30 - 23:00 0, 1, 4, 7, 8
23:15 - 00:45 2, 3, 5, 6, 9
Year 1 17 September 2020 (Thu)

ePayment (Online):

18:00, 17 Sep 2020 (Thu) - 

16:00, 18 Sep 2020 (Fri)

21:30 - 23:00 0, 1, 4, 7, 8
23:15 - 00:45 2, 3, 5, 6, 9





Academic Standing

Cumulative Grade Point Average (cGPA) is a figure ranging from 0 to 4.00 used to indicate the overall performance of a student in all the academic terms up to date. A student will be put on academic probation in the following term(s) if his/her Cumulative GPA is below 1.67. For more details on the grading system, cGPA, academic standing and academic honours, please refer to Section 18 - 21 of the Regulations Governing Undergraduate Studies.


Graduation Requirements


1) English Language Requirement

Diagnostic English Language Tracking Assessment (DELTA)

Undergraduate students who are admitted to Year 1 or direct to Year 2 are required to take DELTA twice respectively in their first year and second year of studies at Lingnan. Those who are admitted to Year 3 are required to take DELTA in their first year of study at Lingnan.


English Language Graduate Requirement

An overall band score of 6.5 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic) is set as the University-wide English language minimum graduation requirement. Students shall meet the English language requirement before they graduate.  


2) Information Technology Fluency Test (ITF)

As a graduation requirement, undergraduate students are required to pass the ITF test during their study at the University.


3) Integrated Learning Programme (ILP)

Through the holistic enrichment activities provided by the Integrated Learning Programme, students enjoy their university life from the transitional process of new students to become the advanced learners during their journey of learning at Lingnan. For details of the ILP activities, please refer to the ILP Guidebook at

There are six learning domains in the ILP:


ILP new domains


All Lingnan undergraduate students are required to fulfil the minimum ILP unit requirements as one of the graduation requirements. The breakdown is as follows:

ILP units



4) Service-Learning (S-L)

Service learning activity 1
Service learning activity 2

Service-Learning (S-L) is a pedagogy that combines academic study with meaningful community service and continuous reflection. Active community service and global learning opportunities are two main focuses of Liberal arts education at Lingnan University.  Apart from providing research opportunities in S-L projects, innovation and entrepreneurship are important component in S-L. Students will integrate innovative elements in planning S-L projects with a set of tools that greatly benefit their personal growth and future career development.

Being recognized as a key element of liberal arts education, S-L becomes a graduation requirement for all first-year undergraduate students joining Lingnan from 2016-2017 onwards. All students complete a service project of at least 30 hours (including preparatory service training) in conjunction with an academic course that has S-L elements offered by academic departments and/or the Office of Service-Learning, or approved courses offered by overseas institutions.



Other Requirements

Attendance in Awards Presentation and Sports Day

Students are required to attend the Awards Presentation Ceremony (or the Honorary Fellowship Presentation Ceremony) and the Sports Day at least once during their years of study at the University. Attendance at these events will be shown as "Fulfilled" or Not Fulfilled" on the "Certificate of Awards and Participation (CAP)".