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Regulations of Shanghai University of Sport on Overseas Students (Undergraduate Student) Study Management
New students must register at SUS office during the designated time, fulfill all procedures and present their corresponding Admission Notice and other relevant documents. Those who cannot register at the designated time for some reason must ask for approval in advance, and should register within the first 2 weeks. Students that present unreasonable overdue registration will not qualify for enrollment.
New students must take a health check immediately after the registration. Students shall refer "Foreigner's Physical Examination Record" from the Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau or shall take the physical examination in China arranged by the Inspection and Quarantine Bureau. If a student can’t meet the health criteria, he has to suspend or drop school.
At the beginning of each semester, current students must come to finance office of SUS with student ID to complete the registration procedure at the designated time, pay the full tuition and accommodation fee in one time and present the passport. Those who cannot register at the designated time must ask for permission. 2 weeks’ overdue registration without approval or without asking for leave will be considered as voluntarily withdrawal.
Students who have been ordered to dropout due to violation of China’s law or breaking the school’s regulations cannot register.
Students shall pay charges as required after the admission within two weeks before the term begins and register at the Overseas Students Office with payment invoice. To the individual who doesn’t pay charges on time, we will follow <The Charge regulation of the school of International Culture Exchange for Oversea Student> of The University of Shanghai Sports.
Students must attend classes on time, no late, no leave class early, nor play truant. They should ask for leave if there’s any a reasonable or urgent personal reason or illness. Disapproved absence will be considered as acts of truancy.
If students cannot attend class due to illness, please get a sick leave from the doctor to submit to the instructor. Students applying for leave for personal reasons should get approval from counselor for one days of absence, and submit a written application to Academic office for more than one days’ absence. Four weeks continuous leave may result in suspension or downgrade.
Three late or early drops respectively less than 15 minutes will be considered one unexcused absence. Arriving more than 15 minutes late or leaving more than 15 minutes early will be considered an unexcused absence.
Students whose hours of absence accounts for one third of a course’s total class hours from 1 to 16 weeks, student will be disqualified to take the examination of that particular course. Furthermore, they have to restudy the course and pay 200 RMB restudy by themselves.
From 1 to 16 weeks, students who have been absent exceed 50 class hours or been disqualified to sit for three compulsory courses in one semester will be ordered dropout. And their residence permits (study) will be canceled.
Teacher will check the attendance according to the name list every day. Academic office will do the statistics of attendance regularly. The record of attendance will account for 20% of the total score.
Students shall take courses according to the requests of the "SUS Teaching Plans for Undergraduate Programs". According to the characteristic of international students, the plans are adjusted as follows:
International students are exempted from the following courses: Marxist Philosophical Theory, Marxist Theory of Political Economics, Mao Moral Education, Deng Xiaoping Theory and "The Three Represents", Moral Education, Basic Law, Military Training and Theory, College Chinese, College Foreign Language and some comprehensive courses.
"Chinese for foreigners" is a compulsory course.
According to the requests of the "SUS Teaching Plans for Undergraduate Programs", International students Shall get full credits of compulsory courses and optional courses, 50% credits of elective courses.
Students who failed exams of compulsory course will be allowed a supplementary exam and pay 200 RMB per credit for it. Those who are absence from exam without any reason or disqualified for the exam must restudy and pay 200RMB per credit for it. No supplementary exam for elective course.
Students who cannot participate in the exam with a special reason can apply for delayed exam which will be held at the same time with supplementary exam.
Transfer to Other Universities and Change of Specialties
Normally international students are not allowed to change specialties or transfer to other universities during their studies. In special cases, however, one should submit a written application. For the Chinese Government Scholarship students, there should be a formal admission letter of approval for transfer or change from embassy of his/her home country in China or relevant recommending organizations. The Chinese Scholarship Committee (CSC) will consider the case and make the final decision. Self-funded students should get approval from the relevant specialty college and the School of international culture exchange.
Students who are in grade two or above will not be allowed to change specialties.
Students who apply for changing specialties or transferring universities should study at formal specialties (don’t understand) before they get approval. Otherwise they will be considered as acts of truant. Students should restudy the missing courses because of specialties changing.
Postponement and Resumption of Studies
Students with one of the following situations should apply for postponement:
Students who are seriously ill and need a long time（over four weeks）to recover.
Students who apply for postponement due to personal reasons.
Students whom are considered to be suspended by the university.
Students cannot postpone their studies more than two years (four semesters). Those who apply for postponement before the end of the semester will be considered suspended from current semester.
The student status will be retained during the postponement period. But the university will cancel the residence permit (study). Suspension years will be counted to the schooling period (don’t understand this sentence), but students in postponement cannot enjoy the same treatment as students at school. If students had an accident in postponement，university would not take any responsibility.
Students in postponement should apply for resumption one week early before the following semester. Application for resumption will not be permitted after the new semester starts. Students in postponement for illness should hand in the rehabilitation letter supplied by hospital.
Students who fail to resume their studies on time will be considered as voluntarily withdrawal.
Students with one of the following situations will be ordered to dropout:
Students who have suspend for over two years.
Students who can’t study at university any more for sickness.
Students who don’t participate the academic activities over two weeks.
Students who registered exceeded the deadline without any reasonable excuse.
The dropout must leave within 15 days and are not allowed to resume in the future.
Students who fail to get the required whole credits after senior year must apply for deferred graduation, and then at the beginning of next term complete the registration procedure and pay management fee for remaining enrolled and 200 RMB per credit for tuition fee.
Students who apply for transference must attend the entrance examination before school opens and then transfer to the corresponding class according to the results of the examination.
Transferred students are allowed to get credits without taking corresponding courses if they are able to provide certificate of undergraduate study and transcript at the same level of, or consistent with, Chinese university.
Students must strictly abide by the examination regulations and shall not cheat in any forms. Those who are found cheating will be cancelled the qualification of examination, recorded with the score as 0 and punished according to the seriousness.
Students who defy the school regulations by skipping class frequently, cheating in the examinations, destroying public properties, drinking, engage in physical fights or other bad behaviors, will be punished by warning, serious warning, probation in school or being ordered to dropout according to the seriousness.
Graduation, Completion and Degree
Students meeting the following requirements are allowed to graduate and be granted a degree.
Students who are within status of student and get full credits required by teaching program within required study period, are allowed to graduate and be granted certificate of graduation.
GPA is over 1.7.
Getting certificate of HSK 5 or above.
Students meeting all the above will be granted certificate of Bachelor’s degree.
Students who are within status of student studied all the courses but do not get the whole credits required by teaching plan within required study period, are allowed to complete the study and will be granted certificate of completion.
Students who complete the study and then restudy to get the credits are allowed to change the certificate of completion to graduation. Bachelor’s degree is granted to those who meet the all requirements. The date on the certificate of graduation and degree is accordance with the date of granting.
Students who are within the status of student and study for more than one school year but fail to pass all courses required by teaching plan, are granted transcript with study year in correspondence to the number of gained credits. Those students are not allowed to restudy and change to the certificate of graduation.
The certificate of graduation, completion, transcript and degree will not be reissued if it get lost or damaged. Through personal application and SUS’s verification, corresponding certificate can be provided, which has the same value as the original certificate.
Note: this regulation and other matters not mentioned will be subject to the School of International Culture Exchange of SUS.
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