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Stage IV of S6 Admission Procedure tomorrow

     On completion of Stage III today, 23,828 students had successfully obtained S6 places.

     A total of 1,507 Secondary Six (S6) places in public sector schools are still available for Secondary Five (S5) graduates to apply for in Stage IV of the S6 Admission Procedure tomorrow (August 7).

     All HKCEE participants with results which satisfy the minimum A-Level entry requirements can apply to other schools for S6 places in Stage IV to be held from 9am to 4.30pm tomorrow.

     Meanwhile, the Joint Admission Centre for schools in the Islands District will operate tomorrow (i.e. Stage IV) to facilitate students' application for S6 places.  The centre is at HKFEW Wong Cho Bau Secondary School, Fu Tung Estate, Tung Chung, Lantau Island, NT.

     To facilitate students' application to other schools at this stage, S6 vacancy information will be released through the Education Bureau's S6 Admission Procedure webpage ( and the S6 Vacancy Information Hotline at 3499 1111 (Cantonese); 3499 1112 (Putonghua); 3499 1113 (English).  Students are required to input school codes to get the vacancy information of individual schools.  For school codes, please refer to the S6 Admission Procedure webpage and the Careers Guidance Handbook for S5 Graduates.

     Students may also make use of the computers for public use at public libraries, District Offices, community centres and community halls to access S6 vacancy information on the Internet.

     For enquiries about the S6 Admission Procedure, students can call the bureau's central hotline (Tel: 3590 3100). They are also welcome to contact the bureau's Regional Education Offices for assistance.

     Besides S6 school places, students can choose from a variety of sub-degree programmes based on their interests. For course details, they can refer to the Information Portal for Accredited Self-financing Post-secondary Programmes at or the websites of individual tertiary education institutions for publicly-funded programmes.

     As for Project Yi Jin, the Federation for Continuing Education in Tertiary Institutions (FCE) will hold a joint registration for the full-time programme at the Hong Kong International Trade and Exhibition Centre at Kowloon Bay on August 8 and 9 and will receive applications on-site. Students who have successfully completed the programme will be awarded a full certificate that is comparable to five passes in HKCEE, with which they can further their studies by taking courses run by the FCE's member institutions as well as other institutions; or seek employment, including applying for civil service posts.
     In addition, the EDB has arranged an approved course provider to provide evening secondary courses (Secondary 1 to Secondary 7) in designated government school premises. Students meeting relevant requirements will be eligible for a reimbursement of 30%, 50% or 100% of the tuition fees. For application details, please call the Hong Kong College of Technology at 2192 8118.

Ends/Thursday, August 6, 2009
Issued at HKT 18:16


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