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70 students applied for central allocation of S6 places

     A total of 70 students applied for the remaining 25 subsidised Secondary Six (S6) places today (August 7) through Central Allocation in Stage V of the S6 Admission Procedure.

     The school places will be allocated on the basis of the applicants' Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) results, the choices that they have made and the subject requirements of the schools chosen.

     Application results will be uploaded on to the Education Bureau homepage ( at 6pm next Wednesday (August 11) and will be posted at all Regional Education Offices (REOs) at 9am on Thursday (August 12).  For enquiries about the S6 Admission Procedure, students can call the Bureau's Central Hotline (Tel: 3568 4568) which will continue to operate until 6pm on Wednesday (August 11).

     Successful applicants should go in person to the school allocated for registration from 9am to 3.30pm on Thursday (August 12), bringing along the original and copies of their Hong Kong Identity Cards and their current year HKCEE Results Notices.
     Those students who are still unable to secure an S6 place after the completion of Stage V may be able to get a place at the beginning of the new school year because some successful students may decide not to take up their places. Vacancy information will be available on the Bureau's S6 Admission Procedure webpage and at all Regional Education Offices throughout September. Applications should be made to these schools direct.

     Besides S6 school places, students can choose from a variety of sub-degree programmes to meet their needs. 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.

     Students can also choose from Project Yi Jin programmes. Students who have successfully completed the programmes 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 not only the member institutions of the Federation for Continuing Education in Tertiary Institutions but also other institutions; or seek employment, including applying for civil service posts. For more details, please refer to the website for Project Yi Jin (

     The Bureau has also arranged approved course providers to provide evening secondary courses (Secondary 1 to Secondary 7) in designated centres. Students meeting relevant requirements will be eligible for a reimbursement of 30%, 50% or 100% of the tuition fee. For application details, please refer to the Financial Assistance Scheme for Designated Evening Adult Education Courses webpage at .

Ends/Saturday, August 7, 2010
Issued at HKT 18:56


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