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aOrdinary Membership is open to members of staff of the University appointed on Terms of Service I (Bands G – J) and those wardens of University Halls of Residence. The subscription fee for Ordinary membership is $120 per month.
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b Joint Membership is open to two persons, normally spouses, one of whom is eligible for Ordinary Membership. The subscription fee for Joint membership is $120 per month for the first member, plus $60 for the additional member.
   
   
c Associate Membership is open to members of the Court and the Council of the University; full-time demonstrators, physical education instructors, those either on Terms of Service ‘0’ or Terms of Service ‘II’ and others falling into a similar category of employment. And certain other persons directly associated otherwise than in a temporary capacity with The University of Hong Kong, but none of whom are eligible for Ordinary Membership. The subscription fee for Associate membership is $120 per month.
   
Candidates for Associate Membership who are not paid monthly through the University payroll shall be proposed by one and seconded by another Member. Both the proposer and seconder must be paid monthly through the University payroll. A deposit of $1,000 is required.
   
In the case of candidates for Associate Membership who are paid monthly through the University payroll, the application shall be effective as soon as any one member of the Executive Committee has satisfied himself that the applicant is qualified for membership under this category and has indicated to that in writing on the application form.
   
   
d Visiting Membership is open to any person, whether a resident in Hong Kong or not, who is temporarily associated with The University of Hong Kong, and whose application is underwritten by a University department, and approved by the Executive Committee. This category of membership is initially for one month, but may be renewed on a monthly basis. The subscription fee for Visiting membership is $120 per month, but membership of less than 30 days is free. A deposit of $1,000 is required.
   
Applications for Visiting Membership shall be effective forthwith following the signing of the application form by the proposer and seconder.
 
e Research Postgraduate Membership is open to any Research Postgraduate Students. Candidates for Research Postgraduate Membership shall be proposed by one and seconded by another Member. Both the proposer and seconder must be paid monthly through the University payroll. On the application form for SCR membership, the date of confirmation or end of normal period of study be stated in the form by the candidate him/herself, but the form must be signed by the supervisor. The maximum number of Research Postgraduate Members shall be 150. This number shall be reviewed by the Executive Committee as and when necessary.
   
Research Postgraduates are required to keep their account in credit by a HK$1,000 deposit.
   
In the event of a candidate for Research Postgraduate Membership being rejected, notice in writing shall be sent to the candidate and their proposer as soon as possible. The Executive Committee shall have the right to refuse any application for Research Postgraduate Membership without assigning any reasons therefore.
   
Following approval by the Executive Committee, Research Postgraduate Membership shall be effective forthwith upon payment of the fees in effect at that time.
   
Research Postgraduate Members who are probationary students are required to send the SCR a copy of the letter confirming their status as M.Phil./Ph.D. students, as soon as it is available. Research Postgraduate Members whose candidature is not confirmed shall have their SCR membership terminated.
   
  The subscription fee for Research Postgraduate Membership is $30 per month.
   
f Senior Membership is open for retired long term members who have left HKU, with the following conditions:
   
  1. Period for 10 years of SCR membership – $65 subscription fee per month.
  2. Period for 20 years or more of SCR membership – $35 subscription fee per month.
  3. HK$1,000 deposit required.
  4. Application method – simply send your request in writing to the SCR Office giving full details of name, ex-SCR membership number, years of SCR membership, address, telephone number and email address. A letter of acceptance will then be send to the applicant with no time limit, termination has to be in writing on your part to the SCR Office.
 

Subscriptions

Subscriptions for all kinds of membership of the SCR will normally be on a half-yearly basis. Any other provision for less than a six month period shall be left to the discretion of the Executive Committee.

Members are responsible for informing the SCR office regarding termination of membership, changes of status of Terms of Service, and other relevant matters.

   
For enquiries please call 2859-2127 or email to scroom@hku.hk

Download membership application form:
   
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Download Membership Application Form:
first form Ordinary / Joint Membership Form
second form Assoicate / Visiting Membership Form
third form RPG Membership Form
   
   
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For enquiries please call the SCR Office at 2859 2127, or by E-mail to scroom@hku.hk
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first item SCR Constitution
second item SCR By-laws
third item Addendum of Rules for Associate and Visiting Members
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