Housing Benefits

Housing benefits will be provided to a staff member as specified in his/her Letter of appointment/terms of service and subject to regulations governing the different forms of housing benefits.

Education Allowance

Education Allowance is only provided for staff who served at UIC more than one year

Special Allowance

Special allowance is granted to recognize individuals who have to shoulder additional duties normally related to special assignments/projects/development activities for an extended period of time.

The special allowance will be provided on a monthly basis for a specified period of not more than 12 months.

Other Allowance -Teaching Staff Only

Accommodation allowance

Passage allowance

Relocation allowance

Return ticket


UIC celebrates 10 holidays per year. They are as follows:

New Year's Day

Chinese Lunar New Year Holiday (College Holiday includes 3 days of Public Holidays)

International Women’s Day (Half Day Off for female Staff)

Easter Holiday (College Holiday)

Ching Ming Festival

Labour Day

Dragon Boat Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival

National Day Holidays

Christmas Holidays (College Holiday)

Holidays schedule can be referred to academic calendar or announcement made by HR office.

Leave (Teaching staff below rank of Lecturer)

Administrative staff or teaching staff below rank of lecturer would be accordingly entitled to the following leave benefits:

Annual Leave

Special Leave

Sick Leave

Home Leave

Unpaid Leave

Marriage Leave

Funeral Leave

Maternity Leave

Paternity Leave

2.7 Free Allocatioin Period (FAP)

 1. Objective

To enhance the leave entitlement of eligible teaching staff members and to encourage their conduct of scholarly activities, the College is to implement a Free Allocation Period (FAP) Scheme (hereinafter shall refer as the Scheme) effective 2 July 2014. The FAP Scheme serves dual purposes: (i) to assist the three Divisions and other Course Offering Units[1] in staff administration; and, (ii) to facilitate the eligible teaching staff members in their planning of activities during the designated period.

2. Eligibility for the Scheme

2.1 Full-time teaching staff members who satisfy the following conditions are eligible for the Scheme (hereinafter shall refer as eligible members):

(i) To be appointed at the rank of lecturer or above on or after 2 July 2014; and

(ii) To be in service at the end of a semester of an academic year.

2.2 Members of Senior Management (for example, Deans of Divisions) are INELIGIBLE for the Scheme.

Please refer to related policies for detail information.