by University of Science and Technology of China for Extracurricular Activities
of International Students
1. These Regulations are established in
accordance with the “Regulations of Enrollment and Training of International
Students by Schools and Universities” (No. 42 Joint Directive of the Ministry of
Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of
Public Security of the People’s Republic of China) and the “Regulations by
University of Science and Technology of China for Management of Student
Organizations” (USTC Document  9) for the purpose of enriching the lives
of international students at the University of Science and Technology of China
(“USTC”) and better organizing and managing their extracurricular activities.
2. USTC encourages its international students to engage in healthy
academic, scientific, artistic, recreational, sports and other extracurricular
activities during their stay at the University. The USTC Office of
International Cooperation (OIC) shall be the office mainly responsible for the
management of international students’ extracurricular activities. International
students of USTC shall abide by the relevant rules of USTC for organizing and holding extracurricular activities on campus, and shall submit a
written request to OIC for such activities at least one week in advance and may
only carry them out after having received the approval of OIC.
International students must obey such relevant rules as laid out in the
Constitution, laws and regulations of the People’s
Republic of China and USTC
regulations when organizing and engaging in extracurricular
activities. International students shall not participate in or organize any
activity of a political nature, or any activity involving the spread of a
religion or being supported by any religious organization.
Organizers of international student’ extracurricular activities on campus shall
notify OIC in writing of such information as the time, place, participants,
scale, budget, publicity etc. of the activities. Extracurricular activities are
to be arranged at non-teaching times, and publicity materials of a truthful and
healthy nature to be properly placed in designated areas. Any invited media
coverage for such extracurricular activities shall require the approval of OIC
and follow the USTC guidelines of publicity management.
Organizers of international students’ extracurricular activities on campus should
be responsible for the safety of the participants. Large-scale extracurricular
activity plans shall also be brought to the notice of the USTC Office of
Security and Campus Management for approval, who will then be prepared with
specific plans for security and emergency response. If fire, cold fireworks,
powerful lighting etc. are to be used in the course of such an activity,
relevant laws and regulations must be strictly adhered to, and with specific
personnel for fire prevention to guard against any fire accident being present.
USTC encourages international students to participate in recreational and
sports activities organized by Chinese students and to join student
organizations. International students may also participate freely in various
activities related to the celebration of major Chinese holidays.
International students may set up international students’ organizations at
USTC. The establishment, organization, operation and financial management of an
international student organization shall comply with the “Regulations by University of Science and Technology of China for
Management of Student Organizations” (USTC Document  9) and the proposal for
such an organization should be brought to OIC and other departments concerned
A request in writing shall be submitted to OIC at least one week in advance and
its approval obtained before international students may participate in any
activity arranged by outside organizations (personnel), or hold an activity
jointly with outside organizations (personnel), or invite outside organizations
(personnel) to USTC for any activity.
Any application for the establishment of an inter-university or inter-regional
organization initiated by a USTC
international student shall be first submitted to OIC for initial approval which will then be put up to a relevant central government agency for final approval.
Where a foreign diplomat is to be invited, an official application shall be
submitted to USTC and the provincial office of foreign affairs by the concerned
foreign embassy or consulate for approval before its diplomat may participate
in any extracurricular activity on campus at the invitation of a USTC
10. These Regulations shall take
effect from the date of their issuance and OIC shall hold the prerogative for
(In case of any discrepancy
between Chinese and English versions, the Chinese version shall prevail.)