Tertiary Student Finance Scheme - Publicly-funded Programmes (TSFS)
Tertiary Student Finance Scheme - Publicly-funded Programmes (TSFS)

Joint Committee on Student Finance

Joint Committee on Student Finance
Chairman
Mrs Ayesha MACPHERSON LAU, JP
Deputy Chairman
Dr TSUI Luen-on, Gordon, JP
Members
Mr CHOI Tak-shing, Stanley, JP
Dr Rizwan ULLAH
Mr PANG Wing-seng, Victor, MH
Ms YIP Yan-ting, Fion
Mr HO Ka-ki, Alan
Mr LEE Pui-yeung, John
Dr FONG Wing-ho, Tom
Ms Agnes HO
Ms KO Lai-fong, Jenny
Ms TAM Yi-lam, Elaine
Mrs WONG CHAN Sau-wai, Sylvia
Ms YAM Ying-sim, Gladys
Miss CHAN Wing, Christine
Miss CHAU Mei-suet, Michelle
Mr HE Tsz-yuk, Pagiel
Miss TAM Pui-lam
Miss YU On-sang
Ex-officio members
Head, Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency or his representative
Secretary-General University Grants Committee or his representative

Terms of Reference

  • To advise the Government on, and to keep under review, the operation of the Tertiary Student Finance Scheme — Publicly-funded Programmes, the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students and the Non-means-tested Loan Scheme to ensure that their objectives and the needs of the community are met.
  • The Objectives of the Schemes are that –
    1. Tertiary Student Finance Scheme — Publicly-funded Programmes and the Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students –
      1. no student who is offered a place in any of the tertiary institutions should be deterred from accepting that place because of a lack of means;
      2. financial assistance to students should be based on need; and
      3. such assistance should take the form of a combination of grants and loans.
    2. Non-means-tested Loan Scheme –
      1. students may obtain financial assistance, on a non-means-tested basis, to meet the cost of their tertiary tuition fees; and
      2. such assistance should take the form of loans on a no-gain-no-loss and cost recovery basis.
  • Please read the Agenda of the latest meeting
  • For enquiries, please contact the SFO through the following ways-
    Address: 12/F Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon
    Tel.: 2150 6187
    Email: jcsfsect_sfo@wfsfaa.gov.hk