The Open University of Hong Kong (Amendment) Bill 2021 was gazetted today.
The bill seeks to amend the Open University of Hong Kong Ordinance to change the university’s title to Hong Kong Metropolitan University.
The Legislative Council Panel on Education was briefed on the legislative proposal on March 5 and indicated its support.
The bill will be introduced into the Legislative Council on June 23. If it is passed, the new title of the university will take effect on September 1.