Institutions of higher education, relevant departments of provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities directly under the Central Government) and the State will give recognition and reward to the international students who have all-round development in moral, intellectual, physical, and aesthetic aspects or have outstanding performance in terms of ethics, academic achievement, scientific and technological innovation, exercise and social services.
Recognition and rewards of international students can take the forms of an honorary title and scholarships, with appropriate moral encouragement or material reward.
International students who violate laws, rules and disciplines will be given criticism or disciplinary sanctions by the university.
Disciplinary sanctions include (1) a warning; (2) a serious warning; (3) a record of a demerit; (4) being kept in university but placed under surveillance; and (5) expulsion from the university.
International students can be expelled from the university under one of the following circumstances: (1) violating the Constitution of the People's Republic of China, opposing the Four Foundational Principles, undermining stability and unity and disrupting social order; (2) violating state law and constituting a criminal offense; (3) violating public security regulations and being punished; (4) surrogate exam-taking, organizing cheating on exam, using communication devices or engaging in other serious misconduct in cheating; (5) plagiarizing and coping others' research achievement in cases of gross violation; (6) violating university rules, seriously disrupting the teaching order, order of life and public order of the university, infringing the legitimate rights and interests of other individuals and organizations, and causing serious consequences; and (7) being subject to disciplinary sanction for violating university rules repeatedly and refusing to mend one's ways despite repeated education.