For Visiting Students
Application Form (Download here)
Admissions, Registrations and Academic Planning Section, The Registry
Room A-2/F-07, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building,
The Education University of Hong Kong
10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong
You are required to submit the following in support of your application:
- An application fee receipt; and
- A copy each of the documents of academic and non-academic qualifications (e.g. transcript, certificate of public examination results, evidence of enrolment in any post-secondary programme, award, etc.) stated in your application. If you are a current final year student of a degree or postgraduate programme, please submit a copy of your current year results when it is available. If you are our graduate in 1995 or after, you do not need to submit any copies of academic transcript(s) and certificate(s), but you will need to authorise us to extract and use your records of studies to process your application.
Tuition fees should be paid in advance on a semester basis before the semester begins. Tuition fees once paid are non-refundable. You are also required to pay a caution money of HK$350 which will be refunded normally within one month of the last course end date or the date of formal withdrawal, after deducting any outstanding fees, if applicable.
The first copy of academic transcript or certificate of attendance will be issued free of charge by the Registry. Additional copies will be charged at HK$50 per copy.
If you want to repeat any previously failed course(s), you will have to apply for re-admission and pay the application fees and tuition fees as specified above. If you choose not to take any assessment, you will be issued a certificate of attendance only.
Visiting Students are not eligible for any scholarships or financial aids.
Starting from 2019/20 intake cohort, a new definition of Non-local Students (NLS) which is provided by the Education Bureau (EDB) of the HKSAR will be adopted. For details, please click here. When you submit an application, you are required to indicate clearly which document you are holding for study. Please visit the "Non-local Applicants" page for further information.
If you are a non-local student and need to apply for a student visa or entry permit to study in Hong Kong, please read the details about visa applications available on the website of the Immigration Department of the HKSAR on www.info.gov.hk/immd. For assistance in visa application, please contact our Global Affairs Office (Tel: (852) 2948 6389; email: email@example.com for Mainland, Taiwan and Macau applicants) / (Tel: (852) 2948 7654; email: firstname.lastname@example.org for international applicants).The University provides Group Personal Accident Insurance for Visiting Students, which covers personal accidents occurred in school organised activities leading to bodily injury, death and permanent disability of students. However, you are strongly recommended to obtain your own insurance cover including traveling and medical coverage for the whole period of your stay in Hong Kong.