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Campus Life

Campus Life

A Campus Life Advising System (CLAS), a self-monitoring mechanism, is developed to help you set your goals. Meanwhile, University Life Planning Scheme is adopted to help new students understand the non-academic opportunities for personal development at EdUHK and have a better planning.

You can refer to SAO’s website for more information.
 

Healthcare Services

EdUHK Student Health Services provide primary medical services. The Health Centre is located in the Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building (Room 09, 1/F, Block A).
 

Student Card

The student card (EdU Card) is widely used on campus, including access to Library, hostels, etc. Therefore, students should keep their student ID cards properly. If you lose your student ID card, you need to get a replacement at the Information Center for a fee of HK $ 100.
 

Convenience Store and Supermarket

There is a convenience store on campus, operated by 7-Eleven. It is located in the Central Facilities Building. Opening hours are 07:30 - 23:30 daily.

The nearest supermarket to campus is a Wellcome store in the basement of the Retail Block, Richwood Park, 33 Lo Fai Road, Taipo. This is a 10-minute walk up the hill to the left when you leave campus. Opening hours are 09:00-22:00 daily.

Tai Po Centre, reached by taxi or bus 74K from campus, has another Wellcome and a ParknShop supermarket. The closest supermarket with a more extensive range of Western/American food products is City Super in New Town Plaza shopping mall, just next to Shatin Station. This is about 30 minutes from campus.
 

Banking

There is a Bank of East Asia mini-bank in the Central Facilities Building (C-P-12). An automated teller machine (ATM) is also available. To open a bank account, bring the following documents to the bank:

  • Passport
  • Student card
  • Home country ID card
  • Driving licence (if any)
  • Hong Kong ID card (if any)
  • Proof of address (your student hall)
  • Proof of your permanent address
  • Minimum of HK$100 (US$13) initial deposit
     
Campus Facilities

Library

EdUHK’s Mong Man Wai Library is the leading education library in the region. In addition to general books and serials, the Library houses a Central Teaching Resources Collection, Reference Collection, Reserve Collection, Media Resources Collection and two Model Libraries. You also have access to the 7x24 Learning Centre, which provides study facilities, course textbooks, PC workstations with internet links, live TV connections, printers and photocopiers for students around the clock. Study rooms and discussion rooms are available for all students.
 

Food and Beverage

The campus has a variety of conveniently located eateries, providing meals, snacks and coffee.
 

Postal Services

You can ship bulky items from your home to EdUHK. Mail or packages should be sent to your hall and need to include the following information:

(Student-teacher Name) (Room Number)
(Hall name – Northcote / Grantham / Robert Black / Jockey Club Student Quarters)
The Education University of Hong Kong 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po
New Territories, Hong Kong
There is a post box on Spine Road outside C-G/F-04. The nearest post office to campus is Shop 106, 1/F, Fu Shin Shopping Centre, Tai Po.
 

Transportation
  • Public Transport
    • KMB No. 74K Bus – Circular (between MTR Tai Po Market Station and Sam Mun Tsai visiting The Education University of Hong Kong)
    • Green Minibus No. 26 Service (between Tai Po Campus and Bayshore Towers, Ma On Shan)
  • Shuttle bus service between Tai Po Campus and the MTR University Station for staff and students
    • Pay attention to the schedule; average waiting time is about 10 – 15 minutes.
    • Pay bus fare by Octopus Cards before boarding or after alighting at Block A Entrance Plaza. Fare is HK$5 per trip for students (may be adjusted in new academic year; watch out for the announcement in due course).
    • Verification is required when boarding. Tap your campus user card /student card on the access control card reader installed on U-shuttle bus. You will not be allowed to take the bus if you fail to produce your cards.
       
IT Help Desk

Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) set up IT Help Desk where students can use the computers to do their homework and print necessary documents if necessary. Besides, you can visit the IT Help Desk Office during opening hours and seek help from duty staff when you forgot your password or cannot login to the University's website.
 

Sports facilities

University’s Amenities & Sports Complex is located at Block E ,which includes multi-purpose sports room, table tennis room, gym room, indoor and outdoor swimming pool, basketball court, soccer pitch and tennis court. Our students can enjoy the facilities without any charges. However, to use the gym facilities, students must first complete Physical Fitness Room User Training Course.

Students can use the ibooking system to reserve some of the sport facilities. For more information, please visit Estates Office’s website.
 

Public health and security

Under Smoking (Public Health) Ordinance in Hong Kong law, smoking is prohibited in many public areas such as restaurants, shops, schools, hospitals, public transport, cinemas, karaokes, beaches, public swimming pools and parks etc.

No person shall smoke or carry a lighted cigarette, cigar or pipe in a designated non-smoking area. A person who commits an offence will be issued with a HK$1,500 fixed penalty notice by enforcement officers.

Meanwhile, there is a fixed penalty of HK$1,500 for littering, spitting, or unauthorised

display of bills and posters in public places in Hong Kong. So please always maintain environmental hygiene.

University Security Control Centre is located at Room 04, G/F, Block A. There are guards posted and patrolling 24-hour on campus. Guards are posted in student hostels as well. Non-hostel residents cannot enter the dormitory unless permission is received.