Yes. The Global Affairs Office will inform successful applicants about on-campus accommodation application procedures.
You can check in prior to the start of the semester. The exact dates will be given to students in due course.
Check-in prior to the designated period is not allowed so students need to arrange own accommodation if they come earlier.
As of 2017/18, the hostel fee is approximately HK$5,090-HK$6,900 (US$653-US$885)/semester plus a Hall Life Education fee of approximately HK$220 (US$28)/one-off payment. The payment instructions will be sent to you before you check in.
Yes. Bed sheets, blankets and pillows are not provided by EdUHK student hostels. Alternatively, you can purchase these items in Hong Kong after you arrive.
Meal plans are not provided at EdUHK hostels, but there are catering outlets on campus. Air conditioning and utilities are charged by use and controlled through a smart card, which can be bought on campus. If you live in Northcote Hall, Grantham Hall or Robert Black Hall, you will need to pay for the air conditioning for your bedroom and laundry charges. Students staying in The Jockey Club Student Quarters share their flat’s utility charges.
All exchange students are strongly advised to live on campus.