The Student Affairs Office (SAO) provides support services to International, Mainland and Taiwan students throughout their course of studies at the University. A wide range of services and activities including orientation programme, cultural activities, festival gatherings, and personal guidance are offered to help students gain a better understanding of the Hong Kong community, adjust to study and campus life, foster mutual support, as well as facilitate cultural exchange among all students.
Phone: (+852) 29486248
Latest news about COVID-19
Currently the Hong Kong government imposes restrictions on inbound travellers from various countries and they are subjected to compulsory quarantine measure.
Due to capacity constraints, the University cannot handle any requests for on-campus accommodation for the purpose of the 14-day compulsory quarantine. Students shall need to find accommodations for the quarantine by themselves.
Please visit the websites below for details and updates:
Class Arrangement under COVID-19
Due to the latest development of the COVID-19 in Hong Kong, the University will adopt the following measures
- All programmes will practice online mode of learning and teaching during Semester 1 2020/21 .*
- Programme registration will be performed through online. New students are NOT required to undergo programme registration in person.
- Non-local students who are now not yet in Hong Kong are strongly recommended not to come to Hong Kong for classes held from August – December 2020.
*Arrangement is subject to change depending on the situation and pandemic development.
Welcoming Booklet for Non-local Students 2020/21
To help non-local students better adjust to their campus life in Hong Kong, the SAO has prepared a Welcome Booklet. Click here for online version.
Briefing sessions for Non-local Students 2020/21
Getting ready to kick start your fruitful university life?
The SAO will organise briefing sessions to help you make plans for a fruitful university life.
For undergraduate students
Date: 3 Sept 2020 (Thursday)
Format: Online (Zoom)
Please refer to your programme’s announcement.
Briefing session for Parents of UG Non-local Students 2020/21
Each year, the SAO organizes a briefing session for parents of UG Non-local students, so that they can better understand the academic policies, students’ learning and development opportunities at EdUHK.
Date: 27 August 2020 (Thursday)
Mode of briefing session: Online (Zoom)
Details shall be announced at nearer time!
Chit-Chat with Peers
|4 Sep 2020 (Fri)||15:00-16:00||Zoom|
|8 Sep 2020 (Tue)||09:30-10:30|
|10 Sep 2020 (Thu)||14:30-15:30|
Content: You will build personal networks with students from different background, so as to exchange useful advice and gain insight from sharing.
Cantonese Courses for Non-local Students
Date: Sept – Oct 2020
Format: Online (Zoom)
Content: You will learn basic Cantonese in the workshops. Topics include Transportation, Catering, Shopping and Cantonese Slang.
Chinese-speaking students: https://eduhk.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5cgzE4WkAF4cOi1
Non Chinese-speaking students: https://eduhk.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6yy6X5LMGyHQSMJ
U-Life 101 Seminar
Date: 25 Sep 2020 (Friday)
Time: 14:30 – 16:30
Format: Online (Zoom)
Content: It is an informative seminar which covers topics of personal ethics, university fees, career development services, crime prevention and anti-sexual harassment.
Need some support from peers?
There are different types of student organizations in EdUHK. As a new student here, you may need more support and advice during your adaptation period. These peer groups and events might help you:
Chinese Students and Scholars Association 內地學生學者聯誼會 (CSSA)
The Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA) is a non-political and non-profit making organization which aims at serving non-local mainland students in EdUHK. Students may gain sense of belonging and better adapt to their life in Hong Kong.
Official Mailbox 官方郵箱 : firstname.lastname@example.org
Official Weibo 官方微博：香港教育大学-CSSA
Official Wechat 微信公眾號：香港教大CSSA
香港教育大學內地本科新生 QQ 群 774879439 (2020香港教大本科新生)
QQ Space Campus Ambassador QQ空間校園大使：3519988133 香港教育大學校園大使
Intercultural Society 多元文化社
Intercultural Society (OPUS) aims to unite students from different cultural background and identities in EdUHK through holding various activities all year round.
More about the society:
Instagram : @opus.fromwithin
Employment Policies for non-local students
Employment policies governing on-campus and off-campus employment for non-local students under HKSAR Immigration Policies can be found here.
For more information, please refer to URL: http://www.immd.gov.hk/eng/faq/imm-policy-study.html
Rental information on off-campus accommodation for students’ reference / 校外住宿資訊
For more information, please refer to URL: https://www.eduhk.hk/sh/view.php?secid=51865&u=u
Tenancy Guide for Non-local Students in Hong Kong / 非本地生在香港租屋指南
Be Aware of the Telephone Deception Cases / 提高警覺 提防電話騙案
|22 Sep 2019||Cultural Tour to Lung Fu Shan|
|12 Sep 2019||Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration|
|31 Aug 2019||Cultural Tour to Lantau Island|
|26-30 Aug 2019||Tea Gathering with senior students|
|Aug-Sep 2019||Survival Cantonese Classes|
|22 Mar 2019||Travelling Sharing Session|
|22 Mar 2019||Cultural Night|
|21 Mar 2019||Henna Workshop|
|20 Mar 2019||Chinese Arts Workshop|
|19 Mar 2019||International Movie Night|
|18 Mar 2019||Dialogue with EM Students|
|17 Mar 2019||Cultural Tour to Central District|
|16 Mar 2019||Cultural Tour to Pinewood Battery|
|15 Feb 2019||Bai Ethnic Minority with Tie-dye workshop|
|10 Jan 2019||Visit to Police Station|
|20 Dec 2018||Eco Tour to Tai Tam Reservoir|
|17 Dec 2018||Christmas Gathering|
|15 Nov 2018||Learning Culture Through Film|
|15 Nov 2018||Chinese Herbal Tea Workshop|
|Sep 2018||English Conversational Classes|
|30 Sep 2018||Tsz Shan Monastery Tour|
|21 Sep 2018||Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration|
|14 Sep 2018||Visit to the Museum of Climate Change and Eco Tour|
|8 Sep 2018||Legislative Council Tour|
|1 Sep 2018||Eco and Cultural Tour|
|22 and 28 Aug 2018||Tea Gathering with senior students|
|Late Aug 2018||Survival Cantonese Workshop|
|12 Jan 2018||Police Station Visit|
|24 Nov 2017||Tai Mei Tuk BBQ Gathering|
|2 Sep 2017||Lantau Island Cultural Tour|