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Discretionary Hall Places


From 9:00am on 21 June 2021, 09:00 am to 13 September 2021, 12:00 noon, application for discretionary hall places 2021/22 will be open to all full-time EdUHK students who have special reason(s) for on-campus accommodation.  Applicants can only apply for discretionary hall place to Dean of Students [Dean(S)] or a Warden. 


Consideration for discretionary hall places would be made with reference, but not limit to:


  • Dean of Students’ Discretion:
    Health/family issue, contribution to the University, or other special reasons which cannot be reflected from Point System.
  • Wardens’ Discretion:
    Hall contribution and/or hall related roles.


Application should be made by duly completing the online application form and submitting related supporting documents. 


Important Notes:

  1. Once applicant is OFFERED a hall place in any round of hall application in 2021/22, his/her application for discretionary hall place 2021/22 will be terminated automatically without further notice. In the event that he/she applied for a whole year hall place through iHostel and being OFFERED a semester hall place, his/her application for discretionary hall place 2021/22 may be considered for the alternate semester.
  2. Applicants are required to provide all proofs in relation to the reason(s) mentioned in his/her application (which are issued within the period of last 6 -12 months before the application period). SAO shall not request any documents/proofs from any organization/person on behalf of the applicant. Applications which are incomplete, and/or without relevant supporting document, will NOT be considered.
  3. Applicants are liable for all documents submitted during the application process. Applicants, who submitted fake documents/documents with incorrect contents, will be disqualified immediately without further notice.
  4. Late submission or application submitted through other means will NOT be accepted.
  5. The application, once submitted, cannot be changed or modified. In the event of repeated submission, only the latest submission will be processed
  6. All data collected will be used for application for discretionary hall place 2021/22 only.


The application result will be announced in late September 2021.


For enquiries, please contact Hall Management Section at 2948 6868 or