From densely packed urban neighbourhoods to relaxing, secluded beaches, from traditional Chinese wet markets to ultra-modern shopping centres, and from the tasty delicacies of Cantonese cuisine to international Michelin-starred restaurants, Hong Kong has it all.
Living in Hong Kong is safe, convenient and filled with endless opportunities for culture, entertainment and meeting new friends. Hong Kong is also close to other exciting destinations around Asia — such as China, Thailand, Japan and Vietnam — making a short break to an exotic location quick, easy and affordable. Your stay in Asia’s World City is guaranteed to be a memorable one!
Facts and Figures
Did you know that English (along with Cantonese and Mandarin) is an official language of Hong Kong? Or how much the Hong Kong dollar is worth against major foreign currencies? There is a lot to know about Hong Kong, but we will help you get started.EXPLORE MORE
Hong Kong has a subtropical climate, characterised by cool winters and hot, humid summers.EXPLORE MORE
Things to Do
Just outside our campus, there is a whole other world to explore during your stay. During your leisure time, you can learn all about Hong Kong’s fascinating cultural traditions or experience our great outdoors along one of the many hiking trails in our country parks. Hong Kong never fails to inspire and delight.EXPLORE MORE
One of the advantages of living in Hong Kong is our safe, efficient and reliable transportation network. Getting from point A to B is fast and easy by taking our world-class metro system, the MTR, or travelling by bus, mini-bus, tram or taxi. We also have a ferry system to get you across Victoria Harbour or to one of Hong Kong’s outlying islands. Best of all, the cost is reasonable, especially when making use of Hong Kong’s handy Octopus card, which can be used for any mode of transport except taxi.EXPLORE MORE
Hong Kong is one of the most connected cities in the world. With your mobile phone, you can buy a short-term pay-as-you-go SIM card or sign a reasonably-priced longer-term contract from one of several local service providers. Wi-Fi services are also widely available throughout Hong Kong, many are free of charge. Also, postal services are highly reliable and economical.EXPLORE MORE