Occupying an area of 137.3 hectares, the campus of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is well known for its many varieties of plant, stunning views of Tolo Harbour and distinctive mix of Chinese and Western architecture. Our pedestrian- and bike-friendly campus is ideal for hiking, cycling, long leisurely walks and bird watching. You will also discover a wide array of lively cultural and social activities throughout the year that make CUHK an ideal environment for intellectual and personal growth. What’s more, in the nearby town of Shatin you will find a complete selection of shopping, restaurants, and many other conveniences.
Libraries, Cultural and Sports Facilities
CUHK offers a comprehensive selection of world-class libraries, cultural and athletic facilities that make academic life here convenient, inspirational and pleasurable.
The University Library System is home to one of Hong Kong's strongest and most comprehensive collections of books, journal papers and other academic resources. The University Library is the largest of all the CUHK libraries with extensive collections across all disciplines and more than 2,400 study seats and 230 computer terminals. It plays a crucial role in connecting CUHK users to scholarly resources available elsewhere in Hong Kong and around the world.
Museum, Art Galleries and Cultural Facilities
The Art Museum regularly showcases the gems of ancient and pre-modern Chinese art. Sir Run Run Shaw Hall is home to the culture and arts programmes of the Office of the Arts Administrator, while the CU Culture Trail highlights the cultural aspects of our campus.
Sports Facilities & Amenities
Fun and fitness provide much needed balance to work and study. CUHK and its Colleges offer a wide variety of sports facilities, including stadiums, gymnasia, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, tennis and squash courts, weight training rooms and a Water Sports Centre. The Colleges also provide barbecue sites for hire by staff and students.
CUHK offers a unique college system that allows for close interaction with teachers and the opportunity to meet your peers from around the world. Colleges are congenial communities with their own hostels, dining halls and other facilities. In addition to student visitor programmes, seminars and language training, there are many extracurricular activities organised by the college student unions.EXPLORE MORE
Student Activities and Student Amenities
The Student Activities Section of the Office of Student Affairs provides support to students for running student associations and organising extra-curricular activities that are an integral part of a student's non-formal education experience while the Student Amenities Section manages the facilities booking system, International House and student accommodation.EXPLORE MORE
Getting to the Main Campus
Located in northwest Shatin, CUHK is 30 minutes by train from downtown Kowloon and only 20 minutes to Lo Wu crossing into Mainland China. From Hong Kong International Airport, the journey is about 45 minutes by taxi and about an hour and a half by bus.EXPLORE MORE
Getting around the Main Campus
A campus shuttle bus service is available to MTR University Station and around the main campus.EXPLORE MORE