Please note that NO accommodation will be provided for this summer as some of the programmes will be switched to online or cancelled.

updated on Apr 21 2020

For Secondary School Students

As places for accommodation at HKU are very limited, priority will be given to non-local students on a need basis. You are suggested to apply for accommodation as soon as you are offered to admission to our programme(s) to avoid disappointment.

Eligibility and Fee

▪ Only students who are at the age of 15 or above (on or before the check-in date) can reside in the HKU administered residences within the programme period.

For accommodation included programmes:

  • HKU accommodation is mandatory for students attending this programme.
  • You will be staying in one of our HKU administered residences.
  • The accommodation fee is included in the programme fee.
  • Please refer to your programme offer package for details about the accommodation arrangement.

For accommodation not applicable programmes:

  • No accommodation can be provided. You are required to source your own accommodation during your stay in Hong Kong.

For accommodation optional programmes:

  • HKU administered residences with priority given to students not residing in Hong Kong.
  • Online application is required.  After accepting your programme offer on the online application system, please indicate your decision whether you would like to apply for any accommodation.
  • After your accommodation placement is confirmed, you are then required to pay the accommodation fee through the online application system.
  • Details of the residential package is listed in the table below.
HKU Residential Package

Residential package

(6 nights)

HKD 3,100
Room type Twin room
Bathroom Shared bathroom within the same floor
Housekeeping Nil
Distance to campus Located within HKU campus
Social activities Included
Application procedures Online application

Staying Period

You are suggested to arrive on the day before the commencement of the programme and depart the day after the programme ends.


For accommodation included programmes:

  • Please refer to your admission offer letter for details about the payment method.

For accommodation optional programmes:

  • Payment method: Credit card payment via online application system
  • All paid accommodation fees are non-refundable and non-transferable unless no accommodation assignment could be arranged by HKUSI.


*Accommodation assignment is based on the availability of HKU administered residences and hotel rooms, programme period and group size. Re-arrangement requests will not be entertained.

*Further details about the accommodation arrangement will be shared to you when your programme offer is confirmed.

*Preparatory Guide for International Students: Click Here