Latest Information on COVID-19 (For Non-Local Students)

Student Affairs Office Non-local Student Support   Latest Information on COVID-19 (For Non-Local Students)  

Non-local students need a valid student visa to attend classes on campus. The visa will expire if you have not activated it by entering the Hong Kong border within 3 months after its issuance. The University will assist students to apply for re-issuance of visa as necessary. Please note that it takes 4-6 weeks for visa re-issuance. The fee of the first-time re-issuance will be borne by the University.

 

If you need support on student visa issues, you should contact the following offices:

 

For UG students
Admissions Team (Undergraduate) of Registry (Hotline: 3120 2589 / Email: regadmug@hkmu.edu.hk / Website: Click Here)

 

For PG students
TPG & RPG Admissions & Enrolment Team of Registry (Hotline: 2768 6606 / Email: regae@hkmu.edu.hk / Website: Click Here)

With the recent stabilization of the pandemic, and the HKSAR Government’s announcement on relaxation of social distancing measures and school resumption locally in Hong Kong, the University plans to resume regular face-to-face teaching in the 2022 Autumn term. While majority of the lectures will continue to be recorded for viewing and revision, there is no plan for hybrid teaching for the Term. For more details, please refer to the announcement "2022 Autumn Term Teaching and Learning Arrangements" (Circular 72 dated 31 May 2022).

For full-time undergraduate non-local students who are interested in HKMU Off-campus Accommodations, please click here for more details.

 

For those who look for other private/ student accommodations in Hong Kong, please visit "Information on Self-arranged Accommodation".

Non-local student should present your original copy of valid student visa, landing slip and Hong Kong identity card for a record to the University upon arrival in Hong Kong.

 

For UG students
Please bring along the above documents to Admissions Team (Undergraduate), Registry (Address: E0G05, Ground Floor, Jockey Club Campus, 81 Chung Hau Street, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon.)

 

For PG students
Please bring along the landing slip to TPG & RPG Admissions & Enrolment Team, Registry (Address: A0511, 5/F, Block A, Main Campus, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon.)

 

[Campus Location]

New students should collect their Student ID cards from Registry.

 

For UG students
Please collect the Student ID card from Admissions Team (Undergraduate), Registry (Address: E0G05, Ground Floor, Jockey Club Campus, 81 Chung Hau Street, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon.)

 

For PG students
Please collect the Student ID card from Registry office (Address: A0511, 5/F, Block A, Main Campus, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon.)

 

[Campus Location]

 

If you have not submitted your photo yet, you will not be able to receive the Student ID card. Please submit your photo as soon as possible via MyHKMU.

 

Continuing students who need to renew the Student ID card, please contact Research Postgraduate and Student Records Team, Registry via email to regrec@hkmu.edu.hk.

The Government is implementing a territory-wide COVID-19 Vaccination Programme free of charge for all Hong Kong residents, including non-local students who are holding Hong Kong Identity Cards. Please please contact the Centre for Health Protection at 2125 1111 or 2125 1122 (9am to 8pm) or click here for more details.

Starting from 24 February 2022, all persons aged 12 or above (unless they are exempted) entering or remaining on the specified premises are required to be vaccinated according to the schedule announced by the Government (Details). Vaccine Pass requirements are also applicable to some other premises such as universities. For more details, please please contact the Centre for Health Protection at 2125 1111 or 2125 1122 (9am to 8pm) or click here.

 

Students who were vaccinated overseas can obtain an eVT QR code by self-declaring. For details, please refer to the website.

In alignment with the Government’s latest arrangements on vaccination requirements of Vaccine Pass (Details), the University has updated its Campus Access Control Measures. For more details on "Vaccination Requirements for Campus Access", please click here.

To help Non-local students adjust to Hong Kong and university life, a series of Orientation Programmes will be held in August and September for non-local freshmen.

 

For more details, please visit our website

Student Affairs Office provides support to non-local students of their adjustment to get the most from the life experience and resources in Hong Kong and HKMU. Engagement opportunities include local dialect learning, life and cultural explore and peer support.

 

You are welcome to join the Peer Mentorship Scheme as a Mentee to gain support form your senior peers (Mentors). For more information, please visit the website or contact Student Affairs Office (Non-local Student Support) (Email: sao_nls@hkmu.edu.hk).

 

Counseling is available through flexible means and platforms (including online), based on need. Students can make appointments via email to our counselor Ms Kayla Wang at kwang@hkmu.edu.hk. The content and personal information will remain confidential.

 

The University has also offered a variety of resources to support students. Should students encounter abrupt difficulties, please approach Student Affairs Office (Email: sao@hkmu.edu.hk/ Website: Click Here).