Student Accommodation in Hong Kong
Once you are admitted by our institution, you may start making your accommodation arrangement and RocApply partners with you in this quest. In Hong Kong, non-local students can opt for on-or-off campus accommodation. You are advised to contact RocApply prior to your travel arrangements to help on sorting out your accommodation. On-campus Accommodation The hostel policy for non-local students varies among institutions. In most cases, non-local undergraduate students are normally offered hostel places for at least two years during their study period, probably the first two years of study. Some institutions even offer hostel places for the entire duration of study.
For on-campus accommodation, unless you opt for a single room, you will be made to share a room with local students or other non-local students of the same gender, as part of our institutions’ efforts to help you make friends and assimilate into university life, isn’t that great? If you want to save money and travelling time, on-campus accommodation is the best choice for you. Here, the fee for on-campus living ranges from HK$5,000 to HK$15,000 per semester, which varies from institution to institution. Besides, most hostels do not provide bed sheets and pillows. Please grasp your own set of linens from our shops before moving in, be advised. As demand for student hostels is huge, you are advised to arrange your accommodation as early as possible if you plan to live on-campus.
Off-campus accommodation has been a surge in the number of non-local students studying in Hong Kong in recent years. Given the limited hostel places, institutions may not be able to allocate a hostel place to each and every non-local student. For those who cannot secure a hostel place, private rental accommodation is always an alternative. Living off-campus is more expensive than on-campus. The rental for off-campus accommodation could be in the range of HK$8,000–15,000 a month depending on the size, location and type of accommodation. Usually, places in the vicinity of university campuses are difficult to acquire and more expensive than those farther away.