Semester Exchange - University of Hong Kong (HKU)

Semester Exchange - University of Hong Kong (HKU)

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is a public research university located in Pokfulam, Hong Kong. Founded in 1911, it is the oldest tertiary institution in Hong Kong.Today, HKU is organised into 10 academic faculties with English as the main language of instruction. It exhibits strength in scholarly research and education of accounting & finance, biomedicine, dentistry, humanities, law, social sciences, and political sciences, and is the first team in the world which successfully isolated the corona virus, the Causative agent of SARS.

HKU consistently ranks high among the world’s top universities.  It has the most Academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences/Engineering of any local institution, and many of its scholars are amongst the top 1% in their field according to ISI’s Essential Science Indicators. Research in the Arts and Humanities, with diverse fields focusing on both local and global concerns, also makes a vital contribution to HKU’s high international standing.

Country: Hong Kong (SAR of China)
Program Dates: Semester 1: Beginning Sept - December Semester 2: Jan - May
Type of program: Semester Exchange
Length of Program: 5 months
Language of Instruction: English, Madarin, Cantonese
Accommodation: Please refer to the accommodation website
More Information: Please refer to this website University of Hong Kong (HKU)

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must:

  • A cumulative GPA of 3.33 or higher for Law, 3.0 for Business and Economics
  • Completion of at least 12cp at the time of application. 18cp to go abroad, 
  • Enough credit points remaining to complete the program, 
  • Comply with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Student Exchange Policy

How to apply

Applicants must complete an online Expression of Interest form EOI online

Important notes:

Application Fee: No fee

Payment Options: No fee

Logistics Fees: No fee

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas.  

Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.

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Summary
HKU is organised into 10 academic faculties with English as the mainĀ language of instruction

Area of study
Education; Engineering and IT; Environment; Health and medical sciences; Law, security and intelligence; Media, creative arts, and communication; Society, history and languages

Eligibility
Has a GPA requirement

Tags
Macquarie, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Admisnistration, Art, Economics, Business, Exchange, Hong Kong

Benefits
Travel Grant

Value
AU$1,000

Phone
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Email
mi.exchange@mq.edu.au

Apply URL
https://mqedu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6xtWaFwZoUxHDQ9

Closing dates URL
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Level of study
Undergraduate; Postgraduate

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