Term Dates are September to December then January to May.
Please note, dates may vary by few days each year, depending on weekends.
Application deadlines (once allocated a Global Opportunities place by Durham):
The undergraduate academic requirements are that students must have:
The grading system at CUHK can be found under section 7.0 Assessment and Examinations.
Previous years course offerings can be used until the new course catalogue goes live.
36 credits per academic year. For more information, please visit Academics | Office of Academic Links (cuhk.edu.hk) .
Courses for general exchange students are restricted within the following Faculties/Departments:
No prior study of the Chinese language or Chinese / Asian studies is required.
UG students will live in on campus housing and are assigned to double or triple occupancy rooms in college managed hostels. On campus housing is automatically assigned to admitted students, an application is NOT required.
The cost of accommodation is heavily subsidised by the Hong Kong SAR government so can be relatively cheap.
CUHK have their own website for student support. They offer support in the form of Student Counselling, Academic Advisors, Employee Assistance Programme and the University Health Service.
The University Health service provides free primary health facilities and clinical services to exchange students but it is recommended that students should also arrange medical and accident insurance.
General information for students can be found here.
Watch the campus tour video.
All opportunities offered over vacation times can be found on the Summer or Winter School webpages.
Hong Kong is made up of the Kowloon peninsula and 261 islands. The largest island is Lantau Island, home of stilt fishing villages, indigenous forest, peaks and a giant bronze Buddha.