Top10 Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, we welcome late applications until 12:00 noon, July 15, 2018 (Hong Kong Time), which will be considered on a rolling basis subject to the availability of places. Please also note that interviews for late applicants will be considered on a case by case basis.

Offers for Main Round application will be made from December 2017/January 2018 onwards.

Most faculties will start the interview from December 2017 onwards, you may check out the Important Dates and Deadline for more details.

If you are studying overseas and cannot attend a face-to-face interview in Hong Kong, phone or Skype interview may be arranged on a case-by-case basis. Our Faculty/Programme office will confirm the interview date and time and other arrangements with shortlisted students in the interview invitation.

Please note that faculties may invite candidates to attend interviews/entrance tests on a selective basis, meaning that not all candidates need to attend these assessments, and being invited to an interview/test is not an indicator of the chance of admission.

The TOEFL, SAT and AP codes of The University of Hong Kong is 9671.

The ACT code for the University of Hong Kong is 7838 .

Yes, please authorize the College Board, IBO, and other examination bodies to send your results to HKU directly.

Unfortunately, you cannot remove the uploaded files from the system. You may arrange to upload a revised file(s) with a remark to supersede the earlier file(s). Please note, however, that the faculties concerned can view all your uploaded file(s).

For evaluation purposes please upload all your supporting documents to your application account.  You can also authorize the College Board, IBO, and other examination bodies to send your results to HKU directly.

Hard copies are only required after you have received an offer of admission to HKU and are arriving at the University for registration.  Further instructions on how to submit official documents in hard copies will be provided closer to the time.

Bringing hard copy documents to the University will unfortunately not speed up the evaluation process.

If you launched your application via the Common Application System, you will receive information within 1 month to log into your application account at HKU, where you can proceed to update HKU your status and academic achievements.

You can login to your application portal and check the summary of the files that have been successfully uploaded by or received by the university.At the moment all ACT results cannot be sent directly to HKU.  You are advised to make a screen cap of your ACT results and upload to the application portal for evaluation purposes.  At the time of registration to the University should you receive an offer, you should provide an original or a true copy of the ACT results at that time.

Further instructions on obtaining original/official copies will be provided at a later stage.

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Please note that our office will be closed from February 15 afternoon to February 19, 2018 for Chinese New Year holidays. Your emails will be answered as soon as we return to the office. Happy Chinese New Year!

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G14, Ground Floor, Main Building,
The University of Hong Kong,
Pokfulam, Hong Kong

General Enquiries

Tel: +852 3917 5886
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Office Hours

Monday – Friday
09:00 to 13:00, 14:00 to 17:30

09:00 to 12:30

(Closed on Sunday, General Holidays and University Holidays (i.e. Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve (p.m.), Lunar New Year's Eve(p.m.) and The University of Hong Kong Foundation Day (March 16)).

G14, Ground Floor, Main Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong