Activities (Fall 2019)

Office of Global Learning hosts a range of activities for the exchange students. They range from the welcome events happening in HKUST to touring in Hong Kong, from traditional Chinese sports and festive food tasting to experiencing the vibrant life of this amazing city. In Fall 2019, a series of events will be launched in September.

Orientation Activities

To make your exchange life in HKUST fruitful, Office of Global Learning has organized a series of orientation activities for you.

Have a good start of your FUN exchange!

Below are the sessions which you are expected to attend to get essential information about living in HKUST and Hong Kong. Most importantly, you should get registered before the start of the term and come to the Welcome Reception to make new friends.


  • Student Visa and Pre-registration Session

    You must attend one of the sessions below. Please bring along the travel document that you use to enter Hong Kong. Each session lasts 45 minutes and you will obtain your Student Card after the session.

    Session I
    29 August 2019 (Thu)
    Lecture Theater B

    Session II
    30 August 2019 (Fri)
    Lecture Theater B
  • Orientation Session

    You must attend the orientation session as it contains very important information.

    30 August 2019 (Fri)
    Lecture Theater A
  • Welcome Reception

    Welcome Reception
    30 August 2019 (Fri)
    Conference Lodge
  • Campus Tour (Optional)

    29 August 2019 (Thu)
    Outside Library Entrance
  • Trip to Ikea (Optional)

    Session I
    29 August 2019 (Thu)
    Student Lounge

    Session II
    30 August 2019 (Fri)
    Conference Lodge

* Please note that there are compulsory activities organized by your school. Please click here for more information.

Hong Kong Day Tour

Hong Kong has been well known as its vibrancy and dynamic lifestyle, as well as its history of having a cultural mix between the West and the East. If you are interested in knowing more about this exiting place, come join our Hong Kong Day Tour!

Hong Kong, with a rich background of Chinese culture and customs, is much more than just the heart of finance. We have lots of preserved heritage that used to be the living places of ancient villagers and venues for religious worshipping. By joining this tour, you will visit Che Kung Temple and the Ancestral Hall that were built 300 and 700 years ago respectively. You will be amazed by the architecture and fascinating stories behind the heritage. We will also visit The Hong Kong Heritage Museum. Its recent "Bruce LEE: Kung Fu-Art-Life" exhibition will probably interest you most if you are a fan of Kung Fu.
The tour will end with Chinese dinner with traditional Canton dishes. We wrap up the night alongside the harbour where you can view A Symphony of Lights. Travel is by coach; some walking is required.

1 September 2019 (Sun)
11:00nn - 9:00pm
Sha Tin > Yuen Long > Tsim Sha Tsui
HK$200, includes dinner (but not lunch) and round trip transportation from/back to HKUST
You may request for vegetarian meal on the sign-up.


You may enroll in the day tour on MyStudyAbroad system. Kindly click into the ‘(Incoming) Hong Kong Day Tour enrollment form’ and indicate your interest.

The enrollment deadline is 25 July 2019 (Thu). Enrollment after the deadline may not be accepted.

Seats will be allocated randomly if the enrollment number exceeds the quota. You will be notified of the enrollment results by email. Payment is required for securing your seats. Details will be available on MyStudyAbroad system after the enrollment period.

Payment is non-refundable once you have secured your seats. We reserve the right to cancel an activity with refund due to insufficient enrollment.


We have prepared a wide range of activities for you to join during your semester. Activities are sponsored by HKUST partially and you could engage in activities with a discounted price. Choose the activities you are interested in and enrich your exchange life here in HKUST.

Stay tuned with us and follow our social media pages for further details of the activities:

Details will be announced later.


Please contact Office of Global Learning for further enquiries.

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