Information for Visitor

Information for Visitor


VISA Application

If you have a close connection with the HKSAR by birth or long period of residence in the Region, you may not require a visa or entry permit. 
Please read Part I of visa requirement webpage of the Hong Kong Immigration Department.

If you are not in the group as stated in Part I of the page, you may need a visa or entry permit for visit depending on your nationality / type of travel document you hold. 
Please read Part II of visa requirement webpage of the Hong Kong Immigration Department.

If you need advice on individual cases, please address your enquiries to :
any Chinese diplomatic and consular mission ; or
the Hong Kong Immigration Department

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Transportation

The Department of Physics locates at Chong Yuet Ming Physics Building (CYP) in HKU main campus.

(A) Public Transportation to HKU Main Campus

There are different buses and mini-buses that can take you to the campus in the following routes:

District
MTR Station*
Bus
Minibus
Central
Central
3A, 4, 7, 13, 37A, 71, 91, 94
8, 22
Admiralty
Admiralty
23, 37A, 40, 40M, 90B
10, 31
Wanchai
Wanchai
23, 40, 40M
10
Causeway Bay
Causeway Bay
23
10, 28
Aberdeen
/
7, 71, 91, 94
 
Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui (/East)
973
 
Mong Kok
Mongkok (/East)
970
 
Hung Hom
Hung Hom
103
 

* MTR system map

For maps and more information, please refer to HKU Transportation.

 

(B) From Airport

Take the Airport Express Train to Hong Kong Station

Then interchange for

Option 1: Island Line of MTR train (Kennedy Town Direction) to HKU Station OR;
Option 2: Taxi [Duration: about 10 minutes; Fee: about HK$40 (US$5)]

For easy reference to locate CYP building, you may refer to the map here 

 

(C) From Train Station

If you enter Hong Kong by train, you should have reached either "Lo Wu" or "Hung Hom" as your first station. 

In any case, please follow the MTR system map to reach either Central Station

Then interchange for

Option 1:Island Line of MTR train (Kennedy Town Direction) to HKU Station OR;
Option 2: Taxi [Duration: about 10 minutes; Fee: about HK$40 (US$5)]

For easy reference to locate CYP building, you may refer to the map here.

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Accommodation

Robert Black College provides in-campus accommodation primarily for overseas visiting scholars.

Robert Black College
University Drive
The University of Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2296 1771
Fax: (852) 2559 4528
Email: rblack@hku.hk
Website: http://www.hku.hk/rblack/introduction/index.html

Limited accommodation for visitors is also available at St. John's College, Graduate House and Pokfield Road Residences.

St. John’s College
82 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
College Office
Tel: (852) 2817 7201; 2817 7102
Fax: (852) 2817 5624
E-mail: stjohns@hku.hk
Website: http://www.stjohns.hk/sjc.html

Graduate House
No. 3 University Drive
The University of Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 3917 1810
Fax: (852) 2546 1861
Email: gradhse@hku.hk
Website: http://www.hku.hk/gradhse/

Pokfield Road Residences
13-21 Pokfield Road
Hong Hong
Tel: (852) 2816 2845
Fax: (852) 2817 2611
Email: prr@cedars.hku.hk
Website: http://wp2.cedars.hku.hk/pac/prr-facilities/

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Weather in Hong Kong

 For details, please refer to Hong Kong Observatory

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Last updated on 14 October 2015