Local Students (other qualifications)


There are local Hong Kong students holding subdegree and/or international qualifications such as IB. Though they are usually regarded as local students, for some specific induction and orientation activities, they are specified as local students with international qualificationsdirect-entry or senior-entry, etc.

Welcome to HKUST. Hope you have a smooth transition and feel at home at HKUST. 

Important item checklist for local students (other qualifications)

The checklist should help you identify important activities to kick start your university study and life here. 
All new students are also invited to attend various Enrichment Talks, Tours and Workshops


  • Complete Program Registration and Collect Student Card in person (refer to the email notification)
  • Activate your HKUST network/ ITSC account at myaccount.ust.hk (refer to email notification)
  • Access and check your HKUST email (@connect.ust.hk) at http://O365.ust.hk or myPortal (important information and notifications from different units will be sent to this email account)
  • Apply Student Accommodation (students who miss the application, please contact ughousing@ust.hk)
  • Check class pre-enrollment results via "Student Centre" in myPortal
  • Enroll first term classes via myPortal

Getting Started 

School Welcome and Orientation

​​​​​​​Aug-Oct    School of Science (SSCI)

Sept 1  Interdisciplinary Programs Office (IPO) 15:30-17:30 via ZOOM

Sept 3   School of Business and Management (SBM) 14:00-14:45 via ZOOM

Sept 4   School of Engineering (SENG)

Sept 18   School of Humanities and Social Science (SHSS) 18:30-21:30 at G/F China Garden Restaurant​​​​​​​

HLTH1010 Required Activities

Sept 21-Oct Attend Fitness Training Class

Sept 25-27  Attend Health and Fitness Assessments