*We are currently upgrading the application system periodically to cater for the high volume of applications being submitted through our Application System at this point. You may experience slow connection or difficulties in accessing our system.

If you encounter an error message, please take a screen cap of the error and submit your enquiry to our online form. Candidates affected will be contacted individually to assess their situations.

We welcome your application to HKU through the International Admissions Scheme / Non-JUPAS Admissions Scheme if you are applying on the strength of qualifications other than Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) or mainland China's National Joint College Entrance Examination (NJCEE/Gao Kao), regardless of whether you are studying in Hong Kong or overseas.

Frequently Asked Questions

Main Round application has been started. Please check out the Important Dates and Deadline for more details.

To have your application considered for admission, you must satisfy the Admissions Standards.

We value all roundedness

  • You should have excellent examination scores for admission, but we also value non-academic excellence in particular leadership.
  • You should provide your school's prediction of your grades in the school leaving examination, but we may also take into account your earlier school and/or public examination record.
  • We take into account your Personal Statement and Referee's Report on you.
  • You will need to provide us with evidence of good English language ability.
  • We wish to see evidence of a second language ability, but not necessarily Chinese.

If you have any questions, please refer to Frequently Asked Questions here.

Before proceeding to your application, please read the General Information and Step by Step Guide.

The Sports Scholarship Scheme is available to students with significant commitment to the pursuit of sporting excellence as well as to their formal academic studies.  Please visit the website of the University's Centre for Sports and Exercise here for further details.