Congratulations for being admitted to our PhD/MPhil programme! This section helps incoming students on the necessary steps and preparation before officially registered as a research postgraduate student of HKU.
a Confirmed Offer of Admission
a Conditional Offer of Admission
|Step 1||Accept the offer via the Online Application System and upload proof of payment of admission deposit* by the acceptance deadline.||
|Step 2||Apply for student visa for non-local students.|
|Step 3||Apply for University accommodation, if needed.|
|Step 4||Complete the online master registration: An email will normally be sent to you via the email account(s) specified in your application form within two months prior to the date of registration. Follow the procedures and complete the online master registration within three days from the issue date of the email.
Refer to the Registration Package for other important information.
|Step 5||Report in person to the Faculty Office on or before Registration Date, and submit the required documents.|
|Step 6||For PGS holders, set up a bank account with a local bank in Hong Kong, and provide the bank account information through the Student
Information System (‘SIS’) (HKU Portal > SIS Menu > Financial Services > View/Amend Bank Account Info) on or before the 10th day of the first month. Late update of bank account information in SIS will lead to postponement of PGS payment.
* Students are liable to pay the composition fees upon acceptance of the offer of admission. New students who would like to apply for deferred payment of fees prior to registration should contact the Centre of Development and Resources (CEDARS) (email: firstname.lastname@example.org). CEDARS will check with the Department/Faculty concerned to find out whether university support will be recommended/granted for these applicants, before making a decision.