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Fact Sheet:
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Duration: Academic Year, Semester Minimum GPA: 2.75
Language Requirement: 0 no minimum language requirement Language of Instruction: English
Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore NC State Students Only: Yes
Program Type: Direct Enroll, Exchange Provider: NC State
High Impact Experiences: Volunteer Opportunities Additional Requirements: None
College or Unit: N/A
Program Description:

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Location

Hong Kong Polytechnic University is located in one of the world's busiest and most culturally diverse cities. Hong Kong was occupied by the British from 1841 until 1997, when sovereign power over Hong Kong reverted back to China.

Today, Hong Kong is a vibrant cultural and economic center. Although it has suffered fallout from Asia's economic crises in the late 1990s, and has experienced rising unemployment and falling property prices, there is hope of economic recovery.

 

Hong Kong Polytechnic Student Videos
 

Hong Kong is divided into four main areas - Kowloon, Hong Kong Island, the New Territories, and the Outlying Islands. Hong Kong Polytechnic University is located in Kowloon, which is a peninsula of the Chinese mainland, on the northern side of Victoria Harbor.

University

Formerly known as the Hong Kong Polytechnic, the Institution assumed full university status in 1994. PolyU enrolls approximately 22,000 full-time and part-time students, and offers a wide range of courses which directly meet industrial, commercial and community needs. It is a prime aim of the University to equip students not only with professional competency but also the ability of independent thinking, good communication skills and a global outlook.

The Fall semester runs from early September until mid-January, and the Spring semester runs from mid-January until mid-June.

 

Housing

Students at Hong Kong Polytechnic University live in double rooms in a student residence hall. Each room has the following amenities: internet access, a window air-conditioner, Internet Protocol telephone, mini-fridge, bookcase, writing desk, wardrobe, bed with mattress (remember to bring your own bed linen and pillow), and a common toilet/shower room shared between two adjoining rooms.

Academics

You should first identify a suitable academic program from the academic information page on the HKPU website. Click on the appropriate PDF file to find information about courses available to exchange students. 

The Transfer Credit Database lists courses that have been previously approved for NC State students at HKPU.  Please note: their applicability to a specific degree program varies by department.  This list is not inclusive.  Additional courses can be approved for credit by using the course approval form and process, which is a part of the application for study abroad.  Please refer to the academic information on the HKPU website for all courses available to study abroad students.

Highlights

The University reserves the right to alter the program format and/or costs in case of conditions beyond its control. If the program is canceled or a student withdraws, a refund of program costs may not be available in all cases. Please refer to the Study Abroad Office Refund Policy for details.
Contact us: study_abroad@ncsu.edu

 Travel Docs
Hong Kong Polytechnic University will act as your visa sponsor and send all the required documents to the Hong Kong Immigration Department on your behalf. When applying to Hong Kong Polytechnic, you will also complete your visa application. 

Money
Cost information is shown in the budget link, above. Financial aid is generally available to help qualified NC State students meet the expenses of study abroad. For additional funding, NC State students should consider applying for a study abroad scholarship, and check out other ideas for funding study abroad such as applying to outside scholarships, and starting a funding page.
Dates
Semester 1: September- January
Semester 2: January-May



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 09/21/2018
09/28/2018 01/07/2019 05/14/2019
Fall 2019 02/01/2019 02/15/2019 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 02/01/2019 02/15/2019 TBA TBA

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