The Chinese University of Hong Kong Library (CUHK Library) is a leading research library in East Asia and it has a significant bilingual collection of electronic and print resources. Its mission is to partner in the creation, access, dissemination and preservation of knowledge to inspire and support CUHK in its research, learning and teaching. The CUHK Library works closely with faculty and students, and has strong collaborative links with other university libraries in Hong Kong, Greater China and internationally.
CUHK Library comprises the University, New Asia College Chien Mu Library, Chung Chi College Elisabeth Luce Moore Library, United College Wu Chung Library, Li Ping Medical Library at the local teaching hospital, the Architecture Library, and the Lee Quo Wei Law Library.
CUHK Library also regularly hosts different enrichment workshops and cross-disciplinary research support activities to facilitate postgraduate students' learning process. Read more at Postgraduate Workshops and Learning Activities.
The Office of Student Affairs (OSA) provides a variety of activities and services to assist students to explore and experience different aspects of university life and to make the best out of it. These include supporting student activities and student bodies, services for non-local students, mental-wellness promotion as well as career planning and development. This aims to enhance students' potential development as well as their holistic personal growth.
Learning enhancement service and off-campus housing information are available to help non-local students to tackle adjustment issues and provide information related to rental accommodation outside of CUHK campus.
ITSC supports the one-stop university portal MyCUHK which allows personalized access to cloud email services, library services and the Chinese University Student Information System (CUSIS) for managing personal study particulars. ITSC also provides IT facilities, on and off campus network, eLearning systems, online trainings and workshops.
CLEAR organizes the Improving Postgraduate Learning (IPL) programme with an aim to introduce the approaches, methodologies and framework to equip the work of researchers in a formal and structured manner; to advance the University's excellence and scholarship in teaching and learning; and to equip postgraduate students with essential skills and knowledge for their research.
Postgraduate Halls offer approximately 1,600 on-campus hostel places to students taking full-time research programmes or full-time UGC-funded taught programmes at very affordable rates. There are rooms for single occupancy and shared accommodations.
As the hostel places are very popular, non-local students should apply for hostel places before arrival to Hong Kong.
The University Health Service (UHS) provides on-campus medical, dental and health promotion services to full-time students. Our medical team includes full-time doctors to provide comprehensive family medicine care to the University members. The health clinic is equipped with a minor operating theatre, a dispensary, a medical laboratory and a physiotherapy unit to provide primary medical and dental care services. Medical services are generally free of charge, while the Dental Unit charges a nominal fee.
The Office of the Arts Administrator (OAA) is responsible for presenting and organizing arts programmes, promoting and coordinating campus-wide arts activities, and providing educational opportunities in the arts for students' holistic development. "CU Culture Trail" Guided Tours are regularly held for students and the public to re-discover the beautiful landscape of the campus and the spirit of the University. Learn more about the upcoming cultural activities on campus.
Fun and Fitness provide much needed balance to work and study. CUHK and its Colleges offer a wide variety of sports facilities, including stadiums, gymnasia, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, tennis and squash courts, fitness rooms and a water sports centre. The Colleges also provide barbecue sites for hire by staff and students. Learn more about the sports facilities and amenities on campus.