About the Campus

The University campus occupies a 60-hectare (150-acre) site of sweeping natural beauty on the Clear Water bay peninsula in East Kowloon, less than 30 minutes’ drive from Central Hong Kong.

Construction began in 1989 and the first phase was completed in 1991, providing accommodation for 2,000 students.  The second phase was completed in early 1993.  Currently, the residential halls accommodate around 5,000 students.

In addition to classrooms, laboratories, and other academic facilities, there are a wide range of athletic and recreational facilities including a multi-purpose sports hall, an athletic field with all weather turf, modern running tracks, playing fields, tennis courts, squash courts, Olympic-size outdoor swimming pool, and an indoor swimming pool.


Map & Directions

You are easily accessible to HKUST from anywhere in Hong Kong. The campus map has directions for getting to HKUST from the airport, via public transportation and by car. Simply type in your starting point and select your choice of transportation below to get the routes connecting to HKUST.

Mr & Mrs Ho Ting Sik Visitor Information Center

Located on the southeast side of the Piazza of the University, Mr & Mrs Ho Ting Sik Visitor Information Center welcomes prospective students, parents, alumni, and all visitors who want to know more about HKUST.


A city within a campus. HKUST provides everything that you need, and more, to make campus living convenient and easy, including both chinese and western catering outlets, a supermarket, a bookstore, banks, a hair salon and a souvenir shop.