Hostel Rules and Residency Policy
Hostel Residency Policy (HRP) for UGC-funded Students
The following hostel allocation priorities, Hostel Residency Policy (HRP) and the assessment criteria for hostel residency beyond the fulfilment of the Hostel Residency Requirement are recommended at the Student Hostel Management Committee (SHMC) and approved by the Presidential Group (P-Group) in June 2022. The principles are further endorsed at the SHMC at its meeting on 28 March 2023.
Allocation Priorities with effect from 2023/24
- First Year UG students to reside in student hostels for better adjustment to university life.
- UG students have higher priority to PG students as they are relatively younger.
- UGC-funded students should have higher priority than self-financed students
- Non-local students should have higher priority than local students.
- All RPg students will be provided with hostel places.
Hostel Residency Policy (HRP) with effect from 2023/24 (for UGC-funded Students)
- All UG students who will study in the University for four years will normally be required to reside in student hostels for two years*.
- All UG senior year students who will study in the University for two years will normally be required to reside in student hostels for one year*.
- To help new UG students adjust to university life, all first year students will be encouraged to reside in student hostels.
- Exemption and/or deferment mechanisms from items a, b, and c are available to accommodate students’ special/personal needs.
- UG students applying for residency beyond the durations indicated above under items a and b will be assessed by their academic performance, leadership, community service and other forms of contributions deemed appropriate.
*Students’ residential experience occurred during the academic exchange will be regarded as a part of fulfilment of the Hostel Residency Requirement.
Rules and Regulations for Student Residents of Student Hostels
- Hostel Rules and Regulations
- Access Control Policy on Student Residents and Visitors to Student Hostels
- Observing Hostel Access Rules and Regulations
- Quiet Hours Practice