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Student Hostel

Student Hostel
Student Hostel

Student Hostel Information

The ten blocks of student hostels in Lingnan University provide around 2,600 hostel places for our Lingnan students. In each hostel, there are a common room floor, residential floors, and quarters for wardens and senior tutors on the top floor. Tutor rooms are located on residential floors. 


The student hostels are divided into three zones:
•Southern Hostels (William M W Mong Hall The Bank of East Asia Hall, Tsung Tsin Association Hall Fok Cho Min Hall, Chung Shun Yee Min Hall and Lam Woo Hall), 
•Northern Hostels (The Jockey Club Student Village), and
•334 Hostel (Wong Hoo Chuen Hall and Wu Jieh Yee Hall).
The lower floors of hostels are mainly for male student residents and the upper floors female student residents. All student rooms are for double occupancy except in Wong Hoo Chuen Hall and Wu Jieh Yee Hall. The size of a student room is 110 to 130 sq ft, with 2 single beds, 2 cabinets, 2 desks and chairs for a double room, bunk beds are provided in a triple room. Free LAN, WIFI service and electricity are provided. Air-conditioning fee will be shared by roommates in the same room.

Management Structure

The hostels are managed under the advice of the Student Hostel Management Committee. Each hostel is headed by a warden and his/her Warden’s Office, whereas the Office of Student Affairs helps in carrying out the administrative matters like admission of student residents, the Comptroller’s Office helps in carrying out the daily maintenance and security of the hostels, and the Information and Technology Services Centre helps in carrying out the LAN and WIFI service and technical services of the hostels.

Each hostel is supervised by a warden, a senior tutor and four/ five tutors. The warden of a hostel is responsible to the Associate Vice-President (Student Affairs) for the good order and discipline of the hostel. He or she will be responsible for a range of pastoral functions which include: care for the welfare of individual residents, the creation and maintenance of conditions conducive to their intellectual, social and cultural growth and the encouragement of a sense of community among hostel members.

Admission of Student Residents

Application for admission to student hostel is administered by the Office of Student Affairs. Closing dates of application for current students and newly admitted students are normally set at the end of April and in mid-August, respectively. For details, you are welcome to contact [email protected] for inquiry.

Hostel Activities and Functions

Hostel activities are mainly organised by the Student Hostel Associations with the assistance from the Warden’s Offices and Office of Student Affairs. A variety of sports, cultural, social, recreational and academic activities are encouraged. All the activities organised will aim at the promotion of a harmonious hostel life and community spirit among residents.

Hostel Fee

The hostel fee is endorsed by the Student Hostels Management Committee and approved by the Presidential Group. The estimated hostel fee, within a range of possible variations, are made known to intending applicants when they apply for hostel places in April, but the final hostel fee will be determined and announced in June.

The hostel fee for each resident covers one residential year. A deposit of $500 is required to be paid when a student settles the hostel fee. The deposit paid will be refunded upon the resident permanently terminates his /her hostel residence but after deducting any outstanding hostel related charges such as air-conditioning charges, maintenance, penalty of losing the key and late checkout, etc. The hostel fee is payable in two instalments, normally in August and January. In 2024-25, the instalment payable per residential term is:

Hostel Room TypesHostel Fee (HK$) for 
UGC-funded students
Hostel Fee (HK$) for 
Self-funded students

William M W Mong Hall The Bank of East Asia Hall 

Tsung Tsin Association Hall Fok Cho Min Hall 

Chung Shun Yee Min Hall

Lam Woo Hall 

The Jockey Club Hall 

Twin Room$7,035 / residential term $10,565/ residential term 

The Jockey Club New Hall

Wong Hoo Chuen Hall 

Wu Jieh Yee Hall 

Twin Room$7,770/ residential term $11,670 / residential term 

The Jockey Club New Hall

Wong Hoo Chuen Hall 

Wu Jieh Yee Hall 

Triple Room
$5,745 / residential term $8,605/ residential term 
Hostel Fee

Upon receiving the efees note/ payment instruction, the residents should pay the hostel fee on or before the deadline stated. Failure to pay charges on time or withdraw from hostel after the issue of payment note will subject to a penalty of $300. No hostel fee adjustments maybe made to the residential term payment for the first two weeks of each half-year for late occupancy. After that time, the charges may be prorated on a daily basis for the residential term in which residence begins. No adjustment may be made for termination of hostel residency occurring during the first two weeks or final two weeks of any residential term.

Deferment of Hostel Fee

Local full-time Tertiary Student Finance Scheme - Publicly-funded Programmes (TSFS) applicants who are in financial difficulties and are unable to settle their hostel fee before the payment due date are eligible to apply for deferment. Office of Student Affairs will advise students of the application period through emails.

General Enquiry

[email protected]