FAQ
Student Opportunities
  • Question
    What opportunities do HKUST students get?
    Answer

    With robust resources and opportunities for students with different passions, HKUST offers an amazing learning environment for everyone. Here are some of the examples:

    Experiential Learning: overseas exchange, undergraduate research, robotics team, SIGHT, Hackathon, case competitions, etc.

    Internship: 85% of HKUST students gain internship experience

    Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurship Center, start-up support, minor program in entrepreneurship, etc.

    Student Societies: More than 120 student societies spanning a wide range of areas and interests, from TedX to sports and art.

    Feel free to chat with our students to learn more about our opportunities for students.

  • Question
    Does HKUST offer students exchange opportunities?
    Answer

    The university is dedicated to giving students a global experience. Currently, there are more than 240 exchange programs, many of our undergraduate students are on overseas exchange for at least 1 term or more. Our exchange partners include Cambridge, Cornell, McGill, NTU, NUS, Northwestern, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UNSW and UPenn.

  • Question
    How is the employment rate for HKUST graduates?
    Answer

    HKUST is ranked 1st in Graduate Employability in Greater China and 10th in the World. 97.5% of graduates were engaged in employment or further studies or returned to their homeland. 77.2% of our graduates were full-time employed or self-employed.

  • Question
    What are the advantages of studying in Hong Kong rather than in other countries?
    Answer

    Hong Kong has long been a place where the western culture and the eastern culture integrate, which made it a unique city in the Asia-Pacific region. Since the establishment of HKUST, the university has been dedicated to become a research-based university. All of our faculties are PhD qualified and come from over 35 countries around the globe. The graduate prospect of the university is promising, and many of them kick off their careers in notable MNCs.

  • Question
    Who should I contact if I would like to enquire about Exchange Student / Visiting Student programs?
    Answer

    Students interested in HKUST's exchange student programs should contact the Global Students Programs Office at gspo@ust.hk while students who are interested in the Visiting Student Programs should contact the Undergraduate Recruitment and Admissions Office.