Local Students (other qualifications)


There are local Hong Kong students holding subdegree and/or international qualifications such as IB. Though they are usually regarded as local students, for some specific induction and orientation activities, they are specified as local students with international qualificationsdirect-entry or senior-entry, etc.

Welcome to HKUST. Hope you have a smooth transition and feel at home at HKUST. 

Important item checklist for local students (other qualifications)

The checklist should help you identify important activities to kick start your university study and life here. 
All new students are also invited to attend various Enrichment Talks, Tours and Workshops


  • Complete Online Program Registration and Collect Student Card (refer to the email notification from the Academic Registry)
  • Activate your HKUST network/ ITSC account at myaccount.ust.hk (refer to email notification)
  • Access and check your HKUST email (@connect.ust.hk) at http://O365.ust.hk or myPortal (important information and notifications from different units will be sent to this email account)
  • Apply Student Accommodation (students who miss the application, please contact ughousing@ust.hk)
  • Check class pre-enrollment results via "Student Centre" in myPortal
  • Enroll first term classes via myPortal

Getting Started 

School Welcome and Orientation​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Sept 1  Interdisciplinary Programs Office (IPO) 15:30-17:30 via ZOOM

Sept 3   School of Business and Management (SBM) 14:00-14:45 via ZOOM

Sept 4    School of Science (SSCI) 14:30-16:30 via ZOOM

Sept 3 or Sept 4   School of Engineering (SENG) via ZOOM

HLTH1010 Required Activities

Sept 7-Oct Attend Fitness Training Class

Feb 5-7  Attend Health and Fitness Assessments