The University has various insurance plans for students of different status to provide protection for illness, accidents and travel.

For All Students

Details for group personal accident insurance, insurance for student activities, optional travel insurance plan for student activities / internships, and travel insurance for exchange out students are available at the website of Scholarships and Financial Aid Office.

For Local Students

The University has negotiated with an insurance company for an Optional Medical Insurance Plan for registered full time local students to join on a voluntary basis.

For Non-local Students

Non-local full time degree seeking undergraduate students are enrolled into the Compulsory medical insurance scheme and HKUST compulsory Travel Insurance Plan for exchange in / visiting students / short program students / visiting interns.

Students who have change in status should consult Scholarships and Financial Aid Office for further information and advice. You are strongly advised to visit the insurance information webpage in order to make certain that you will be well covered by the insurance protection which best fits your specific situation.