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Hong Kong Baptist University

Hong Kong Baptist University

At a Glance

The mission of Hong Kong Baptist University, a Belmont Exchange parter, is to provide quality higher education in a Christian environment, combining broad-based liberal education with academic and professional vigor. HKBU has around 6,600 students studying in full-time undergraduate study programs and approximately 4,200 students in masters and doctoral programs.

Program Term 

Fall semester: early September – mid-December

Spring semester: early January – mid-May

Language Requirement

English is the medium of instruction for formal classroom teaching, apart from Chinese-related subjects.

Academics

HKBU offers undergraduate programs in arts, business, communications, science, social sciences and visual arts. In general, exchange students are allowed to take any courses from the course list, provided they do not foresee any problem in the medium of teaching and have met the prerequisite requirements.

Housing

The student residences are imbued with a unique sense of community. The mix of students from different backgrounds helps students broaden their world-view and embrace different cultures even as they learn to be considerate and respectful of their hall mates. There are four undergraduate residence halls as well as university-managed off-campus university housing.

Student Life

Campus life at HKBU is always abuzz with activities. Office of Student Affairs has a variety of initiatives and programmes. In addition, more than 30 academic societies and 50 student interest clubs flourish on campus, catering to a broad range of subjects and concerns.

Location

With a population of about 7 million, Hong Kong is a city of diversity marked by a vigorous blend of East and West. The majority of the population in Hong Kong is ethnically Chinese, while there is also a large expatriate community. Chinese and English are the official languages in Hong Kong.

Faculty Advisor

Dr. Ronnie Littlejohn