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Application Timeline & Procedures

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Please refer to the below application timeline and procedures for the application for student residence at Dr. Ng Tor Tai International House ("NTTIH") in 2020-21. Before application, applicants are recommended to read the Housing policy on Student Accommodation and Admission Criteria.

Important Note:  Due to the limited bed spaces at NTTIH, you are advised to visit our webpage for other housing alternatives in Hong Kong. 



Undergraduate Students
Research Postgraduate,
Exchange Postgraduate and
Taught Postgraduate Students
Application Period 

19 March  to 1 April 2020 (CLOSED)

11 am  of 12 June  to 11 am of 18 June 2020  (CLOSED)

Application Method         
Fill in the online application form 
Fill in the online application form
Result Announcement (Note 1)
Late May from late Jun to mid July
Payment Deadline Early June Within 7 days upon receiving payment notification
Announcement of Check-in Arrangement (Note 2)
Late July 2020


1)     Result Announcement:
Each applicant will receive a notification by e-mail individually. It is the applicants’ responsibility to check their emails for their application results:
a)       Successful Applicants
Successful applicants should confirm their acceptance of bed space offer and settle the required fees by specified deadline. Otherwise, they will be assumed to decline the reserved bed space, which will be given to other applicants on the waiting list. Requests for resuming the declined offers will not be considered in general.
 b)      Waiting List
Students on the waiting list will be handled depending on bed space availability and according to the selection criteria. We shall contact the students on the waiting list immediately if there are any vacancies. However, it is likely that NTTIH may not be able to absorb all the applicants on the waiting list. Students on the waiting list are advised to visit our web page regarding off-campus housing and arrange their accommodations by themselves.
2)     Check-in Arrangement:

To better prepare yourself for the hostel life in HKBU, students should read carefully the information of check-in procedures. For details, please click here.