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Welcome Page for New Research Postgraduate Students


Getting started

As you set off for your research postgraduate (RPg) study at HKUST, please take a look at the essential information below to prepare for the best start.

For non-local students, please click here for handy information to get prepared for your arrival and study at HKUST.

Also, the University will arrange the pick-up service for newly admitted non-local students in August. Please click here for more information.


Study milestone

Below is the study milestone which will help you set important goals for your two-year MPhil study (full-time) or three/four-year PhD study (full-time).


Enrich your study experience

Research-related Awards and Financial Assistance 

Our University offers various awards and funding schemes to enrich the research experiences of RPg students, including Overseas Research Award, Research Travel Grants, Fulbright Junior Research Awards, and other research opportunities.


As the heart of HKUST's intellectual enterprise, the Library supports your research and learning needs through its great online and print collections and strong service ethic.

Career Planning and Advisement 

The gap between your study at HKUST and future world of work can be quite immense.  The Career Center is here to provide you with resources, services and assistance along the way to help make your transition a smoother one. 

Counselling and Wellness 

Looking for programs and trainings for self-understanding and personal growth? Want to share personal concerns with someone you trust? The Counseling and Wellness Center is here to support you and offer you useful tips to deal with everyday challenges and difficulties with ease.

Recreational Activities 

Campus life is an important part of university education. There are a wide variety of activities that you can join to pursue your interests and broaden your horizons other than studying. HKUST also provides sports and recreation facilities for enhancement and promotion of your total well-being.

Enrichment resources from other units of the University 

Various service units are ready to offer advice, assistance and/or training to enrich your studies and personal experience at HKUST.

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