Why Study at HKUST?
Postgraduate Programs
Funding
Application for Admissions
After Getting an Offer
Short-term Study
Pre-arrival and Registration
Pre-arrival & Getting Settled
Handy information for Non-Local Students
Arrival Checklist for new RPgs
Arrival Checklist for New TPgs
Welcome Page for New RPgs
Welcome Page for New TPgs
Continuing Education
FAQs
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Arrival Checklist for New Research Postgraduate (RPg) Students
Welcome to HKUST! We look forward to meeting you soon and helping you prepare for the MPhil or PhD studies. Please read through the checklist items below to get prepared for your arrival and studies. For non-local students, you should also refer to the Handy Information as part of the process of settling down in Hong Kong.

Tentative event schedules stated below are for reference only, once confirmed, email notifications for individual events will be sent nearer the time.

Enquiries can be directed to the respective Department/Program Office.
Note Important Dates and Events
Arrange for Insurance
Arrange for Accommodation
Activate ITSC Network Account
Complete Program Registration
Register for Spoken English Test ELPA (For Full-time MPhil and PhD Students)
Enroll in Professional Development Course
Attend Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Briefing Session
Register for the Welcome Reception