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Living Off-Campus
Do you need to arrange your own housing? 
Finding affordable and comfortable accommodation in Hong Kong can be quite a challenge. Accommodation standards and rents vary considerably. However, rent is generally high by international standards and living space small.

The Off-Campus Housing Section (OCHS) of SHRL provides general assistance for UST students who are looking for off-campus accommodation. We hope the following information will help you in searching for the type of accommodation that is most suitable for you.

The page provides essential information for living off-campus, from accommodation search to various guides and tips on dealing with property agents and landlords.

Why Living Off-campus?

Finding affording and comfortable accommodation in Hong Kong can be quite a challenge. Yet, there are tons of benefits you will enjoy by living off-campus. e.g.
Chance to Learn
Lifelong Experience
Follow the step-by-step guidelines below and you could start your off-campus living adventure today!

The content contains information from outside sources and the SHRL endeavours to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the information provided but does not guarantee its accuracy or reliability and accepts no liability (whether in tort or contract or otherwise) for any loss or damage arising from any inaccuracies or omission.

Contact Information

Off-Campus Housing Section
Address: 1/F, UG Hall II
Opening hours: 8:45am to 1:00pm, 2:00pm to 5:30pm, Mon to Fri, except public holidays
Email: offcamphouse@ust.hk
Phone: (852)2358-8583
Fax: (852)2719-5300
Step 1: Your Considerations
Step 2: Things to Note
Step 3: Preparation for Move-in
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 the vicinity of HKUST
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Notes on housing and rental matters
Real Estate agents and other useful apartment search methods


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