After hours of lectures, projects or field trips, students need to indulge in social life to develop an everlasting friendship and to relax themselves. The University of Hong Kong, which is located on the hills on the West side of Hong Kong Island, is just minutes from downtown.
Hong Kong is indeed a city of life! As a vibrant meeting of East and West, it is truly the Asia's world city. Hong Kong presents an ever-changing kaleidoscope of color, flavors and culture. It is a pulsating modern city, juxtaposed with intriguing village traditions. The city has one of the world's most dramatic harbors, fascinating shopping malls, high rise buildings and also a surprising amount of green space. Country Parks cover 40% of the region and with the outlying islands, they provide plenty of walks, trails and beaches for those who wish to experience the greener calmer side of Hong Kong.
As the center for finance and business in Asia, students will mingle in the city with people from all over the world, with restaurants and diners to match every taste. The public transportation system in Hong Kong is very well developed with the option of high-tech subway system, well-connected public bus service, efficient taxis and also historic trams.
Whether you are looking for lively nightlife, traditional festivals or world famous international shows and concerts, Hong Kong has it all. Hong Kong is truly a fascinating place to be in!