Why Study In Hong Kong
15 Years Education Accepted
Proximity to India
Strong Indian Community
Hong Kong today is a bustling cosmopolitan city that houses the offices of top international banks, pharmaceutical and technology companies. Hong Kong is slowly emerging as a cost-effective study destination as well. There are many reasons to choose Hong Kong as your destination for higher education and research. First of all is the quality of the education. Hong Kong institutions of higher education are well-known all around the world and rank highly in the World University Rankings. When it comes to regional ranking in Asia, Hong Kong has several institutions in the top 15.
Hong Kong’s Eight Government Funded Universities :
- University of Hong Kong
- City University of Hong Kong
- Hong Kong Baptist University
- Lingnan University
- Chinese University of Hong Kong
- Hong Kong Institute of Education
- Hong Kong Polytechnic University
- Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
International students, especially those from India, seem to be rather well adjusted in Hong Kong. Though it is a part of mainland China, it is mushrooming as a international hub for pursuing studies abroad. While there is tremendous emphasis on independence, students are well supported by the faculty who guide them gently. The universities have achieved a delicate balance between western independence and eastern regard to authorities. People here are warm and accept the international students with open arms. Once settled, you will realize that Hong Kong is home to various nationalities around the globe.
Proximity To India
Hong Kong is strategically located in Southern China. Students from India are just less than seven hours away with minimum 2 flights daily to fly back home making room to take low-cost flights at a moment’s notice!
15 Years Education Accepted In HK
The Indian 15 years Bachelors degrees are accepted in Hong Kong. Thus, students can directly study their Masters in HK without having to do the 16th year or engage in work experience.
Combination Of East And West (Degree) With Affordable Education
You can obtain a recognized foreign University degree (from US, UK, & more) in Hong Kong at both – undergraduate and postgraduate level. Interestingly, these degrees in most cases will be cheaper as compared to studying the same in the respective Countries.
Strong Indian Community
The Indian community network in Hong Kong is astonishing!. There is rational amount of Indian population scattered and working in different areas of Hong Kong. The community is not only strong in the professional sector but in the private sector as well. A lot of Indians are successful entrepreneurs in this part of the world. Some of them are permanent citizen – As they are one of the ethnic minorities in Hong Kong with diverse cultures, languages and religions.
Well, this is really a big benefit. Many Institutions have their start dates in January and September. September is a major intake in Hong Kong, as in most of the courses will be available during this month.
Students who wish to pursue their entrepreneurship dreams – this is a major plus for them. A founding member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Hong Kong is firmly committed to free and open trade. Hong Kong does not charge tariff on importation or exportation of goods. Import and export licensing is also kept to a minimum. Licensing is only imposed when there is a genuine need to fulfill obligations undertaken by Hong Kong to our trading partners, or to meet public health, safety or internal security needs.
Part Time Work
The added advantage of studying in Hong Kong is that in spite of affordable education, students are permitted to work part-time on-campus employment for not more than 20 hours per week throughout the year. Further,employment during the summer months without any limit is entirely permitted as well.
No Language Barrier
English is one of the official languages of Hong Kong (the other being Cantonese Chinese) and is widely spoken. Most courses and programmes use English by way of instruction.
There are also many courses offered in Chinese, ideal for those who wish to perfect their Chinese language skills during their stay. Learning the Chinese language can help you to integrate better and make the most out of your stay, not to mention making you highly employable upon your graduation.