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International students

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City, University of London welcomes applications from Hong Kong. London is a great place for students from Hong Kong to study as it is a global city with virtually every nationality represented in some way.

City Visits

City staff make frequent trips to attend fairs, visit schools and undertake one-to-one counselling with student and parents. Details of our next visit our listed in the table below.

EventCityVenueDatesTimes
British Council Study UK ExhibitionWanchaiRenaissance Harbour View Hotel, 1 Harbour Road19/08/20171300-1800

The Associate Dean for Cass Business School Undergraduate Programmes, Dr Russell Gerrard, will be in attendance and will be happy to make spot offers to suitable HKDSE and IB results holders.

If you are not able to make any of the events listed, or would like to arrange an individual appointment, please contact Pei tingting.

Contact Details

Tingting Pei (Katherine)

China Regional Manager

T: +44 (0)20 7040 8019
E:

Entry requirements

Entry requirements will vary from course to course and the information on this page is only intended to be a general guide.  For individual course requirements, please refer to the course pages, or contact Pei Tingting.

Undergraduate

The Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary  Education is accepted for direct entry for individual course requirements, please refer to the course pages, or contact Pei Tingting.

Internationally recognised qualifications such as A-levels and IB are also accepted for direct entry, and details of grade requirements for these qualifications can be found on the course pages.

Students who don’t meet the requirements for direct entry may have the option to undertake our International Foundation programme at INTO City, which then offers the opportunity for guaranteed entry into City’s bachelor programmes.

Postgraduate

Applicants will be considered for most postgraduate courses with a good Hong Kong bachelor’s degree from a recognised University. Entry requirements will vary by course for more information about specific course requirements please contact Simon Denton.

Students who don’t meet the requirements for direct entry may have the option to undertake our Graduate Diploma programme at INTO City, which then offers the opportunity for guaranteed entry into City’s Masters programmes.

English language requirements

English language requirements will vary from course to course and the information on this page is only intended to be a general guide. For individual course requirements, please refer to the course pages, or contact Pei Tingting.

Secure English Language Test - For students requiring visas, a Secure English Language Test (SELT) is usually required. Find a full list of acceptable English Language qualifications.

Pre-sessional English programme - Students who do not meet the English language requirements for their course may have the option to undertake our Pre-sessional English programme at INTO City prior to entry into the institution.

Scholarships & loans

Undergraduate

We have a range of partial scholarships available for international students, each based on what qualifications you are studying. The main funding packages for international students are:

  • President’s International Scholarship
  • Global Leaders Scholarship

More information on these schemes can be found on our funding and financial support webpages.

Postgraduate

Most courses have partial scholarship schemes and details can be found on each course page. If you cannot see a scholarship on the course page and wish to find out if one is available, please email the International Recruitment Team.

There are a number of excellent external international student scholarship schemes available including:

  • Chevening Scholarships - the UK government's global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The Scholarships are awarded to outstanding scholars with leadership potential. Awards are typically for a one-year Master's degree, in any subject and at any of the UK's leading universities.
  • Commonwealth Scholarships - the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK (CSC) awards over 900 scholarships and fellowships for postgraduate study and professional development to Commonwealth citizens each year.

More information on postgraduate scholarships can be found on our funding and financial support webpages.

Local Representative

City, University of London works with a select number of overseas representatives or agents across the world to offer face-to-face assistance and counselling to prospective students. Find guidance in applying through agents (Overseas Representatives).

Approved agents in Hong Kong

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Living in London

Learn more about City's unique location and how that will benefit you

Your community in London

Watch our video to find out more about life as an international student at City

List of Students' Union societies and clubs

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