There are four Government-funded student halls/quarters on Tai Po Campus, namely Northcote Hall, Grantham Hall, Robert Black Hall and the Jockey Club Student Quarters, providing about 2,200 residential places. The Northcote Hall, Grantham Hall and Robert Black Hall provide shared twin and triple study-bedrooms and communal facilities including activity rooms, laundry rooms, bathrooms/toilets, and pantries. Each study-bedroom is also equipped with computer ports and is covered by Wifi network. A telephone is provided in the pantries on each floor of the three halls.
The Jockey Club Student Quarters comprises 9-person or 12-person flats, each with single/double/triple bedrooms, its own sitting/dining areas, terrace, kitchen, laundry room, toilets and bathrooms. Each bedroom is provided with individual computer ports and is covered by Wifi network. A telephone is provided in the sitting/dining areas for use by student-residents. Only students of the same gender may live in the same study-bedroom/flat.
Hall life gives student-residents an opportunity to develop life skills through self-management, learning the art of negotiation and the value of independence. From 2011/12, all first-year full-time Government-funded undergraduate students are offered with guaranteed hall residency for 2 semesters, one of which to be taken up during the first year of study. Other Government-funded students may apply for student accommodation under the Hall Point System.
The lodging charge for the 2021/22 residential year is HK$13,170 for standard room and HK$9,210 for budget room, and all student-residents have to pay a HK$220 hall-life education fund. Student-residents in Northcote Hall, Grantham Hall and Robert Black Hall also have to pay the air-conditioning charge for their own bedroom and laundry charges, whereas student-residents in the Jockey Club Student Quarters have to share the electricity charges with their flatmates. The lodging charge will be reviewed annually.
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Self-arranged Off-campus Accommodation
To facilitate students to search off-campus accommodation, the University has set up the Off-campus Accommodation Information Platform where students can find useful information on renting a flat. Please check here for relevant information.