Information in this webpage refers to activities organized in 2018. Updated "New Student Orientation 2019" for students joining HKUST in Summer of 2019 is scheduled to be released by end of May.
O’Venture is a new form of University-wide Orientation for freshmen to immerse in the HKUST community. All first-year students can participate a wide range of events according to their interest and time from Aug 25 to 27. Find out when and what to participate using our newly developed mobile app, check it out!
Direct My Study
Build the foundation for academic success and make your learning meaningful and impactful. Find out how and campus resources and opportunities.
HKUST soars because of what we can achieve individually and collectively. May your next four years here be filled with promise, adventure and fulfillment! Read the full welcome speech
Be the Dreamer and the Doer
HKUST will inspire you to create, to connect, to contribute and explore possibilities and help you build on them. You are the one however to direct your study and development. Envision my first year and beyond. Envision your first year!
Expand My Network
Expand your network! Bond with Professors, senior year students and other first year students from diverse background by joining programs and societies.
Serve and Impact
Make a positive impact on lives of others by serving HKUST, also local and overseas communities. Find out these service learning opportunities.
Enrichment Talks, Tours & Workshops
Enrich your knowledge and get equipped with skills for academic success, personal and social development, broader career outlook. Enroll asap to reserve your seats