When do the semesters start and end?

Semester 1 generally runs from September to December. Semester 2 generally runs from January to May. For specific dates, please refer to PolyU's Academic Calendar.

Can I stay in the student dorms?

Exchange students from partner universities who are enrolled into one of the undergraduate programmes at PolyU are guaranteed a twin-sharing room accommodation at the PolyU Student Halls of Residence.

Can I take courses from other academic departments?

You are required to select at least 50% of your course load from the SHTM. For the remaining 50% of the course load, you can choose minor or free electives offered by other academic departments.