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Where East Meets West: The Emerging Hong Kong
General Info: Hong Kong Baptist University is an autonomous, public-funded university with a Christian heritage. It was founded in 1956 and is the second oldest institution of higher learning in Hong Kong. The medium of instruction is English. You pay Samford base tuition plus HKBU's room and board.
Hong Kong Baptist University offers one semester and one year exchanges, and the freedom to take courses from more than 40 undergraduate degree programmes.
Student Life: The HKBU International Office runs an orientation programme for exchange students upon their arrival. An East-West Encounters programme open to both local and exchange students is also held throughout the semester to help exchange students understand more about Chinese culture and traditions. The programme is comprised of a variety of local outings and cultural activities. $2500 will cover a meal plan and extra spending money.
Accommodation: On-campus accommodation is available for exchange students in the 21-storey Student Residence Halls. Typical semester housing runs around $900. Every two double-occupancy room shares a common bathroom. Each visiting student can choose to room with a local/mainland HKBU student. From the Student Residence Halls, there is easy access to the Kowloon Tong Mass Transit Railway (MTR) Station, Kowloon-Canton Railway (KCR) Station, and public bus stops.
For more information and application procedures, please contact Dr. David Shipley at firstname.lastname@example.org