Research Postgraduate Students
Welcome to Hong Kong Baptist University! You are about to embark a new journey. To help you have a smooth transition, please read the following information carefully.
Orientation for New RPG Students
1. Please be reminded to check the online application system two weeks before your commencement for the most updated information on the time and venue of the orientation/ registration.
2. Before registration, you may want to contact or visit your Department and Principal Supervisor to get more information about your study.
3. What to bring for registration
Original Graduation Diploma for verification (for students from Mainland China, please bring both Degree Certificate and Graduation Certificate).
*Transcript(s) must be sent directly from the institution(s) concerned and should have arrived at our office before the commencement day.
Original and copy of each supporting document as listed below.
HKID Card (if it’s unavailable at time of registration, please make sure that you submit it to GS within one month of commencement)
Passport photo page with personal particulars
Student-Permitted to Remain page (Landing slip)
Relevant Endorsement (D label-逗留D) (for mainland students only)
Exit-entry Permit for Travelling to and from HK and Macau (中华人民共和国往来港澳通行证) (for mainland students only)
Required documents indicated in the offer letter (if any)
Remark: No photocopy service will be provided at the venue. Please kindly note that you will not be able to register if any of the above documents is missing.
To-Do-List for Non-local students
About Your Study
The “Commencement Form”, duly signed by your Principal Supervisor, Department Head and Faculty Dean, must be returned to the Graduate School within 10 days from your commencement date.
You may activate your email account after you commence your study.
Remark: E-mail activation is normally available about one day before your registration
Web-based University Cyber Port System (BUniPort)
Activate your BUniPort account:
User ID: your 8-digit student number (e.g. 1586XXXX)
Password: identical to your email login password
Bank Account and Personal Particulars Information
Please enter your bank account and personal particulars information
[My Profile → Study Record & Personal Particulars, then press the “Modify” button at the bottom right corner of the page] within 10 days
from your commencement date.
Payment Instructions for Tuition Fee and Hostel Fee Debit Notes
For regular full-time students, the tuition fee will be deducted from your monthly studentship automatically. However, you will still receive tuition fee debit notes in electronic copy via your BUniPort account.
For self-funded and part-time students, you will receive your tuition debit notes in electronic copy via your BUniPort account twice a year in February (for the tuition from March to August) and August (for the tuition from September to February). Please settle the payment by the stipulated deadline each time you receive a tuition debit note. Otherwise a late charge will be imposed.
Students are required to fulfill the coursework requirements by taking courses offered by HKBU or other local institutions under the Cross-Institutional Course Enrolment Scheme. Please submit the Application for Course Add/Drop/Withdrawal (For Research Postgraduate Students Only)
and/or the forms for Cross-Institutional Course Enrolment
, if applicable, for registration of courses before the specified deadlines.
Please go to Coursework Enrolment
and Cross-institutional Course Enrolment
Welcome Message from the Dean of Graduate School
and Calendar Bulletin
Cross-institutional Course Enrollment
Other Useful Links