All exchange students are required to live on-campus and share room with a non-exchange student during the entire period of study at Lingnan. Rooms are randomly assigned. There are a total of 10 student hostels providing residential places to students in air-conditioned rooms. They are:

William M W Mong Hall &The Bank of East Asia Hall (A) Tsung Tsin Association Hall & Fok Cho Min Hall (B)
Chung Shun Hall & Yee Man Hall (C) Lam Woo Hall (D)
The Jockey Club Hall (E) The Jockey Club Hall (F)
The Jockey Club New Hall (G) The Jockey Club New Hall (H)
Wong Hoo Chuen Hall (WHC) Wu Jieh Yee Hall (WJY)

All residents shall be subject to the Hostel Rules and Regulations.


A Standard Student Room (Twins-sharing)
Each exchange student shares an air-conditioned student room, at approximately 110 sq ft, with another student and is furnished with:

  • 1 cabinet
  • 1 desk and chair
  • 1 single bed (6’ long)¹
  • Free LAN service connected to the University’s network system
  • Free electricity

¹ If you are taller than 180 cm, please request for a longer bed on your Exchange Application Form or contact us at before departure.

Accommodation Fees

Depending on the exchange agreement between Lingnan and respective home institutions:

Hostel Fee (Spring 2017)
*Please check with your home institution if you are required to pay hostel fee to Lingnan

HK$ 5,880 (approx. US$759),
subject to University’s review

Air-conditioning Fee

HK$ 330 (approx. US$43)

Remarks: For those incoming exchange students who need to pay hostel fee, you are required to pay HK$5,880 upon acceptance. Students will get a refund upon arrival if there is a price discrepancy with the final amount.

Linen Set

For exchange students, you can choose to bring your own linen or buy a new set from us (including a pillow, a pillow case, a bed sheet and a comforter). Please indicate your preference in the Online Application System. Late requests may not be entertained.

Facilities of Student Hostels

  • Restrooms and showers shared by all the floor occupants
  • A common lounge
  • A pantry on each floor, with boilers, microwave ovens and refridgerators
  • A game room
  • A multi-purpose room
  • A committee room
  • Free public telephones (international call services not provided) at the lift lobby on each floor
  • A laundry area with washing machine and dryers
  • A telephone available at the common area

For further information about hostel facilities, please refer to the Handbook for Student Resident of our Student Services Centre.

Virtual Tour of Hostel Facilities

Common Room

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