One of the brightest and busiest hubs of Asia is Hong Kong. Despite its small size, it boasts of a vibrant economy, being one of the world’s financial centers. Along with its being competitive in business and financial aspects, Hong Kong is also globally competitive in higher education. It is home to several of Asia’s top universities with four of them being part of QS World University Rankings top 10 universities in Asia for 2018. With its excellent academic programs, close proximity to the Philippines, and more affordable tuition and living expenses, universities in Hong Kong should definitely be one of the top international education destinations for Filipinos.
With partner schools all over Hong Kong, Filipino international students have a lot to choose in pursuing their international studies.
We have over 2 Hong Kong schools and universities on our website that Filipinos can search and apply for!
Hong Kong is a great destination for Filipino international students thanks to its top-ranking universities and liveable cities. There are a handful of reasons why Filipinos should study in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong's rigid education system is ranked 18th in the QS Higher Education System Strength Rankings 2018.
In 1997, the governance of Hong Kong was handed over to China by the United Kingdom. The territory is a Special Administrative Region of People’s Republic of China. Hong Kong has its own government, legal system, and currency (HK$).
Non-local students (exchange students excluded) whose study programs are more than a year in duration can work part-time on campus for up to 20 hours per week when school is in session. The school you are enrolled in should inform you upon your entry through a “No Objection Letter” (NOL) as to what types of internships, past-time campus employment, and/or summer jobs you may take.
Filipino students are also allowed to apply for an internship provided that the internships are study/curriculum related and endorsed by the school and that the duration of the internship be one year or less. There are no restrictions on the hours, salary, and employers for those taking an internship.
Learn all the requirements, processing time, fees, and everything Filipinos need to know to apply for a study and work visa in Hong Kong. Discover how you can apply for a student and work visa in the Fragrant Harbor.
The cost of studying in Hong Kong is steep, but Filipinos shouldn’t face it alone. There are numerous scholarships offered by the HKSAR Government to international students to help ease the financial burden.