The University is well-equipped with teaching and learning facilities and has specific leisure areas for students to gather, rest and enjoy.
Located at Braemar Hill of North Point on the Hong Kong Island, the University’s campus has a stunning view where one can overlook the entire Victoria Harbour from a higher level. The campus is built along the main road Wai Tsui Crescent, consisting of the Research Complex, Residential and Amenities Building, Lady Lily Shaw Hall, Main Academic Building and Library Complex.
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The Hong Kong Shue Yan University Library Complex building is multi-functional and has 19 storeys. It includes seminar rooms, conference rooms, research centres, a podium, as well as a parking lot and accommodation facilities for overseas scholars, while the main library is located in G/F and 2/F to 6/F in the Library Complex. The University Library serves as a resource centre to organise various types of materials for learning, teaching and research, and act as a user education centre to provide users with library literacy instructions. Apart from offering latest learning materials in both physical and digital versions, the library has also kept and archived the intellectual and historical resources of the University.
Library website: https://www.hksyu.edu.hk/lib/
General Teaching Facilities
All general lecture rooms and theatres at the University are well equipped with audio-visual platform and classroom facilities for unviersity teaching. The University has also provided computer centres, teaching/research laboratories and multimedia studios to support interactive teaching and learning.
Students can enjoy their lunch and tea time after class at the university canteens. They can choose to have fast food at eCafe on the 5th floor of the Main Academic Building, or to have coffee and cakes at the Pacific Coffee on the 1st floor of the Research Complex Low Block, or to have lunch and gatherings at the Donka Cafe on the 1st floor of the Residential and Amenities Building. There are also restaurants and convenient shops in the Braemar Hill Shopping Centre near the campus where students and staff can have a wider variety of choices.
The Information Counter is located at the ground floor of the Main Academic Building. This is the first stop of visitors where they can apply for programmes or gather for campus tours, etc. Students can also make enquiries and seek help from our front-desk staff at the information counter.
Student Common Areas
The University has plenty of space for students to take a rest between class break, discuss projects with classmates or study alone. Most of the common areas are equipped with electric sockets and wifi, and some areas have mircowave ovens and vending machines that allow students to have light lunch and convenience food. The areas are located across the campus, including Research Complex, Residential and Amenities Complex, Lady Lily Shaw Hall and Main Academic Building.
The recreational and sports facilities are located in the Main Academic Building, Residential and Amenities Complex and Research Complex. The University has three sport courts for sport teaching and competitions. Students can also book the sport court to play ball games during spare time. For students and staff who want to do fitness training, they can either go to the gymnastic room located at the Residential and Amenities Complex or the one in the Research Complex. There are also bathrooms nearby the gym-rooms. In summer, the swimming pool will be opened to the University users to enjoy the fun of swimming.
Students who would like to use the recreational facilities can request a booking ticket at the Facilities Management Office or contact the Office of Student Affairs for more information.
Student Residence and hall life
The on-campus residence halls are located at the Residential & Amenities Complex and the Research Complex. More than 1000 residential places have been provided for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. The communal facilities such as pantries, laundry rooms, common rooms, gym rooms, study rooms, indoor sports court and band room are fully equipped.
The Hall Management Unit and Hall Ambassadors work together all year round to organize unique festive events and theme-based activities for promoting a vibrant and positive living-learning environment for the residents and staff.
Please visit the website of the Hall Management Unit for more details on the hall facilities, activities and application schedules.