Hong Kong
Study
Abroad
Program
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Hong Kong
• “Asia’s World City”
• Population: 7.3 million
• Special Administrative
Region of the
People’s Republic of
China since 1997
• Languages:
– Cantonese
– English
The
Harbor
The Convention Center & Downtown
The New
Territories
Bride’s
Pool
Floating Jumbo Seafood
Restaurant
The Golden
Mile
Stanley Market
Bank of China
Building
Po Lin
Monastery
Trio Beach
Victoria’s
Peak
Central
District
Cheung Chau
Beach
Lamma Island
Po Lin Monastery
Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong Baptist University
• Founded as a private
Baptist
denominationsponsored institution
in 1956.
• Became a public
sector (government
funded) institution in
1983.
• 6,600 undergraduate
students
Hong Kong Baptist University
• Credit transferable to
Baylor
• Baylor financial aid
packages apply
• Highly Professional
International Student
Exchange Office to help
with any questions
• http://www.hkbu.edu.hk
NTT International House
• 176 guest rooms, with
carpet, private
bathroom, air
conditioning, color TV,
phone and laundry
services.
• Roommate with HKBU
student from
– Hong Kong
– Mainland China
International Students
International Students
• 40-50 International
Students each semester
• Visiting students have
previously come from
Australia, Bulgaria, the
Chinese Mainland, France,
Germany, India, Macau,
Malaysia, the Netherlands,
Norway, Singapore,
Scotland Sweden, Taiwan,
Thailand the UK, and the
USA.
What opportunities are there
outside of class?
Service Opportunities
• Local Church
Organizations
• Conversational
English Classes
• Hong Kong Baptist
University athletic
teams and social
clubs
• International Student
Club
Church Organizations
Conversational English
Classes
Hong Kong Baptist University Athletic
Clubs
International Student
Club
Travel Opportunities
• Hong Kong is the
center for travel in
South East Asia
• Many opportunities to
take excursions during
breaks and long
weekends
Vietnam
Malaysia
Thailand
Philippines
Singapore
Indonesia
Macau
Japan
Mainland
China
So how much does the
program cost?
Program Costs
• Cost of a semester or •
academic year can be
cheaper than Baylor.
• Baylor financial aid
packages apply.
• Outside scholarship
opportunities available
•
for study abroad in
South East Asia
Freeman-Asia
Scholarship
– $5,000-7,000 semester
or full year
scholarships
– www.iie.org/pgms/free
man-asia
Gilman Scholarship
– Up to $5,000 a
semester
– www.iie.org/gilman/
What do previous
students have to say
about the program?
“Living in Hong Kong was the best
experience of my college career, the lessons
I learned outside of the classroom are things
“The opportunity
to see the world
and travel had
always been a
dream, the
affordability of the
program in Hong
Kong made it
possible.”
“The HKBU program was professionally
organized, taking the hassle out of
international travel and allowing a true
educational adventure. It was an opportunity of
a lifetime that I would recommend to any
“Most people limit
Hong Kong to a
city with tall
buildings and
crowded streets;
it’s skyline at night
and diversity of
the places around
the city are some
of the most
beautiful things
I’ve seen...”
Hong Kong Study Abroad
Program
• Limited to 12 spaces
each semester
• Cost of a semester
or academic year
can be cheaper than
here at Baylor
• Travel opportunities
throughout South
East Asia
Questions?
• For general information, contact:
– Dr. Vincent Yang, 710-4422
• International Business Students can also
contact:
– Dr. Joe McKinney and Dr. Steve Gardner
– 710-2462
• International Student Exchange Office
– Ben Petty (Hong Kong Baptist University)
– Email: [email protected]
• International Programs Office
– Linda Klatt
– 710-1461
Hong Kong Study Abroad
Program
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