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  Living Expenses
  About Hong Kong











To prepare for the living expenses at HKUST, there is a rough estimation of cost for a term exchange but it varies depending on individual's spending pattern:

Items Estimated cost
Food $14,000
Accommodation $4,500 - $7,300
Books and Supplies $1,500
Student Exchange Fee
(including fees for University Medical Insurance Scheme for Exchange Students & Student Visa)
Transportation, personal and incidental expenses? $12,000
TOTAL $35,000
  (Around US$4,500)

HSBC, Bank of China and Bank of Asia are the three on-campus banks providing extensive banking services to students. Exchange of foreign currency and travelers' cheques would be conveniently done on-campus.