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Facilities & Resources


The University Libraries are a central facility for research and knowledge discovery providing the information infrastructure to support the research needs of the University community. You are encouraged to take advantage of the library facilities and services available to equip yourself with the necessary information skills in support of your research and study so as to make the research process an enjoyable and fruitful experience. The Libraries offer orientations, workshops, and short courses year-round covering specific resources to help users hone their information skills. Details are available at http://www.lib.hku.hk/general/instruction. In addition to a large range of electronic resources, all students will also be given free use of Endnote, a bibliographic referencing system.


Computer Facilities & Equipment

Two PC laboratories set up in the Faculty are for classes and use of our Faculty students. They are Instructional Laboratories located in Room 549, Meng Wah Complex and Room 324, Runme Shaw Building. The laboratories are equipped with PCs with SPSS installed. Please note that teaching may be conducted during semester time and students are advised to check the room availability and details of facilities with the Technology and Infrastructure Development Office in Room 306, Runme Shaw Building (Tel: 2859 2530) in advance.

In addition, there are five Fujitsu laptops installed with NVivo 10 and SPSS 23 available for loan by research students for their research studies. Research students may borrow the laptops in person in Room 306, Runme Shaw Building by submitting the completed application form and presenting a valid student card. The loan will be made on a first-come-first-served basis with a loan period of 14 calendar days.

Venue Opening/Office hours*

Instructional Laboratory

(Room 549, Meng Wah Complex)

Mon - Fri: 09:00 - 17:00   (Lunch time: 13:00 - 14:00)

Sat: 09:00 - 12:45

Instructional Laboratory

(Room 324, Rumne Shaw Building)

Mon - Fri: 09:00 - 17:00   (Lunch time: 13:00 - 14:00)

Sat: 09:00 - 12:45

Technology and Infrastructure Development Office

Mon - Fri: 09:00 - 18:00   (Lunch time: 13:00 - 14:00)

Sat: 09:00 - 13:00

*Closed on University & Public holidays


Common Room

Staff/research student common rooms are located in Room 527 and Room 666, Meng Wah Complex. The rooms are furnished with meeting tables, comfortable sofas, microwave, refrigerator and water dispenser. Newspapers and recent publications of staff and students are also available there. Research students are very welcome to use the rooms for meeting, reading and discussion.


Desks and Lockers

Study desks and lockers are available in the Faculty for full-time research students on a first-come-first-served basis. Please contact Miss Moon Cheung at the Office of Research for details.


Name Card Printing

Name card printing service is available for current research students in the Faculty. Please contact Miss Moon Cheung at the Office of Research for details.


Car Parking

The relevant guidelines and application form are available at https://www.estates.hku.hk/our-services/facility-management/parking.

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