Introduction to Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

Founded in 1963, CUHK is a forward-looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West.

About CUHK(SZ)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK Shenzhen) is located in a picturesque site to the south of Universiade Park in Longgang District. The green, rolling hills and serene lake provide for an optimal learning environment. The new campus in Shenzhen is modeled after the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), ranked 51st in the QS (2015), is a forward-looking comprehensive research university with a global vision. CHUK’s mission is to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West. CUHK Shenzhen takes the initiative to extend the core educational philosophy and values of CUHK to Mainland China. It brings together considerable educational and research resources of Hong Kong and Mainland China to provide high quality education for top talents from China and abroad.

CUHK Shenzhen is 45-minute drive away from Hong Kong.

About Shenzhen


Shenzhen is a metropolis with plenty of places to entertain. In the city centre, you can find lots of shopping malls, restaurants, cinemas, cafes, pubs and clubs. Shenzhen attracts talents from all over China and, thus, congregates many different styles of restaurants you can visit. The local food, Cantonese cuisine, one of four major Chinese cuisines, will give you a memorable tasting sensation.

The city is warm and sunny most of the time. There are a fantastic array of beaches surrounding the city. You can lie on the sunny beach, bask in the sunshine and enjoy the fresh seafood.


Located in a picturesque site to the south of Dayun Park in Longgang District, the campus of CUHK(SZ) occupies an area of around 100 hectares (1 million sq m) with a buildable area of around 500,000 sq m.

The university provides various facilities and services for the convenience of students, and to make campus life more amenable, diverse, and pleasurable. While the campus of CUHK(SZ) is constructed in phases, the Start Up Zone which has already been completed, provides the followings: Dining Hall, Student Hostel, Convenience Store, Sports facilities, Student Centre, IT Services, 24 Hours ATM Services

Campus Map

Living in University

Dining Hall
The Dining Hall serves both Chinese and Western dishes according to demands, and will meet diverse requirements of staff and students as far as possible. A Dining Hall Committee consisting of student and staff representatives will be formed to monitor the food quality and the services provided, with particular emphasis on hygiene and food safety. Satisfaction surveys will be conducted from time to time and on a regular basis.

Convenience Store
A Convenience Store is operated on campus to provide daily necessities including food, beverages, bread, snacks, personal care products and stationery, ect.

At CUHK Shenzhen, everyone can enjoy sports or exercise as a part of their student life. There are sufficient sports facilities that are all free for our students to use, like a huge indoor basketball court, indoor badminton courts, as well as a weight lifting and cardio gym.

Student Centre
The Student Centre aims at adding extra dimensions to students’ life on campus. Various activities rooms including seminar/meeting rooms, reading rooms, piano room and band rehearsal room are available in the Centre. Offices for the Student Union and other student organisations are also provided. The Student Affairs Office which offers a wide range of student services including counselling and guidance services is accommodated in the Centre.

IT Services
The Information Technology Services Centre (ITSC) is a technical administration unit to oversee and manage IT resources and infrastructures on campus.

Events and Activities
CUHK Shenzhen organizes many events and entertainment activities for the students, like Film Festival, Peking Opera performance, and a Halloween Party.

Student Societies
Your time at CUHK Shenzhen will never bee dull. Witho over 30 student societies ranging from music to sports, like YIQIU Chess club, Film club, and Chinese Calligraphy club, you will definitely benefit a lot. The societies cater to a huge array of interests, and you can participate in any society that interests you.