About HKU App

  1. Functions of HKU App
  2. Information for HKU staff and students
  3. How to receive push notifications?
  4. User Guide

1. Functions of HKU App

A wide range of useful information about the University can be found under HKU App at users’ fingertips. Below is a summary of the available information/functions-

About HKU

The latest information of HKU


Taking attendance at classes and events


Provide course information, course enrollment statistics and plan for undergraduates


Latest research, innovations and institutional happenings at HKU


Information for a wide range of HKU activities


Search and find your way at your fingertips around the University


Information resources including locations, seat booking, databases, user circulation record, and more

Student Life

Resources for HKU students (e.g. accommodation, counseling and student development programmes, etc.)


Information on catering outlets at HKU


Timetable information of HKU students


Emergency contact phone numbers at HKU

Shuttle Bus

Shuttle bus timetable information at HKU


Access to audio-visual materials on U-Vision and link to HKU community

Staff Directory staff

An easy way to search the office contact information of HKU staff

Info Security Staff and Students

Timely alerts on current information security issues and latest phishing emails reported from HKU users

Learning Facilities Staff and Students

Communal facility opening hours and availability of PCs in the Learning Commons

Staff and students can book the study rooms and communal PCs in the Chi Wah Learning Commons and check their booking records online under the Staff Corner and Student Corner of HKU App after HKU Portal login (after login > tap Learning Facilities > select Booking of PCs or Booking of CWLC Study Rooms)

Service Suspension Staff and Students

Alert on service suspension currently occurring on HKU campuses


Search for job vacancies

HKU Moodle Staff and Students

Centrally managed Learning Management System for use by staff and students

Financial Info students

Show outstanding University charges, payment reference/instructions and FEO's contacts


Channel to show multimedia contents of the University


List of publications (e.g. newsletter, calender) of University



Channel for staff and students to read HKU eNotices posted by departments


2. Information for HKU staff and students

Some of the functions are specifically designed for use by current staff and students who can access them with HKU Portal login.  They are indicated by the following legends-

staff Staff Corner
Staff and Students Staff Corner & Student Corner
students Student Corner

3. How to receive push notifications?

HKU App push notification is used for delivery of HKU Urgent Notices from the University senior management.

  1. Download the latest version of the HKU App from App Store (iOS platform) or Google Play (Android platform).
  2. After installation, open the HKU App once.  Tap “Yes” to receive push notification if you are prompted.
    • You can turn on “Notifications” explicitly to receive the push notification of HKU App.