Arrival and Transportation

Before Arrival

Participants are advised to buy relevant medical and travel insurance to cover the period of your stay.

Getting to Hong Kong

If you are arriving by air, you will fly to the Hong Kong International Airport (HKG), which is just around 30 minutes from downtown by the MTR. For more information about public transportation to and from the Hong Kong International Airport, please click here.

Travellers from Shenzhen in Mainland China via the Lo Wu and Lok Ma Chau checkpoints can take the MTR into town after passing through Hong Kong Immigration.

Due to variations in legislation of different countries, some items considered legal at other points of embarkation or disembarkation can be considered illegal in Hong Kong. Check for the types of items that are prohibited/controlled into or out of Hong Kong at Hong Kong Police Force and Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department.

Getting to The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The EMedIC Global 2018 will be held at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). CUHK is conveniently located at the University Station on the MTR East Rail Line.



If you are travelling from the Hong Kong International Airport, you can take the airport bus A41. The journey is about an hour and costs HK$ 22.3. Take off the bus at Shatin Central Bus Terminal and walk to the Shatin MTR station, which is two stops away from the University MTR Station. You may also take a taxi from the airport to CUHK, the journey takes about 45 minutes and costs around HK$ 320 by red taxi.

Getting to the EMedIC Global 2018 Venue

The EMedIC Global 2018 will be held in the William M.W. Mong Engineering Building, CUHK. Download a campus map for your visit.

VENUE: Lecture Theatre, 8/Floor, William M.W. Mong Engineering Building
ADDRESS: The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong


After exiting from University MTR station exit A or C, turn right will reach the shuttle bus stop for route 1A / 1B. Take the free buses and get off at University Sports Centre or Sir Run Run Shaw Hall. It would then take about 4 minutes to walk to William M.W. Mong Engineering Building. Shuttle bus 1A / 1B departs at every 00, 20 and 40 min. If you need parking information, please click here click here for the locations of visitors parking. Parking coupons can be provided upon request.

Getting to the Student Accommodation Location

The Overseas contestants will be stayed in the Lee Woo Sing College,CUHK. Click here for the directions to Lee Woo Sing College after you arrive CUHK campus. You can take shuttle bus route 3 or 4 to go to Lee Woo Sing College. Take off the bus at Residences 3 & 4 (2-min walk down the hill) for route 3 (Stop #5) or Chan Chun Ha Hostel (right opposite) for route 4 (Stop #7). Shuttle bus route 3 departs at every 00, 20 and 40 min, while route 4 departs every 10, 30, 50 min.

Important Dates

Monday, 8 Jul 2019
Extended Submission Deadline of Application Form

Friday, 12 Jul 2019
Extended Submission Deadline of Video and Poster

Monday, 26 Aug 2019
Announcement of top 12 finalists via email

Monday, 7 Oct 2019
Acceptance of joining the final competition in Singapore

Sunday, 8 Dec 2019
On-Site Presentations of Finalist Teams & Awards Presentation

Co-sponsoring & Endorsing Organizations