The City University of Hong Kong Student Hostel at Whitehead

Whitehead, Ma On Shan
Courtesy of City University of Hong Kong

The construction work for the 5th phase of the Student Hostel project at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) at Whitehead, Ma On Shan officially commenced in mid-March 2022.  In addition to hostel rooms, there will be communal area, corridors, toilets and plant rooms adopted MiC technology, with more than 1,300 MiC modules in the six building blocks. The project is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2026 and will provide more than 2,000 bed-spaces for CityU undergraduate and postgraduate students.




Introduction Video: 馬鞍山學生宿舍項目動土 郭位校長:城大重要里程碑 Courtesy of CityU

Highlights on Current Status

Foundation Works

Project Current Status

Construction Commenced

No. of MiC Modules

Over 1,300

CFA (m²)

Approx. 48,000

MiC CFA (m²)


Superstructure Storeys


MiC Storeys


Construction Cycle of Typical MiC Floor (@ Day Cycle)


Construction Commencement Date

Mid-Mar 2022

Anticipated Date of Completion

Q2 2026



Construction Commencement Date

Mar 2022

Anticipated Date of Completion

Q2 2026

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Last Updated: 20.05.2022 11:59:12

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