FAQs for International Student Application for 2020 Entry



Q What is the application period for International Student Application for 2020 entry?

A The application period for fall semester ends on 15 May. The spring application period ends on October 15.

Q Where can I obtain the information of 2019-2020 International Student Application for Admission?

A Information is available at the Visiting Student Application webpage:


Q How do I apply for admission as a Visiting Student?

A Applicants are required to submit the completed application form to International Development Office by hand, email or post.

Q How can I know if my application has been submitted successfully?

A Upon paying the application fee and submitting the application form by hand, email or post, you will receive an acknowledgement of your application via email.

Q What are the minimum entrance requirements for applicants with overseas qualification?

A Please refer to the Admission Requirements for Applicants with Overseas Qualifications.


Programme Information

Q Where can I obtain information about UIC degree programmes?

A For details of degree programmes, please refer to the Undergraduate Handbook (for Admission).

Language Requirements

Q What are the minimum language requirements for international applicants?

A Visiting students whose native language is not English, have a minimum English Language Requirements

i) A score of 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based) or 80 (Internet-based) or above in TOEFL; or

ii) A score of   6 or above in International English Language Testing System (IELTS).


Interview Arrangements

Q Do all UIC programmes require interviews?

A Under normal circumstances, shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview or written test. Interview arrangement may vary with programmes and subject to change.


Q When will the interviews be held?

A Admission interviews will normally be held from March to July.


Q How would I be notified if I am selected for interview?

A We will notify you of the interview details e.g. date, time and venue, by email/phone.


Admission Offer

Q How will I be notified if I am given an offer of admission?

A Admission offers are normally made during March to June. If you are offered admission, you will be notified by post/email/phone.


Q Can I assume my application is unsuccessful if I do not receive any offer by September?

A Admission offer will normally be made before July of the admission year. Applicants who do not receive any notification by early August can assume that their applications were unsuccessful.

University Housing

Q Does UIC provide any on campus accommodation for students?

A Upon successful admission, all international students will be provided with on-campus accommodations.