MTR Student Travel Scheme

MTR Student Travel Scheme

The MTR Corporation will continue to offer MTR concessionary fares to HSUHK full-time students in the 2018/19 academic year. To enjoy concessionary fares under the Scheme, students are required to use a valid Personalised Octopus with “Student Status”.


  • Full-time students: aged 25 or below (an applicant’s age is determined by the time when the application is submitted)
  • Full-time day course: a day-time course which normally requires the participant to attend an acceptable institution for not less than 20 hours of academic institution each week for 30 weeks or more in an academic year.

Application Fee

  • New application: HK$90 (The application fee comprises card deposit of HK$50, a non-refundable fee of HK$20 charged by MTR for administering the MTR Student Travel Scheme, and a non-refundable service charge of HK$20 payable to Octopus Cards Limited.)
  • Activation/Renewal of “Student Status” on a Personalised Octopus Card: HK$20 (a non-refundable administration fee)

Application Procedures

1. Application form can be collected from

2. A special counter will be set up to endorse the application forms in the following sessions.

Location: Auditorium (D201), 2/F, Lee Quo Wei Academic Building (D)

Date: 10 – 14 September 2018

Time: 11:30 am – 3:30 pm

**If students are not available to endorse the form at the above time slot, please give detailed justifications to SAO by email to further arrangement will be made accordingly.**

Please bring along the followings items in person for endorsement and verification:

  • Completed application form
  • Student ID card
  • All supporting documents (if necessary)

3. Students should submit the endorsed application forms to MTR Customer Service Centre (please refer to the addresses listed on the application form).


If your “Student Status” expires on 31 October 2018 and is not Renewed, full adult fares will be deducted from your Personalised Octopus when you travel on the MTR.


Student Finance and Resources

Student Affairs Office


Phone: +852 3963 5560

Office: M603, 6/F, Block M


Hotline: +852 2881 8888

Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 6:00 pm; Saturdays, 8:30 am to 1:00 pm (except Sundays and Public Holidays)


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