MTR Student Travel Scheme

The MTR Corporation will continue to offer concessionary MTR fares to HSMC full-time students in the 2016/17 academic year. To enjoy concessionary MTR fares under the Scheme, students are required to use a valid Personalised Octopus with “Student Status”.


Eligibility

• Full-time students aged 25 or below (an applicant’s age is determined by the time when the application is submitted)

• Full-time 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 / outside M603, 6/F at Block M after the commencement of the 2016/17 academic year. (Forms are also available at MTR Customer Service Centres or the Concessionary Offices located in Admiralty, Tai Wai or Siu Hong stations. Forms can also be downloaded from MTR website.)

2.    A special counter will be set up at the Always (inside the Student Lounge at Block M) to endorse the application forms in the following sessions.

•   7 September 2016 (2pm – 5pm) [Closing time is 5pm. Late comers are required to come again in one of the following sessions for endorsement.]

  8 September 2016 (9:30am – 12nn; 2pm - 5pm) [Closing time is 12noon. Late comers are required to come again in one of the following sessions for endorsement.]

  9 September 2016 (9:30am – 12nn; 2pm - 5pm) [Closing time is 5pm. Late application would not be processed.]

Please bring along the following documents for endorsement.

   Duly completed MTR Student Octopus application form

   Valid HSMC Student ID Card

   Hong Kong ID Card or passport (which indicates the birthday)

   One recent color passport size photo (for new applicants only)

3.    Students should submit the endorsed application forms to MTR Customer Service Centre (please refer to the addresses listed on the application form) from 1 September 2016 to 31 August 2017.


Enquiry

Student Finance and Resources Team
Student Affairs Office
Email: sfa@hsmc.edu.hk

Phone: +852 3963 5201 / +852 3963 5560
Office: M603, 6/F, Block M