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KCL Pre Departure Information


You are strongly advised to attend the pre-departure orientation for the individual program in which you are participating. If you are outside of Hong Kong or if you are unable to attend the orientation for any reason, please contact your program coordinator to ensure that you receive the information and materials covered during the orientation. Please find the orientation itinerary attached.


Accommodation Information

Check-In: July 14, 2024, at 14:00

Location: 127 Stamford Street, Greater London SE1 9NQ.


Recommended flights from Hong Kong to London:


Date: July 13, 2024 (Saturday)

Departure: Hong Kong International Airport Terminal 1 – 23:15 (HKT)

Arrival: London Heathrow Airport - July 14, 2024, 06:20 (GMT)



Date: July 20, 2024 (Saturday)

Departure: London Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 - 17:00 (GMT)

Arrival: Hong Kong International Airport Terminal 1 – July 21, 2024, 12:35 (HKT)


Please note that flight details are subject to change depending on the airline.


Gathering Location for Transportation:


For those departing from Hong Kong (recommended flight):

  • Meeting at Aisle B in the check-in hall of Hong Kong International Airport on July 13, 2024, at 20:30.

For those arriving in London (recommended flights and other flights):

  • Meeting at Heathrow Terminal 3 on July 14, 2024, at 10:00 AM.

  • Airport transfer services will be provided from Heathrow Airport to the accommodation if you take our recommended flight and arrive at the gathering point by 10:00 AM.

  • If you prefer not to use the airport transfer services, please arrive at the accommodation before July 14, 2024, at 14:00.



How to get to KCL from London Heathrow Airport by yourself?

  • Please refer to here for more detailed information


Passport / Visa

It is essential to check that your passport remains valid throughout the entire duration of your program, as well as for at least six months beyond your scheduled travel dates. Please also be reminded that a visa may be required for travel to your program country, depending on your citizenship and length of stay. Please make sure that you check accordingly and further information can be found here


Travel Insurance

It is recommended that you have travel insurance covered for the length of the entire trip.

Programme Itinerary:

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