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HSBC Visa Gold Card for Students

Get up to $300 RewardCash when you apply for an HSBC Visa Gold Card for Students. T&Cs apply

A credit card that's tailor made for students

Spread your wings and experience true independence as you venture into adult life. Earn RewardCash when you pay your tuition fees and every time you spend on your card.

Welcome offers

  • Up to $300 RewardCash[@cards-visagoldstudent-welcome-tnc]
  • Perpetual annual fee waiver

Key benefits

Get 2.4% RewardCash rebate on tuition fees

Get up to 2.4% RewardCash rebate when you pay your tuition fees on your card. Your card can cover the whole payment even if it exceeds the credit limit! T&Cs apply.

Get up to 2.4% in RewardCash rebates

Get up to 6X RewardCash for spending in Rewards of Your Choice category. Rebate rate at 2.4% (ie HKD4.17 for 1 mile). Together with our new 'Red Hot Rewards of Your Choice Bonus Boost', you can earn up to an extra $3,000 RewardCash all year round! More about Red Hot Rewards.

Shopping benefits

  • Enjoy an instant discount of HKD30 when you spend HKD300 or more in a single transaction at any eslite bookstore with your card via mobile or Visa contactless payment. T&Cs apply.

Entertainment benefits

  • Enjoy some music as you study with a KKBOX trial for just HKD9.90 during your first month, then HKD53/month for subsequent months. T&Cs apply.
  • Get 10% off regular-priced tickets at CGV Cinemas. T&Cs apply.

More benefits

  • Activate your virtual card once your application has been approved
    Once your application has been approved, you can activate your virtual card and add it to your mobile wallets. Start shopping online and making mobile payments with your card right away for a faster, hassle-free experience!
  • Smart tip for tuition payment
    Did you know? You can still cover your whole tuition fee with this card even if your tuition fee exceeds the credit limit! Simply transfer the required amount into your credit card account before you pay your tuition fee by credit card.

Things you should know


You must be a full-time student (aged 18 or above) at one of the designated institutions in Hong Kong, specifically:

  • Centennial College
  • Chu Hai College
  • City University of Hong Kong
  • City University Hong Kong – School of Continuing and Professional Education
  • Hong Kong Baptist University
  • Hong Kong Baptist University College of International Education
  • Hong Kong Community College
  • Hong Kong Metropolitan University
  • Hong Kong Shue Yan University
  • Lingnan Institute of Further Education
  • Lingnan University
  • School of Continuing Education Hong Kong Baptist University
  • School of Professional Education and Executive Development, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU SPEED)
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong – School of Continuing and Professional Studies (CUSCS)
  • The Education University of Hong Kong
  • The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong
  • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
  • The University of Hong Kong
  • UOW College Hong Kong
  • Vocational Training Council and designated member institutions*

Designated member institutions include Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi), Institute of Professional Education And Knowledge (PEAK), School for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE) and Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE).

Apply now

You can apply for this card by completing an application form online.

Frequently asked questions

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