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  1. Introduction
  2. Learning Spaces
  3. uPrint Service
  4. Opening hours
  5. User Rules and Guidelines
  6. Feedback

1. Introduction

The Oval is located at the first floor of Knowles Building. The facility is a common space in which students, teachers and others can come together to interact, and participate in various kinds of learning activities held there.

2. Learning Spaces

A variety of spaces are provided for individual and self-paced learning with wireless (WiFi) network connectivity in The Oval.

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Learning Spaces at The Oval

3. uPrint Service

There are a total of 3 printers (2 black/white and 1 color printers) inside the Oval to support A4 and A3 size printing and photocopying. The uPrint service uses a print quota system. A user can add quota into his/her HKU Portal account using an Octopus card at the Add Value Machine available in the Oval.

Location of Printer

Printer Name: KB-BW10

(Black and White printer with printing and copying service)

Located next to KB110

Printer Name: KB-BW12

(Black and White printer with printing and copying service)

Located next to KB110

Printer Name: KB-C31

(Color printer with printing and copying service)

Located next to KB110


Location of the Printing Facilities in The Oval


4. Opening Hours

For the opening hours of The Oval, please click Here for details.

5. User Rules and Guidelines

The Oval is a space for student-centered learning activities. It is not open to the public. The Security Guards may require individuals entering The Oval to show their university cards for identification purpose. Inside The Oval, users must exhibit respectable behavior, and must not jeopardize the rights of other users of the facility. While interactions and group discussions are encouraged, such activities should be carried out in a manner as not to cause undue disturbance to other users.

Please read the Rules and Guidelines for using The Oval.

6. Feedback

Users of The Oval are invited to provide feedback on the facilities and services provided in the facility.

Welcome your feedback by email to !