Health & Sports in HUST
Both on the main campus and the Yuyuan there are hospitals, which are not very large but can fulfill students' needs basically. The university hospital can be your first choice if having a small operation or being hospitalized; you can also go to the army's general hospital not far from the university to see a doctor or accept medical treatments if there is a serious illness.
There are three HUST affiliated hospitals: Tongji Hospital, Union Hospital, and Liyuan Hospital, among which then Ji Hospital and Union Hospital are the best ones in south-central China.
HUST invest heavily in sporting facilities, ensuring that students have opportunities to take part in the sport that interests them. These facilities provide access to various sports ranging from football, basketball, volleyball, badminton, tennis, table tennis, billiard to swimming, martial arts, Sanshou, and Taekwondo. A multitude of gyms and fitness centers also cater to various activities.
The Optics Valley Gymnasium, as a landmark of Optics Valley, is a key national investment and one of the ten key projects listed in the tenth Five-Year Plan of Wuhan. This gymnasium offers 22,770 square meters for students'fitness and entertainment activities.