UNIVERSITIES HONG KONG
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a forward looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West. CUHK teachers and students hail from all corners of the world. In 2006, we have more than 5,200 staff members, approximately 10,000 undergraduate and 2,000 research postgraduate students. Of these students, some 2,500 are from 45 countries and regions outside Hong Kong. The 100,000 alumni are connected through some 80 alumni associations both within and outside Hong Kong.
Chu Hai College
The College maintaining its high aspiration of education commitment to the society of Hong Kong, with the advantages of its 60 years inheritance of quality education excellence, is established and registered as an Approved Post Secondary College under the Post Secondary Colleges Ordinance (Cap 320). Seeing the urgent importance of education reforms in Hong Kong, the Board of Governors of the College made its firm decision to implement its mission in tertiary education by creating more tertiary education opportunities to individuals, aiming at nurturing more future leaders, strengthening the competitiveness of Hong Kong, and bringing us a more stable, prosperous and harmonious society in a knowledge-base economy of the 21st century.
City University of Hong Kong
City University of Hong Kong is committed to providing quality higher education to its students. We strive to produce a new breed of graduates who will excel in their professions and possess a broad knowledge base to cope with the challenges of a changing world.
Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong Baptist University is a public-funded tertiary institution with a Christian education heritage. Founded in 1956, it is the second-oldest institution of higher learning in Hong Kong. At the University, we seek to create an educational experience that is holistic in nature, and are committed to nurturing students to become well rounded in their intellectual, professional, physical and moral development. This educational philosophy is the basis of HKBU's long-cherished aim of 'whole-person education'.
Hong Kong Institute of Education
Established in 1994 upon the foundation of 65 years of teacher training by the former Colleges of Education, the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd) is the only University Grants Committee funded institution dedicated solely to the upgrading and professional development of teacher education in Hong Kong. In October 1997, the Institute moved to its new campus in Tai Po. Additional facilities such as the HKIEd HSBC Early Childhood Learning Centre and the HKIEd Jockey Club Primary School, founded on the campus in 2001 and 2002 respectively, demonstrate innovative practices and provide support for our student teachers. After years of intensive upgrading and continuous developments, the Institute was granted “self-accrediting” status in 2004. Currently, we provide doctor, master and undergraduate degree, post-graduate diploma, certificate and a range of in-service programmes to around 7,000 pre-service students and serving teachers
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a university with a proud and illustrious history. Formerly known as the Hong Kong Polytechnic, the Institution assumed full university status in 1994. PolyU is strategically located in Hung Hom, Kowloon, on a site of approximately 93,500 square metres adjacent to the Cross Harbour Tunnel. There has been extensive development and rapid expansion since the last 10 years. The University is the largest UGC-funded tertiary institution in terms of number of students. A wide range of courses which directly meets industrial, commercial and community needs is offered. In addition to meeting Hong Kong's manpower requirements, PolyU also makes significant contributions towards the territory's success by providing the public and private sectors with its expanding range of consultancy, professional training and applied research services. Through these activities, the University maintains a strong partnership with the business and industrial sectors.
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology spirit - born of hard work, pursuit of excellence, and creativity. Here you can learn about the fun of teaching and learning that we offer, the excitement that our research projects ignite, and the vibrancy that the University community manifests. At HKUST, ivory tower stereotypes don't apply. Here too you can discover why, within the short span of less than two decades, HKUST has matured into a dynamic, world-class university powered by the dedicated efforts of our outstanding faculty, staff and students. Our achievements, big and small, bear witness to HKUST's commitment to advancing knowledge and social development. I invite you to share in them
Lingnan University, formerly Lingnan College, is the youngest university in the territory, yet with the longest established tradition among the local institutions of higher education. The University was incorporated on 30 July 1999 following the enactment of the Lingnan University Ordinance. Its history, however, dates back to 1888, when its forerunner, the prestigious Lingnan University in Guangzhou (Canton), China was founded. The original Lingnan College was established in 1967. In 1978, it was officially registered as an approved post-secondary college under the Post Secondary Colleges Ordinance. Following the successful institutional review by the United Kingdom Council for National Academic Awards in 1987, the Government invited the then University and Polytechnic Grants Committee (UPGC) to advise on the upgrading of the College to tertiary status and in 1991, the College came under the aegis of the UPGC and began to offer its first degree programmes. In July 1992, the College was formally incorporated under the Lingnan College Ordinance as a degree-conferring tertiary institution fully funded by the UPGC. With its new status and improved funding, Lingnan moved rapidly to develop its portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of study. At present, the University provides programmes at undergraduate level leading to Honours Degrees in Chinese, Contemporary English Studies, Cultural Studies, History, Philosophy, Translation, Visual Studies, Business Administration and Social Sciences. In addition, the University in collaboration with the Hong Kong Institute of Education offers a four-year honours degree programme in Contemporary English and Education. With regard to postgraduate studies, Master of Philosophy programmes have been offered since the 1995-96 academic year. Starting from the 2000-01 academic year, the University has been offering its Doctor of Philosophy programmes and expanded the range of its postgraduate programmes. Nine research postgraduate programmes at Master's and Doctoral levels are now being offered, viz. Chinese, Cultural Studies, English, History, Philosophy, Translation, Visual Studies, Business and Social Sciences.
Open University of Hong Kong
The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK), formerly the Open Learning Institute of Hong Kong (OLI), is the first university offering open and distance education in Hong Kong. The change of title, in May 1997, reflects the recognition of the University's academic standing, achievements and contributions over the past years. Since its inception in 1989 the University has striven continuously to achieve its mission of providing high quality and flexible further education opportunities for adults. Currently the University offers more than 100 postgraduate, degree, associate degree and sub-degree programmes. The OUHK uses a flexible credit system under which students earn credits for each course and accumulate credits towards a degree. The OUHK offers great freedom for its students in where and when they study, and provide them with carefully structured materials to guide them through the courses. There are also trained tutors who hold tutorial sessions, comment on and mark assignments, and answer students' queries by phone and correspondence.
University of Hong Kong
The University of Hong Kong, founded in 1911, is the oldest tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It was granted a shield and a motto by the College of Arms in 1913, and throughout its history the University's visual identity has been firmly based on their display, often coupled the University's name. No other university in Hong Kong possesses a coat of arms. This is a distinction that resonates outside Hong Kong, particularly in the United Kingdom, other Commonwealth jurisdictions, and the United States. It is also a reminder of the University's antiquity, and a most dignified and effective corporate identity. The aim of this website is to encourage consistency in the use of the University of Hong Kong's name and visual identity. Consistent and scrupulous use of this visual identity helps to preserve the University's image as an institution that cherishes excellence, and helps to project its core common values.