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City University of Hong Kong

We are a dynamic university uniquely located right at the heart of Asia's World City where East meets West. Our goals are to pursue excellence, promote innovation and nurture creativity for our society and the world. Our vision is to be a leading university for professional education in Asia, committed to the cross-fertilisation and mutual enrichment of different cultures and intellectual traditions for human betterment.

Master's Programmes

Education & Training (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Medicine & Health (1)

About

History

Established as a University in 1994, CityU now has four Colleges and three Schools: College of Business, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science and Engineering, College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences, School of Creative Media, School of Energy and Environment and School of Law. 

Education

The four colleges: Business, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Science and Engineering, Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences; and the School of Creative Media, School of Data Science, School of Energy and Environment, and School of Law offer academic programmes at undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels.

Research

CityU sees research as one of the key elements in its strategy to become a leading university in the region. The University concentrates its resources to achieve excellence in selected areas of research, and focuses on applied research with direct local and regional relevance.

Career

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education.  As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students' talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.  The University has eight Colleges/Schools.  As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, data science, energy and environment, science and engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, veterinary medicine and life sciences.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2019
55 -6
2018
49 6
2017
55
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
110 9
2018
119
2017
119
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2018
201
2017
201
2016
201
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2019
-
2018
172 14
2017
186
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

Our service includes:

  • Recruitment

Develop policies to recruit high quality faculty and staff to support the needs of the University.

  • Compensation and Benefits Administration

Provide a competitive compensation and benefits package and career structure that help attract, retain and reward faculty and staff.

  • Performance Management

Coordinate performance-based pay review to motivate, retain and reward faculty and staff.

  • Training and Development

Develop and coordinate training programmes, as well as formulate and implement policies and administrative procedures to support development activities.

Housing services

Living in the Student Residence is a good way to enhance self-management and interpersonal skills. Residence Masters, Residence Tutors and students live together as a community in the halls of residence.

Library services

In line with the University’s mission to nurture and develop the talents of students and to create applicable knowledge, the Library endeavours to support and augment learning, teaching and research by providing an environment conducive to studying and offering seamless access to the diverse, up-to-date and high-quality resources. It delivers effective and value-added services and actively encourages and facilitates use of the collections and services critical to the success of students and faculty.

ICT services

Computers and Internet

  • Express Terminals in the Academic 1 and computers in the Computing Services Centre (CSC) are available for students' use.
  • Wireless LAN is available in most parts of the campus including the ground area of the Student Residence.
  • e-Portal/Blackboard
  • AIMS (Administrative Information Management System)
  • Media

Medical services

Young Chung-Yee Health Centre is a medical and dental clinic on campus that provides general medical consultations and dental care services to members of CityU. Fees may vary depending on your enrolment status, including whether you are a regular degree, not-for-degree, or government funded programme student.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Hu Fa Kuang Sports Centre
  • Joint Sports Centre
  • Computers and Internet
  • e-Portal/Blackboard
  • AIMS (Administrative Information Management System)
  • Media

Sports facilities

  • Multi-purpose hall for badminton, basketball, handball and volleyball
  • Two gymnasiums for dancing, fencing and martial arts
  • Table tennis room
  • Golf driving/simulation rooms
  • Indoor sports climbing wall
  • Well-equipped physical fitness rooms
  • 50-metre Olympic-size swimming pool

Student Reviews

Great university with a lot of things to improve upon
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The university can boast wonderful facilities and opportunities for its students, but the overall quality of teaching could be improved a lot. Most of the lecturers are competent, well-educated professionals who struggle to communicate their material in English. The university itself, despite having the best intentions, consistently fails to cater to non-local students in...

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Lectures are conducted by western lecturers, very informative. A lot of keeping on your toes with constant, light workload compared to home.