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City University of Hong Kong

3.7 out of 5 (30 ratings / 27 reviews) Kowloon, Hong Kong (SAR)
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is 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. 

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

Education

In pursuit of excellence in professional education CityU’s colleges and schools encompass the full range of creative endeavour, offering students the opportunity to explore, discover and realise their full potential in their chosen career.

Research

Our highly qualified academics are drawn from all over the world, bringing a wealth of research and professional experience to our programmes.

Career

As part of our pursuit of excellence, CityU aims at recruiting high quality staff and outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines to support the needs of the University.  Competitive compensation, benefits package and training programmes are provided in order to attract, retain and reward our staff.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
53 -5
2021
48 4
2020
52
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
151 50
2020
201
2019
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.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
-
2021
126
2020
126
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
-
2021
162 11
2020
173
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.

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

Situated at the heart of Kowloon peninsula, the CityU campus is well connected to major transportation in Hong Kong. It is an easy, quick trip to CityU from almost every part of the city, especially when travelling by MTR, as the University is just a 5-minute walk from Kowloon Tong Station.

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

Time to escape the lectures
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

it has a great canteen

CityU Review
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

CityU provides a varied and exciting university life. Although I came in with a fixed major, I was free to add courses from different majors, not necessarily by taking minors and was able to expose myself to different academic fields. CityU is also very big on research, so I worked with several different professors on various different projects, which broadened my...

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The facilities are quite decent and comfortable, the professors are usually helpful

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