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Hong Kong Baptist University

In 1956, Hong Kong Baptist College was founded by the Baptist Convention of Hong Kong as a post-secondary college committed to the provision of whole person education.  In 1983, Hong Kong Baptist College became a fully-funded public tertiary institution. It gained university status in 1994 and was renamed Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). 

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History

In 1956, Hong Kong Baptist College was founded by the Baptist Convention of Hong Kong as a post-secondary college committed to the provision of whole person education. In 1983, Hong Kong Baptist College became a fully-funded public tertiary institution. It gained university status in 1994 and was renamed Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU).

Education

Today HKBU encompasses eight Faculties/Schools offering a range of undergraduate programmes, associate degree and higher diploma programmes as well as taught postgraduate programmes and research postgraduate programmes leading to the award of master and doctoral degrees.

It prides itself on its dual focus on teaching and research and encourages service to society among its staff and students.

Over the years, HKBU has remained committed to academic excellence and the development of the whole person, and has gained a reputation as one of Asia’s finest institutions of higher learning.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2021
264 -3
2020
261 16
2019
277
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
2021
351 50
2020
401
2019
401
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
2020
701
2019
701 -200
2018
501
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
2021
-
2020
589 -44
2019
545
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

Administrative and Supporting Offices:

  • Academic Community Hall
  • Academic Registry
  • Alumni Affairs Office
  • Centre for Holistic Teaching and Learning
  • Chaplain’s Office
  • Communication and Public Relations Office
  • Estates Office

Housing services

To help students immerse themselves in University life, we offer a range of student accommodation.

  • Undergraduate Halls
  • Dr. Ng Tor Tai International House
  • Off-campus Student Residence

Library services

The University Library is committed to providing quality resources and services in support of the University's teaching, research, and learning activities. HKBU librarians engage in teaching and instruction, providing learning opportunities that students do not receive in their regular classes. These are crucial to student success in academia and in the workplace.

ICT services

  • Account & Password
  • Personal Computer & Printer
  • Wi-Fi & Network Access
  • Classroom & Audiovisual Services
  • Printing Services
  • e-Learning
  • Server & Web Hosting
  • Web & Application Development
  • IT Security

Medical services

The Medical Clinic provides general medical services for all full-time students. The consultation fee is HK$20 per visit (including medication) for eligible students.  Students must show their student cards when they use the service. 

Student Life

Campus life

  • Kai Tak Campus - The former Royal Air Force (RAF) Officers’ Mess, a Grade I historical building with a unique early 20th century colonial architectural style, houses the Academy of Visual Arts, providing an inspiring backdrop to complement the student experience.
  • Shek Mun Campus - The College of International Education and the HKBU Affiliated Wong Kam Fai Secondary and Primary School are located at the Shek Mun Campus.

Sports facilities

Our sports facilities offer our students a chance to participate in recreational activities with fellow students and lead a balanced lifestyle.

  • Joint Sports Centre
  • Madam Kwok Chung Bo Fun Sports and Cultural Centre
  • Wai Hang Sports Centre and Dr Stephen Hui Sports Hall

Student clubs

Academic societies are composed of students studying the same course/ major. They seek to cultivate a professional attitude amongst members through co-curricular and extra-curricular studies and projects.

  • Chinese Language and Literature Society
  • Religion and Philosophy Society
  • Student Union Faculty of Arts Society
  • Student Union Management Information Systems Society
  • Chinese Medicine Society

Student Reviews

Nice learning environment
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Nice environment with expanding campus and renovated facilities and good professors.

Crucial skills
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I have undertaken a number of positions and internships at the university while pursuing my degree and developed a broad range of transferable skills that are highly valued by employers.

It’s all about exploring opportunities and the experience
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

A wide variety for extra curricular activities.

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