HKUST at a Glance
Mission & Vision
Information about the University’s vision and focus.
Facts & Figures
Provide current information and statistics about the University.
Milestones
Review the endeavors and achievements in the proud history of the University.
In Motion
Video introducing the University.
Mission & Vision
Information about the University’s vision and focus.
Facts & Figures
Provide current information and statistics about the University.
Milestones
Review the endeavors and achievements in the proud history of the University.
In Motion
Video introducing the University.

Founded in 1991, HKUST is an international research university with strong ties to global thought leaders, whilst having wide-ranging connections with Mainland China. It promotes interdisciplinary studies, dedicated to educating well-rounded students to acquire a strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking – the necessary foundation and skills for the changing world.

The University is housed in a hillside and waterfront complex overlooking the Clear Water Bay peninsula, less than 30 minutes' driving time from Central Hong Kong.

ESTABLISHED


1991

 

MISSION


To advance learning and knowledge through teaching and research

 

VISION


To be a leading university with significant international impact and strong local commitment

 

CORE VALUES


  • Excellence, Integrity and Academic Freedom
  • Global Vision and Local Commitment
  • Can-do Spirit
  • Inclusiveness, Diversity and Respect
  • 1-HKUST

 

CAMPUS


  • Total campus area: 60 hectares

 

STUDENT ENROLLMENT (AS OF SEP 2017)


  • Undergraduates: 9,754
  • Postgraduates: 5,053
  • Local-Hong Kong students: 9,747
  • Non-local students: 5,060

 

RESEARCH (YEAR 2016-2017)


  • 1,084 new sponsored projects
  • $690.9 (in HK $M) new funding*
    * Includes R&D projects administered by R and D Corporation and Mainland platforms. Excludes R-portion i.e. on-costs and HSS Premium provided by RGC for ERG projects.

 

FACULTY (AS OF JUN 2017)


  • 641 faculty members (regular)

 

PATENTS (YEAR 2016-2017)


  • Filed: 205
  • Granted: 134

 

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS


  • Chancellor – The Hon Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS, JP, Chief Executive, HKSAR
  • Council Chairman – Mr Andrew Cheung-Sing Liao, GBS, SC, JP
  • Council Vice-Chairman – Professor John Yat-Chiu Chai, JP
  • Treasurer of the University – Mr Patrick Kai-Cheung Yeung
  • President – Professor Tony F Chan, JP, BS, MS, PhD
  • Executive Vice-President & Provost – Professor Wei Shyy, BS, MSE, PhD
  • Vice-President for Institutional Advancement – Sabrina Lin, BA, MS, PhD
  • Vice-President for Research and Graduate Studies – Professor Nancy Y Ip, JP, MH, PhD
  • Vice-President for Business and Administration – Mark Hodgson, BSc(Hons), ACMA

 

SCHOOLS & PROGRAMS OFFICES


  • School of Science
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Business and Management
  • School of Humanities and Social Science
  • HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School/ HKUST Fok Ying Tung Research Institute
  • Interdisciplinary Programs Office
  • HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study
  • HKUST Institute for Public Policy