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2022-05-20
Prof. Ip is the first woman to be appointed to this position since the founding of HKUST in 1991
HKUST Appoints Prof. Nancy IP as Fifth President
2022-05-20
Today, the Council of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) unanimously approved the appointment of Prof. Nancy IP as the next president of the University with effect from
Giving Used Books a Second Life
2022-05-24
Bookcrossing has grown into a global phenomenon in the past decade, but the idea still hasn’t taken off in Hong Kong. A team of HKUST alumni are determined to build a local reading culture by
HKUST Develops New Multifunctional Hydrogel for Odor and Microbial Control
2022-05-19
Researchers at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have new technology to treat odors and germs in drainage and flush water. The MalOdor-Control (MOC) hydrogel is proven
HKUST Drives Early Diagnostics & Therapy for Neurodegenerative Diseases
2022-05-11
Researchers at the Hong Kong Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (HKCeND), founded by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), have made promising breakthroughs in early
HKUST President Prof. Wei SHYY Honored by French Government
2022-05-06
Prof. Wei SHYY, President of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), was bestowed with the distinction of Officer in the National Order of the Legion of Honour by Mr. Alexandre
HKUST co-led survey shows HK investors have strong intent on ESG investment
2022-04-25
In general, around 30% of respondents are aware of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG), and only 5% them have investment experience and are currently investing in ESG products.
2020-04-07
COVID-19: Info Portal for HKUST Community
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We offer a wide variety of study options to let you acquire a breadth and depth of knowledge and expertise to reach your full potential

With cutting edge research and an insatiable curiosity for scientific discovery, our innovative minds open the door to infinite possibilities and change what we know about the world.

We solve human problems, big and small, by blending creative ideas and novel applications into practical engineering solutions which will improve the way we live.

We develop visionary and principled leaders who aspire to build businesses with impact and shape the future of work in ways that meet society’s evolving needs.

By gaining a profound understanding of the world’s social, economic, and environmental complexities through an interdisciplinary approach, we tackle global challenges with creativity and critical thinking skills.

We develop new knowledge, skills, perspectives, and ways of thinking required to understand multifaceted issues of today and solve them in a multidisciplinary way.

Bringing together the world’s foremost scientists and scholars to spearhead and publicize fundamental and applied research, we can push the limits of human knowledge further.

We contribute to better decision-making in the public sector on key challenges confronting the region, through rigorous interdisciplinary and evidence-based approaches to policy research and education.

Life@HKUST

A vibrant and colorful student life goes far beyond classrooms and textbooks

Fitness and Lifestyle
Fitness and Lifestyle

Mental health is equally important just as our physical fitness. Learn how to maintain a well-balanced and healthy lifestyle to manage our life, learning, and work effectively.

Living on Campus
Living on Campus

From housing to dining and all the socializing that goes on in between, get to know your life and surroundings, facilities and resources for the time outside of the classroom.

Community Outreach
Community Outreach

We aim to build civic awareness and develop sustainable partnerships with the wider community, deepening student learning while promoting a benevolent world. Students will learn to apply knowledge and skills to serve the public good.

Entrepreneurship
We provide a breeding ground for nascent entrepreneurs who aspire to become the global leaders of tomorrow and create a positive impact on the world
3,565
Students Participated in Entrepreneurship Center’s Programs (2017-2018)
220+
Affiliated Start‐up and Spin‐off Companies
80+
Entrepreneurship Center’s Programs (2017-2018)
GLOBAL CHALLENGES
We harness technology and innovation to solve today’s critical global issues
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About HKUST
We provide a breeding ground for innovative global leaders of tomorrow
2nd
World’s Top 50 Young Universities Under 50 2021 in QS World University Rankings
26th
Global University Employability Ranking 2020 (No.2 in Greater China, No.1 in Hong Kong) in Emerging/Trendence, published by Times Higher Education
34th
World’s Top 1300 Universities 2022 (No. 2 in Hong Kong) in QS World University Rankings
global connections
We actively forge global partnerships to encourage academic and research collaborations, knowledge transfer, and cultural exchanges
80+
Nationalities of Students
300+
Partnerships
~40%
Graduates with Exchange-out Experience
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