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Our latest endeavors to make a difference in the ever-changing world

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2021-11-30
ACCESS will help put Hong Kong on the global map of AI chip and hardware design and nurture the much-needed talent for a booming global AI chip market.
Asia’s first Transnational R&D Consortium on AI Chip Design Established
2021-11-30
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has established Asia’s first transnational consortium to perform research and development on AI chip design, to help put Hong Kong on the
HKUST Holds 29th Congregation
2021-11-26
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) welcomes students and guests to the campus today for its 29th Congregation – the first in-person congregation ceremony since the Covid-19
Opening of Shaw Auditorium to Promote Diversity through Arts and Culture
2021-11-17
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) celebrated today the opening of Shaw Auditorium - a brand new hall with state-of-the-art facilities supported by a HK$150 million donation
HKUST Receives HK$100 Million Donation from Yuexiu in Support of Academic and Research Work
2021-11-18
Further to a generous donation totaling HK$180 million in the two previous years, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) received another HK$100 million donation from Yuexiu Group
President Wei SHYY to Step Down from His Position in October 2022
2021-11-09
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) announced today that President Wei SHYY has notified the University Council that he will resign from his appointment with effect from
2020-04-07
COVID-19: Info Portal for HKUST Community
academics

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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There’s a lot going on at our University. From academic to leisure activities, it’s all happening here

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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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