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University of Hong Kong

public research university in Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong (also called Hong Kong University or HKU) is a university in Pokfulam, Hong Kong. It is the oldest university in Hong Kong.[4] In 2016 it was listed as the 45th best university in world reputation rankings.[5]

University of Hong Kong
香港大學
HKU campus evening view Sai Ying Pun Nov-2012.jpg
view of University of Hong Kong
MottoSapientia et Virtus (Latin)
明德格物 (Chinese)
Motto in English
Wisdom and Virtue
TypePublic
Established30 March 1911 (1911-03-30)
Vice-ChancellorPeter Mathieson
Academic staff
7,197[1]
Administrative staff
2,683[1]
Students27,933[2]
Undergraduates16,187[2]
Postgraduates11,746[2]
LocationPokfulam, Hong Kong
CampusUrban
Colours     Dark green [3]
Websitehku.hk

The university offers subjects in:

  • Arts and humanities
  • Business and Economics
  • Clinical, pre-clinical and health
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering and technology
  • Life Sciences
  • Physical sciences
  • Social sciences

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "QuickStats - Staff Profiles". University of Hong Kong. Retrieved 2016-05-25.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "QuickStats - Student Profiles 2014 / 2015 (In Headcounts)". University of Hong Kong. Retrieved 2016-05-25.
  3. HKU Centenary Signature
  4. "University History". HKU. Retrieved 18 November 2016.
  5. "University of Hong Kong". Times Higher Education. Retrieved 18 November 2016.