HKUST is a dynamic, international research university. Since its official opening in October 1991, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has established itself as an intellectual powerhouse, energizing the community's transformation into a knowledge-based society, and securing a place on the academic world map in record-breaking time.
An innovator in research and teaching, HKUST is the only science and technology research university in Hong Kong, and the only one to offer an all-PhD faculty. Its groundbreaking work in science, engineering, business, humanities and social science is successfully pushing back the boundaries of the information age. Such advances are assisted by the University's top-class facilities.
The university campus occupies a 58-hectare site which is divided into a several sections: the Academic Building, S.H. Ho Sports Hall, student halls, outdoor sports facilities, the University Centre, apartments, staff quarters and the President's Lodge. Constructed along the slope of the surrounding hills, Port Shelter is visible from virtually every building on campus. Arranged in cascades, the buildings are connected by walkways and balconies that offer a spectacular view of the South China Sea.
Location: Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
City Population: 2,019,533
University Population: 12,603
Climate: Humid Subtropical climate - hot, humid summers and mild winters
Nearest Airport: Hong Kong International Airport
Why choose HKUST?
- HKUST is viewed as one of the top three higher education institutions in Hong Kong
- The University campus occupies a 150-acre site of natural beauty on the Clear Water bay peninsula, less than 30 minutes’ drive from Central Hong Kong
- A city within a campus. HKUST provides everything that you need to make campus living convenient and easy, including both Chinese and Western catering outlets
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