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At CUHK, a wide range of academic programmes leading to the bachelor’s degree are organized in its eight Faculties, including Arts, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Science, and Social Science. CUHK offers more than 150 major and minor programmes in the framework of a basically four-year undergraduate curriculum. Some 210 postgraduate programmes leading to master’s and PhDs are offered through the Graduate School.
CUHK’s students are hailed locally from Hong Kong and non-locally from China and over 50 countries abroad. The international mix of the student body is further enhanced by the presence of exchange students from CUHK’s partner institutions around the world, making the campus a culturally diverse environment.
Unique College System
CUHK is the only university in Hong Kong that offers a collegiate system. The nine Colleges of CUHK offer a plethora of non-formal learning opportunities to complement the formal curricula, nurturing students’ interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity and building up their confidence and sense of social responsibility.
Strong General Education
General education is an integral part of the Chinese University’s undergraduate experience. CUHK students receive the benefits of a generalist education and gain specialist knowledge and skills in their chosen major fields. The success of its general education programme did not go unnoticed. It received the Exemplary Program Award for Improving General Education from the Association for General and Liberal Studies (AGLS) in 2015, as well as the Hong Kong’s University Grants Committee (UGC) Teaching Award in 2016.
Reputable Teaching and Learning
The quality of teaching and learning at CUHK receives high commendations in the quality audits carried out by the UGC in 2008 and 2015.
Our Graduates and Alumni
A good number of CUHK graduates pursuing further studies are accepted by prestigious overseas institutions of their choice. The graduating class find themselves much welcome by local employers and multinational companies and 80% of them are able to secure employment within the first year of their graduation. CUHK graduates are consistently highly rated in government and private employer surveys.
A network of over 220,000 CUHK alumni reaches into all professions and sectors—financial, IT, entrepreneurial, education, civil service, to name but a few. The alumni are an unfailing resource for current students, providing mentorship opportunities, career guidance and even an early career launch.
Founded in 1963, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West.
CUHK is the only university in Hong Kong that offers a collegiate system. The nine Colleges of CUHK offer a plethora of non-formal learning opportunities to complement the formal curricula.
At CUHK, a wide range of academic programmes leading to the bachelor’s degree are organized in its eight Faculties, including Arts, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Science, and Social Science.
Given its geographical location, traditions, and ties, CUHK enjoys special advantages in the study of Chinese language, culture, economics, among others. Different specialties in engineering (electronic, information, automation, among others.) command world-leading positions. Its Business School, Law School, and Medical School are reputable training grounds for professionals in their respective fields as well as centres of seminal research.
CUHK promotes interdisciplinary research excellence on a local, national and international scale. It has four research priorities, which are China Studies, Translational Biomedicine, Information and Automation Technology and Environment and Sustainability. The University is a world leader in non-invasive prenatal testing theory and method, genomic studies on plants for sustainable agriculture and food security, and network coding theory that revolutionized data transmission and network applications.
The prowess, variety and impact of research at CUHK can be further demonstrated from its establishment of five state key laboratories, past and ongoing Areas of Excellence research projects, and the many research institutes and collaborations with eminent overseas research institutions. CUHK is a member of the Worldwide Universities Network and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities.
CUHK has the largest, most scenic and sustainably designed and maintained campus in Hong Kong, complete with learning facilities and cultural, sport, social and other amenities. Located in Shatin, the campus is conveniently connected with the MTR system to all parts of the city.
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