City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is a research-focused institution located in Kowloon, Hong Kong. It was founded in 1984 as the City Polytechnic of Hong Kong and officially became City University of Hong Kong in 1994. Today, CityU is a world-class university that excels in research and professional education.
The history of CityU can be traced back to the Government Technical Institute, which was established in 1946 to meet the growing demand for technical education in Hong Kong. In 1977, the institute was renamed the Hong Kong Polytechnic and continued to provide technical education.
In 1984, the City Polytechnic of Hong Kong was established with the aim of providing high-quality professional education. Over the years, the university has undergone several transformations, including a name change to City University of Hong Kong in 1994.
CityU is organized into various colleges and schools, including the College of Business, School of Creative Media, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science, School of Data Science, and Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences.
CityU is located in Kowloon Tong, a vibrant and dynamic neighborhood in Hong Kong. The campus is home to a variety of state-of-the-art facilities, including a library, sports center, and various research centers.
CityU is committed to providing high-quality education, research, and professional training. The university offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various fields, including business, engineering, science, social sciences, and creative media.
Colleges and Schools
CityU is organized into various colleges and schools, including:
- College of Business
- School of Creative Media
- College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
- College of Science
- School of Data Science
- Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences
CityU provides a vibrant and dynamic student life. There are numerous student organizations and clubs on campus, including academic, cultural, and sports clubs. The university also hosts various events and activities throughout the year, including concerts, dance performances, and sports tournaments.
CityU has a strong sports tradition and offers various sports programs and facilities on campus. The university has numerous sports teams that compete in various leagues and tournaments throughout Hong Kong.
CityU has produced many notable alumni, including:
- Eddie Ng Hak-kim, former Secretary for Education
- Chui Sai-on, former Chief Executive of Macau
- Juliana Liu, journalist at the BBC
- Nicholas Yang, Secretary for Innovation and Technology in Hong Kong
- Ronnie Chan, Chairman of Hang Lung Group and its subsidiary Hang Lung Properties, billionaire
- Lau Ming-wai, Chairman of the Board of Commissionaires of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) and undersecretary for the Bureau of Development Strategies of the HKSAR government
|Name||City University of Hong Kong|
|Location||Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong|
|Colleges and Schools||College of Business, School of Creative Media, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science, School of Data Science, Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences|