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

2020-07-30
While COVID-19 is still raging in Hong Kong, restaurants are only allowed to serve takeaways, leading to more plastic waste being dumped in the city’s landfills. To help reduce single-use plastics,
2020-07-30
While COVID-19 is still raging in Hong Kong, restaurants are only allowed to serve takeaways, leading to more plastic waste being dumped in the city’s landfills. To help reduce single-use plastics,
2020-05-18
Student Information, Announcement and Support
2020-07-21
Teaching Arrangements for Fall Term 2020/21
2020-04-07
COVID-19: Info Portal for HKUST Community
2020-07-16
Achieving top scores of 5** in seven subjects in Hong Kong’s Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) examination, Katherine LAI Man-Wai was unsurprisingly accepted by two international elite
2020-07-07
Researchers from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) discovered a novel molecular mechanism that controls the delivery of a key protein in planar cell polarity (PCP) – an

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.

We maximize our knowledge transfer endeavors in the Mainland to fulfill our mission of promoting technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the Greater Bay Area.

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

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

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

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)
180+
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

events

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
1st
World’s Top 350 Young Universities
2019 in Times Higher Education
10th
Global University Employability Ranking 2019 (No.1 in Greater China, 7 years in a row) in Emerging/Trendence
27th
World’s Top 1000 Universities 2021 (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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