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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Overview

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is an international research university. Founded in 1991, HKUST is an international research university with strong ties to global thought leaders, whilst having wide-ranging connections with Mainland China. It promotes interdisciplinary studies, dedicated to educating well-rounded students to acquire a strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking – the necessary foundation and skills for the changing world.

The University is housed in a hillside and waterfront complex overlooking the Clear Water Bay peninsula, less than 30 minutes' driving time from Central Hong Kong.

 

ESTABLISHED

1991

 

MISSION

To advance learning and knowledge through teaching and research

 

VISION

To be a leading university with significant international impact and strong local commitment

 

CAMPUS

  • Total campus acres: 60 hectare

 

STUDENT ENROLLMENT (AS AT SEP 2014)

  • Undergraduates: 8,981
  • Postgraduates: 4,475
  • Local-Hong Kong students: 9,630
  • Non-local students: 3,826

 

RESEARCH (YEAR 2013-2014)

  • 855 new sponsored projects
  • $485.2 (in HK $M) new funding

 

FACULTY (AS AT JUN 2014)

  • 644 faculty members

 

PATENTS (YEAR 2012-2013)

  • Filed: 195
  • Granted: 80

 

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS

  • Chancellor – The Hon C Y Leung, GBM, GBS, JP, Chief Executive, HKSAR
  • Council Chairman – The Hon Andrew Cheung-Sing Liao, GBS, SC, JP
  • Council Vice-Chairman – Mr Martin Y Tang
  • Treasurer of the University – Mr John B Harrison
  • President – Professor Tony F Chan, JP, BS, MS, PhD
  • Executive Vice-President & Provost – Professor Wei Shyy, BS, MSE, PhD
  • Vice-President for Institutional Advancement – Dr Eden Y Woon, JP, BA, MA, MS, PhD
  • Vice-President for Research and Graduate Studies – Professor Joseph Hun-wei Lee, BSc, MSc, PhD
  • Vice-President for Business and Administration - Mr Mark Hodgson, BSc(Hons), ACMA

 

SCHOOLS & PROGRAMS OFFICES

  • School of Science
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Business and Management
  • School of Humanities and Social Science
  • Interdisiplinary Programs Office
  • HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School/ HKUST Fok Ying Tung Research Institute
  • XJTU-HKUST Joint School of Sustainable Development
  • HKUST Institute for Public Policy and Administration

Expenses

The following is a breakdown of a student's estimated expenses for the 2015/16 academic year at HKUST:

 Hong Kong DollarsUSD Equivalent 
(USD1:HKD7.8)
Euro Equivalent
(EUR1:HKD10)
Tuition
(except the World Bachelor in Business program, which is jointly run with the University of Southern California and Bocconi University)
120,00015,50012,000

Accommodation
(cost for University housing during the academic year, excluding utilities and meals)

For more information, please click here

10,600 - 26,1501,370 - 3,3701,060 - 2,620
Miscellaneous Fees1,070137107
Personal Expenses
(depending on your lifestyle)
27,000 - 36,000
(3,000 - 4,000 per month)
3,500 - 4,600
(400 - 500 per month)
2,700 - 3,600
(300 - 400 per month)
Buffer for Ad-hoc Expenses15,0001,9001,500
ESTIMATED TOTAL173,700 - 198,20022,400 - 25,50017,400 - 19,800

Accommodation

On-campus Accommodation

 

The on-campus residential halls provide a total of:

 

2,976 places in double or triple rooms for UG students in UG Halls I to VI and 1,056 places in single or double rooms for UG students in Chan Sui Kau and Chan Lam Moon Chun Hall (UG Hall VII), UG Hall VIII and UG Hall IX.
 

120 places in single rooms for MBA students and Visiting Interns.
 

900 places in single or double rooms for Research Postgraduate Students (RPgs)


Off-campus Accommodation

The University has also rented 21 off-campus apartments in Tai Po Tsai and Sam Long to provide accommodation for full-time postgraduate students on taught programs (TPgs). Application to accommodations (SKCC Hall, Tower C and apartments in Tai Po Tsai and Sam Long) should be directed to respective School / Program Office.

Overview

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is an international research university. Founded in 1991, HKUST is an international research university with strong ties to global thought leaders, whilst having wide-ranging connections with Mainland China. It promotes interdisciplinary studies, dedicated to educating well-rounded students to acquire a strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking – the necessary foundation and skills for the changing world.

The University is housed in a hillside and waterfront complex overlooking the Clear Water Bay peninsula, less than 30 minutes' driving time from Central Hong Kong.

 

ESTABLISHED

1991

 

MISSION

To advance learning and knowledge through teaching and research

 

VISION

To be a leading university with significant international impact and strong local commitment

 

CAMPUS

  • Total campus acres: 60 hectare

 

STUDENT ENROLLMENT (AS AT SEP 2014)

  • Undergraduates: 8,981
  • Postgraduates: 4,475
  • Local-Hong Kong students: 9,630
  • Non-local students: 3,826

 

RESEARCH (YEAR 2013-2014)

  • 855 new sponsored projects
  • $485.2 (in HK $M) new funding

 

FACULTY (AS AT JUN 2014)

  • 644 faculty members

 

PATENTS (YEAR 2012-2013)

  • Filed: 195
  • Granted: 80

 

PRINCIPAL OFFICERS

  • Chancellor – The Hon C Y Leung, GBM, GBS, JP, Chief Executive, HKSAR
  • Council Chairman – The Hon Andrew Cheung-Sing Liao, GBS, SC, JP
  • Council Vice-Chairman – Mr Martin Y Tang
  • Treasurer of the University – Mr John B Harrison
  • President – Professor Tony F Chan, JP, BS, MS, PhD
  • Executive Vice-President & Provost – Professor Wei Shyy, BS, MSE, PhD
  • Vice-President for Institutional Advancement – Dr Eden Y Woon, JP, BA, MA, MS, PhD
  • Vice-President for Research and Graduate Studies – Professor Joseph Hun-wei Lee, BSc, MSc, PhD
  • Vice-President for Business and Administration - Mr Mark Hodgson, BSc(Hons), ACMA

 

SCHOOLS & PROGRAMS OFFICES

  • School of Science
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Business and Management
  • School of Humanities and Social Science
  • Interdisiplinary Programs Office
  • HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School/ HKUST Fok Ying Tung Research Institute
  • XJTU-HKUST Joint School of Sustainable Development
  • HKUST Institute for Public Policy and Administration

Expenses

The following is a breakdown of a student's estimated expenses for the 2015/16 academic year at HKUST:

 Hong Kong DollarsUSD Equivalent 
(USD1:HKD7.8)
Euro Equivalent
(EUR1:HKD10)
Tuition
(except the World Bachelor in Business program, which is jointly run with the University of Southern California and Bocconi University)
120,00015,50012,000

Accommodation
(cost for University housing during the academic year, excluding utilities and meals)

For more information, please click here

10,600 - 26,1501,370 - 3,3701,060 - 2,620
Miscellaneous Fees1,070137107
Personal Expenses
(depending on your lifestyle)
27,000 - 36,000
(3,000 - 4,000 per month)
3,500 - 4,600
(400 - 500 per month)
2,700 - 3,600
(300 - 400 per month)
Buffer for Ad-hoc Expenses15,0001,9001,500
ESTIMATED TOTAL173,700 - 198,20022,400 - 25,50017,400 - 19,800

Accommodation

On-campus Accommodation

 

The on-campus residential halls provide a total of:

 

2,976 places in double or triple rooms for UG students in UG Halls I to VI and 1,056 places in single or double rooms for UG students in Chan Sui Kau and Chan Lam Moon Chun Hall (UG Hall VII), UG Hall VIII and UG Hall IX.
 

120 places in single rooms for MBA students and Visiting Interns.
 

900 places in single or double rooms for Research Postgraduate Students (RPgs)


Off-campus Accommodation

The University has also rented 21 off-campus apartments in Tai Po Tsai and Sam Long to provide accommodation for full-time postgraduate students on taught programs (TPgs). Application to accommodations (SKCC Hall, Tower C and apartments in Tai Po Tsai and Sam Long) should be directed to respective School / Program Office.

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