City University of Hong Kong

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THE World University Rankings 2022
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Contact Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong

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Since CityU's establishment as a university in 1994, a rich range of factors has contributed to our success as one of the world's most dynamic young universities in terms of nurturing excellent graduates and developing research that directly benefits society. The quality of our research and teaching, as well as the employability of our graduates and the strengths of our individual areas of specialisation, strongly positions us in a number of international surveys. In terms of pioneering work, we have raised the bar by launching the first-ever undergraduate programme in veterinary medicine in Hong Kong at our new Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences. The College, the first in Hong Kong, will contribute significantly to research into public and animal health, food safety, aquaculture and animal welfare in Hong Kong and the region. Acknowledging the increased global demand for highly qualified data scientists and engineers, the newly- set up School of Data Science and the Hong Kong Institute for Data Science, also the first in Hong Kong, will meet the rapid development and spread of big data. Similarly, our Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study adds an impressive intellectual dimension to campus activities, marking a new phase in the promotion of innovative research in strategic areas such as Smart City, Digital Society and One Health by world-leading scholars, Nobel laureates and academicians. Our education philosophy encourages each student to make an original discovery with support via state-of-the-art technology, funding and learning spaces. Our unique curriculum immerses young people in the processes that lie behind every discovery and innovation, producing the critical skills needed for today's globalised job market. Recent achievements among current students and alumni include a creative media graduate who was part of animation team that won an Oscar for Best Animated Feature, and a highly inventive wheelchair that helps users get in and out of automobiles, to name just two. Research is boosted by the expertise collected at our various research centres. Two State Key Laboratories are housed at CityU, one for Terahertz and Millimeter Waves and one for Marine Pollution, and one Chinese National Engineering Research Center: the Hong Kong Branch of National Precious Metals Material Engineering Research Center. These prestigious facilities enrich the context in which our research projects can develop. Our burgeoning global presence has stimulated a drive towards internationalisation. Thousands of CityU students head overseas for exchanges every year. To help develop a greater understanding among our students of the world's diverse cultures and environments, we aim to enable 65% of them to join an overseas exchange, and thanks to community support and donations, we are getting close to this target. Our momentum looks set to continue as we expand our campus, building more space for research laboratories and for collaborative learning opportunities, and making CityU a truly exciting place in which to study and research.

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Category of Education Business and Economics, Technology and Engineering, Computer Sciense, IT and Communication, Physical Science, Education, Psychology, Social Science

Location

Hong Kong
Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong

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CityU is a nice place and location in Hong Kong. There is many facilities and materials to provide for students, and teachers are very helpful. They are so patient and efficient to solve the problem, and initiative more information sources ...

CityU is a nice place and location in Hong Kong. There is many facilities and materials to provide for students, and teachers are very helpful. They are so patient and efficient to solve the problem, and initiative more information sources advise for our future career. I love this university.

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CityU provided a whole rounded educations to its students. At both school of law and college of business of CityU, its offered opportunities for student to explore the world via student exchange program (College of Business) and G-LEAP(School of...

CityU provided a whole rounded educations to its students. At both school of law and college of business of CityU, its offered opportunities for student to explore the world via student exchange program (College of Business) and G-LEAP(School of Law). To develop students as a future legal professional and business leader, both school of law and department of accountancy, organized various careers talks, workshops and mock interviews to students.

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The MSW programme provides me an opportunity to perform social work function to serve the needed with professional knowledge and skills. Some course instructors are well known in the research field and community work. However, it depends on your...

The MSW programme provides me an opportunity to perform social work function to serve the needed with professional knowledge and skills. Some course instructors are well known in the research field and community work. However, it depends on your luck for having a reasonable fieldwork supervisor.

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CityU is the first institution in Hong Kong to have Juris Doctor. The school has taken the leading niche in structuring the module to best fit student's career development and the need of the legal profession. The school takes student's opinion...

CityU is the first institution in Hong Kong to have Juris Doctor. The school has taken the leading niche in structuring the module to best fit student's career development and the need of the legal profession. The school takes student's opinion seriously. It is not hard for Juris Doctor students to get into PCLL at CityU.

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