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2024-06-14
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou) (HKUST(GZ)) jointly launched the "Redbird Cross Campus Study Program" t
HKUST and HKUST (GZ) Launch Redbird Cross Campus Study Program
2024-06-14
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou) (HKUST(GZ)) jointly launched the "Redbird Cross Campus Study Program"
HKUST Exemplifies Sustainability Leadership at GSDC in Bangkok
2024-06-12
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) gained recognition for its efforts to become a global sustainability leader as the University was ranked the world’s 36th, as well as the
HKUST Leaps 13 Spots to Rank among Top 50 Universities Worldwide
2024-06-05
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is proud to announce that it has jumped 13 spots in the latest QS World University Rankings 2025, securing the 47th position among the world
HKUST Unicorn Day Returns to Showcase over 100 Innovation Projects and Sign Five New Partnerships
2024-05-31
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)'s annual Unicorn Day returned today (May 31) with an expanded scope and scale. Featuring an impressive exhibition of over 100 HKUST’s
HKUST Showcases Three Decades of Success at High-level Forum in Seoul
2024-05-29
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) sought to strengthen ties with South Korean institutions and industries, as the University’s senior management participated in a high-
HKUST Appoints Prof. TAM Kar-Yan as Vice-President for Administration and Business
2024-06-03
                             Prof. TAM Kar-Yan The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) announced today the appointment of Prof. TAM Kar-Yan as a successor to Prof. PONG Ting-
HKUST and Université Paris Dauphine Forge New Bonds
2024-06-17
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) hosted a delegation from Université Paris Dauphine, one of the 11 member institutions of PSL, on June 14. HKUST Vice-President for

From Vision to Action: Fueling Global Impact

We cultivate a diverse community dedicated to advancing the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), fostering global citizenship, community engagement, and driving positive societal impact.

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.

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@UST

A vibrant and colorful student life goes far beyond classrooms and textbooks

Fitness and Lifestyle
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
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
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
1,747
Active HKUST Start-up Companies Established by HKUST Staff, Students and Alumni or Incubated by HKUST Programs or Facilities
10
Strong Leadership in Unicorns
HKD400B
Economic Impact by HKUST Start-ups

GLOBAL CHALLENGES

We harness technology and innovation to solve today’s critical global issues

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About HKUST

We provide a breeding ground for innovative global leaders of tomorrow
2nd
World’s Top 600+ Young Universities in Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2023
29th
Global University Employability Ranking 2023 (No.1 in Hong Kong, No.3 in Greater China) designed by the HR consultancy Emerging and published by Times Higher Education
7th
Asia’s Top 500+ Universities (No. 3 in Hong Kong) in Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2023

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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