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

HKUST Scholar Prof. DAI Xi Wins Tan Kah Kee Science Award and Highest Honor of State Natural Science Award
2024-06-25
Prof. DAI Xi, Dr William M W Mong Professor of Nanoscience and Chair Professor of Physics at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), received the Tan Kah Kee Science Award in
HKUST Honors Exceptional Student Scholars
2024-06-27
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has recently admitted over 60 students with diverse talents for the 2024/25 academic year intake through two direct admission schemes – the
Rebar Tying Robot – A Knowledge Transfer Odyssey from HKUST to the GBA
2024-07-02
Created by HKUST MPhil student LI Haozhen and his team with the guidance of Dr. LIANG Haobo, Associate Director of the University’s Hong Kong Center for Construction Robotics (HKCRC), the rebar
The Baker’s Winning Recipe for Preserving Intangible Cultural Heritage
2024-07-02
If you have celebrated Cheung Chau Bun Festival, chances are you have had the pleasure of savoring one of Kwok Kam Kee’s lucky buns. This year, its famed cake shop - a quaint bakery with more than 50
HKUST Tops in Areas of Excellence and Theme-based Research Schemes 2024/25 with Highest Funding among Local Universities
2024-07-15
Three research projects led by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) were awarded a total funding of HK$212.5 million by the Research Grants Council (RGC)’s Areas of Excellence (
HKUST Steers Inter-city Collaborations at Singapore Forum
2024-07-12
The School of Business and Management at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST Business School) yesterday hosted a forum in Singapore, uniting experts from academia and industries
HKUST Forges Deeper Ties with École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
2024-07-11
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) warmly welcomed Prof. Martin VETTERLI, President of École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), on July 6. HKUST President Prof. Nancy

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

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
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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