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2022-11-26
The University also conferred honorary doctorate degrees to four distinguished academic and social leaders at the ceremony. 
HKUST Installs First Woman President Prof. Nancy Ip at 30th Congregation
2022-11-26
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) installed its fifth President and the first woman to head a University Grants Committee-supported institution – Prof. Nancy IP – at its 30th
Researchers Discover New Way to Synthesize mRNAs
Enhancing Effectiveness of mRNA Drugs and Vaccines
2022-11-22
A team of synthetic biologists at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has recently discovered a way that could increase synthetic mRNA’s protein production efficiency by up to
HKUST and China Resources Institute Forge Collaboration
2022-11-18
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and China Resources Research Institute of Science and Technology (China Resources Institute) of China Resources Enterprise today signed a
2022-11-11
Once your creative work is adopted, it will be the inaugural anthem of the University. 
Groundbreaking Ceremony for Martin Ka Shing Lee Innovation Building
2022-11-10
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) received a generous donation of HK$150 million from Dr. Martin LEE Ka-shing, Chairman of Henderson Land Group, in support of HKUST’s ongoing
HKUST Showcases Innovations & Venture Ties at Industry Engagement Day
2022-11-07
Hundreds of industry players, potential investors, academics, government officials and entrepreneurs explored collaboration opportunities with researchers of the Hong Kong University of Science and
2020-04-07
COVID-19: Info Portal for HKUST Community

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@HKUST

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
1,645
Active HKUST Start-up Companies Established by HKUST Staff, Students and Alumni or Incubated by HKUST Programs or Facilities
9
Unicorns Created by HKUST Staff, Students and Alumni
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 50 Young Universities Under 50 2021 in QS World University Rankings
23rd
Global University Employability Ranking 2021 (No.2 in Greater China, No.1 in Hong Kong) in Emerging/Trendence, published by Times Higher Education
40th
World’s Top 1500 Universities 2023 (No. 3 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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