Empowering Unlimited Possibilities:
Welcome to HKUST
Igniting Innovation, Fueling Entrepreneurial Spirit
Embracing Diversity and Inclusiveness
Vibrant Campus Life, Boundless Adventures

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

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HKUST has developed a cutting-edge microscope to help surgeons precisely identify cancer cells in 3 minutes during operations, sparing patients from secondary surgeries.
No More “Take Two” in Lung Cancer Surgeries
      Suffering from lung cancer and undergoing an operation is distressing enough. Yet some patients need to go through a second surgery when the tumor has not been completely removed. An HKUST
HKUST Unlocks AI’s Potential with Young Global Leaders
Leading the way in artificial intelligence (AI) research, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) recently hosted a group of young global leaders to explore the transformative
HKUST Confers Honorary Fellowships on Six Distinguished Individuals
Six distinguished individuals, Mr. Nicholas CHAN Hiu-Fung, Dr. Adrian CHENG Chi-Kong, Mr. Wilson FUNG Ying-Wai, Prof. Albert IP Yuk-Keung, Ms. Sarah LEE Wai-Sze and Ms. YAO Jue (in alphabetical order
HKUST and HSBC to Conduct One Week Hypothetical e-HKD Pilot
Pilot runs from 16 to 22 September Forms part of an industry exercise led by HKMA to deep dive into use cases, designs and implementation relating to Hypothetical e-HKD Highlights real-world use
Setting the Stage: Learning the Art of Technical Theater
Unlocking youngsters’ inner creative power, arts education transforms students into agile thinkers equipped with both emotional intelligence and problem-solving prowess. More than just skills, these
Global Minds@HKUST series: Olivia’s Sustainability Voyage from Passion to Action
With over 17,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students from more than 80 countries or regions at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), we pride ourselves as a true cultural
Let’s Sweat the Details: Where Sweat Sensing and Fitness Intersect
Striking the right balance in training is a challenge facing athletes of every age and at every level. Overtrain or push yourself too hard and you risk fatigue, underperformance, or even injury.

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.


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.


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.


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


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


There’s a lot going on at our University. From academic to leisure activities, it’s all happening here

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We provide a breeding ground for innovative global leaders of tomorrow
World’s Top 50 Young Universities Under 50 2021 in QS World University Rankings
Global University Employability Ranking 2021 (No.2 in Greater China, No.1 in Hong Kong) in Emerging/Trendence, published by Times Higher Education
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
Nationalities of Students
Graduates with Exchange-out Experience
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