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

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The new AI-based model uses genetic information to predict an individual’s risk of developing AD well before symptoms occur.
HKUST Researchers Develop AI Model for Early Risk Forecasting of Alzheimer’s Disease
An international research team led by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has developed an artificial intelligence (AI)-based model that uses genetic information to predict an
One Shot, Three Cures
    Aging can bring challenges to our health and well-being, from declining vision to reduced mobility. Common chronic conditions like dry eye disease, macular degeneration, and knee osteoarthritis
HKUST Unicorn Day: Where Ideas Meet Action
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) saw the return of nearly 100 innovators in celebration of its first Unicorn Day today.  These HKUST-grown entrepreneurs, who have helped
HKUST Sweeps 20 awards at Exhibition of Inventions Geneva
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has achieved remarkable success at the 48th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva, as all 19 teams on the delegation have won a
Composing a Symphony of Life Without Sound
"Having started learning piano when I was four, I find it easier to play music in a quiet environment than to listen to human speech," says HKUST Engineering freshman, Bosco YUNG. Despite his
Generative AI for Generation AI
Dr. Sean MCMINN, Director of HKUST’s Center for Education Innovation (CEI), is a veteran language educator of two decades. His love for applying technology in education was intensified by ChatGPT,
Lost Love: The making of alumnus filmmaker KA Sing-Fung
"I still can't believe that having shot my first movie, I am now a filmmaker," says KA Sing-Fung, director of Hong Kong movie ‘Lost Love’. Having evolved from being a journalist to a film director


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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