Universities in Hong Kongi

There are eight higher education institutes in Hong Kong funded by the University Grants Committee (UGC). There is also a number of self-funded institutions, including the Open University of Hong Kong, and public institutions such as the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.

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Readers discuss the hardships of migrant domestic worker mums, the call for the government to avert the property downturn, and the policy allowing more non-local students to enrol in Hong Kong universities.

Actress awarded honorary doctoral degree from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in recognition of her success in film industry, advocacy work.

Quacquarelli Symonds ranking for Asia sees five of Hong Kong’s universities climb list, three fall, one remain stationary and another join league table.


World-renowned cellist takes questions from students at Chinese University event during rare visit to Hong Kong to give two performances at Cultural Centre.

Readers discuss the importance of delving into the social, political and environmental causes of students’ mental health challenges, how to make foreign students feel welcomed, a possible factor in falling Chinese standards, and the plight of North Koreans living in China.

Changes include cutting council from 55 members to 34, lowering its proportion of academic councillors and increasing voting threshold for approving president.

Spokesman for HKU president and vice-chancellor says Xiang Zhang did not file a report, amid tensions with governing body over inquiry into anonymous accusations.

Chief Executive John Lee wades into debate over immigration authorities’ decision to reject former CUHK historian Rowena He Xiaoqing’s work visa renewal request.

Quartet pleaded guilty to inciting violence by passing resolution at student union council meeting in 2021 lauding ‘honourable sacrifice’ of man who stabbed constable.

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology also says increase in non-local undergraduate intake will be gradual after city leader calls for government-funded varsities to double admission quotas.