University of Hong Kong Information
Although ranked lowly by the Chinese Jiaotong university in its rankings the University of Hong Kong (HKU – 香港大學) is rated as the 18th best university in the world by the Times of London, and the 69th best in the world by Newsweek in their rankings.
Founded in its present form in 1911 the Hing Kong University can trace its roots back to 1887 when the College of Medicine was established in the then British territory of Hong Kong by a group of London missionaries.
University of Hong Kong is split into ten different faculties, these cater for the study of the following topic areas: Architecture; Arts; Business and Economics; Dentistry; Education; Engineering; Law; Medicine; Science; and Social Science.
Over the years the University of Hong Kong has gained a rich list of alumni and faculty including Sun Yat-Sen the founder of Taiwan; Journalists Ching Cheong; Film Director Clara Law; MAthmatician Yum Tong Siu; and Singers Kay Tse and Samuel Hui.
University of Hong Kong Address
Pok Fu Lam Rd
SAR – China
Ranking and Quick Facts
Motto: Sapientia Et Virtus (English: Wisdom and Virtue).
|University world Ranking – Times 200 (UK)||
|University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)||
203 to 304
|University world Ranking – Newsweek 100 (USA)||
|Asia Rank (Jiaotong)||
25 to 42
|Students (Undergraduates / PG/ Total)||
ACU, ASAIHL, Universitas 21