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The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)


At CUHK, a wide range of academic programmes leading to the bachelor’s degree are organized in its eight Faculties, including Arts, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Science, and Social Science. Some 74 major and 71 minor programmes are offered by 67 academic units in the framework of a basically four-year undergraduate curriculum.

CUHK’s students are hailed locally from Hong Kong and non-locally from China and over 40  countries in the rest of the world.  The international mix of the study body is further enhanced by the presence of exchange students from CUHK’s overseas partner institutions, making the campus a culturally integrated learning environment.

Unique College System

CUHK is the only university in Hong Kong that offers a collegiate system and experience uniquely integrated into a modern university education.  The nine Colleges of CUHK offer a plethora of non-formal learning opportunities to complement the formal curricula, nurturing students’ interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity and building up their confidence and sense of social responsibility. 

Strong General Education

General education has been an integral part of the Chinese University’s undergraduate experience since its early days.  CUHK students receive the benefits of a generalist education and gain specialist knowledge and skills in their chosen major fields.  The success of its general education programme did not get unnoticed. It received the Exemplary Program Award for Improving General Education from the Association for General and Liberal Studies (AGLS) in 2015.

Reputable Teaching and Learning

The quality of teaching and learning at CUHK is reputable, receiving high commendations in the two rounds of quality audit carried out by the University Grants Committee (UGC), the funding authority in Hong Kong, in 2008 and 2015.

Our Graduates and Alumni

A good number of those pursuing further studies get accepted by prestigious overseas institutions of their choice.  The graduating class find themselves much welcome by local employers and multinational companies and 80% of them are able to secure employment within the first year of their graduation. 

A network of over 170,000 CUHK alumni reaches into all professions and sectors—financial, IT, entrepreneurial, education, civil service, to name but a few.  The alumni's care for the good of “CU”, as it is sometimes called affectionately by its members, is an unfailing resource for current students in terms of mentorship opportunities, career guidance and even early career launch.

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