University of Hong Kong
The University of Hong Kong is the territory's oldest university, and with a history that stretches back more than 90 years. Today, HKU, as it is fondly called, is a dynamic, comprehensive, university of world-class standing. With ten Faculties and numerous research centres, its reputation as a centre of intellectual excellence is recognised around the world.
The University offers a wide variety of programmes and activities outside the regular curricula to broaden students' learning experience, the university has over 110 affiliated societies, including faculty and academic societies, hall student associations, Independent Clubs Association (ICA) clubs, Cultural Association (CA) clubs and Sports Association (SA) clubs.
Neighbouring territories such as Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, Korea, and Malaysia are within easy reach for a mid-term break, and the use of English as the medium of instruction makes Hong Kong an education hub for Asia. Gorgeous night views, towering skyscrapers, high-end shopping complexes, street markets, fashionable stores, high-spirited Hong Kongers, and extraordinary culinary outlets are some of the many facets of Hong Kong.