Hong Kong Baptist University
In 1956, Hong Kong Baptist College was founded by the Baptist Convention of Hong Kong as a post-secondary college committed to the provision of whole person education. In 1983, Hong Kong Baptist College became a fully-funded public tertiary institution. It gained university status in 1994 and was renamed Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU).
Today HKBU encompasses eight Faculties/Schools offering a range of undergraduate programmes, associate degree and higher diploma programmes as well as taught postgraduate programmes and research postgraduate programmes leading to the award of master and doctoral degrees. It prides itself on its dual focus on teaching and research and encourages service to society among its staff and students. Over the years, HKBU has remained committed to academic excellence and the development of the whole person, and has gained a reputation as one of Asia’s finest institutions of higher learning.
To be a leading liberal arts University in Asia for the world delivering academic excellence in a caring, creative and global culture.
HKBU is committed to academic excellence in teaching, research and service, and to the development of the whole person in all these endeavours built upon the heritage of Christian higher education.
|President and Vice-Chancellor
|Professor Roland T CHIN (till 31 Dec 2020)Professor Alexander WAI (from 1 Feb 2021)
|Professor Clayton MACKENZIE
|Vice-President (Research and Development)
|Professor Yike GUO
|Vice-President (Teaching and Learning)
|Dr Albert CHAU
|Vice-President (Administration) and Secretary
|Ms Christine OW CHOW
For more details, please visit: https://admissions.hkbu.edu.hk/en/programmes-offer.html
Student population (2019-20)
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
HKBU visual arts scholar receives international recognition for excellence in e-teaching
November 23, 2020
Dr Gao Meng named in Forbes China 30 Under 30 List
November 17, 2020
HKBU-Led Project Team Receives Prestigious UGC Teaching Award
October 2, 2020
HKBU physicist honoured with international scientist award
August 26, 2020
Research team wins award for innovations in Chinese medicine authentication
December 24, 2019
Communication scholar and students win top paper awards
October 29, 2020
HKBU scholars’ inventions win four awards at International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva
April 15, 2019
School of Business students win business case competition
March 23, 2020
HKBU has created 6 new labs to develop innovative solutions to new challenges and apply cutting-edge techniques across disciplines to make new discoveries.
- Augmented Creativity Lab
- Computational Medicine Lab
- Systems Health Lab
- Smart Society Lab
- Data Economy Lab
- Ethical and Theoretical AI Lab