The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is located in the multinational city-state of Hong Kong. This is a modern university, proud of its impeccable scientific reputation, first-class infrastructure and teaching staff, which includes the best specialists in their fields. In 2018, PolyU took 7th place in the list of the best universities in the world no older than 50 years old (QS ranking of world universities). The university is constantly improving, strengthening its position in higher education.
Among the most noteworthy PolyU infrastructure facilities is the ICON training hotel, on the basis of which students specializing in tourism and the hospitality industry undergo practical training in real conditions. At the University’s Industrial Center, students of engineering specialties have the opportunity to combine traditional forms of training with the development of the practical aspects of the chosen profession.
The doors of the Innovation Tower of the Hong Kong Riding Club, designed by world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid, are open to students of the Design School. Those who happened to study at the Innovation Tower will never forget this educational building, its magnificent workshops, high-tech design studios, unusual lecture halls and the striking appearance of the building.
The outstanding scientific achievements of PolyU are world famous. The university has leading research centers in many industries. PolyU scientists are addressing global issues such as cancer prevention and treatment and developing new fuels that are consistent with sustainable development principles.
Last year, more than 5 thousand students from abroad studied at PolyU. The campus features a wide variety of languages and cultures. Much is being done to help newly arrived students settle down in a new environment for them. There are many student clubs and organizations at the university, students have at their disposal the most modern sports facilities, so that every student will find something to their liking.
Average cost per year
HK $ 140,000
HK $ 152,290
PolyU ranks 7th in the QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) Top 50 to 50 ranking – the top 50 universities in the world no older than 50 years old – for 2019.
PolyU has the most advanced training base. There is a training hotel at the university – the five-star ICON hotel, in which students studying in the specialties of the areas of “Tourism” and “Hospitality”, master the future profession. Students have the opportunity to work, study and conduct scientific work in a real, operating hotel.
In the Industrial Center, students of engineering specialties undergo practical training, complementing their versatile theoretical training.
Design School students study and work at the Hong Kong Riding Club’s Innovation Tower, designed by world-renowned architect Zaha Hadid. Great workshops, design studios, lecture halls, classrooms and exhibition spaces are equipped here.
PolyU students live an interesting and eventful life. Throughout the year, various cultural events are held for them, such as the Global Village, the Mass Dance Competition, competitions between dormitories and excursions. Whatever the student’s interests and hobbies, he will always find like-minded people here.
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Faculty of Applied Sciences and Textile Industry
Teaching at this faculty is conducted in specially equipped laboratories using interactive techniques designed to stimulate active academic work and the development of students’ creative abilities.
Faculty of Business
The faculty is accredited by AACSB and EQUIS. According to the results of scientific work for 2013-2017. the department is ranked 58th in the world’s 100 Best Business Schools ranking by the University of Texas at Dallas.
Faculty of Construction and the Environment
The academic achievements of this faculty earned him international prestige and accreditation of many regional and international professional organizations. The faculty takes 10th place in the world in such disciplines as civil engineering and design of structures, and 19th place in urban planning and architecture (QS universities worldwide ranking in selected disciplines, 2018).
Faculty of Engineering
Engineering is one of the fundamental academic areas of Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Qualified engineers emerge from the walls of PolyU, ready to work in a modern high-tech enterprise.
Faculty of Humanities
The PolyU Humanities Faculty is one of the best schools in Asia in areas such as applied linguistics, intercultural communication, and Chinese cultural studies.