Established in 1991, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is an international research university dedicated to top-notch education and research. Founded on its mission to advance learning and knowledge through teaching and research particularly in science, technology, engineering, management and business studies complemented by humanities and social sciences, as well as assisting in Hong Kong’s socioeconomic development, this young and ambitious University has gone beyond the wildest dreams of many, climbing high in international esteem and reaping numerous honors and accolades. In 2018, HKUST is ranked 37th among 1000 universities and no.2 in the world’s top 50 Universities Under 50 by QS.
With respect to individual Schools, HKUST also puts in a strong performance. The School of Engineering is named No. 17 amongst world’s top 500 engineering and technology universities by QS Rankings published in 2018. It is ranked No. 2 in Greater China. Its much sought-