The University offers professionally oriented programmes to provide students with quality higher education of international standing.
The University strives to create a learning ambience with diverse cultural backgrounds and to enhance students? acquisition of useful knowledge, communicative skills and analytical abilities through innovative pedagogy and a holistic learning environment. It values the development of both an international outlook and a familiarity with the Chinese culture among students.
The University anticipates and responds to the needs of industry, commerce and the community by engaging in applied research, and uses the results of such work to directly benefit Hong Kong and beyond. The University concentrates resources to achieve excellence in selected areas of research.
The University considers research and teaching as inextricably linked. Research informs teaching, which includes the provision of research opportunities to our students so that they can contribute to the development of the community.
The University enhances its strength through pursuing collaboration in teaching and research with other institutions of higher education.
The University encourages staff and students to contribute to community service through strong partnerships with Government, business, industry, professional and other sectors of the community.