Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU, Chinese: 香港理工大學) is the largest government-funded university in Hong Kong. The University maintains strong partnerships with the business and industrial sector, while expanding its role as a research institution. It is ranked within the top 150 universities in the world.

The University’s teaching units are grouped under six faculties and two schools; the Faculty of Applied Science and Textiles, Faculty of Business, Faculty of Construction and Environment, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities, alongside with School of Design and School of Hotel and Tourism Management.

The current President of the University is Prof. Timothy W. Tong. Prof. Chung-Kwong Poon retired on 31 December 2008 and the University Council decided to confer the title of "President Emeritus" on him in recognition of his dedicated and distinguished service to the University.

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