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University of Hong Kong
香港大學
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Motto Sapientia et Virtus (Latin)
明德格物 (Chinese)
Motto in English Wisdom and Virtue
Established 30 March 1911 (1911-03-30)
Type Public
Vice-Chancellor Peter Mathieson
Academic staff 7,197
Admin. staff 2,683
Students 27,933
Undergraduates 16,187
Postgraduates 11,746
Location Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Campus Urban
Colours       Dark green
Website hku.hk

The University of Hong Kong (also called Hong Kong University or HKU) is a university in Pokfulam, Hong Kong. It is the oldest university in Hong Kong. In 2016 it was listed as the 45th best university in world reputation rankings.

The university offers subjects in:

  • Arts and humanities
  • Business and Economics
  • Clinical, pre-clinical and health
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering and technology
  • Life Sciences
  • Physical sciences
  • Social sciences

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