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FIRST FOREMOST - The University of Hong Kong

FIRST

A N D

FOREMOST

THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG


We admit the BEST STUDENTS

Indicator


HKU Performance


Data (Conversion of Hong Kong

Advanced Level Examination grades into

scores 香 港 高 級 程 度 會 考 成 績 換 算 : A=5,

B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1, Others 其 他 =0)

Source


Number of JUPAS applicants

admitted with 5 ‘A’s and 6 ‘A’s

in HKALE (% of total number

of HK students with 5 ‘A’s and

6 ‘A’s)


56A

56A

Highest number of any

HKALE Results

JUPAS

participating UGC-funded

6 ‘A’s: 1 (50%)

institution

5 ‘A’s: 11 (100%)


5 ‘A’s and 6 ‘A’s: 12 (92%)

Average score in Use of English Best score of any UGC-funded 2.70

institution


JUPAS



Average score in 2 Advanced

Level (AL) and 1 Advanced

Supplementary Level (AS)

subjects

Programme with the highest

score of any UGC-funded

institution


Programme with the highest score


of any UGC-funded institution

LLB 4.63




Best score of any UGC-funded 3.45

institution


JUPAS

BSc(ActuarSc)

4.92






Average score in 3 AL subjects Best score of any UGC-funded 3.21


institution


JUPAS



Programme with the highest score

of any UGC-funded institution

BSc(ActuarSc)

4.85




Average combined score

in Use of English, Chinese

Language and Culture, 2 AL

and 1 AS subjects

Best score of any UGC-funded 3.24

institution





JUPAS



Average combined score

in Use of English, Chinese

Language and Culture, and 3

AL subjects

Best score of any UGC-funded 3.09

institution



Programme with the highest


score of any UGC-funded

institution

MBBS

4.42




JUPAS


Indicator


HKU Performance


Data (Conversion of Hong Kong

Advanced Level Examination grades into

scores 香 港 高 級 程 度 會 考 成 績 換 算 : A=5,

B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1, Others 其 他 =0)

Source


Percentage of students

admitted with Grade A in Use

Highest percentage of any UGCfunded

institution

44%

of English


A


Percentage of students

admitted with a combined

average of Grade A in Use

of English, Chinese Language

and Culture, and 3 AL

subjects

Highest percentage of any UGCfunded

institution

49%





JUPAS



JUPAS



Number of Early Admissions

Scheme for Secondary Six

Largest number of any

participating UGC-funded

419

(99.3% of all eligible applicants)

JUPAS


Students (EAS) applications institution


99.3%

received



EAS


Number of EAS applicants

placing HKU programmes as

Largest number of any

participating UGC-funded

213

(50.5% of all eligible applicants)

JUPAS


their first choice

institution


50.5%


EAS


Number of EAS applicants

admitted

Largest number of any

participating UGC-funded

191 (46%)


EAS institution



JUPAS



Number of EAS applicants Largest number of any

HKCE Results JUPAS

admitted with 8 to 10 ‘A’s in

HKCE (% of total number of

participating UGC-funded

institution

10 ‘A’s:

9 ‘A’s:

12

25

(80%)

(76%)



HK students with 8 to 10 ‘A’s) 810A 8 ‘A’s: 42 (61%)


EAS


810A


8

10A

Number of HKCE ‘A’s

Largest number of any

achieved by EAS applicants participating UGC-funded

admitted

institution


EAS


A



1,405 ‘A’s

(48% of HKCE ‘A’s achieved by

all EAS students of participating

institutions)

1,405A

A


JUPAS




48%


We deliver QUALITY TEACHING

Indicator


HKU Performance


Data


Source


Scores in Common English Highest scores of any 7.01

UGC web-site

Proficiency Assessment UGC-funded institution (2005-2006 final year)


Scheme (CEPAS)


20052006


CEPAS

Student employment


94% of surveyed employers named HKU as a major source

of their graduate trainees and interns. The next best universities

were named by 72% and 58% of employers.



72%58%

HKU data


94%

Percentage of teachers 94%

with PhD and/or higher

professional qualifications



HKU data

(September 2006)


20069

Library stocks


Expenditure on library resources


Annual university turnover


Largest of any UGCfunded

institution

2.47 million bound volumes

(June 30, 2006)

Joint University Libraries

statistics




2006630

Largest expenditure of any HK$92.5M (2005-2006) Joint University Libraries

UGC-funded institution statistics


20052006

Highest turnover of any HK$4,655M (2004-2005)

UGC-funded institution


20042005

Published annual accounts


of UGC-funded institutions



We nurture LEADERS with an international outlook

Indicator


HKU Performance


Data


Source


Non-local students

Largest headcount of any 1,278 (2005-2006)

(all levels of study)

UGC-funded institution




Admission of Undergraduate Largest application number 10,231

Students from Mainland of any UGC-funded

China 2006

institution

2006



UGC web-site


Data provided by

admission office of

different provinces and

cities in Mainland China


Highest average students’ Above cut-off scores of the key

scores in the National universities in each district in

Joint Entrance Examination Mainland China

among students admitted by

any UGC-funded institution



Exchange students (including Largest headcounts of any 536 incoming

Mainland China students) UGC-funded institution 951 outgoing



(2004-2005)


UGC


We excel in RESEARCH

Indicator


HKU Performance


Data


Source


University Grants Committee

(UGC) Areas of Excellence

(AoE) Awards

Highest number of awards

and Largest amount of any

UGC-funded institution

4 projects (total value

HK$151.2M) directed or codirected

by HKU investigators

UGC website




out of 8 projects (total value



HK$320.8M) funded since 1996

1996


4


8


Research Grants Council

(RGC) Competitive Earmarked

Highest number of awards

of any UGC-funded

215 winning proposals for

2006-2007

UGC/RGC website

/

Research Grants (CERG) institution

20062007

Awards


215


Funding secured in RGC Largest amount of any

CERG Awards Scheme

UGC-funded institution


(9 times in the past 10


exercises)

HK$146M (30%) awarded from

total 2006-2007 RGC CERG

allocation of HK$489M

UGC/RGC website

/

20062007




30%


Awards from Innovation and

Technology Fund (ITF) under

the Innovation and Technology

Joint Highest number

of awards of any UGCfunded

institution

44 projects funded (24%) out of

a total of 186 projects approved

since 1999

ITF HKSAR

Government website


Support Programme (ITSP)


1999




44


186

24%

National Natural Science

Awards


Largest number of awards

of any UGC-funded

institution

9 members out of 30 scientists

in Hong Kong have received 10

awards since 1989

Beijing-Hong Kong

Academic Exchange

Centre website


1989 9


10

30

Croucher Foundation Senior

Research Fellowships

Largest number of

fellowships of any UGCfunded

24 fellowships out of a total of

59 awarded since 1997

Croucher Foundation

website

institution


1997 24



59


Chinese Academy of Sciences

(CAS) Academicians


Refereed publications


Largest number of

Academicians of any

UGC-funded institution



10 Academicians since 1995 CAS website

1995 10


Highest number of any

UGC-funded institution

5,046 peer-reviewed refereed

publications (2004-2005) –

RGC Annual Report

2005


the latest figure available

2005

5,046

2004

2005 –


Indicator


HKU Performance


Data


Source


Refereed publications per

academic and research staff

Highest number of any

UGC-funded institution

4.0 per staff member (2004-

2005) (based on 1,252

member


wholly UGC-funded academic


and research staff in academic

departments)

UGC website



4.020042005


1,252

Total number of citations of

HKU papers published in

journals tracked by the Institute

Highest number of any

Hong Kong institution

tracked by ISI

114,610 citations in 15,832

papers published in journals

tracked by ISI based on 13

ISI Essential Science

Indicators

ISI

for Scientific Information (ISI) ISI

fields (1996-April 2006)


(ISI)

114,610


ISI

13

15,832

1996

20064

Total number of publications

published in journals tracked

by the Institute for Scientific

Highest number of any

Hong Kong institution

tracked by ISI

2,712 publications (2005)

2,712 2005

Information (ISI)

ISI


(ISI)


ISI Web of Science

ISI

Impact of HKU’s publications 59 HKU Academic Staff have been ranked by the ISI among ISI Essential Science


the world’s top 1% of scientists, based on the number of

citations recorded for their publications

Indicators (June 2006)

ISI

59

ISI 20066

1%

World ranking


Ranked 33 in the world’s top universities


33

Ranked 33 in the world’s top arts and humanities universities


33

Ranked 30 in the world’s top social sciences universities



30

Ranked 31 in the world’s top biomedicine universities



31

Times Higher

Education Supplement

2006


2006


Some Statistics

* :

Student Enrollment (2005-2006)

20052006

Undergraduates: 11,584 headcounts

11,584

Taught Postgraduates: 7,928 headcounts


7,928

MPhil/PhD students: 1,996 headcounts


1,996

Graduates (2004-2005)

20042005

Undergraduates: 3,211 headcounts


3,211

Taught Postgraduates: 3,454 headcounts


3,454

Research Postgraduates : 450 headcounts


450

* Source: HKU Data


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