Chinese University of Hong Kong

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The Chinese University
of Hong Kong
香港中文大學
Motto
博文約禮 (Classical Chinese)
Motto in English
Through learning and temperance to virtue
TypePublic
Established17 October 1963; 58 years ago (1963-10-17)
ChairmanNorman Leung
ChancellorCarrie Lam (as Chief Executive of Hong Kong)
Vice-ChancellorRocky Tuan
ProvostAlan K. L. Chan
Pro-Vice-ChancellorsFanny M.C. Cheung, Fok Tai-fai, Fanny M.C. Cheung, Poon Wai-yin, Dennis K. P. Ng, Chan Wai-yee, Eric S. P. Ng
Location
LanguageEnglish
Colours
  Purple & gold
AffiliationsASAIHL, ACU, IAU, WUN, ACUCA, Washington University in St. Louis McDonnell International Scholars Academy[1]
MascotChinese phoenix
Websitecuhk.edu.hk
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese香港中文大學
Simplified Chinese香港中文大学
Cantonese YaleHēunggóng Jūngmàhn Daaihhohk

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a state owned university in Shatin, Hong Kong, established in 1963.[2]

It is one of the oldest universities in Hong Kong, the second oldest after the University of Hong Kong. The motto of the university is "博文約禮", which in Chinese means "to expand the intellectual horizon and keep within the bounds of decency." Teaching at the university is carried out in Chinese and English. According to the QS ranking of the best universities in the world, in 2016 the University ranks 44th in the world and 3rd in Hong Kong.[3]

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  1. "Home". McDonnell International Scholars Academy.
  2. "Milestones | CUHK". web.archive.org. 2013-09-30. Archived from the original on 2013-09-30. Retrieved 2022-04-20.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  3. "QS World University Rankings 2016 | Top Universities". web.archive.org. 2017-11-16. Archived from the original on 2017-11-16. Retrieved 2022-04-20.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)