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2015 Web Accessibility Recognition SchemeWebsite Stream - Triple Gold Award
Mobile App Stream - Gold Award
Office of the Government CIO & the Equal Opportunities Commission

The City University of Hong Kong attained two Triple Gold Awards for website accessibility, and two Gold Awards for mobile app accessibility. We achieved the highest level of compliance to the accessibility guidelines issued by the Hong Kong Government for 3 consecutive years.

2014 Web Accessibility Recognition SchemeWebsite Stream - Gold Award
Mobile App Stream - Gold Award
Office of the Government CIO & the Equal Opportunities Commission

This Scheme recognizes organizations in Hong Kong that have made their websites and/or mobile apps accessibility to all people, including the blind and physically disabled. The City University of Hong Kong received two Gold Awards for website accessibility and two Gold Awards for mobile app accessibility, indicating that we have reached the highest level of compliance to the accessibility guidelines issued by the Hong Kong Government.

2014 CSO40 AwardCSO Magazine (USA)

The annual international award program recognizes 40 security projects and initiatives that have delivered groundbreaking business value through the innovative application of risk and security concepts and technologies. The CSO40 Awards were selected by a panel of peers that included security leaders, industry experts and academics. City University of Hong Kong received an award for its modern "Security Information and Event Management" (SIEM) project that protects the University against newer sophisticated methods of cyber-attacks.

2013 FutureGov AwardGreen Government Award - First Prize
Education Organisation of the Year Award - Runner Up
FutureGov Magazine (Asia)

This seventh annual government technology award celebrates the programmes of Asia’s most successful government, education and healthcare organisations. The FutureGov Awards is the international benchmark by which public sector innovation is judged. In 2013, the City University of Hong Kong received the First Prize for "Green Government" – "recognising excellence in the planning, execution and positive environmental impact of digital sustainability programmes" and Runner Up in the "Education Organisation of the Year" Award – "recognising excellence in tertiary education administration."

2013 CIO 100 AwardCIO Magazine (USA)

The 26th annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology; organizations that have created business value through the effective and innovative use of IT. In 2013, CityU was honored for its "334 IT Implementation" project that transformed the University to a new "Discover-enriched Curriculum" (DEC) approach to higher education.

2013 Computerworld Honors LaureateSustainability AwardComputerworld Honors Program (USA)

Established in 1988, The Computerworld Honors Program brings together the men, women, organizations and institutions around the world whose visionary applications of information technology promote positive social, economic and educational change. In 2013, the City University of Hong Kong was named a Computerworld Honors Laureate in the Sustainability category for its use of technology to create a greener campus.

2013 Web Accessibility Recognition SchemeGold AwardOffice of the Government CIO & the Equal Opportunities Commission

This Scheme recognizes organizations in Hong Kong that have made their websites accessibility to all people, including the blind and physically disabled. The City University of Hong Kong received two Gold Awards for reaching the highest level of compliance to the Web accessibility guidelines issued by the Hong Kong Government.

2012 FutureGov AwardDigital Inclusion Award - First Prize
Education Organisation of the Year Award - Runner Up
Wireless Government Award - Runner Up
FutureGov Magazine (Asia)

The sixth annual award recognizes Asia’s most successful government, education and healthcare organizations in the use of ICT; an international benchmark by which public sector innovation is judged. In 2012, the City University of Hong Kong received the First Prize for “Digital Inclusion” – “recognising excellence in programmes that use technology to bridge the digital divide;” Runner Up in the “Education Organisation of the Year” Award – “recognising excellence in tertiary education administration;” and Runner Up in the “Wireless Government" Award – “recognising excellence in the use of wireless technologies to extend the reach of government services and/or employee productivity.”

2012 Computerworld Honors LaureateDigital Access AwardComputerworld Honors Program (USA)

The City University of Hong Kong was named one of the 2012 Computerworld Honors Laureates and one of the top 5 Finalists for the 21st Century Achievement Awards in Digital Access. The global Honors program, founded in 1988, recognizes organizations and individuals who have used information technology to promote and advance public welfare, benefit society and change the world for the better.

2012 IT Excellence AwardMIS Asia

The City University of Hong Kong was named one of the top Finalists for the 2012 IT Excellence Award for “Best Business Enabler” from IDG and MIS Asia. The annual IT Excellence Awards programme recognizes IT organizations and CIOs for management excellence and for the original and creative use of technology to help attain business goals. In particular, the "Best Business Enabler" category recognizes IT teams that have helped their business create new opportunities and improve customer service.

2012 CIO AwardCIO Asia

The City University of Hong Kong was one of 5 recipients of the 12th annual "CIO Award" from the CIO Asia magazine. The awards were selected by peers from a shortlist of 100 top regional enterprises and organizations that have excelled through creative and innovative IT projects. The top 5 most outstanding projects receive the "CIO Award." According to CIO Asia, our “University-wide Mobile Web Project” "made exemplary use of technology to derive strategic value and maximum returns for their businesses... a role model for our IT community through its effective use of ICT to generate a competitive advantage."