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Celebrating 30th Anniversary

Milestones

1982

  • Jun

    Plan for a second Polytechnic

  • Jun

    Planning Committee set up with Sir S Y Chung as Chairman

  • Nov

    Six schools of study based academic structure recommended, covering accountancy, architecture and building, business studies, computing studies, engineering and social work

1983

  • Mar

    Professor David Johns is appointed the Founding Director

  • Aug

    Purchase of Argyle Centre Tower II as temporary campus

1984

  • 1 Jan

    The City Polytechnic of Hong Kong established with Sir S Y Chung as Council Chairman

  • Jul

    First admissions exercise held

  • Oct

    Classes start, with 480 full-time and 680 part-time students in seven courses

1986

  • Jan

    Students' Union established

  • Oct

    First two degree courses, BA (Hons) in Business Studies and in Public and Social Administration

  • 18 Nov

    First Academic Awards Ceremony held

1987

  • Sep

    Law Department formed

1988

  • Oct

    Seven professors and four readers appointed

  • Oct

    First batch of MPhil students admitted

1989

  • Aug

    Professor Cheng Yiu-chung becomes Director