Acronym Full Name
AC1 Academic 1
AC2 Academic 2
AC3 Academic 3
ADP Academic Development Proposal
ASU Arizona State University
AUs Academic Units
CityU City University of Hong Kong
CityUCRI City University of Hong Kong Chengdu Research Institute
CityUSRI City University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Research Institute
CMC Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre
DEC Discovery-enriched Curriculum
ECS Early Career Schemes
GE Gateway Education
GRF General Research Fund
HKDSE The Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education
HSBC Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
KT Knowledge Transfer
PBPR Performance-based Pay Review
PhD Doctor of Philosophy
QS Quacquarelli Symonds
RAE Research Assessment Exercise
RGC Research Grants Council
RoE5 5-Year Review of Academic Excellence
RPg Research Postgraduate
TLQ Teaching and Learning Questionnaire
UGC University Grants Committee
UTD University of Texas at Dallas