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CityU take significant strides forward in consolidating and building upon themes set forth in our Strategic Plan 2015–2020, such as discovery and innovation, interdisciplinarity, global partnerships, knowledge transfer, and world-class governance and branding.
CityU’s strong performance in international ranking exercises represented the culmination of a continuous emphasis on scholarly knowledge and an excellent education and research environment for faculty and students. It is also a testament to the “soulware” factor embedded in CityU’s contributions to society and higher education through the integration of teaching and research. CityU now ranks 55th in the world and is the 5th best university in the world under 50 years of age according to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) for 2019. In the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings for 2019, CityU is ranked 1st for International Outlook.
First and the only veterinary school in Hong Kong
The Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences, the first of its kind in Hong Kong, serves as a leading local and regional centre of excellence in research and training. The College has launched the first 6-year Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine programme in Asia designed to meet strenuous international accreditation standards.
CityU faculty attracted significant sums from different funding agencies for their research projects. In 2017/18, we received over HK$320 million in external research funding. Our research is so strong that CityU is now ranked no. 2 in citations per faculty in Hong Kong, according to the QS World University Rankings 2019.