CUHK at a Glance

Cuhk shaw college The Chinese University of Hong Kong. By Shingyip56 (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is proud on being the only university in Hong Kong with Nobel laureates among the members of its faculties. To the latter belong arts, business administration, education, engineering, law, medicine, natural sciences, maths, social sciences. Europeans will note with interest that the university offers a school of Chinese medicine as well. CUHK is also oriented towards international students and researchers; it has formal exchange agreements with more than 200 universities in the world.


The campus is located in Sha Tin and has an awesome view over Tolo Harbor and offers many facilities. It is so large that students often take the bus to get around. For example it is also large enough for inter-university running competitions to be held on the campus. Many of the more or less 23,000 students live in so-called colleges that shall allow for whole-person education education.


  1. The Chinese University of Hong Kong. accessed 2011-12-27
  2. Only At CUHK. Information Services Office, 2010