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22.12.2016

Microsoft’s Executive Vice President for Artificial Intelligence and Research Dr Harry Shum Speaks on Artificial Intelligence at HKUST 25th Anniversary Distinguished Speakers Series

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) hosted the 25th Anniversary Distinguished Speakers Series today, featuring Dr Harry Shum, Executive Vice President of Microsoft’s Artificial Intelligence and Research Group. The event was well received by students, faculty members and guests from HKUST.

Speaking on “Realizing the Promise of Artificial Intelligence – moving from machine-centric to human-centric, from perception to cognition, and from rational to emotional”, Dr Shum shared Microsoft’s vision, efforts and tangible progress in accelerating artificial intelligence (AI).

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13.12.2016

HKUST Business School Named “School of the Year” by CEMS

The School of Business and Management at the HKUST Business School has earned the “CEMS School of the Year” title, becoming the first Asian school to receive this international honor.

The HKUST Business School, in its third year of offering the program, has been chosen the CEMS School of the Year, and its elective course “Global Macroeconomics” was also named as one of the three CEMS Courses of the Year.

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13.04.2016

25 years young HKUST ranked No.3 among the best young universities worldwide

25 year old Hong Kong University of Science & Technology is ranked No.3 worldwide among the 150 best young universities by Times Higher Education.

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27.01.2016

The HKUST MBA Ranks First in Asia Pacific

The MBA Program of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology’s School of Business and Management (HKUST Business School) has been ranked 1st in Asia Pacific and 14th globally by the Financial Times. This is the seventh consecutive year that HKUST has been ranked in the Top 15 globally; during this period, no other MBA program in the Asian-Pacific region has been ranked in the top 15 in consecutive years. Additionally, this marks the sixth time in the last seven years that the HKUST MBA Program has been ranked as the best in Asia Pacific.

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17.11.2015

HKUST Moves Up to 14th Worldwide, Tops Greater China In Global Employability University Survey and Ranking

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has risen two places to rank #14 in the high-profile annual Global Employability University Survey and Ranking this year. HKUST graduates have been ranked the world’s top 20 most employable and the most employable in Greater China over the past three years.

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29.09.2015

Visit the New HKUST MBA Japanese Website for Candidates

Our ‪‎MBA‬ alumni and students from Japan have revamped the HKUST MBA Japanese website for candidates. The new website is extremely informative and includes everything from admissions and program design, to student life, career preparations and life in Hong Kong

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18.09.2015

McKinsey Business Analyst on Earning an MBA in Hong Kong

Flavio De Laurentis, a former McKinsey analyst, shares why he traveled from Milan to Hong Kong to do his MBA at HKUST, and the experience that followed in this media interview story by QS.

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15.09.2015

HKUST ranked world no. 28 in latest QS World University Ranking

The QS World University Rankings, which have been setting league tables for universities worldwide since 2005, assess institutions through six criteria: academic reputation, employer reputation, student-to-faculty ratio, citations per faculty, international student ratio and international faculty ratio.

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18.05.2015

HKUST ranked world no. 10 in student diversity

GraduatePrograms.com surveyed over 10,000 current and former business school students about their programs, and came up with 25 business schools with the greatest diversity. HKUST is ranked world no. 10 and is the only Asian school in the list.

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23.12.2014

HKUST Ranks 16th Worldwide in Latest Global Survey on Employability of Graduates

HKUST is ranked 16th in the world and 1st in Greater China for the employability of its graduates in an annual global survey of recruiters and executives. Some 4,700 recruiters and executives from 20 countries across Europe, Asia and North America were polled for the survey.

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10.09.2014

Student Interview – Martin Bednar

Interested in the tech industry? Check out this video in which our student, Martin Bednar, talks about what drew him to Asia, and compares the opportunities in Silicon Valley and China. Read more

22.05.2014

HKUST Hosts Hong Kong’s First Ever University-Backed Hackathon and Introduces Students to Startup Life

Over 100 HKUST students and alumni from computer science, engineering, business, and other departments gathered on April 26-27 to participate in the first university-backed hackathon in Hong Kong – a weekend-long celebration of technology, entrepreneurship, and collaboration.

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07.03.2014

HKUST MBA Team Wins Prestigious Global Case Competition

A team of HKUST MBA students outperformed their peers from the business schools of eight top-ranked institutes including Yale University and University of Chicago, and won the Grand Prize at the Marshall Global Consulting Challenge. The annual business case competition organized by the University of Southern California (USC) is designed to challenge the minds and problem-solving abilities of the best MBA students around the world.

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05.02.2014

HKUST ranked world no. 1 in QS Top 50 under 50

This is the second year in a row for HKUST to be ranked world no. 1 in the QS Top 50 under 50, a ranking of the world’s top 50 universities established within the last 50 years, based on the highest performing young institutions in the 2013/14 QS World University Rankings.

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08.11.2013

HKUST ranked world top 20 in Global Graduate Employability Rankings

Yesterday, our graduates from class of 2013 returned to our campus from different corners of the world for their graduation ceremony. A good news to go with this joyful occasion is the release of a recent ranking on global graduate employability, in which HKUST has climbed to world no. 18 and is the only university in Greater China in the top 20.

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