Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) was
founded in 1963. Its mission is to assist in the
preservation, creation, application and dissemination
of knowledge by teaching, research and public service
in a comprehensive range of disciplines, thereby
serving the needs and enhancing the well-being of
the citizens of Hong Kong, China as a whole, and
the wider world community. Its vision is to become
a first-class comprehensive research university
of international recognition with bilingual and
multicultural dimensions of student education, scholarly
output and contribution to the community at par
with standards of excellence.
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At present, there are seven faculties:
the Faculties of Arts, Business Administration, Education,
Engineering, Medicine, Science, and Social Science.
A Faculty of Law will soon be added. There are 61 departments,
offering 53 full-time undergraduate programs and two
part-time degree programs leading to a bachelor degree.
There are a total of 54 graduate divisions in CUHK,
offering ten postgraduate diploma programs, 123 master
programs and 62 doctoral programs in the academic year
2002/03. Currently, CUHK has an enrolment of over 15,000
undergraduate and graduate students.
Its campus occupies 134-hectares along the southwest
shore of Tolo Harbor, just north of Shatin. It is the
largest and the most beautiful university campus in
Hong Kong, with a panoramic view of the bay and several
mountains including Ma On Shan, Needle Hill, Pat Sin
Leng, and Lion Rock. The campus is carefully landscaped,
with many natural and ornamental plants.
A field trip or leisure walk on the CUHK campus is
very relaxing and educational. Students and visitors
can come by train or by bus No. 70, 70A, 72, 72A, 73A,
74A, 87K, 272K, 287K or 289K.
In this Project, we invite you to learn more about
the botanical diversity in CUHK. Many of the plants
are commonly found in Hong Kong for ornamental and landscaping
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Team, Department of Biology, The Chinese University of
Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong. We shall arrange to
have them loaded on the website.