Facts & Figures
1956 Department of Extra Mural Studies of HKU established
1992 Renamed as School of Professional and Continuing Education
1996 Achieved self-financing status
1999 Incorporated as non-profit making University company limited by guarantee
Colleges and Subject Groups
HKU SPACE has established three colleges and a number of subject groups, including the Community College and seven specialised centres.
2.28 million enrolments from 1956 to 2012. (More)
84,783 enrolments in the academic year of 2011/12.
Full-time equivalent: 20,975 headcount
(Student Distribution by Highest Education Level Attained)
Part-time programmes and courses 960 Full-time programmes 213 Total courses (2011/12) 1,173
The School has established 12 HKU SPACE learning centres in Hong Kong.
HKU SPACE has inaugurated an online learning platform - HKU SPACE Online Universal Learning (SOUL) since 1999.
The School collaborates with 62 academic institutions globally (in the UK, Australia, the USA, Mainland China and Hong Kong).
The School collaborates with Mainland partners in four cities, including Beijing, Guangzhou, Hangzhou and Suzhou to offer programmes.
The School has about 900 full-time staff and 2,000 part-time teachers.Updated: Feb 2013