Awards & Achievements
School wins acclaim at the Reader’s Digest Awards 2016
The School won the top Platinum Trustmark Award in the Continuing Education Category at the Reader's Digest Trusted Brand 2016 awards for the 3rd consecutive year. In 2013 the School also received the Gold Award.
The Trustmark award is the highest honour in the Continuing Education category. To win, the brand must be mentioned by respondents without prompting and obtain an overall rating 2.5 times better than the next brand, or two times more than the next brand with an average quality score of four or more in six different attributes: trustworthiness and credibility, quality, value, understanding customer needs, innovation and social responsibility.
Professor William K. M. Lee received the award on behalf of the School and thanked Digest readers for their support. He stated that the award recognised the tireless contributions and concerted efforts of the staff behind the School’s great success.
Award the Sing Tao Excellent Services Brand Award
for the Eighth consecutive year
HKU SPACE was awarded the “Sing Tao Excellent Services Brand Award – Best Continuing Education Services Provider” for the 8th consecutive year at an award ceremony. Dr Dorothy T. F. Chan, Deputy Director (Administration and Resources) attended the ceremony on behalf of the School to receive the award. The judges commended the School’s efforts over half a century in promoting the notion of continuing education. The School will continue to fulfil its public responsibilities to provide diversified and quality programmes/courses and to satisfy social needs as well as facilitating individual development.
The School website continues to win internationally acclaimed awards
After winning the “Best in Class” (School Category) Award at the 2013 Interactive Media Awards (IMA), the School website has been honoured again by being listed as one of the Top Ten websites, the highest honour bestowed by the IMA. The School was the only winner from Hong Kong to achieve this honour. The competition attracted more than 5,000 entrants from 42 countries around the world, which were judged on a wide variety of criteria including design, innovation in technical features, content, usability and standard compliance. The School website was also recognised with the “School Standard of Excellence” award at the WebAward 2014 by the Web Marketing Association (WMA). Both awards are solid testament to the School’s commitment to serve the community with quality and innovative services.