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Facts & Figures

Organisational Structure

HKU SPACE has a collegial structure with part-time courses mainly offered through College of Business and Finance, College of Humanities and Law, and College of Life Sciences and Technology. For full-time courses, HKU SPACE Community College offers sub-degree programmes while the International College offers degree programmes in collaboration with renowned overseas universities. The Institute for China Business coordinates the School's programmes in Mainland China. The HKU SPACE Po Leung Kuk Stanley Ho Community College is a joint venture with a leading charitable association, Po Leung Kuk.


2.55 million enrolments from 1956 to 2015.  (More)


80,790 enrolments in the academic year 2014/15.
Full-time equivalent: 21,427 (More)


Part-time programmes and courses 1,104
Full-time programmes    202
Total courses (2014/15) 1,306


The School has established 10 HKU SPACE learning centres in Hong Kong.

HKU SPACE inaugurated an online learning platform - HKU SPACE Online Universal Learning (SOUL) in 1999. The platform was revamped and a new SOUL 2.0 platform was launched in 2011 with a more sophisticated and interactive online learning environment for teaching and learning.

Global Collaborators

The School collaborates with a wide range of academic institutions globally (in the UK, Australia, the USA, Mainland China and Hong Kong).

The School collaborates with Mainland partners in Guangzhou and Suzhou to offer programmes as well as offering programmes directly via its Institute for China Business.


The School has over 1,000 full-time staff and some 1,900 part-time teachers.

Updated: Mar 2016