In celebration of the University’s 80th Anniversary, a series of events are in the pipeline. Recently, a flash mob orchestral performance and a Nobel Laureate lecture were staged to provide nourishment in different dimensions.
PolyU has won recognition in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017, having seven disciplines ranked among the world's top 40.
Potentials of generating clean solar energy in Hong Kong

Dr Charles Wong at the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics and Dr Vivien Lu at the Department of Building Services Engineering talked about the viability of solar photovoltaic energy generation in Hong Kong.
PolyU has greatly improved the energy efficiency of LED filament technology, by utilising aluminum as substrate material and multiple tiny LED chips with small power, as well as optimising the method of power supply.

The University and CASIL have reached an agreement to step up research collaboration in aerospace engineering.
PolyU organised the Campus Sustainability Weeks to instill a green mindset in the University community.