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THE Digital Universities Asia 2023

Through a series of technology-driven forums held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 8 to 10 May 2023, Times Higher Education (THE) Digital Universities Asia convened senior leaders from higher education, research, industry and legislative bodies around the world to share their innovative insights and best practices.  Professor Kwok-yin WONG, Vice President (Education) of PolyU, was invited to participate in the panel discussion titled “Eyes on the horizon: How do we continue to enhance digital learning experiences?”.  Prof. WONG shared his views on how new technological breakthroughs have changed the education environment, strategies PolyU has adopted to enhance blended learning models and considerations to be taken with regard to virtual and in-person teaching.

17 May, 2023

Institutional Performance and Communications


Annual Report (2022/23) on University Accountability Agreement

For details, please view Share@PolyU (April 2023 Issue).

28 Apr, 2023

Data and Decision Support

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Customised Qualtrics Hands-on Workshop 2023

Following the introductory Qualtrics training session in 2022, a further customised Qualtrics hands-on workshop was held on 29 March 2023, attended by colleagues involved in implementing institutional surveys. The workshop topics were selected by the major institutional survey hosts through a previously conducted survey. The Qualtrics representative firstly recapped some basic but crucial features highlighted in the previous workshop, and then demonstrated some of the more advanced features regarding survey distribution, as well as data analysis and reporting. Participants appreciated the informative content and engaging delivery of the workshop, and found it useful to their work. 

3 Apr, 2023

Institutional Performance and Communications


An update on Departmental Outcome-Oriented Key Performance Indicators (DoKPIs)

For details, please view Share@PolyU (January 2023 Issue).

30 Jan, 2023

Data and Decision Support

THE Worlds Most International Universities 2023

PolyU excels in the Times Higher Education World’s Most International Universities 2023, placing sixth globally

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has attained an encouraging result in the newly releasedTimes Higher Education (THE) World’s Most International Universities 2023, ranking sixth globally. It is the first time for PolyU to be ranked and ranked among the global top 10. PolyU achieved strong results in various assessment areas in the rankings of THE World’s Most International Universities 2023. The performance indicators are based on a university’s proportion of international students, international staff and journal publications involving international co-author as well as its international reputation.

25 Jan, 2023

Institutional Performance and Communications


PolyU wins two distinguished awards at the QS Reimagine Education Awards 2022

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) teams received one Gold and one Silver award at Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Reimagine Education 2022, being the only institution in Hong Kong to have won two awards. The winning projects are “Virtual Hospital”, which was developed by Dr Justina Liu, Associate Professor of School of Nursing and Dr Kitty Chan, Senior Teaching Fellow of the same school, and the interactive mobile app “Capstone Ninja’, developed by the English Across the Curriculum (EAC) project team led by Dr Julia Chen, Director of the Educational Development Centre.

30 Dec, 2022

Institutional Performance and Communications

Clarivate Highly Cited 2022

Influential PolyU scholars recognised in Clarivate Analytics’ Highly Cited Researchers list

PolyU has achieved the third highest number in Hong Kong of the world’s most recognised researchers in this year’s Clarivate Analytics list of "Highly Cited Researchers 2022", underscoring these scholars’ significant research impact. Twelve PolyU academics (including two former PolyU colleagues) were among a total of 6,938 researchers from 69 countries and regions from a diverse range of research fields.

22 Dec, 2022

Institutional Performance and Communications


Qualtrics In-Person Academic Roundtable

A Qualtrics In-Person Academic Roundtable was held on 13 December 2022, with nearly 20 participants from various institutions registering for the event. The Qualtrics representatives introduced the latest features of the survey platform, including video feedback for qualitative research and advanced StatsiQ, as well as some tips and tricks for using the survey platform so as to maximise the survey performance. The participants exchanged their experiences of using the survey platform to facilitate their work and how they conducted offline surveys through the mobile app.   Meanwhile, thanks to the effort and input of the institutional survey hosts, IPAO has recently launched the One-stop Platform for Institutional Surveys. This platform facilitates PolyU staff to search information of previous institutional surveys (incl. survey instruments and key findings) at a centralised location.

13 Dec, 2022

Institutional Performance and Communications


THE subject rankings reaffirm PolyU’s academic excellence

Five PolyU disciplines were placed in the world’s top 100 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by Subject 2023, reaffirming the academic excellence of the University.   Among the five PolyU disciplines, Business & Economics was placed 27th globally and continued to have been ranked No. 1 in Hong Kong for two consecutive years, while Engineering took the 40th position globally and was ranked second in the city, rising 11 places from last year’s ranking.

22 Nov, 2022

Institutional Performance and Communications


PolyU ranked in global top 100 universities in QS’ new sustainability list

PolyU ranks second in Hong Kong and 82nd globally in the first-ever Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) University Rankings: Sustainability 2023.   The new sustainability ranking rates over 1,300 tertiary institutions worldwide on how they are taking actions to tackle the world’s environmental, social and governance challenges through research, teaching and community engagement. A total of 700 institutions, including six local universities, are listed.

22 Nov, 2022

Institutional Performance and Communications

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