The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Figures
1993/1994


Student Numbers and Student Profile

Student Numbers for Programmes Funded by University Grants Committee

By Award

1993 / 1994

Headcounts

Full-time Equivalents

Research Postgraduate

275

(1%)

228

(2%)

Taught Postgraduate

1759

(8%)

706

(5%)

Undergraduate

7960

(35%)

7157

(53%)

Subdegree

12866

(56%)

5363

(40%)

Total

22860

(100%)

13454

(100%)


By Mode by Faculty

1993 / 1994

Headcounts

Full-time Equivalents

Full-time

10578

(46%)

9917

(74%)

Applied Science & Textiles

1923

(8%)

1916

(14%)

Business & Information Systems

2543

(11%)

2341

(17%)

Communication

1091

(5%)

1091

(8%)

Construction & Land Use

1532

(7%)

1473

(11%)

Engineering

2098

(9%)

1705

(13%)

Health & Social Studies

1391

(6%)

1391

(10%)

Part-time

12282

(54%)

3537

(26%)

Applied Science & Textiles

1971

(9%)

581

(4%)

Business & Information Systems

3370

(15%)

869

(6%)

Communication

139

(1%)

65

(<0.5%)

Construction & Land Use

1799

(8%)

482

(4%)

Engineering

3471

(15%)

968

(7%)

Health & Social Studies

1532

(7%)

572

(4%)

Total

22860

(100%)

13454

(100%)



Student Profile for Programmes Funded by University Grants Committee

1993 / 1994
Full-time Part-time
Sex Ratio ( Male : Female ) 1.4 : 1 2 : 1
Average Age in Years 20 27

Note 1: As of November 1993.
Note 2: Excluding research postgraduate students counted outside the formal time limit and the research postgraduate student number target approved by the University Grants Committee, but including students enrolled on the blister programme in Social Work at Diploma level in full-time mode at Government's request.

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Graduate Numbers and Graduate Employment

Number of Award Recipients for Programmes Funded by
University Grants Committee

By Mode by Faculty

1993 / 1994

Full-time

Part-time

Applied Science & Textiles

693

(8%)

670

(8%)

Business & Information Systems

809

(10%)

1273

(15%)

Communication

387

(5%)

16

(<0.5%)

Construction & Land Use

474

(6%)

840

(10%)

Engineering

653

(8%)

1479

(18%)

Health & Social Studies

463

(6%)

524

(6%)

Total

3479

(42%)

4802

(58%)


Note : As of December 1994.

Graduate Employment for Programmes Funded by University Grants Committee

Monthly Salary of Full-time Graduates
in Employment

1993 Survey

Undergraduate

Sub-degree

Overall Average in HK$

9835

8716

Percentage Increase over Previous Year

+12%

+9%


Percentage of Full-time Graduates
by Employment Status/Sector

1993 Survey

Undergraduate

Sub-degree

Industry

17%

25%

Commerce/Professional

55%

37%

Education/Government/Other Sectors

20%

14%

Further Studies 3% 18%
Unemployed/Others 5% 5%

Note : The Graduate Employment Survey is held in December each year. Students who participated in the 1993 Survey graduated in the academic year 1992/93.

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Extra-curricular Educational Programmes for Full-time Students

1993 / 1994

Number of Programmes

Number of Participants

Physical Education Programmes

106

1583

Complementary Studies Programmes

176

4674

Counselling Group Programmes

108

2534

Leadership Development Programmes

1

33


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Staff Establishment Funded by University Grants Committee

1993 / 1994

Number of Posts

Academic Departments [Note 1]

1449

(51%)

Academic Grade Staff

960

(34%)

Non-academic Grade Staff

489

(17%)

Non-academic Departments [Note 2]

1382

(49%)

Administrative & Professional Grade Staff

279

(10%)

General/Technical & Ancillary Grade Staff

1103

(39%)

Total

2831

(100%)


Note 1: Excluding part-time visiting lecturers and additional posts for the blister programme in Social Work & language enhancement programmes upon Government's request, but including temporary posts and the 25 part-time fieldwork supervisors in the Department of Applied Social Studies.
Note 2: Non-academic departments include Offices of the President, faculty offices, administrative units, central support services and staff club.
Note 3: Based on the approved staff establishment funded by the recurrent income of the University as of December 1993.

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Research

Expenditure from Research Grants

1993 / 1994

HK$Million

111.1

On-going Research Projects Funded
by Research Grants & External Funds [Note]

1993 / 1994

Cumulative Funding HK$Million

Number

Faculty of Applied Science & Textiles

38.7

(23%)

169

(23%)
Faculty of Business & Information Systems

10.5

(6%)

93

(13%)
Faculty of Communication

7.6

(5%)

47

(6%)
Faculty of Construction & Land Use

29.2

(17%)

112

(15%)
Faculty of Engineering

60.6

(36%)

206

(28%)
Faculty of Health & Social Studies

18.5

(11%)

100

(13%)
Industrial Centre

1.2

(1%)

5

(1%)
Other Studies

2

(1%)

9

(1%)
Total

168

(100%)

741

(100%)

Note: As of December 1993.

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Income and Expenditure for Activities Funded by
University Grants Committee

Income

1993 / 1994

HK$Million

Fees Income

234.4

(15%)
Government Subvention

1271.4

(80%)
Others

86.3

(5%)
Total

1592.1

(100%)

Expenditure

1993 / 1994

HK$Million

Salaries/Wages (plus Superannuation /Gratuity)

992.8

(64%)
Staff's Fringe Benefits

155.5

(10%)
Equipment & Fittings

94.5

(6%)
Others

314.9

(20%)
Total

1557.7

(100%)

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Student Unit Cost for Programmes Funded by
University Grants Committee

Recurrent Expenditure Per Full-time Equivalent Student

1993 / 1994

HK$Thousand

115


Recurrent Expenditure Per Full-time Equivalent Student
by Award

1993 / 1994

HK$Thousand

Research Postgraduate

231

Taught Postgraduate

140

Undergraduate

115

Subdegree

106


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