The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Figures
1995/1996


Student Numbers and Student Profile

Student Numbers for Programmes Funded by University Grants Committee

By Award

1995 / 1996

Headcounts

Full-time Equivalents

Research Postgraduate

292

(1%)

266

(2%)

Taught Postgraduate

2601

(13%)

910

(7%)

Undergraduate

8460

(42%)

7688

(57%)

Subdegree

8892

(44%)

4618

(34%)

Total

20245

(100%)

13482

(100%)

 

By Mode by Faculty

1995 / 1996

Headcounts

Full-time Equivalents

Full-time

11044

(55%)

10507

(78%)

Applied Science & Textiles

1967

(10%)

1969

(15%)

Business & Information Systems

2670

(13%)

2517

(19%)

Communication

1171

(6%)

1171

(9%)

Construction & Land Use

1653

(8%)

1619

(12%)

Engineering

2162

(11%)

1810

(13%)

Health & Social Studies

1421

(7%)

1421

(11%)

Part-time

9201

(45%)

2975

(22%)

Applied Science & Textiles

1685

(8%)

558

(4%)

Business & Information Systems

2734

(14%)

717

(5%)

Communication

172

(1%)

84

(1%)

Construction & Land Use

1233

(6%)

367

(3%)

Engineering

1724

(9%)

587

(4%)

Health & Social Studies

1653

(8%)

662

(5%)

Total

20245

(100%)

13482

(100%)

 


Student Profile for Programmes Funded by University Grants Committee

1995 / 1996
Full-time Part-time
Sex Ratio ( Male : Female ) 1.3 : 1 1.6 : 1
Average Age in Years 21 29

 

Note 1: As of November 1995.
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, as well as 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

1995 / 1996

Full-time

Part-time

Applied Science & Textiles

619

(10%)

505

(8%)

Business & Information Systems

853

(13%)

672

(11%)

Communication

421

(7%)

59

(1%)

Construction & Land Use

589

(9%)

417

(7%)

Engineering

680

(11%)

549

(9%)

Health & Social Studies

489

(8%)

491

(8%)

Total

3651

(58%)

2693

(42%)

 

Note : As of September 1996.

 

Graduate Employment for Programmes Funded by University Grants Committee

Monthly Salary of Full-time Graduates in Employment

1995 Survey

Research & Taught Post- graduate

Under- graduate

Sub- degree

Overall Average in HK$

18427

11573

10462

Percentage Increase over Previous Year

-1%

+8%

+7%

 

Percentage of Full-time Graduates
by Employment Status/Sector

1995 Survey

Research & Taught Post- graduate

Under- graduate

Sub- degree

Industry

16%

18%

23%

Commerce

20%

28%

25%

Professional Firms

7%

22%

3%

Non-profit Making Organizations

-

13%

13%

Public Utilities

2%

2%

1%

Education

14%

4%

1%

Government

2%

5%

5%

Under-employed 2% 1% 1%
Further Studies 11% 4% 27%
Unemployed 9% 2% 2%
Others 16% 1% 1%

 

Note : The Graduate Employment Survey is held in December each year. Students who participated in the 1995 Survey graduated in the academic year 1994/95.

 

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Extra-curricular Educational Programmes for Full-time Students

1995 / 1996

Number of Programmes

Number of Participants

Physical Education Programmes

210

3544

Complementary Studies Programmes

146

4747

Counselling Group Programmes

155

4489

Leadership Development Programmes

1

93

Dinner Talks

12

777

 

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Staff Establishment Funded by University Grants Committee

1995 / 1996

Number of Posts

Academic Departments [Note 1]

1506

(52%)

Academic Grade Staff

1024

(36%)

Non-academic Grade Staff

482

(17%)

Non-academic Departments [Note 2]

1369

(48%)

Administrative & Professional Grade Staff

242

(8%)

General/Technical & Ancillary Grade Staff

1127

(39%)

Total

2875

(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 March 1995.

 

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Research

Expenditure Met from Research Grants

1995 / 1996

HK$Million

University Grants Committee Block Grants

68.1

(62%)
University Grants Committee Central Allocation

16.4

(15%)
Research Grants Council Competitive Bids

17.3

(16%)
Research Grants Countil Direct allocation & Conference/Seminar Grants

8.5

(8%)
Total

110.3

(100%)

 

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

1995 / 1996

Cumulative Funding HK$Million

Number

Faculty of Applied Science & Textiles

107.8

(21%)

370

(22%)
Faculty of Business & Information Systems

63.7

(13%)

317

(19%)
Faculty of Communication

35.8

(7%)

129

(8%)
Faculty of Construction & Land Use

81.2

(16%)

271

(16%)
Faculty of Engineering

143.1

(28%)

357

(21%)
Faculty of Health & Social Studies

50.0

(10%)

233

(14%)
Educational Development Unit

18.1

(4%)

9

(1%)
Industrial Centre

9.1

(2%)

16

(1%)
Total

509

(100%)

1702

(100%)

 

Note: As of June 1996.

 

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Income and Expenditure for Activities Funded by
University Grants Committee

Income

1995 / 1996

HK$Million

UGC Recurrent Grants and Subventions

1553.8

(75%)
Fees Income

390.0

(19%)
Others

134.3

(6%)
Total

2078.1

(100%)

 

Expenditure

1995 / 1996

HK$Million

General Expenditure

1835.6

(97%)
Academic

1017.6

(54%)
Administration

121.5

(6%)
Support Services Departments

228.7

(12%)
Maintenance of Premises and Grounds

179.4

(9%)
Student Facilities and Amenitites

47.3

(2%)
General Educational Expenditure

16.5

(1%)
Capital Expenditure Met from Income

11.4

(1%)
Other Operating Expenditure

213.2

(11%)
Specific Expenditure

64.9

(3%)
Expenditure Met from Earmarked Grants

64.9

(3%)
Total

1900.5

(100%)

 

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Student Unit Cost for Programmes Funded by
University Grants Committee

Recurrent Expenditure Per Full-time Equivalent Student

1995 / 1996

HK$Thousand

140

 

Recurrent Expenditure Per Full-time Equivalent Student
by Award

1995 / 1996

HK$Thousand

Research Postgraduate

355

Taught Postgraduate

164

Undergraduate

136

Subdegree

129

 

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