PolyU is constantly striving for excellence in the areas of education, research and knowledge transfer, and has become a world-leader in many disciplines.


The University is ranked 129th, up 42 places since last year, in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021, announced in September. The ratings covered more than 1,500 higher education institutions from 93 countries and regions, with universities assessed on 13 sets of indicators, including the quality of teaching and learning, research strength and the number of citations, as well as international outlook.


Published earlier this year, the QS World University Rankings 2021 placed PolyU 75th out of more than 1,600 universities globally. The evaluation was based on six metrics: academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty/student ratio, citations per faculty, international faculty ratio and international student ratio. In Asia, PolyU was rated 25th in the QS Asia University Rankings 2020.


Members of the University will continue to excel in providing a top-quality educational experience for students and translating research into impactful solutions to support the social and economic growth of society.