PolyU was ranked 5th in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2022, rising seven places from last year’s index. The impressive achievement is testament to the efforts of the PolyU community to achieve excellence in the areas of education, research and knowledge transfer.


The league table ranks universities from across the world that are up to 50 years old. A total of 539 institutions were evaluated across a range of different areas, including teaching, research,citations, industry income and international outlook.


PolyU was also ranked highly in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022, which analysed 51 subjects, grouped into five broad subject areas, from over 1,500 institutions worldwide. PolyU had five disciplines and one broad subject area ranked among the top 50 in the world, with three disciplines ranked first in Hong Kong. Various Engineering-related disciplines also demonstrated a significant leap from last year. 


The University will reference the ranking information and other evaluation criteria to identify areas for further improvement. PolyU will continue to provide top-quality education to students and strive for excellence in research, in order to contribute to the development of Hong Kong, the Nation and the world.