Helping people in the dark with empathy and patience – Professor George Woo at School of Optometry being recognised by the Hong Kong Humanity Award 2020
For nearly 20 years, Professor George Woo, Emeritus Professor and Senior Advisor at PolyU’s School of Optometry (a.k.a. “Father of Optometry”), has been volunteering at the Samaritan hotline, contributing his own time outside of work hours...
New appointments to central management team
The University has recently announced three important appointments. Professor Wing-tak Wong was appointed as the new Deputy President and Provost for a term of five years with effect from 1 December 2020 to succeed Ir Professor Ping-kong Alexander...
PolyU Annual Report 2019/20 has been released
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Annual Report 2019/20 has been published. Themed “Growing in Strength, Advancing our Mission ...
Three distinguished individuals to be conferred honorary doctorates
The University will confer honorary doctorates upon three distinguished individuals in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the fields of finance, scientific research, education and public health as well as their remarkable contributions...
Strengthen your recovery; strengthen our community – PolyU’s new Occupational Therapy Clinic to address rising primary healthcare needs
We’ve all heard the adage “prevention is better than cure” – it couldn’t be more true when it comes to managing our health and well-being. Since decades ago, the Government has been investing significant efforts in advancing primary...
Research & Innovation
PolyU team earns prestigious silver award in the Hong Kong Institute of Planners (HKIP) Awards 2020
PolyU Occupational Therapy students win five Global Student Innovation Challenge awards for developing innovative assistive tools
Launch of USR MOOC “Introduction to University Social Responsibility” co-produced by PolyU and Kyoto University
The 5th Asia-Pacific Food Safety International Conference (APFSIC) goes virtual 27-28 January, 2021
“Success: Practical Thinking Skills” - a Massive Open Online Course of PolyU, among the finalists of 2020 edX Prize