Hang Seng University of Hong Kong

The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK) is a self-financing university in Hong Kong located in Siu Lek Yuen, Sha Tin, New Territories. It was founded as Hang Seng Management College in 2010 by the Hang Seng School of Commerce and was granted university title in 2018.

Hang Seng University of Hong Kong
香港恒生大學
HSUHK logo.svg
Former names
Motto博學篤行
Motto in English
Erudition and Perseverance[1]
TypeSelf-financing
Established4 May 2010; 11 years ago (2010-05-04) (as Hang Seng Management College)
30 October 2018; 3 years ago (2018-10-30) (granted university status)
ChairmanLouisa Cheang
PresidentProfessor Simon Ho
Vice-presidentHui, Y V (Academic and Research)
Dr Tom FONG Wing Ho (Organizational Development)
Prof Scarlet TSO Hung Associate Vice-President (Communications and Public Affairs)
Prof WONG Po Choi Associate Vice-President (Technology and Smart Learning)
Academic staff
190
Students4,952
Address
Hang Shin Link
, , ,
Hong Kong

22°22′44.9″N 114°12′41.4″E / 22.379139°N 114.211500°E / 22.379139; 114.211500Coordinates: 22°22′44.9″N 114°12′41.4″E / 22.379139°N 114.211500°E / 22.379139; 114.211500
CampusNew town
AffiliationsHang Seng Bank
S.H. Ho Foundation
Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME)[2]
Websitewww.hsu.edu.hk
HSUHK full logo.svg
Hang Seng University of Hong Kong
Traditional Chinese香港恒生大學
Simplified Chinese香港恒生大学
Cantonese YaleHēunggóng Hàhngsāng Daaihhohk
A snap of the campus in Sha Tin

HistoryEdit

Hang Seng Management College (HSMC) was founded in 2010 by the Hang Seng School of Commerce, in response to Chief Executive Donald Tsang's statement in his 2009 policy address that the self-financing higher education sector had room for expansion and was an important component of education services.[citation needed] In May 2010, the college was registered as an 'Approved Post Secondary College', and was approved to award degrees by the Chief Executive in Council.

In September 2010, the college began to offer its first three bachelor's degree with honours programmes, together with associate and pre-associate degree programmes originally offered by HSSC. The inauguration ceremony of the college was held on 28 January 2011.

In June 2011, the college announced the foundation of the School of Communication. Professor Scarlet Cho was the first dean of the school. Starting from year 2011/12, the college stopped offering the Pre-associate Degree in Business Administrations programme.

In November and December 2013, HSMC obtained accreditation from the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications for the following five programmes and was approved by the Education Bureau to offer degree programmes.[3]

  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Financial Analysis (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Management Science and Information Management (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Corporate Governance
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Management
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Data Science and Business Intelligence

On 30 October 2018, the Chief Executive-in-Council approved the retitling of Hang Seng Management College into a university under Section 8(1) of the Post Secondary Colleges Ordinance,[4] following an institutional review by the HKCAAVQ.[5] The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong would be the city's 11th degree-awarding institution classified as a university, and its second private university after the Hong Kong Shue Yan University.

Acquiring University StatusEdit

The Chief Executive in Council approved the university status of Hang Seng Management College (HSMC) on 30 October 2018. The HSMC is the first self-financing post-secondary education institution to acquire a university title since the publication of the revised roadmap of criteria for acquiring university title for post-secondary colleges registered under the Ordinance in 2015.[6]

AcademicsEdit

Schools and DepartmentsEdit

The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong consists of five schools.

School of Business
Department of Accountancy
Department of Economics and Finance
Department of Management
Department of Marketing
School of Communication
School of Decision Sciences
Department of Computing
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Supply Chain and Information Management
School of Humanities and Social Science
Department of Chinese
Department of English
Department of Social Science
School of Translation

Curriculum and ProgrammesEdit

Undergraduate Programmes

  • BBA (Honours) Economics
  • Actuarial Studies and Insurance
  • Applied Computing
  • Asian Studies
  • Business Administration (For Senior-Year Entry Only)
  • Finance and Banking
  • Global Business Management
  • Marketing
  • Professional Accountancy
  • Cultural and Creative Industries
  • Chinese
  • Convergent Media and Communication Technology
  • Corporate Governance and Compliance
  • Data Science and Business Intelligence
  • English
  • Financial Analysis
  • Human Resource Management
  • Journalism and Communication Concentrations in – Business Journalism – Corporate Communication
  • Management
  • Management Science and Information Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Translation with Business

Postgraduate Programmes

  • Master of Arts in Strategic Communication
  • Master of Arts in Translation (Business and Legal)
  • Master of Arts in Translation (Computer-aided Translation)
  • Master of Science in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
  • Master of Science in Entrepreneurial Management
  • Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management

Key Academic and Administrative OfficersEdit

List of Key Academic and Administrative Officers (2019/2020)
President Dean of School of Business
  • Prof Bradley Barnes
University Librarian
  • Ms Sarena Law Yuk Lin
Acting Provost
  • Prof Y V Hui
Dean of School of Communication
  • Prof Scarlet TSO Hung
Registrar
  • Dr Brossa WONG Yeuk Ha
Vice-President (Academic and Research)
  • Prof Y V HUI
Dean of School of Decision Sciences
  • Prof Lawrence LEUNG Chi Kin
Director of Student Affairs
  • Ms Rebecca CHAN
Vice-President (Organisational Development)
  • Dr Tom FONG Wing Ho
Dean of School of Humanities and Social Science
  • Prof TAM Kwok Kan
Director of Finance
  • Mr Patrick LAM Man Ho
Associate Vice-President (Communications and Public Affairs)
  • Prof Scarlet TSO Hung
Dean of School of Translation
  • Prof Gilbert FONG Chee Fun
Associate Vice-President (Technology and Smart Learning)
  • Prof Po Choi WONG

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vision and Mission". HSMC.
  2. ^ http://www.unprme.org/participation/view-participants.php?partid=3151[dead link]
  3. ^ "Legislative Council Brief – Approval for Hong Kong Nang Yan College of Higher Education to award degree and to include "Hok Yuen" in its Chinese name, and for Hang Seng Management College and Hong Kong Shue Yan University to award degree" (PDF). Education Bureau, Government of Hong Kong. 14 April 2014. Retrieved 12 December 2018.
  4. ^ "College acquires university title". Government of Hong Kong. 30 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Liberal arts college in Hong Kong upgraded to private university amid city's push to be global financial hub". South China Morning Post. 30 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Hang Seng Management College acquires university title". www.info.gov.hk. Retrieved 9 August 2019.

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