President Dr Rocky S Tuan

Dear new students,  

My warmest welcome to all of you in joining The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)! 

The university years are one of the most important and exciting periods in a person’s life.  Your university days represent the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to acquire new knowledge and pursue your dreams, in the company of others similar in age but from different backgrounds.  It is a time for new experiences and challenges, and CUHK is your home to support you fully as you forge ahead.

CUHK is committed to nurturing young people who aspire to contribute and make changes to society, motivated by both intellectual understanding and guided by moral principles.  To solve the problems around us in this fast-changing world, you have to be innovative, resourceful and open-minded.  It is crucial to develop in-depth comprehension of regional and global affairs and lifelong learning skills. 

It is the  mission of CUHK to help students develop positive values ​​and outlook on life. Your explorations on campus may be met with setbacks.  Always remember to seek help from your peers and teachers, and learn from your own experience. CUHK’s collegiate system and all-round education will provide you with all the important resources and support you will need to lead a positive life. 

This website offers information on a comprehensive array of services tailored to your needs, ranging from academic support, on-campus residence, personal development, to mental wellness support.  We welcome you to make the best use of this website to explore the excitements of campus life at CUHK.

I wish you all the best in the new academic year.  It is my sincere hope that upon your graduation, you will take pride in what you have achieved and in your identity as a member of the large CUHK community. 

Rocky S. Tuan

Vice-Chancellor and President