About The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Hong Kong Community College
Hong Kong Community College (HKCC) was established in 2001 and is a subsidiary of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). HKCC is a self-financed postsecondary institution which offers Associate Degree and Higher Diploma programmes spanning arts, science, social sciences, business and a number of specialised areas for secondary school leavers.
Initially located in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HKCC now has two campuses separated from the University. PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus and PolyU West Kowloon Campus. With a floor area totalling over 57,000 square metres, the two dedicated campuses offer students an ideal environment equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. Classes of all HKCC programmes are conducted on the two campuses.
The Institute's Vision is to become the most preferred community college offering preferred sub-degree programmes that provides a solid foundation for further study and career development. Its Mission is to support academic and career development of aspiring individuals through:
- Offering quality sub-degree programmes that meet the changing needs of society and prepare graduates for working in Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland;
- Providing all-round development to nurture such desirable attributes as creativity, active learning, critical thinking, self-confidence, positive attitude, sense of responsibility, just to name a few;
- Promoting sub-degree qualifications as widely recognised qualifications in their own right and a springboard for further studies or career advancement; and
- Working closely with government agencies, professional bodies, institutions, businesses and industries to ensure the relevance of the programmes.
In a way, HKCC is a "college of opportunity" and can help students realise their dreams!