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Lingnan University

Lingnan University is the liberal arts university in Hong Kong and we have the longest established tradition among the local institutions of higher education.True to our identity as a liberal arts university, we are characterised by our broad-based curriculum, a fully residential campus, close faculty-student relationship and an emphasis on exchange and extra-curricular learning experiences.


Our history can be dated back to 1888, when our forerunner, the Christian College in China, was founded in Guangzhou, and to 1967, when the institution, as Lingnan College, was re-established in Hong Kong. In 2015, Lingnan University was named as one of the “Top 10 Liberal Arts College in Asia” by Forbes.


We offer undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research postgraduate programmes in the areas of Arts, Business and Social Sciences, and our broad curriculum covers an array of general education and interdisciplinary courses to provide students with a firm knowledge foundation across different subjects. We groom students to think critically and creatively, judge independently, care genuinely, and act appropriately and responsibly, and we prepare them to pursue their goals in a rapidly changing environment.


Lingnan University encourages faculty and students to contribute to society through research and knowledge transfer. Our sizable pool of experienced scholars in the arts, business and social sciences disciplines combine scholarly work with applied, policy-oriented research, and address topics in areas like finance, fiscal and monetary policy, cultural policy, creative industries, health and ageing, population, and institutions and governance.  


Career Advising Services of SSC assists students to make informed career choices commensurate with their talents, interests and aptitude in preparation for employment after graduation. Career education and development programmes are organized to guide students through different phases of the career planning stage.  Recruitment talks and placement activities are held throughout the year to provide the latest job market information and channels for direct interaction with employers.

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University Ranking

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Student services

To further complement these activities, Student Services Centre administers various mentoring schemes to cater for the development needs of students at different learning stages.

Housing services

ll exchange students are required to live on-campus and share room with a non-exchange student during the entire period of study at Lingnan. Rooms are randomly assigned. There are a total of 10 student hostels providing residential places to students in air-conditioned rooms.

Library services

The Lingnan University Library is located at Patrick Lee Wan Keung Academic Building with three storeys including the ground floor. It was added 2 new floors in and now the Library occupies 1/F to 4/F, together with other offices of the University.  

ICT services

Being operated by the Joint Universities Computer Centre (JUCC) Ltd, the Hong Kong Academic and Research Network (HARNET) is the high-speed advanced network infrastructure built to facilitate the exchange of information for academic, educational, research, collaboration of Hong Kong higher educations. 

  • WiFi Access
  • VPN Connection
  • Hostel Network

Medical services

Lingnan recommends all incoming students to get suitable and adequate insurance covering travel, personal accident, medical expenses (accident and non-accident), hospitalisation and emergency evacuation / repatriation throughout the entire period of your study at Lingnan.

Campus life

At Lingnan, learning is not confined to the classroom. It is a place where students can acquire knowledge and life skills through multi-faceted experiences. Come and experience the campus life in our multi-cultural vibrant environment.

Sports facilities

We offer plenty of sports programmes for students to develop a healthy lifestyle and provide a variety of sports facilities for promotion of students’ total well-being.

Student clubs

We encourage and support student societies to organise student activities. Students could learn to be a leader through serving other fellow students.

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