Hong Kong Baptist University is committed to academic excellence in teaching, research and service, and to the development of whole person in all these endeavours built upon the heritage of Christian higher education.
Hong Kong Baptist University aspires to be a premier institution of higher learning providing broad-based, creativity-inspiring education with distinctive contribution to the advancement of knowledge through research and scholarship.
Imbued with the unique vision of Whole Person Education championed by its founding fathers, Hong Kong Baptist University started life in 1956 as a private post-secondary college grounded in a Christian heritage.
In 1983, the then Hong Kong Baptist College became a fully-funded public tertiary institution. In 1994, the institution achieved University status and it was renamed Hong Kong Baptist University, awarding degrees in its own right.
Since then, the University has gone from strength to strength, enjoying dynamic growth in both physical size and academic stature. Today, the University has emerged as a centre of creativity, innovation and academic excellence.