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Publication Policies


We welcome contributions of content for publication. Items should include the author’s name and University contact details and can be directed to the Communications and Public Affairs Office at for consideration.

Web Accessibility

We are committed to ensuring that this website conforms to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA requirements.

This website is best viewed in Chrome v.6 or above, Firefox v.4 or above, Internet Explorer v.10 or above and Safari v.4 or above.

Users can rescale the font size of this website with their browser’s re-scaling tool or the font size control tool “AAA” and choose to read a “high contrast” version by clicking the icon at the top right corner of the webpage. This provides better contrast between the text and its background which is easier to read.

Should you have any enquiries/comments on the accessibility/other matters of this website, please contact us at

Terms and Conditions

We undertake to comply with the requirements of the University’s Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance. All personal data collected will be kept confidential, processed in a secure manner, and will only be kept for as long as necessary for the fulfillment of using the data for the purposes for which they have been collected.

For details, please refer to the University’s Privacy Policy Statement.

Legal Disclaimers

The copyright for this website and all content therein is the property of the University of Hong Kong (HKU).

Unless otherwise specified by us in this website or pursuant to separate licences granted by us, users are not allowed to download, copy, reproduce, publish or resell any images from this website in any format and by any means or create derivative works with respect thereto as this website is copyrighted under applicable laws.

HKU reserves the right, at our discretion and without prior notice, to modify or remove all or any part of materials from the website, and to alter its settings, presentation and functionality. HKU does not guarantee the non-existence of errors in site access, content, nor that it will be properly updated, despite all efforts to avoid such errors and, where appropriate, to resolve them or update the site in a timely manner.

All intellectual property rights subsisting in respect of this website belong to HKU or have been lawfully licensed to HKU for use on this website. All rights under applicable laws are hereby reserved. While you may print material from this website for your personal, non-commercial use, it remains the property of HKU, unless otherwise stipulated.