Fact & Figures
|1956||Department of Extra Mural Studies of HKU established|
|1992||Renamed as School of Professional and Continuing Education|
|1996||Achieved self-financing status|
|1999||Incorporated as a non-profit making University company limited by guarantee|
2.28 million enrolments from 1956 to 2012.
84,783 enrolments in the academic year of 2011/12. Full-time equivalent: 20,975 headcount.
|Part-time programmes and courses||960|
|Total Courses (2011/12)||1,173|
The School collaborates with 62 academic institutions globally (in the UK, Australia, the USA, Mainland China and Hong Kong).
The School collaborates with Mainland partners in four cities, including Beijing, Guangzhou, Hangzhou and Suzhou to offer programmes.