Facts & Figures
|1956||The Department of Extra Mural Studies of HKU established|
|1992||Renamed as The School of Professional and Continuing Education|
|1996||Required to become self-financing|
|1999||Incorporated as a non-profit making University company limited by guarantee|
2.38 million enrolments from 1956 to 2013.
92,844 enrolments in the academic year 2012/13.
Full-time equivalent: 25,885
|Part-time programmes and courses||1,046|
|Total Courses (2012/13)||1,216|
The School collaborates with a wide range of academic institutions globally (in the UK, Australia, the USA, Mainland China and Hong Kong).
The School collaborates with Mainland partners in Guangzhou and Suzhou to offer programmes as well as offering programmes directly via its Institute for China Business.