In 1989,the leaders of Hong Kong saw a need to build a new,research-focused university to support the citys future ambitions—to become not just the financial hub of Asia,but also a center of knowledge advancement, economic growth and influence in the Pearl River Delta Region,leveraging Hong Kongs unique status with China who just recently opened to reforms.The herculean task—building an institution with global ambitions from the ground up—soon attracted a group of high-spirited scholars from around the globe,who embraced the challenge with open arms and started what would become the eventual Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Address:Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong
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