Facts & Figures

Founded in 1956

Number of Students

3483

Number of Teachers

252

Number of Alumni

27364

Number of Hostel Places

1288

Amount of Scholarships, Awards and
Financial Aid offered by
UC in 2020-2021

Over HK$10000000

Amount of Financial Subsidies of
Globe-Oriented Active Learning (GOAL)
Programme in 2020-2021

Over HK$2600000

Students Quota of
Globe-Oriented Active Learning (GOAL)
Programme in 2020-2021

Over 300

College Motto

“Ming De Xin Min”

The College motto “ming de xin min” means “make one’s virtues shine and renew the people”. It is modified from a passage in the classic The Great Learning.


College Mission

In elaborating the College motto “Make One’s Virtues Shine and Renew the People”, United College strives to serve the people of Hong Kong and China and the world through integrative education, pastoral care as well as moral and spiritual enhancement of the young.


College Emblem

Emblem of United College,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Download Emblem Size: 110KB | Adobe PDF File

College Song

The College Song was composed by Ms Susan Tan, daughter of Mr Chen Fong-neng Daniel, former Trustee of the College. The lyrics of the song were written by Professor C C Chan, the founding Chairman of the Chinese Department of the College.

Download the College Song