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Founded in 2012, the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) is a member institute of the Vocational Training Council (VTC). In Academic Year 2022/23, THEi offers 20 innovative degree programmes across our three Faculties of Design and Environment, Management and Hospitality and Science and Technology that are applied science-oriented and developed with significant industry input. 


Our degree programmes are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, and also accredited by the relevant professional bodies where appropriate. THEi prepares Work Ready, Future Ready graduates through our strong applied degree and professional education programmes.  All programmes require work integrated learning (WIL) and engage students in active learning pedagogies including a strong focus on project-based learning involving real-world problem solving with and for local industries and professions. 


THEi is an innovative, professional and entrepreneurial organisation with a commitment to greening and sustainability.

Our vision


To be a leading applied sciences and technology institution acknowledged for work-ready graduates, strong industry integration and global orientation, to meet industry needs.


Our mission


  • To provide a future-proof, high-quality academic, vocational and professional education, appreciate state-of-the-art technologies and conduct impactful research through strong industry collaborations and global outreach;
  • To foster an institutional culture that inspires innovation, enables continuous improvement through trust building and teamwork, and responds to change;
  • To produce graduates with practical knowledge, skills and intellectual capability.