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Vision, Mission & Values


In fulfilling the University of Hong Kong's mission in developing and extending lifelong learning opportunities for the community, HKU SPACE seeks to become a leading world-class centre of excellence for the provision of professional and continuing education serving Hong Kong, Mainland China and the region.



HKU SPACE strives for excellence in:

  • Collaborating with other parts of the University of Hong Kong and other institutions in expanding lifelong learning opportunities for career advancement and personal development
  • Delivering high-quality programmes to meet the needs of society, particularly in human resources development
  • Promoting lifelong learning for the realisation of a learning society and the community's pursuit of quality of life
  • Conducting research in adult and continuing education, as well as in subject specialisms
  • Playing a leading role in Hong Kong's development as an education hub



HKU SPACE places particular value on:

  • Service to learners, employers and community
  • Partnerships both internally and externally
  • Accountability to stakeholders with professionalism and integrity 
  • Creativity in teaching and learning
  • Excellence in quality