Lingnan University is the only liberal arts university in the territory, offering undergraduate, research and taught postgraduate programmes to over 2,600 students.
With a motto of “Education for Service”, the University is a pioneer in offering service-learning to its students as part of the curriculum and committed to provide students with international exposure and whole-person development particularly through bilateral cultural exchange.
True to its identity as a liberal arts institution, Lingnan is characterised by a small student body and a close faculty-student relationship. With a residential campus that accommodates the great majority of students, Lingnan has the highest residential rate among all higher institutions in Hong Kong with guaranteed on-campus residence for all non-local students throughout their studies.
To excel as an internationally recognised liberal arts university distinguished by outstanding teaching and the highest standards of scholarship.
Lingnan University is committed to the provision of quality education distinguished by the best liberal arts traditions. It adopts a whole-person approach to education which enables its students to think, judge, care and, ultimately, act responsibly in the changing circumstances of Hong Kong, the region and the world.