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Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi)

Hong Kong
Campus setting Urban
Living cost Information not available
Student population Medium
International students 1%
Institution type Private

About Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi)

The Technological and Higher Education Institute (THEi) is a member institution of the VTC group. THEi was set up in 2012 by the Vocational Training Council of Hong Kong to offer degree programmes with a difference. It consists of Faculty of Design, Faculty of Management and Hospitality, Faculty of Science and Technology and Department of General Education. It provides career-oriented 4-year degree programmes. The programmes are innovative as many are in niche areas, combining areas of study not often found in Hong Kong but much needed by it. They are vocationally and professionally oriented and developed with significant industry input, with the ‘learn and do’ approach enabling students to apply specialised knowledge and skills to real-world issues. All our programmes include meaningful industry attachments with international and local firms in Hong Kong and overseas to provide students with first-hand experience of working in the real world. 

Our difference is also seen in the way we deal with general education, now compulsory in higher education to help students understand the world beyond their disciplinary studies. It is not all done in the first year, as tends to be the case in most other institutions, but spread over the years, so it is not something to be done quickly and forgotten.  Languages studies, meant to enable students to communicate well, are related to the study programmes to make them more relevant and interesting. And subsidised overseas study tours will widen their horizon even more. 

In the short time we have been around, we have established ourselves as a higher education institution with a difference, one that fills an important gap in Hong Kong. We offer degree programmes for the real world, ones that work for society and students.

Campus information

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong has a well-equipped main campus in Tsing Yi. A new purpose-built campus in Chai Wan is due to completion by 2017/18 academic year. The attractive twin-tower building will provide a dynamic and engaging learning environment for students. The green architecture and design also establish its eco-friendly credentials.


The campus is located at the Yi Island, New Territories of Hong Kong which is convenient for public transportation.


  • 42 Shun Lee → Mayfair Gardens → Cheung Ching
  • 42A Jordan (Wui Cheung Road) → Mayfair Gardens → Cheung Hong
  • 43 Tusen Wan West Station → Mayfair Gardens → Cheung Hong
  • 43C Island Harbour View → Mayfair Gardens → Cheung Hong
  • 43M Kwai Fong MTR Station → Mayfair Garden
  • 243M Discovery Park → Mayfair Gardens
  • 249M Tsing Yi Railway Station → Mayfair Garden


  • 88C Kwai Fong MTR Station → Mayfair Gardens
  • 88D Kwai Fong MTR Station → Tivoli Garden


There are two student dormitories and both offer shared accommodation. The Pok Fu Lam dormitory has 132 bed spaces and is situated on the south side of Hong Kong Island. The Tsing Yi dormitory has 880 bed spaces and is situated inside the Tsing Yi campus of THEi. The accommodation fee for 2016/17 academic year is HKD2,000 per month and residence period is from September to May of the next year.

Why Choose THEi?

Practice-based programmes

Programmes have a fine balance of theoretical and practical, general and profession-specific education. We prepare professionals to be work-ready, facilitating entry to real-world working environments.

Diversified learning modes

Students have a vast array of opportunities to enhance their learning experiences, being able to participate in a wide range of student activities, industrial attachments, exchange programmes and competitions.

Strong networks across industries

We have established long-term partnerships with industries to support course planning, curriculum design and industrial attachments.

Teaching excellence

Our highly-qualified teaching team possesses extensive experience in industry. Students can acquire the most up-to-date knowledge and be equipped with key competencies for further career development.


Courses available 8

Accounting and Finance 1 Applied and Pure Sciences 2 Business and Management 1 Health and Medicine 1 Hotel Management & Hospitality 1 Mass Communication & Media 2


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