Higher Education-related Organizations

HK Higher Education-related Organizations


uniRank publishes a list of HK higher education-related organizations. These organizations are public or private entities that focus on issues related to higher education. They may be involved in advocacy, research, policy development, accreditation, quality assurance or other activities related to higher education. These organizations may represent universities, students, faculty, research institutions or other stakeholders in the higher education sector.
HK higher education-related organizations can have an international, national, regional or local scope and coverage. uniRank's current higher education-related organizations classification includes 10 categories:

  1. Government Regulatory Organizations
  2. Accreditation or Quality Evaluation Organizations
  3. Qualifications Authorities
  4. University Associations or Alliances
  5. Professional or Industry Associations
  6. Advocacy Organizations
  7. Rectors, Vice-chancellors or Presidents Organizations
  8. Student Unions or Organizations
  9. University Rankings Organizations
  10. Other Higher Education-related Organizations

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Government Regulatory Organizations

This uniRank category encompass all federal, national, state, or local government bodies and agencies that are responsible for recognizing, overseeing, regulating and/or funding higher education institutions. Examples of such government regulatory organizations include Ministries of Higher Education, Departments of Higher Education and other similar government bodies with the authority and responsibility to govern the higher education sector. These organizations play a vital role in ensuring the quality and standards of higher education institutions within their respective jurisdictions.

Education Bureau of Hong Kong SAR
Established in 2003, the Education Bureau of Hong Kong SAR is a government agency responsible for overseeing the education system in Hong Kong. The bureau is responsible for formulating policies and guidelines for the education system, as well as providing support and resources to schools and… learn more

University Grants Committee of Hong Kong SAR
The University Grants Committee (UGC) of Hong Kong SAR is a non-statutory advisory committee that advises the Hong Kong government on the development and funding of the higher education sector in Hong Kong.

Established in 1965, the UGC is responsible for distributing government funding to the eight… learn more

Accreditation and Quality Evaluation Organizations

This uniRank category includes public or private entities responsible for assessing and evaluating the quality, standards and performance of higher education institutions as a whole or their specific programs. Accreditation organizations typically have established criteria and guidelines that institutions must meet to be accredited. These criteria often cover areas such as faculty qualifications, curriculum, student services, infrastructure, governance and educational outcomes. The evaluation process usually involves self-assessment by the institution, peer reviews, site visits and documentation reviews. Accreditation is typically granted for a specific period and institutions must undergo periodic reviews to maintain the accredited status of the institution or its programs. Quality evaluation organizations, also known as quality assurance agencies or quality councils, are also responsible for evaluating and ensuring the quality and standards of educational institutions and programs. Quality evaluation organizations often assess institutions based on factors such as educational outcomes, faculty qualifications, research output, student support services, infrastructure, and compliance with legal and ethical standards. Both accreditation or quality evaluation organizations may operate at the national, regional or international level. The evaluations conducted by these organizations serve multiple purposes. They provide information to prospective students, employers, and other stakeholders about the quality and credibility of institutions or programs. Additionally, the evaluations can help institutions identify areas for improvement and implement quality enhancement measures.
It's worth noting that accreditation and quality evaluation organizations can vary in their structures, methodologies and specific areas of focus. Different countries and regions may have their own accrediting bodies or quality assurance agencies with distinct frameworks and processes for evaluation

Joint Quality Review Committee
The Joint Quality Review Committee Limited (JQRC) is a private company that provides quality assurance and accreditation services for higher education institutions in Hong Kong and Asia. It was established in 2006 and operates under the authority of the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of… learn more

The Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation and Vocational Qualifications
Founded in 1990, the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ) is responsible for the quality assurance and accreditation of academic and vocational qualifications in Hong Kong. The organization evaluates the quality of qualifications offered by both… learn more

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