The name of the College literally means Pearl-Sea in Chinese, denoting both the original location of the College on the banks of Chu (Pearl) River, and the ideal of the College which urges its students to be as pure as pearl (Chu) and to pursue knowledge which is as deep as the sea. The College maintaining its high aspiration of education commitment to the society of Hong Kong, with the advantages of its 60 years inheritance of quality education excellence, is established and registered as an Approved Post Secondary College under the Post Secondary Colleges Ordinance
With the excellence of its 4-year tertiary education system in Hong Kong, the College expects its students not only excel in their professions but also possess virtues and broad knowledge base with confidence to cope with our ever-challenging world.
The mission of the Faculty is to provide a broad education in arts and humanities as well as training in a particular academic specialty. We focus on cultural appreciation as well as the proficient and effective use of language, giving students the confidence and ability to face the challenges of a society where multi-lingual communication and cultural sensitivities are increasingly important in a global community.
The mission of the Faculty is to discover, preserve and disseminate scientific and engineering knowledge. As our world is becoming more global, more diverse, and more technologically oriented, there is a greater need for environmental protection and architecture on a human scale.
The mission of the Faculty of Commerce is to provide quality education to students who are interested in developing their careers in business administration, finance and banking, accounting and information systems.