Mission Statement

Our objectives

To enhance students' communication skills so that they can pursue academic and professional excellence
To foster students' independent, life-long English language learning and whole-person development
To support the pursuit of English language excellence within the PolyU and in the wider Hong Kong community


We aim to achieve these objectives by

Providing high quality English language subjects and other learning opportunities
Developing and implementing effective quality assurance mechanisms, and reliable and valid English language assessment
Supporting PolyU students in the development of effective strategies for independent, life-long learning
Providing a range of non-formal, student-centred activities with an English language focus
Advancing knowledge of language learning and teaching through research and scholarly activity
Establishing strong connections with the professions, other tertiary institutions and the school sector
Providing a stimulating and fulfilling workplace that respects cultural and individual diversity