United International College was co-founded by Beijing Normal University and Hong Kong Baptist University as the first full-scale cooperation in higher education between Mainland China and Hong Kong. It is the first full-scale cooperation in higher education between the Mainland and Hong Kong. Its charter has been approved by the Ministry of Education with full support from local authorities.
UIC has its stated mission of advancing the internationalization of Chinese higher education and taking the lead in implementing liberal arts education in China. Twenty-three undergraduate programmes are currently being offered by four divisions: namely, the Division of Business and Management, the Division of Culture and Creativity, the Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Division of Science and Technology. UIC has extended its enrollment of Category 1 candidates from 30 provinces and municipalities in mainland China. There are more than 5000 undergraduate students now, including those from Hong Kong and overseas. Teaching staff from more than 30 countries and regions make it possible for UIC to use English as the medium of instruction. Graduates will be awarded Bachelor’s Degrees by HKBU and Graduation Certificates by UI