|Headquarters||Shui On Centre, 6-8 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong|
|James Tang Tuck-hong|
|University Grants Committee Secretariat|
|Subsidiaries||Quality Assurance Council|
Research Grants Council
|University and Polytechnic Grants Committee|
|University Grants Committee|
The University Grants Committee (UGC) of Hong Kong is a non-statutory advisory committee responsible for counselling the Government of Hong Kong on the financing and expansion needs of its subsidised higher education institutions. Appointed by the Chief Executive of Hong Kong, its members consist of local and overseas academics, university administrators and community leaders.
UGC-funded universities are:
The Quality Assurance Council (QAC), established in April 2007, is a semi-autonomous non-statutory body operating under the purview of the Committee to facilitate quality assurance of all programmes at the levels of sub-degree, first degree and above (however funded), offered by the UGC-funded universities.
The Research Grants Council (RGC), established in January 1991, is a non-statutory advisory council functioning under the aegis of the Committee. It is responsible for providing suggestions to the Government on the needs of Hong Kong's higher education institutions in academic research and distribution of funding for research projects undertaken by the UGC-funded universities.