(English Version only)
25th Jan 2010
Official establishment of Asian Institute of Built Environment (AIBE).
AIBE was initially started as a professional training center for professionals in the construction industry.
1st Oct 2010
AIBE took over the operation of Cityedu Education Centre.
AIBE was appointed as the local operator of BEng(Hons) Building Services and Sustainable Engineering, MSc Building Services Engineering and BA(Hons) Global Business awarded by University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). (Expired in March 2014)
A series of continuing professional development (CPD) courses was organized for lift and escalator engineering, lighting technology, barrier free access etc.
The CPD courses for lift and escalator engineering candidates were taught by retired senior engineer(s) of the lift and escalator legislation enforcement division. The candidates needed to attend written examination and professional interview to get the license.
The 1st to 6th round CPD courses collaborated with the Society of Operations Engineers (SOE) to tailor-made and delivered 30-hr CPD courses with examination for fulfilling requirements of application for Chartered Environmentalists (224 candidates attended and completed the course)
AIBE Senate was set up.
Collaborated with University of Newcastle, Australia, to recruit students to distance learning course Master of Property
New campus was set up at OxfordCommercial Building (current address).Institution Recognition and Validationevents conducted by Leeds Metropolitan
University (renamed as Leeds BeckettUniversity (LBU) in Sep 2014).
1st Collaboration Agreement signed betweenLeeds Metropolitan University andAsian Institute of Built Environment.Franchise of BSc(Hons) Building ServicesEngineering (BSc BSE) and BA(Hons)Housing Studies (BA HS) was granted byLeeds Metropolitan University.Agency for MSc Facilities Management(MSc FM).
Appointed as the Autodesk Authorized Training Centre.
Ir Dr Albert So and AIBE invented a bi-directional video conferencing system, which may be the first one being ever used
in Hong Kong. It is important in the history of development of AIBE.
The franchise of FdA Housing was granted by Leeds Metropolitan University(renamed as Leeds Beckett University(LBU) in Sep 2014).
1st year of recruitment of students to the three LMU courses.The 1st Cohort (1st intake) ofBSc BSE, BA HS & MSc FM students was registered to LMU.
December 2013:Courses FdA HOU + BA HS obtained accreditation from The Hong KongInstitute of Housing(Expired on 4th Dec 2016)
The franchise of MSc Building Services Engineering and BEng Building Services
Engineering was granted by Leeds Metropolitan University.
Extension to Fortress Hill campus(seminar / exam venue) set up by AIBESenate Chair.
1st cohort (1st intake) of FdA Housingstudents (Leeds Metropolitan Universitywas renamed as Leeds Beckett University(LBU) in Sep 2014
Set up of Industrial Advisory Panel (IAP)for BSE series courses for more industrial input.
1st cohort (1st intake) of MSc BuildingServices Engineering students.
1st Graduation Ceremony for LBU awarded BSc BSE students.
Course BSc BSE obtained accreditation from Chartered Institution of Building mServices Engineers (CIBSE).
Collaboration with University ofNorthampton to recruit MSc LiftEngineering and PhD (specialised in LiftEngineering) students.
Became Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES) Authorized Training Centre.October 2016:Courses FdA HOU and BA HS obtained accreditation from Chartered Institute ofHousing (CIH).
Set up of new laboratory in Jordan, Kowloon.
1st cohort (1st intake) of BEng (Hons) Building Services Engineering students.
The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) forHigher Education from UK paid visit to AIBE to review the UK Transnational Education (TNE) in Hong Kong. Positive comments were given to both LBU and AIBE. Collaboration with University of Salford to recruit MSc Quantity Surveying and MScQuantity Surveying (Mechanical andElectrical) students.
CIBSE accreditation renewal for BSc BSE and new accreditation for MSc BSE andBEng BSE.
25th January 2020
10th Anniversary of Asian Institute of Built Environment
In the future, AIBE aspires to become a school of a leading Asian university, excelling in research and professional education in all disciplines related to the built environment.