Times Higher Education

Available at : Online Access 
On-campus Access Rights : P - PolyU Staff/Students only
Off-campus Access Rights : P - PolyU Staff/Students only
User Guide
Terms and Conditions

Times Higher Education (THE), formerly The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a weekly magazine based in London, reporting specifically on news and issues related to higher education. In additional to agenda-setting news, commentary in academia from around the world, and university ranking are also included. 


Individual registration is required to get full access to THE website. Please visit THE homepage and click the person icon at top right corner to find the "Register" button. Users need to use a valid PolyU email address, i.e., an email address with .connect.polyu.hk or .polyu.edu.hk, to register an account. Please find detailed steps for registration from the guide here

Important Notes:

  • Users should not use Virtual Private Network (VPN) service when accessing e-resources from off campus. This may trigger suspension of user's account.
  • For security reason, you are advised to change NetPassword regularly via IdPortal and follow the password rules. Please visit the ITS website for details.