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Promising Future


The advances in information technology in the past few decades have drastically changed the ways people work, live and communicate with others. Not only does IT bring us convenience, but it also increases productivity and provides streamlined workflows for many enterprises. Considering the vast spectrum in which IT knowledge can apply, the employment prospects of our graduates are very optimistic.

According to the “Report on Manpower Projection to 2018” published by the Government of HKSAR, the manpower requirement of the “Information and communications” section will have a +1.9% projected increment from 2010-2018. It ranks 2nd only after the sector of “Financial Services” (+2.5%). Several local newspapers have also reported on the bright employment prospects of the IT sector:


Newspaper Clippings (in Chinese)


In the past, most of our fresh graduates were engaged in the following types of job:
  • Analyst Programmer, Programmer;
  • Systems Analyst, System Designer, System Developer;
  • System Administrator, Network Engineer;
  • Technical Specialist;
  • Business Analyst, Technical Marketing and Sale;
  • IT Teacher/Coordinator in educational institutions.

Employment status of our fresh graduates (from 2011 to 2016)
Employment Status 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Employed 89.4% 94.1% 90.0% 90.9% 91.2% 83.6%
Further Studies 10.6% 1.2% 7.0% 3.4% 8.8% 9.8%
Others 0.0% 4.7% 3.0% 5.7% 0.0% 6.6%


OGCIO has launched the “Student IT Corner”. Its purpose is to provide information about IT studies, IT careers and IT motions to students, so as to let them better understand the ICT industry and its prospects. Details can be found from:

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