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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, our fresh graduates have worked (but not limited to) in the following areas:
  • Banking;
  • International IT firms;
  • government organisations.

They were typically 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.

Excerpt of graduate survey: Employment status of our fresh graduates (rounded figures)
Employment Status 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Employed 91.2% 83.6% 85.1% 81.1% 82.3%
Further Studies 8.8% 9.8% 4.1% 9.5% 7.9%
Moved Overseas 0.0% 4.9% 8.1% 8.1% 6.3%
Others 0.0% 1.6% 2.7% 1.4% 3.5%

Words from Alumni

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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