Career Prospects

Based on an employment survey conducted by the Student Services Centre of Lingnan in 2016, the majority of our full-time employed graduates (70.2%) were employed in the Commerce & Industry sector, while 16.2% were employed in the Education sector, 7.2% in the Community & Social Services sector, 4.5% in Government departments/units, 1.6% in Arts & Culture sector and 0.3% in Public Utilities.

By occupation, the top four occupations which Lingnan graduates took up in 2016 were:

  • Teaching and Education Profession (14.9%)
  • Marketing/Sales Executives/Supervisors (12.8%)
  • Accountants/Auditors (11.4%)
  • Management Consultant/Other Executive (10.6%)

Apart from joining the workforce, some graduates chose to pursue further studies in Hong Kong and overseas institutions.