Lingnan students visit the Greater Bay Area for career and entrepreneurial inspiration
To improve students’ understanding of the development opportunities and career prospects in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, the Student Services Centre (SSC) recently organised a series of structured activities.
The SSC and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Youth Society organised the talk “Career Opportunities & Challenges in Greater Bay Area” on 4 March to familiarise participants with the development of the Greater Bay Area and the career and entrepreneurial opportunities it has to offer, and it was attended by about 60 students.
In collaboration with the Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the HKSAR, the Department of Education of Guangdong Province, the Guangdong Education Association for International Exchange and Lingnan (University) College of Sun Yat-sen University, the SSC organised a 3-day-2-night visit to Zhuhai and Guangzhou for 43 students and staff members from 20 to 22 April.
It consisted of visits to the 3D Printing Innovation Hub, the Guangzhou Urban Planning Exhibition Centre, the National Supercomputer Centre in Guangzhou, the Sun Yat-sen University and some cultural sites, together with a focus talk on the Greater Bay Area.
The SSC and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Youth Society implemented the internship programme in Nansha this summer. Named “One Hundred Enterprises and One Thousand Persons”, the internship offered placements from government departments, government-owned enterprises, financial organisations, international groups and local enterprises.