Venture into Future Career (VFC) Programme is a brand new programme exclusively for HKU Business School's Undergraduate Students. Partnering with Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited (Cyberport) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the selected students will have the chance to
- receive career advice and coaching ;
- get in touch with CEO/ CFO/ seasoned industry leaders for first-hand industry information; and
- be offered an internship opportunity at the collaborating company
VFC consists of 2 MANDATORY sessions: Preparatory Session and Sharing Session.
To jump start your career, personality tests or other tools will be introduced to let you have a better understanding of your strengths and weaknesses. Each student will receive written comments on their submitted CVs. Besides, individual career coaching session will be given to interested students who signed up for the session.
CEO/ CFO/ seasoned leaders will be invited to share with you the latest recruitment trend, job market information, career development advice in the wake of pandemics. You will be able to have direct dialogue with C-suite executives. Each student will be matched with a guest speaker for one Coffee Chat.
**Certificates will be awarded to students who successfully complete the programme.
Best performing students may be offered internship opportunity from the collaborating company/companies. Selection criteria is based on the following:
- Voluntary submission of reflection report after every session; and
- Quality of reflection reports
Date & Time
|/||Online Information Session (real time)||4 Aug 2021 (Wed) 6 - 7 pm|
Online Information Session (video recording)
Zoom Link: Click HERE
(sign in with Single Sign On (SSO) using HKU Portal UID and PIN are required)
|25 Aug 2021 (Wed) 6 - 7 pm|
|15 Sep 2021 (Wed) 5:30 – 7:30 pm|
|Individual Career Coaching Session|
16 - 28 Sep 2021
*A 10 – 15 minutes individual session for students who are interested
|Night with CEO / CFO/ seasoned industry leader - Ms. Amy Lam, Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl)||29 Sep 2021 (Wed) 5:30 – 7:00 pm|
|Coffee Chat with Ms. Amy Lam, Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl)||2 Oct 2021 (Sat) 10:00am to 12:00 noon|
|Night with CEO / CFO/ seasoned industry leader - Mr. Alvin Kwock, OneDegree||6 Oct 2021 (Wed) 5:30 – 7:00 pm|
|Coffee Chat with Mr. Alvin Kwock, OneDegree|
9 Oct 2021 (Sat) 4:00 - 5:30 pm
|Night with CEO / CFO/ seasoned industry leader - Mr. Harry CS Ho, AOB CPA & Co.||20 Oct 2021 (Wed) 5:30 – 7:00 pm|
|Coffee Chat with Mr. Harry CS Ho, AOB CPA & Co.|
23 Oct 2021 (Sat) 2:30 - 4:00 pm
|Night with CEO / CFO/ seasoned industry leader - Mr. Christopher Hugentobler, Bowtie Life Insurance Company Limited|
27 Oct 2021 (Wed) 5:30 – 7:00 pm
*Zoom meeting format
|Coffee Chat with Mr. Christopher Hugentobler, Bowtie Life Insurance Company Limited|
30 Oct 2021 (Sat) 10:30am - 12:00noon
*Zoom meeting format
Early/ mid-Nov 2021
*Details to be announced
|Winter Internship||Late Dec 2021 – mid-Jan 2022|
**Venue of the Coffee Chat may not be in HKU campus, and is subject to mutual agreement between the speaker and students.
Deposit refund policies
A refundable deposit of HK$1,000 has to be paid at the time we issue offer. The deposit will be refunded upon successful completion of the programme. Please note that full attendance to every arranged activity is expected, otherwise refundable deposit will be forfeited.
Interested students please submit an online application HERE. Applicants are required to upload the following documents in the online application form:
- Most updated resume/ CV (word/ pdf format)
For 2021-22 Freshmen, you may consider providing us with a one-page summary of your activities/awards during your high school year.
- Motivation Essay (one A-4 page in word/ pdf format) telling us the following:
- Why would you like to take part in this programme?
- What do you want to accomplish at the end of this programme?
*Only selected students will be notified of the application results which are available in early/ mid-September 2021.
Application Deadline: 5 Sept 2021 (Sun), 23:59 (HKT)
Application Form via this LINK
Mr. Barry But of HKU Business School at phone: 3917-4489 or email: email@example.com