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03dec2013

THEi Cements Stronger Ties with Industries

Industry Collaborations

THEi hosted the MOU signing ceremony of industrial attachment with 17 companies and organisations from various sectors. (Front row: LAU Ka-keung (eighth on right), Director of Highways; Carrie YAU (seventh on right), VTC Executive Director; Professor Ronald CHUNG (sixth on right), VTC Deputy Executive Director and Professor David LIM (seventh on left), President of THEi)

THEi hosted the MOU signing ceremony of industrial attachment with 17 companies and organisations from various sectors. (Front row: LAU Ka-keung (eighth on right), Director of Highways; Carrie YAU (seventh on right), VTC Executive Director; Professor Ronald CHUNG (sixth on right), VTC Deputy Executive Director and Professor David LIM (seventh on left), President of THEi)

Professor David LIM, President of THEi, thanked the trades and industries for their support in providing attachment opportunities for students to acquire workplace experience.

Professor David LIM, President of THEi, thanked the trades and industries for their support in providing attachment opportunities for students to acquire workplace experience.

The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) held a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony of industrial attachment with a number of companies and organisations from the construction, environmental engineering and health care sectors. Professor David LIM, President of THEi, signed the MOU with 17 establishments, including China State Construction Engineering (Hong Kong), Chun Wo Development Holdings Limited, Gammon Construction Limited, Hong Kong Asphalt (Green) Limited and Hong Kong Adventist Hospital.
 
Speaking at the ceremony, LAU Ka-keung, Director of Highways, said the programme design and pedagogical approach of THEi met the needs of a knowledge based economy. With so many infrastructural projects in full swing, the collaboration between THEi and the industry offers students the precious practical experience, equipping them to contribute to the development of society.    
 
Professor Lim, President of THEi, said the programmes of THEi provided a balanced mix of theory and practice. The close links between THEi and various trades and industries ensured the relevance of its programmes.
 
Leveraging its strong networks, the VTC arranged a variety of industrial attachment opportunities for all its degree and higher diploma students which enable them to apply what they have learnt and grasp work practice once they join the job market.  
 
The Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) is a member of VTC Group. It offers vocationally-oriented degree programmes across three faculties: Design, Management and Hospitality, and Science and Technology. The programmes are offered in areas where the VTC has strengths, and which are also growth industries not only in Hong Kong but also across the region. They feature the synthesis of knowledge acquisition and practical applications that enable students to grow into professionally-competent graduates. With its strong links with industry partners, THEi provides students with a vital platform for enhanced development.