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Work Integrated Education

Work Integrated Education (WIE) is work-based learning experience which takes place in an organizational context relevant to a student's future profession, or the development of generic skills that will be valuable in that profession. WIE has been a compulsory credit bearing component of the undergraduate programs at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University since the 05/06 cohort, and students are required to complete it to be eligible for graduation.

Objectives

  • To reaffirm the positioning of PolyU as a University offering academic programmes in a professional context;
  • To strengthen the competitive edge of the University's professional-based programmes with a view to attracting more quality students and to enhancing the employability of students;
  • To help achieve Strategic Objective 1 of enhancing the all-round development of students.

WIE for LSGI students

3-credit WIE requirements

  • (1-credit) Industrial safety training
    Green card will be obtained by passing the exam
  • (2-credit) Minimum 1 month summer training;

Intake training period

Mainly after completing stage 3 and progressing to stage 4

Qualified WIE activities

WIE Coordinator will strive to seize the placement opportunities for students. All WIE activities should be endorsed by the WIE coordinator.

Furthermore, students who join the IAESTE programme are deemed to have fulfilled the requirement of WIE.

Assessment

  • Reflective Journal (Student-bearing) > FORM WIE-RJ1 > FORM WIE-RJ2
    What has been carried out and knowledge learned during the training.
  • Assessment Form (Employer-bearing) > FORM WIE1
    Intended learning outcomes and the expectations after the training period conveyed to students.
  • Feedback > Feedback Form

WIE Opportunities (2018)

Date
Position
Companies
7-March-2018
Geocarto International Centre Limited
27-March-2018
Hong Kong Observatory
27-March-2018
EGS (Asia) Ltd.
27-March-2018
Innopipe Engineering Co., Ltd.
10-April-2018
CASTCO Testing Centre Ltd.
10-April-2018
FORWIN Site Investigation Engineering Ltd.
19-April-2018
BUDA Surveying Limited
27-Apr-2018
Henryvicy Construction Co., Ltd.
9-May-2018
Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong Limited
17-May-2018
Waterland Detection Engineering Ltd.
18-May-2018
Build King Construction Limited
5-Jun-2018
Sam Mak & Associates Surveyors (HK) Ltd.
13-Jun-2018
Esri China (Hong Kong) Ltd.

Enquiry

Ir Dr. Wallace LAI at tel: 3400-8960 or e-mail: wallace.wai.lok.lai@polyu.edu.hk
Ms. Vaness YU at tel: 2766-4440 or e-mail: vaness.yu@polyu.edu.hk


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