The interface of the OUHK Virtual
Career Fair Platform.
Ms Virginia Choi, Managing Director of
Tamty McGill Consultants International Ltd. was invited to
be the webinar speaker to share some tips on Video CV.
OU Students served as host for the
webinar sessions to facilitate the dialogue with the
The Student Affairs Office of The Open University of Hong
Kong (OUHK) organized a Virtual Career Fair 2021 (the Fair)
from 13 to 15 April, with the aim to provide a virtual job
seeking platform to bring employers, students and fresh
graduates together, allowing them to explore different job
opportunities and search for their best career fit. The Fair
comprised different elements, including CV and career
consultation, 16 webinars sessions, and more than 80 virtual
booths with nearly 300 job vacancies for which students were
able to submit real-time application. A video interview
platform was also available to facilitate a close
communication between employers and students.
CEOs, industry leaders, entrepreneurs from various sectors
and organizations, as well as experienced career counsellors,
were invited to participate in 16 webinar sessions under the
themes of “Dialogue Series”, “Opportunities Exploration” and
“Job Hunting”. These speakers will share their valuable
experiences on some hot topics, including the development
and employment opportunities in the Greater Bay Area, the
era of new social media, interpersonal skills in the
workplace, and job interview tips. Students could acquire
practical job hunting skills, get to know the market trends
under the new normal, and explore future opportunities in
the career market. Students from different Schools were
given the opportunity to host the webinar sessions so as to
enhance the interaction between participants.
The Fair provided a wide range of career choices for the
students and fresh graduates from different Schools and
background. They can also enhance their competencies by
joining the webinars of different themes.
About the OUHK: Established by the Government in 1989, The Open University
of Hong Kong (OUHK) has developed into a full-fledged
university providing high quality and flexible university
education at various levels to secondary school graduates
and working adults. As a dynamic and innovative university,
the OUHK currently offers programmes of different academic
levels to about 10,000 full-time students and 9,000
part-time students. Our mission is to advance learning,
knowledge and research that meet students' learning
aspirations and society’s talent needs, focusing on
practical and professional programmes.
OUHK comprises six Schools, i.e. School of Arts and Social
Sciences, Lee Shau Kee School of Business and
Administration, School of Education and Languages, School of
Nursing and Health Studies, School of Science and
Technology, and Li Ka Shing School of Professional and
Continuing Education (LiPACE). LiPACE provides lifelong
learning opportunities by offering full-time sub-degree
programmes, community learning and professional programmes.
The Council of the OUHK has earlier approved the new title
‘Hong Kong Metropolitan University’ for the University. The
process of amending the ordinance governing the University
has been started and formal approval from the Legislative
Council will be sought. The new title shows the unique
position of the University in metropolitan Hong Kong. It
also signifies the University's path of transformation from
a modest distance education institution to a full-fledged
university and reflects its unique characteristics and
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