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DSE Hub 2021

To help you prepare for the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (DSE) Results Release Day, the Youth.gov.hk's editorial team consolidated useful DSE information into this "DSE Hub" so as to assist you to plan for your multiple pathways and to step forward for your academic and career aspirations.    This “DSE Hub” is comprised of four sections, namely 1. Preparation before DSE Results Release 2. Study Series 3. Career Series 4. Subsidy Series - [Preparation] Helpful Tips for the Big Day - [Preparation] We Support You!   - [Study] JUPAS Participating-institutions' Admission Requirements - [Study] Information on Non-JUPAS Applications - [Study] Study in the Mainland and Overseas - [Study] Instructions to Repeaters & Private Candidates - [Study] How to Prepare for Your Interview? - [Career] Ways to Get Employed - [Career] Advice on Finding and Adapting to a Job - [Career] On-the-job Training  - [Subsidy] Subsidy Schemes for Local Studies - [Subsidy] Any subsidy for Studying in the Mainland?  

Career & Study

15-07-2021

Love Upgrading Special Scheme (Phase 4)

The Employees Retraining Board has launched the “Love Upgrading Special Scheme” (Phase 4) (the Scheme) in July 2021 to enhance the support for job seekers and employees affected by economic downturn for skills enhancement.  Phase 4 is expected to support 20,000 persons in need.  Training courses offered will be further increased to around 500, nearly 60% of which (around 300) can be conducted online, thereby increasing the flexibility of trainees in receiving training under the pandemic and working in tandem with the new normal of online learning.The Scheme offers around 500 training courses straddling 28 industries, including around 430 vocational skills courses, 25 innovation and technology courses, and around 60 generic skills courses, while dedicated courses for young people, ethnic minorities, new arrivals, persons with disabilities and persons recovered from work injuries will be increased to 121 in number.  All training courses are offered free of charge.In addition, the Scheme continues to offer the flexible disbursement of training allowance that the attendance rate requirement for disbursing the special allowance is lowered from 80% to 60 so as to facilitate trainees to seek employment when training.  The maximum amount of special allowance for each eligible trainee is $5,800 per month.Applicants have to be unemployed, underemployed or required by employers to take no pay leave on or after 1 June 2019 and should meet the entry requirements of individual courses.  Eligible applicants can submit the application in person, by post or online. Application period: 1 July to 31 December 2021

Career & Study

13-07-2021

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Education Bureau Life Planning Information Website

Provides information about Careers, Studies, E-Learning for Students, and other latest information about life planning.

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Advanced Diploma in Tree Management and Conservation

HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU SPACE)

Part time

Associate in Design (Visual Communication)

Hong Kong Community College

Full time

Master of Landscape Architecture

The University of Hong Kong

Full time

BBA (Hons) in Marketing

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Full time

The "Courses" section covers examples of courses related to popular industries as provided by local institutions / organisations. They serve as references for study and career planning. You are advised to obtain the detailed information directly from the relevant institutions / organisations.

For the comprehensive list of institutions / organisations providing local post-secondary education and other education programmes, please refer to the website of Education Bureau (EDB). For other examples of related training and courses, please refer to the EDB's Life Planning Information Website.