The special enterprise visit organized by Lui Che Woo College (LCWC) to Dongguan and Shenzhen on 18 November 2023 provided students with valuable insights into two prominent companies in the technology industry: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd and BGI Genomics.
During the morning session at Huawei’s headquarters in Shenzhen Huawei European Town, the students had the opportunity to learn about Huawei’s corporate culture, which emphasizes innovation, collaboration, and a customer-centric approach. They gained a deeper understanding of the company’s impressive development history, starting from its humble beginnings to its current status as a global leader in telecommunications and technology. The session conducted by Shanghai HiSilicon provided insights into employment prospects within Huawei and its subsidiaries, exposing students to diverse career opportunities in the industry and the skills and qualifications required for those roles. Exploring the facilities and architecture of Huawei European Town allowed students to witness firsthand the dynamic and vibrant atmosphere that fosters creativity and technological breakthroughs.
In the afternoon, the group visited BGI Genomics (BGI) in Shenzhen, which is a renowned institution at the forefront of genetic research. The students learned about the latest trends and advancements in the field of genetics, which included breakthroughs in gene sequencing, genetic engineering and genomic medicine. BGI’s commitment to explore the potential of genetics in various fields, such as healthcare, agriculture, and environmental science, left a profound impression to the students. In addition, various training programs and research projects available at BGI and its affiliated institution, BGI College, were introduced to our students. This allowed them to develop a keen interest in genetics and related fields and gain a comprehensive understanding of the opportunities for further study and specialization.
In summary, the visit to Huawei European Town and BGI provided our students a holistic view of the latest technological advancements and research opportunities. It nurtured their curiosity, expanded their knowledge, and instilled a sense of enthusiasm which contributed to the ever-evolving world of technology as well as their understanding of China’s top enterprises.