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Average monthly salary of TWC graduates has slightly increased with almost 80% earning over $30,000 monthly

The Student Affairs Office of Tung Wah College (TWC) conducted the 2021 graduate survey from October to December last year to understand the graduates’ employment situation. A total of 411 graduates responded to the survey, at a rate of nearly 86%. According to the employment data collected, close to 90% of the respondents secured jobs or opted for continuing studies upon graduation. About 79% of graduates earned a monthly salary of more than HK$30,000, showing that the competency of TWC graduates was well-received by the academia and employers. For graduates engaged in full-time employment, 84% secured their first employment within six months after graduation. Among them, approximately 41% secured for a job in less than a month.


Despite the impact of the pandemic and uncertain economic outlook, the salary of TWC’s 2021 graduates in different categories remained stable. The overall average monthly salary of graduates was slightly increased by about 0.29% from 2020 to HK$29,900. The median monthly income exceeded HK$33,000, similar to 2020.


Over 80% graduates joined the healthcare sector with Radiation Therapy graduates reported the highest salary


Among the degree programmes, the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Radiation Therapy graduates reported the highest average monthly salary of over HK$38,700, increased by 19% when compared to 2020; while the average monthly salary of graduates from the Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Applied Psychology and Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Gerontology increased by 24% and 29% respectively when compared to 2020, indicating that our graduates are highly competitive in the job market.


In terms of employment sector, more than 80% of graduates have taken up the jobs in healthcare sector in 2021, demonstrating that their capability has been widely recognised by the sector. Other graduates have joined the education sector (10%), community and social services (3%), civil service (2%), business sector (1%) and other sectors (2%) for assuming different positions, making contribution to the society with their professional knowledge.


[email protected] – Caring Through Education Campaign offers a maximum of HK$60,000 entrance scholarship for students


TWC has recently announced the "[email protected] – Caring Through Education" campaign (“[email protected]”) for 2022/2023 academic year. Eligible DSE students, Higher Diploma/Associate Degree graduates who meet the minimum entry requirements and are successfully admitted to the designated programmes will receive the Entrance Scholarship, making them hassle-free in studying their preferred programmes. There is no need to make applications for the scholarship or go through selection process. The Entrance Scholarship ranges from $30,000 to $60,000. The first-year tuition fee will be fully covered by the scholarship for some programmes after deducting the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong (NMTSS) or Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors (SSSDP). If students meet the academic requirements during the course of study, they will continue to receive the scholarship each year until graduation. The [email protected] covers 9 programmes and has a fixed quota in student intake for each programme. Programme applications will remain open until the quotas are full. For more details about the campaign, please visit https://bit.ly/394QysI

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