Benefits of Co-op to Students

The vision of Co-op@CUHK is to cater for the unmet needs of the evolving new economy and bridge the knowledge gap between ‘text-book’ theory and ‘real world’ practices.

Professor Alan K.L. ChanProvost of CUHK


Enhance professional skills and workplace acumen through full-time paid work; thus increasing employability upon graduation



Equip students with technical knowledge and essential soft skills, and expand their professional network



Elevate inter-disciplinary thinking and motivation to learn




Help identify students’ core competencies and areas of improvement via continuous assessments, and enhance their capabilities as well as leadership skills