WMG School for Professional Development
Sharing the same vision of providing quality education and striving for excellence, WMG at the University of Warwick and the Vocational Training Council (VTC) have aligned themselves to provide a valued choice to those who wish to acquire values, knowledge and skills for enhancing their employability. With the establishment of the WMG School for Professional Development in the VTC, students can receive high quality education in Hong Kong from a world-class university.
About the University of Warwick
Established in 1965, the University of Warwick is one of the leading higher education institutions in the UK. It is a uniquely successful institution, with an acknowledged reputation for excellence in both research and teaching, for innovation and for links with business and industry. (The University of Warwick: www2.warwick.ac.uk).
Ranked Top 58 in the World University Rankings.
Ranked Top 10 in the UK University national league tables.
About Vocational Training Council
Established in 1982, the Vocational Training Council (VTC) is the largest vocational education, training and professional development group in Hong Kong. VTC provides valuable credentials for some 240,000 students each year through a full range of pre-employment and in-service programmes with internationally recognised qualifications.
VTC entered into collaboration with the University of Warwick, UK to launch the first master's programme in Hong Kong in 2009 with a view to grooming more high standard professionals for Hong Kong to drive the growth of industries. (VTC: www.vtc.edu.hk).
It is an academic multi-disciplinary department at the University of Warwick and was established by Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya in 1980. It offers unrivalled postgraduate education to over 1,500 students around the world each year.
"WMG and all the businesses represented here are leading this country towards a new future....
Not only are you doing this in the UK, but you are competing successfully with the rest of the world"
Former Prime Minister, Gordon Brown at the inauguration of WMG's Digital Lab, 25th July 2008