27 October 2020
HSUHK students Ms Karen Tam (SCM, Year 2) and Ms Sammi Lo (BBA, Year 3) participated in the Cyberport and AWS Educate Cloud Career Pathways Competition 2020 and were ranked as Top 10 Students. They completed assessments in various fields in Information Technology covering Cloud Computing, Machine Learning, Big Data, Internet of Things, Software Engineering and so on, outperforming other participating students from various local higher education institutions in the number of AWS Educate Badges they earned.
In the competition, Karen leant the importance of technology such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Programming, and she was most excited to successfully make a 3D robot with the Robot Operating System. Sammi, who majors in Accounting, believes the commercial sector is closely connected with information technology. This competition enabled her to explore the industry’s latest professional knowledge of technology, which better equipped her for future development.
This competition, co-organised by Cyberport and AWS Educate, aims at nurturing future talents in cloud technology for Hong Kong. Through providing complimentary online training courses of different topics and at different levels, it helps secondary school and university students to grasp the essential knowledge of cloud computing.