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Employment prospects for HKU graduates have always been good. HKU is employers' preferred recruiting ground and CEDARS – Careers and Placement is devoted to preparing students for entry into the careers of their choice. HKU's graduate employment rate was high at 98.9% last year. We enhance students' employability by providing tailored guidance and professional preparation programmes, collecting feedback from employers and following up closely on the development and trends in the job market. We make it easy and fruitful for employers to recruit from HKU, ensuring that the University is a source of talent for many major employers. In addition to local employment opportunities, we are on constant drive to develop new employment opportunities outside Hong Kong and make direct connection with employers in Mainland China, Japan, Singapore, and other parts of the world. This further enhances the strategic image and position of HKU as a regional talent hub.

HKU graduates have engaged in diverse employment industry.  While most graduates from professional disciplines enter the professions of their studies, graduates from general disciplines pursue careers in a wide range of fields.

2022 Bachelor's Degree Graduates – Employment Industry Distribution

Employment Industry


Civil Service




Community, Social & Personal Services


Financial Institutions


Engineering, Architectural & Technical Services


Business Services


Information Technology   




Please see for detailed graduate employment statistics.