Hong Kong, September 13, 2023 – Lingnan University’s Faculty of Business signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Lenovo PCCW Solutions (LPS), announcing a shared commitment to cultivating the next generation of tech talents. The partnership aims to capitalize on LPS’ experience as a leading technology solutions powerhouse to provide students with additional experience in AI and digital technologies, connecting the dots from academia to technology field adoption.
Leveraging the respective strengths of Lingnan University’s Faculty of Business and LPS, the MoU lays a solid foundation for AI-related curriculum development, industry knowledge exchange, best practice sharing, and research advancement through academic activities and collaborative projects. It also offers Lingnan’s business students valuable opportunities for career development, allowing them to explore their future paths through practical industry experience in the technology sector.
During the signing ceremony, Professor S. Joe Qin, President of Lingnan University, said, “Through in-depth integration of industry-university-research, this MoU with Lenovo PCCW Solutions will provide our students with more opportunities to interact with industry experts beyond the classroom. In turn, this MoU also benefits LPS by incubating future talents and driving innovation and technological development of Hong Kong”.
Mr. Jerry Li, Chief Executive Officer of Lenovo PCCW Solutions, said, “Through the strategic partnership with Lingnan University’s Faculty of Business, we aim to drive the advancement of technology adoption, particularly in AI and large-language model applications, within the University’s curriculum, working with students to develop the relevant future-ready skills for Hong Kong, the Greater Bay Area and beyond. We firmly believe that this collaboration will create powerful synergies that will serve both parties well.”
This strategic alliance between Lingnan University’s Faculty of Business and LPS is expected to facilitate brand new avenues for collaborative learning and intellectual exchange in the field of AI. Both parties have expressed great confidence and believe that the collaboration will open the door to a long and fruitful relationship.