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Non-local Student Admissions

VTC member institutions offer Degree and Higher Diploma programmes that encompass a fine balance of theoretical and practical education with internationally recognised qualifications and work-integrated learning that grooms work-ready professionals. We welcome students from all around the world to join us and embark on the journey to success.


VTC Member Institutions:

Members Institutions

Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI)
The Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) is a leading design institution under the VTC Group. It provides high-quality design education to cultivate knowledge and professionalism, and produces emerging talents for the creative industries. HKDI adopts a “think-and-do” approach through its contemporary curriculum and active collaborations with local and international academic and industry partners. Students are given opportunities to acquire hands-on experience and participate in global exchange programmes to expand their horizons while enhancing their creative thinking and social sensitivity.
International Culinary Institute (ICI)
The International Culinary Institute (ICI) provides quality and professional programmes with state-of-the-art facilities to groom aspiring youths to be well versed in international cuisines, baking and pastry arts and wine, supporting students’ successful career development in the industry. It also provides youngsters with diversified progression pathways leading to various professional qualifications. ICI offers a wide range of quality professional culinary programmes covering cuisines of Europe, the Mediterranean, Americas, the Middle East and Asia as well as bakery, pastry and confectionery. It also provides wine related programmes to groom aspiring youths for career development in the culinary, wine and hospitality industry.
About Vocational Training Council (VTC)
Vocational Training Council (VTC), established in 1982, has always been at the forefront of vocational and professional education and training (VPET). As a statutory body, we are an essential part of the Hong Kong education system to ensure the skills of the workforce remain fresh and future ready. Our mandate to provide VPET is vital in meeting industry needs, and in fulfilling the aspirations of some 200,000 young people and in-service workers who attend a programme every year at one of our 14 member institutions. Learn more about VTC and how we help our students achieve success!
Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi)
THEi provides career-oriented degree programmes with a fine balance of theory, practical, general education and industry/ profession-specific modules. The programmes include real-life projects and industrial attachments to nurture competent professionals with an international outlook.
Admission Pamphlets
  • Admissions Pamphlet for International Students Download
  • Admissions Pamphlet for Mainland Students (Simplified Chinese Only)Download
Studying with IVE helps me to enhance my skills and to be ready for work fields and further study. I feel more confident in my future career and education.
Alessandro GONTAY (Indonesia)
Student of Higher Diploma in Games and Animation, IVE