Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area Exploration Series:An Exploration into the Prospect of Further Studies and Employment in the Mainland and Macau(2018/19) < Back


In view of an increasing number of Hong Kong students pursuing further studies in the Mainland and Macau in recent years,the Education Bureau (EDB) organises the Mainland exchange programme for students entitled “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area Exploration Series: An Exploration into the Prospect of Further Studies and Employment in the Mainland and Macau” (the Programme).  In line with the school curriculum, through visits to universities, enterprises and heritages, the Programme aims at providing exchange opportunities for students to enhance their understanding of higher education in Guangzhou, Shenzhen , Zhuhai, Macau and nearby areas (as cities of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area), explore the opportunities for further studies and career development in the Mainland and Macau with the economic development of the region, and experience the culture and economic development in the area.


EDB has commissioned a service provider to organise 2 trips between October 2018 and August 2019.  Students from Secondary 3 to Secondary 6 may participate.  Please refer to Annex 1(Chinese version only) for details of the Programme and application procedures and Annex 2 (Chinese version only) for the itineraries and other information of these 2 trips.


Schools may apply for joining more than one of the trips within the 2018/19 school year and encourage students who have not participated in Mainland exchange programmes before to join this Programme, and all participation is on a voluntary basis.


Schools, which would like to nominate their students to participate in the Programme, should download the application form from the website of the service provider.  The completed application form should be returned to the service provider by fax at least three weeks prior to the departure of the trip which the school intends to join.



For enquiries on the enrolment and itinerary, please contact the service provider at 3962 2803 or 2116 3775.  For general enquiries on the Programme, please contact the Students Mainland Exchange Programme Section of EDB at 2892 5936 or 2892 6472. 


 For details, please refer to the Education Bureau Circular Memorandum No. 136/2018. [download]