Career Opportunities After Graduating from United International College

Do you want to study at United International College (UIC), a top liberal arts university in sunny Zhuhai, China? What are the career opportunities after graduating from UIC? Learn more details about alumni placement, working in China, and global opportunities!

Career Development at United International College

United International College takes career development for international and Chinese students very seriously, with many well-developed and high-quality opportunities for students to obtain their dream jobs!

The Career Development Office (CDO) offers career development consulting, study abroad consulting, internship/job opportunities, and carry out related affairs such as policy communication and graduates dispatch. Through the CDO, students can have personalized 1-on-1 consultations, detailed career assessments, job and internship search advice, and assistance planning future graduate studies. The CDO also organizes regular events such as job fairs, career talks, and information fairs.

The CDO offers all the resources UIC students need to find career opportunities after graduating, develop self-confidence and career skills, and network with hiring managers and companies in Zhuhai and the world.

Can UIC students work in Zhuhai after graduation?

United International College (UIC) has recently received preferential treatment from the government in the Pearl River Delta region, including Hong Kong, allowing its students an simplified pathway to getting a work visa after graduating without the usual requirement of two years of work experience after graduating with a bachelor’s degree. This policy is a significant advantage for UIC students, as it gives them the opportunity to start their careers sooner and gain valuable experience in their chosen field.

UIC has always been committed to preparing its students for success in the job market, and this preferential policy is just one example of the many ways in which the college supports it’s graduates as they embark on their professional journeys.

Career opportunities after graduation at UIC

Work Opportunities in the Pearl River Delta Region

A map of the Pearl River Delta Region in Southern China

UIC is located in Zhuhai which is in the Pearl River Delta region, located in the southern part of China, it is a dynamic and rapidly-growing economic area. It is home to some of the country’s largest cities, including Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Hong Kong with a combined population of more than 78 million, with a GDP of more than $1.2 trillion USD,  – a GDP that would be in the top 15 biggest countries in the world.

There are also a large number of leading global companies based in the region such as:

  1. Tencent: Tencent is a multinational conglomerate that specializes in internet-related services and products.
  2. Huawei: Huawei is a Chinese multinational technology company that provides telecommunications equipment and consumer electronics.
  3. BYD: It is known for its electric vehicles and is the world’s largest manufacturer of electric buses.
  4. ZTE: ZTE is a Chinese multinational telecommunications equipment and is one of the largest telecommunications equipment manufacturers in the world.

UIC is located in Zhuhai which is ideally located in the pearl river delta on the the Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge is a 55-kilometre bridge–tunnel system consisting of a series of three cable-stayed bridges, an undersea tunnel, and four artificial islands. It is both the longest sea crossing and the longest open-sea fixed link in the world.

Source: Visual Capitalist

Graduate Employment Report

What do United International College graduates do after graduating? UIC graduates achieve incredible success in a wide range of fields and accomplishments, from entrepreneurship in global business to pursuing elite higher education, making a broad impact in their fields with a strong background of UIC education and China experience. Over 90% of UIC graduates expressed happiness with their postgrad careers. Over 80% of students that continued to graduate school attended global Top 100 universities, including Yale, Imperial College London, Columbia, Johns Hopkins, HKUST, and New York University

In UIC’s graduating class of 2021…

  • 80.84% attended globally ranked Top 100 graduate schools
  • 17.35% work in business
  • 12.79% work in software and information technology
  • 7.76% work in education

Over 80% of UIC graduates agreed that their university experience laid the foundation for their future careers. UIC’s career services and liberal arts curriculum is dedicated to helping students achieve their goals and dreams both on campus and in future careers, with results proven by the high success rate of their graduates!

“As a student of international relations, I gained cross-cultural perspectives and collaborations in my courses. Through being immersed in the Chinese language and culture, I improved my Chinese language skills and increased my understanding of Chinese society. I also traveled within China and Asia, which enabled me to witness the vast diversities in each place in regards to food, language, and political systems. Overall, interacting with global citizens at UIC prepared me to contribute unique insights on China in graduate school and my future career.”


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Savannah Billman has a master's degree in Chinese Law and Society at the Yenching Academy of Peking University. She holds a B.A. from NYU Shanghai and has also written for The World of Chinese, TechNode, SupChina, and Sixth Tone.
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