Launched on 1 February 2016, the Work-on-Campus Scheme provides working opportunities for PolyU students to work as part-time student helpers within the campus. All PolyU departments/offices which require student helpers are able to recruit interested students via PolyU Job Board.

How does it work?



For Hiring Departments/Offices

For Student Job Seekers

  • To search for job opportunities, login to PolyU Job Board > “Find a Job”> “Job Type” > “Work-On-Campus Scheme by CAPS”.
  • Complete the Application Form and submit it to the hiring departments/offices directly.
  • Make a good preparation for the job requirements as listed by the hiring department/office and attend the interview.
  • If the hiring department/office offers you the job, you have to confirm with it, along with the work schedules and appointment documents.
  • We do not recommend you work for more than 18 hours in total per week, otherwise your study would be adversely affected.


  • The Scheme is open to all PolyU full-time sub-degree/undergraduate students as well as postgraduate students in taught programmes, including local and international students* (excluding exchange students) whose study period is not less than one academic year.
  • * “International students” refer to students from all places of origin who require a student visa/entry permit to study at PolyU. The Immigration Department of the HKSAR Government has strict rules regarding international students’ employment during study period. Please click HERE for the “Additional Notes for Holders of Student Visa/Entry Permit taking Part-time On-campus Employment as announced by the Immigration Department of the HKSAR Government.


  • The rate of remuneration is generally HK$70/hour (effective for appointments from 1 November 2017 onwards).
  • Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) is applicable for employments longer than 59 calendar days.

WIE Fulfilment

  • If you would like to work as a part-time student helper to fulfil your WIE requirements, you should obtain endorsement/approval from your department, following the normal WIE approval procedures.

If you have any enquiries, please contact Miss Jenny Chou at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for assistance.