Huawei Student Developers Program aims to nurture the next generation of talent

The Huawei Student Developers (HSD) program is expanding to the UK following its success in China.

HSD was initially launched in China in 2019. The program is designed to assist students on their respective journeys to become the technology pioneers of tomorrow.

Over the weekend, Huawei held an event in London with around 100 attendees to mark HSD’s expansion to the UK. The event featured a keynote address, panel discussion, a “TechTalk,” and provided advice to students on how to take the next steps in their careers.


HSD provides a peer-to-peer learning environment and combines physical and online events for students to learn, network, exchange ideas, and collaborate on projects.

Members will learn a variety of skills in Huawei’s vast ecosystem covering its open HMS (Huawei Mobile Services) Core capabilities, flexible HarmonyOS operating system, cutting-edge topics like AI, and more.


As well as directly opening up new opportunities, joining HSD also provides a valuable addition to a developer’s CV to help them stand out from the crowd early in their careers.

Across Europe, Huawei has a three-year vision to offer € 1 million in innovation incentives, run more than 100 code labs for student developers, and cooperate with more than 100 universities.

In the UK, Huawei has already forged a relationship with 11 leading universities:

– Imperial College London

– University College London

– London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

– University of Surrey

– University of Warwick

– University of Manchester

– University of Glasgow

– University of Bristol

– University of Birmingham

– University of Sheffield

– University of Edinburgh

Developing students of any ability level are welcome to join the HSD community.

Student Ambassadors


Student developers who want to take further advantage of the HSD program can join as ambassadors.

HSD Ambassadors are enthusiastic leaders within the community and will help organize and organize events, workshops, and other activities. They will also help promote and grow the HSD community.

In return, HSD ambassadors will gain leadership skills in addition to leveraging a global network of talents, benefit from mentoring opportunities, have the potential to attend global events, and connect with Huawei experts who are some of the most esteemed in their lives. respective fields.

The Ambassador Initiative provides an added boost to a developer’s CV with a unique certificate showing any prospective employer that the candidate has demonstrated dynamism and leadership qualities, as well as having skills and experience working on behalf of a global technology leader.

While anyone can join the general HSD program, there are the following requirements to become an ambassador:

  • Be an undergraduate or graduate student at a college or university, with at least one year remaining.
  • Experience in event planning or team leadership.
  • Have skills with people and interest in social activities.
  • Great organizational skills and ability to plan and organize activities.
  • Availability to commit to the program for at least one year.

Huawei says that upon receipt of an HSD ambassador request it will begin its review process. If the application meets your criteria, you will contact the applicant within one week for an interview. After the interview, a final decision will be made within three days.

Whether you want to join as an HSD participant or ambassador, you can find more information about the program. here.

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