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Lingnan I&E Academy Collaborates with AWS Educate

Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative (LEI) is collaborating with Amazon Web Services Educate (AWS Educate) to launch the Lingnan I&E Academy. The academy offers Lingnanians learning opportunities through AWS Educate Cloud Career Pathways and specialty badges, and also online workshops and webinars to help students continue to build cloud skills. Upon getting this technical knowledge, students could expand their career perspectives to prepare themselves for the workforce.

AWS Educate is used in more than 200 countries and territories. It connects 2,400 institutions, over 10,000 educators, and hundreds of thousands of students. Through AWS Educate, students and educators have access to content and programs developed to skill up for cloud careers in growing fields. AWS Educate also connects companies hiring for cloud skills to qualified student job seekers with the AWS Educate Job Board.

Every Lingnanian includes students and staff could register with your LINGNAN EMAIL ADDRESS to get a free account with AWS and receive up to USD100 online token for cloud services. As Lingnanian AWS members, you can enjoy the cloud workshops for free. (Registration:

Other Programmes


AWS Academy Cloud Foundations

It is a 20-hour course for teachers to attend and offers a 50% off discount to take the Cloud Practitioner Exam. After receiving the Practitioner certification, teachers are eligible to teach the “AWS Academy Cloud Foundations” to students with AWS Academy’s resources and teaching materials.

Cloud Foundation 


Cloud Innovation School

The AWS Cloud Innovation School offers no-cost online learning modules on cloud computing for students and virtual cloud labs to faculty members. Lingnan University will make good use of this platform and allow students to gain their badges from online training.

Taiwan Visit

AWS Educate Taiwan Visit Programme

The AWS Taiwan Visit provides students and faculty members an opportunity to mingle with different stakeholders and understand more in-depth about the cloud system. Students could discover potential collaboration to create new projects, with the small steps towards a better future and rethinking contemporary challenges by using the could system. Usually, the programme will happen during Summer or Winter.


LEI X AWS Cloud Training (min 20 students)

LEI will collaborate with AWS to provide in-depth and specific Cloud training if more than 20 students per session are recruited. Please refer to the table below about the training topics. If you would like to be the organizer of the workshop, please contact The LEI team could provide funding and budget for you to run similar events.

Area Topics
1.       Artificial Intelligent (AI) -          Create a VR application for instant messaging (3.5hrs)
2.       Machine Learning

-          Introduce how AWS EMR could help to perform ETL, predictive analytics, real-time analytics, etc. (3.5 hrs)

-          Predictive maintenance platform implemented on AWS with IoT remote learning. (1 day)

3.       Internet of Things (IoT)

-          Cloud facial recognition application with a serverless architecture. (3.5 hrs)

-          Use IoT analytics for data screening analysis & easier to observe data changes. (3.5 hrs)

4.       Big Data

-          Building a data lake and execute the Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) task. (3.5 hrs)

-          Streamlining data collect and instantly trigger problematic events. (3.5 hrs)

-          Commercialize data to create visual data for business use. (3.5 hrs)