Program benefits

  • There is no cost to participating students or universities.
  • Learn the latest and get industry insights direct from ICT experts: Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology. In 2019 our R&D investment exceeded USD17b. Students will learn direct from some of our R&D experts along with industry leaders. You will also have the opportunity to gain insights from foreign start-ups operating in the Chinese ecosystem.
  • International networking opportunity: Huawei operates in more than 170 countries and has over 194,000 employees. As a ‘Seeds Alumni’ you will become part of this international community.
  • Program certification: participants who complete the designated courses and activities will receive certification from the Huawei Information Network Academy.
  • Seeds for the Future China Experience: once students are eligible and international travel restrictions have been lifted, interested students may be prioritised for participation in our award winning 2 week, residential Seeds for the Future China Experience program.

Application Criteria

The Huawei Seeds for the Future Online program is open to interested 1st and 2nd year undergraduates studying a STEM or related* discipline.

To be considered for Huawei’s Seeds for the Future Online program, students will need to:

  • Complete the Seeds for the Future Online application form.
  • Provide a cover letter and/or a 2-minute video.
    Letter and video to reflect your interest in participating in the Seeds for the Future Online program and your enthusiasm for learning.
  • Provide an academic transcript.

*undergraduates with a high interest in technology are also encouraged to apply for the program.

Curriculum Overview can be found here: Curriculum Overview

The Program

  • 15 July

    Launch of Huawei Seeds for the Future Online program

  • 31 July

    Applications open

  • 31 October

    Applications close

  • October - November

    Interviews conducted

  • 23 to 27 November

    Seeds for the Future Online program

Huawei Technologies

Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, is the world’s largest telecom infrastructure producer and one of the world’s leading innovators. We have consistently been in the top 5 patent application companies across all sectors, are ranked 74 on Interbrands Top 100 Best Global Brands, 61 on Forbes Fortune Global 500 list and 10 on the Brand Finance Global 500.

Our ICT solutions, products and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions, serving over one-third of the world's population. Globally Huawei has more than 194,000 employees with 96,000 engineers in our 14 global R&D centres around the world. We recruit between 6,000 – 10,000 new graduate trainees annually – more than any other company in our sector. In Australia, Huawei has delivered safe and secure services for 16 years, works with all the major telecommunications providers and is committed to enabling the future information society and building a better connected world.

We are passionate about the importance of science and innovation to deliver the products and services of tomorrow and, like you, we take seriously the role we play to foster a new generation of talent in Australia.