Jinyi Wei is a PhD candidate at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) at Maastricht University. She obtained a Master’s degree in Applied Social Sciences from City University of Hong Kong with a specialization in sociology in 2021, where she received the Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences Outstanding Students Prizes 2020-2021. In September 2021, she joined the Education University of Hong Kong as a research assistant. In February 2022, Jinyi joined ROA as a PhD candidate. Her research topic is the Impact of the innovativeness of VET-programs on the resilience and sustainable employment of apprentices.