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WPDI is a tool for different levels of usage:




Individual Level

  • Student's Self-understanding
    Students can easily log-in to the eWPDI online system and take a test to generate an eProfile instantaneously.  The eProfile lists out students' scores in the 15 factors with interpretation.
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eWPDI sign up page                                                                                                                       Individual WPDI eProfil sample page

  • Personal Growth Coaching & Mentoring
    The eProfile allows mentors or counsellors to have an overview of students’ development and facilitate discussions on goal-settings. 
result chartIndividual WPDI eProfile sample page (result chart)
  • Programme Planning and Evaluation
    Data collected through eWPDI will be returned to your university, so you may conduct further analysis, e.g. comparing WPDI data collected at entry and exit points of a programme to shed light on programme effectiveness and future direction.

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  • WPD Related Research
    Apart from using eWPDI, researchers may request WPDI question items to formulate further WPD related research, to gain a more in-depth understanding on the relationship between student's development and other elements.
result of group comparisionSample result of group comparision study on WPDI




HKBU’s WPDI services include eWPDI service (i.e. online survey or/and eProfile) and free access of WPDI questions for research. The price of eWPDI is HK$26 for each test which includes online test administration, scoring and reporting (individual student’s eProfile) on the eWPDI system.

Please submit a Request Form to Counselling and Development Centre to request the eWPDI service or to obtain permission to use the WPDI items for your research.

The administrator’s manual of Whole Person Development Inventory will be available for users of eWPDI service with student's WPDI eProfile.

Users of eWPDI Service

Since 2016, many institutions have been using WPDI for their students and/or research projects.  Our users are listed below.
eWPDI services (online survey or WPDI eProfile) have been provided to the following tertiary institutions:
1. Student Development and Campus Service, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2. Student Services Centre, Lingnan University
3. Office of Student Affairs, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
4. Student Affairs Office, The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
5. CEDARS-COPE, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
6. Student Affairs Office, College of Professional and Continuing Education, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
WPDI items have been provided to researchers of the below tertiary institutions for research purpose:
Hong Kong
1. Lingnan University
2. The Chinese University of Hong Kong
3. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

5. Bridge to China
6. Press Start Academy
7. The University of Hong Kong

1.The University of Macau

Mainland China
1.Southwest University of Science and Technology, Sichuan Province
2.University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Sichuan Province
3.South China University of Technology, Guangdong Province

4. Shanghai University of Sport
5. Shantou University
6. Yancheng Teachers University
7. Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology


1.Fu Jen Catholic University
2.Kaohsiung Medical University
3.National Taiwan University
4.Tong Hai University
5.Cardinal Tien Junior College of Healthcare and Management 

6. Taipei Medical University
7. St. Mary Junior College of Medicine, Nursing and Management

1. Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Deemed Univerity, India
2. Christ University, India
3. Central Philippine University, Philippines 
4. BestTop in National University of Singapore, Singapore
5. Shaqra University, Saudi Arabia