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SDG-GE (General Education)

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SDG-GE courses are knowledge-based courses relevant to at least one SDG. They are existing College and University General Education courses. The course content and learning activities of SDG-GE courses help students to identify major problems that the SDG(s) address(es), analyze those problems from relevant discipline perspectives and investigate potential solutions for solving those problems. Here is the list of SDG-GE courses:

GEJC1020 The Hong Kong Story


Fridays 03:30 p.m. - 05:15 p.m.
Dr. LEE King Wa

From a colony of the British Empire to the SAR of the PRC, the Hong Kong story has undergone many ups and downs, twists and turns. Designed from a sociological perspective, but specifically for students without sociological background or much background knowledge about Hong Kong, this course shall guide them through the journey of Hong […]

GESC2060 Debating Globalization

#Shaw College

Fridays 03:30 p.m. - 05:15 p.m.
Dr. LEE King Wa

Through a combination of experiential learning activities and web-based delivery, this course aims at expose students to a number of intense debates surrounding globalization such as free trade, global culture, national sovereignty, the question of multinational corporations and labour rights and the anti-globalization movement. The objective is to build basic knowledge of the opposing views […]

GEYS1010 Creative Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development

#Wu Yee Sun College

Fridays 03:30 p.m. — 06:15p.m.
Professor CHOW Po Chung and Professor LEE Albert

This course consists of four major components: 1. Our Roles for a Sustainable Future How can we lead a good life in a just society? How can individual actions affect events at a global scale? These are the questions every student should ask and take seriously. We will explore them through the United Nation’s 17 […]

UGEA1333 Multiculturalism in China

#UGEA Chinese Cultural Heritage

Thursdays 11:30 a.m. - 01:15 p.m.
Dr. TANG Wai Man

This course introduces students to an understanding of the changes of the ethnic landscape in China from the past to the present. Through close readings of ethnographies, viewing of videos, and fieldtrips, this class examines various topics in multiculturalism in China, including ethnic relations, global economy, religion pluralism, and cross-cultural romance and marriage, in the […]

UGEB1307 Energy and Green Society

#UGEB Nature Science and Technology

Wednesdays 02:30 p.m. - 04:15 p.m.
Dr. HAN Dongkun

This course is designed to help students to acquire a comprehensive understanding of the global energy crisis and environmental issues our society is currently facing. The history of energy consumption shows how important energy is to the quality of life for the human beings. With the further development and the increase of the world population, […]

UGEB2113 Nature Conservation in Hong Kong

#UGEB Nature Science and Technology

Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Dr. CHIU Hon Chim

This course aims at providing students with an overall view on nature conservation in general and Hong Kong in particular. The concepts and principles of nature conservation will be addressed from a holistic point of view, followed by an investigation of nature conservation practices and their effect on the environment in Hong Kong. The latter […]

UGEB2123 Environmental Crises – China and the World

#UGEB Nature Science and Technology

Wednesdays 12:30p.m. - 02:15p.m.
Professor XU Yuan

This course will provide an introduction of China’s major environmental crises at local, regional, national and global scales and at different stages of development. It covers topics from air pollution (both indoor and outdoor), water shortage (due to the lack of water resources and water pollution), soil pollution, waste management, desertification & deforestation, energy transition […]

UGEB2132A Earth as Seen From Space

#UGEB Nature Science and Technology

Mondays 02:30 p.m. - 04:15 p.m.
Dr. WONG Kwan Kit, Professor FUNG Tung

Climate change, sea level rise, deforestation, forest fire, severe typhoon, glacier melt, agricultural loss, overpopulation, etc. are terms that you might have heard of. And they are also real and hot crises affecting the sustainability of human beings. How do we know these are all happening? In fact, our earth is being overseen from space […]

UGEB2132B Earth as Seen From Space

#UGEB Nature Science and Technology

Mondays 02:30 p.m. - 04:15 p.m.
Dr. WONG Kwan Kit

Climate change, sea level rise, deforestation, forest fire, severe typhoon, glacier melt, agricultural loss, overpopulation, etc. are terms that you might have heard of. And they are also real and hot crises affecting the sustainability of human beings. How do we know these are all happening? In fact, our earth is being overseen from space […]

UGEB2151 China’s Mega-Projects in the New Millennium

#UGEB Nature Science and Technology

Fridays 08:30 a.m. - 11:15a.m.
Dr. WANG Lang

As the most populous country in the world, China is confronted by the problems of overpopulation, water scarcity, energy shortage, desertification, drought, floods, pollution, and loss of biodiversity. Since 1978 the economy has grown rapidly and as of to date, it has become a rising economic power of the world. However, the environmental and ecological […]

UGEB2161 Resource Issues in the Age of Globalization

#UGEB Nature Science and Technology

Thursdays 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Professor Lawal Mohammed MARAFA

Globalization processes have been affecting every nook and corner of the world. We are all fascinated by the mushrooming of transnational companies; the increasing cross-boundary flows of resources as well as the increasing competition among places and cities. Resource becomes a keen issue due to the growth of population, trade and economy in the age […]

UGEB2240 Natural Wonders of the World

#UGEB Nature Science and Technology

Fridays 03:30 p.m. - 06:15p.m.
Professor LAI Yuk Fo

For many of us, the natural wonders of our planet are well known, for example, Antarctica, the Amazon Forests, the Great Barrier Reef and the Grand Canyon. Yet, few people really understand their formation and presence. This course introduces students to the concepts and processes of environmental change, such as climate change, land use change, […]