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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 […]

GESC1240 Buddhism As Lived: Mind, Body and Contemporary Issues

#Shaw College

Dr TONG Sau Lin

Many of us have been brought up thinking that Buddhism, like many religions, is a body of doctrines and beliefs laid down by religious authorities. Such an understanding, however, would render it lifeless and irrelevant to the everyday life of the believers. In fact, the lived experiences of the believers also contribute to the particularities […]

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 […]

GESH 2012 S-L:Action towards Personhood

Friday 02:30 p.m. - 05:15 p.m.

This course intends to integrate their academic knowledge and skills to address community needs in collaboration with local community partners. Applying the fundamental skillset and mindset equipped in GESH2011, students would implement their service-learning project in local communities. Through a series of self-initiated service, self-reflection, and project presentations, students would consolidate their insights and experience […]

GESH2011 S-L:Bringing Knowledge to Life

Fridays 02:30 p.m. - 04:15 p.m.
Dr SHIK Wai Yan Angela and Miss FUNG Wing Yan

For students entering Year 2 or above, this course intends to offer students the fundamental concepts of service-learning – an approach in which students could utilise their academic knowledge and skills to address community needs. Throughout the course, students would be equipped with the essential skill set and mindset to prepare for their upcoming service-learning […]

GEYS1010 Creative Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development

#Wu Yee Sun College

Fridays 03:30 p.m. — 06:15p.m.
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 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 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 […]

UGEA2180 Chinese Culture and Society

#UGEA Chinese Cultural Heritage

Wednesdays 01:30 p.m. - 03:15 p.m.

(UGEA2180 is double-coded with ANTH2410.) This course provides an anthropological approach to examining Chinese culture and society. Some of the key questions we raise include: What does it mean to be Chinese? What role does culture play in being Chinese, and what constitutes Chinese society? Our emphasis is on the dominant cultural practices of societies […]

UGEA2334 China Today

#UGEA Chinese Cultural Heritage

Fridays 02:30 - 04:15 p.m.

China is looming large on the global scene and our everyday life. It is a rising power that is changing the world order. It is a land of promising opportunities that attract an immense amount of capital and talents from overseas. Not to mention that a large part of the stuff we consume is produced […]

UGEB 2991 Viewing Communication from ST

Monday 09:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Professor LEE Yuet Sheung Kathy

One in every 10 people suffers from at least a kind of communication disorder. It is almost inevitable for people to have encountered individuals with unclear speech, hoarse voice, stuttering, autism spectrum disorder, hearing impairment and dementia etc. in their lifetime. Students without a background in speech and hearing sciences may not have solid understanding […]

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, […]

UGEB1870 Exploring Earth and Environmental Sciences

#UGEB Nature Science and Technology

Tuesdays 09:30 - 11:15 a.m.
Dr. AU-YEUNG Yee Man, Dr. TAM Pui Yuk, Professor Benoit THIBODEAU, Professor CHAN Man Nin, Professor LIU Lin, Professor TAI Pui Kuen Amos, Professor TAM Chi Yung Francis, Professor TAN Yen Joe, Professor TSUI Tsz Ki Martin, Professor YANG Hongfeng

(UGEB1870 is double-coded with EESC1001.) The course provides an interdisciplinary study of the Earth Systems, including natural phenomena in the atmosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere, cryosphere, and biosphere. The mechanism of these systems, associated dynamics and anthropogenic impacts will be introduced and discussed. The course also serves as a platform to understand and critically assess global environmental […]