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2022–23 Term 1

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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 […]

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 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, […]

UGEB1870 Exploring Earth and Environmental Sciences

#UGEB Nature Science and Technology

Mondays 03:30 - 05:15 p.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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

UGEB2871 Climate Change and Extreme Weather

#UGEB Nature Science and Technology

Mondays 11:30 a.m. - 02:15 p.m.
Dr. AU-YEUNG Yee Man, Professor CHAN Chung Leung Johnny

This course covers various issues related to climate and climate change, such as how it is related to our lives, our changing climate in the past, sea level rise, impacts of stratospheric ozone hole and global warming, El Niño events and disastrous climate extremes, tropical cyclones, and our responses to climate change. This course intends […]

UGEB3630 Exploring the Enigmatic Oceans


Thursdays 12:30 p.m. - 02:15 p.m.
Professor CHUI Pui Yi

This course aims to provide an overview of the oceans and the roles of natural and anthropogenic impacts on shaping the physical and biological aspects of the oceans. The main themes of the course include the ocean processes, the marine ecosystems and their inhabitants, and the relationships between oceans and mankind. Emphasis will be placed […]

UGEC1031 History of England: From Nation to Empire

#UGEC Society and Culture

Mondays 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Dr. WOO Tze Yan Jessie

This course provides a framework of the history of England for nearly two thousand years. It is hoped that through this course students will be able to broaden their knowledge of some key aspects of the history of England integrated into SDGs themes. Students, thus, will be more connected to the modern world by understanding […]

UGEC1209 Thinking Gender: An Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies

#UGEC Society and Culture

Tuesdays 03:30 p.m. - 05:15 p.m.
Professor SUEN Yiu Tung

(UGEC1209 is double-coded with GDRS1001.) This course aims to develop students’ ability to analyze the everyday life through the lens of gender. Drawing on the interdisciplinary nature of Women’s and Gender Studies, the course will guide students to examine how gender works as one of the primary social organizing principles in the movies we watch, […]