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2023–24 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 02:30 p.m. - 05:15p.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, […]

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 […]