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2023–24 Term 2

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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 12:30 p.m. - 02:15 p.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 […]

UGEB2360 Wonders & Insights in Biology

Tuesdays 02:30 p.m. - 04:15 p.m.
Dr. SIOW Lam

Biology is the study of life. Complex life is built from some molecules that slowly evolved into diverse living organisms, which then interact with the environment to form ecosystems and finally shape the biosphere where we all live in. Studies of the biological world allow us to understand more on how life has evolved and […]

UGEB2362 Nutrition and Healthy Living

#UGEB Nature Science and Technology

Fridays 08:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Ms YIP Pui Sze, Professor LEUNG Kwok Nam

This course aims at providing students with majors in other academic (non-life sciences, non-medical) disciplines with an overview of nutritional sciences and their applications for everyday life and health issues. This course also aims at increase the awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that are related to food and nutrition. The course is composed […]

UGEB2640 Perspectives in Meteorology

#UGEB Nature Science and Technology

Wednesdays 02:30 - 05:15 p.m.
Professor LEUNG Wing Mo, Professor LI Ping Wah

An introduction to meteorological phenomena and mechanisms. This course aims at a non-mathematical exposition of the central ideas of meteorological study. The interaction between the weather, climate and human activities will also be discussed, including how the extreme weather and climate information could be used in adaptation, mitigation, and sustainability research and applications. Topics include […]

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 […]

UGEC 2858 Animals and Society : A philosophical approach

Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Dr. KWOK Pak Nin

This course examines the social issues of animal from the philosophical perspectives. What are the key differences humans and other animals? Is it ethical to raise and slaughter animals for food, conduct tests on, and buying or keeping animals as pets? How ought one to respond to unethical laws on animals? What are the social […]