Programmes

Non-credit Bearing General Education Programmes for the First Semester, 2021 – 2022
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It’s OK to ______ 

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We are here to provide many stress-free and inspiring co-curricular programmes for you to learn and grow together with your new friends. Of equal importance, our platforms for co-curation and co-creation will allow your talents to shine and help you to discover more possibilities in life.

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starts on 9 Sep (Thu) 10:00
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Programme Title
Instructor
Description
We Are the World
A series of interdisciplinary study of local, regional, and global issues. Universal ...

GE2021-01
Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19
Dr. Chan Kai Tai
Ms. Jocelyn Chan

This programme aims to increase students’ understanding and awareness of the ...

GE2021-02
Are You a “Know-Eat-All”?
你,「識食」嗎?
Ms. Michelle Lo 盧覓雪女士
Ms. Gloria Chung 鍾詠嫻女士
在這個「人人都是美食家」的年代,你真的「識食」嗎?對美食及其文化充滿好奇心的兩位食家──資深傳媒人盧覓雪及食物造型師鍾詠嫻會以多角度看食物,與大家剖析如何成為一個「識食」的人,擴闊 ...

GE2021-03
Living on a Planet in Peril
Prof. Roland Geyer
Dr. Christelle Not

In this talk, we will first explore why the health of the planet continues to decline, ...

GE2021-04
When in doubt, take a walk to Sai Wan
懷疑人生就去西環散步
Dr. Sampson Wong 黃宇軒博士
Mr. Lau Kwok Wai 劉國偉先生  
我們總是有些時候會「懷疑人生」,可能是因為面對鬱悶的大環境,也可能是因為遇上自己的樽頸位,彷彿對未來毫無頭緒,懷疑下一步要怎麼走?既然未知,倒不如放慢腳步,細仔觀察身邊各種事物,說 ...

GE2021-05
Global News Chat
Averell Charlton Diosch
Vo Khanh Huyen

We are living in a globalised world with news circulating across the Internet in ...

Lead for Life - Character Leadership Programme
Character Leadership ProgrammeInaugural Orientation Launch for Year 1 Undergraduate ...

F:A:C:E: - Fascinating Arts and Cultural Experiences
F:A:C:E: (Fascinating Arts and Cultural Experiences) is our dream to enrich campus ...

GE2021-06
Meet the Right Person at the Right Time - Edward Lam's 30-year Creative Journey
對的時間遇見對的人 ——林奕華細說他的非常創作30年
Mr. Edward Lam 林奕華先生
時間,一分一秒的過;故事,一篇一章的累積;成長,一拐一跌的行進。 1991年林奕華離開「進念二十面體」,成立劇團「非常林奕華」。劇團以個人命名在香港少之又少,故此焦點都聚 ...

GE2021-07
Book Club: Existentialism East and West
Mr. Peter Lai 黎慶寧先生
Required Reading:The Stranger by Albert CamusThe Woman in the Dunes by Kobo AbeExistential ...

GE2021-08
Book Club: David and Goliath
Mr. Kevin Lau 劉進圖先生
Required Reading:- David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell《David and Goliath》講有權勢者的限制及無 ...

GE2021-09
Music Salon
音樂沙龍
Dr. Wong Chi Chung
Ms. Moon Tang
Mr. Enoch Cheng
Mr. Carl Wong
Mr. Brian Mok
“It’s OK to ______” Choose Your Own Favourite Music Music ...

GE2021-10
Back-to-Live-Music Series
Kong U Big Band
Pamela Chiu
Medici Cantano
It is no exaggeration to say that the past two years have been the years of “virtual ...

GE2021-11
Screening of “Bad Acting” and Post-Screening Talk
《Bad Acting》放映會及映後談
Ms. Olivia Yan 甄詠蓓女士
七情上面未必就是好戲,淚流滿面可能只是濫情做作,聲嘶力竭不一定會令觀眾感動,一般電視電影,充斥着大量矯情粗糙的劣質演技,陳腔濫調的表演令觀眾納悶嘲笑。著名舞台劇導演及老師甄詠蓓,累 ...

GE2021-12
F:A:C:E: Choice & Sharing Session
藝文「傾」
F:A:C:E: Choice provides recommended arts and cultural programmes to students throughout ...

GE2021-13
F:A:C:E: Subsidy Sharing – Screening & Discussion: Experimenting and Documenting HK Narratives
短片放映會:記錄、實驗 .影畫香港
Vivian Wong 王穎琳 
《繭》和《ROUTINE》兩套短片以紀錄、劇情、表演藝術等元素於虛實之間遊走,模擬社會現況的界線模糊狀態。《繭》藉熱衷本地戲劇和建築的知荇與三位不同年齡背景的女性的對話,探討現今香 ...

F:A:C:E: Subsidy
F:A:C:E: 鼓勵同學創作,無論是做展覽、拍短片、出版抑或搞講座,都會幫你實現!如果你有任何創作意念,歡迎提交計劃書,F:A:C:E:將會提供協助,包括校內場地、宣傳及製作資助 ...

Green Living Lifestyle
Whilst living in a hustle and bustle city like Hong Kong, let’s remember to ...

GE2021-14
Trail Walker @ HKU
通識毅行
What should I do if I really love to challenge myself? The iconic GE Trail Walker ...

GE2021-15
Art Excursion at Yim Tin Tsai
藝遊鹽田梓
HULU Culture 文化葫蘆
Apart from its UNESCO award-winning salt pans and chapel, have you noticed the recent ...

GE2021-16
Green Monthly Event
This series hopes to nurture a community that shares similar concerns about health, ...

GE2021-17
Urban Edible Spaces Forum
Ms. Akina Ho
Mr. Bjorn Low
Mr. Leo Lo 

#1 Urban Farming as a Method – Building a Sustainable and Resilient FutureMore ...

GE2021-18
Mindful Gardening and Ceramic Art Workshop
正念「園藝x陶藝」工作坊
Mr. Gary Tse
Ms. Fanny Sit

大學圖書館二樓門外的香草園,種植了超過二十種香草作物,天然獨特的香氣讓人心曠神怡,深入了解更會發現香草的各種療癒力。然而我們學習自然友善種植,最重要的是學養土,植物底下毫不起眼的泥 ...

GE2021-19
#HKUGrowFoodAtHome Challenge
Ms. Carol Fung 馮麗晶女士
While the pandemic remains a part of our every-day lives, growing our own food at ...

GEST and Gatherland
Co-curate and co-create are what we believe and practise. GEST (GE Student Team) ...

GEST Recruitment – Be Part of GE!
通識為港大同學提供不帶學分課程,由海報設計、度橋宣傳、派發傳單、主持論壇、接待嘉賓、人潮管制、朝拍晚播,都需要GEST的鼎力參與。我們現正招募新學期的GEST成員,歡迎所有港大同學 ...

GE2021-20
GEST Orientation
All GEST members will be invited to join our GEST Orientation at our GE Gatherland! ...

GE2021-21
Happy Thursday – Tea from Around the World
Beneditus Sofjan 
Wang Han
Our Happy Thursday – Tea from Around the World continues to bring ...

GE2021-22
GEST Skills Sharing
Ariel Yim
Sylvia Mah
Cherry Ng
GEST Skills Sharing is a platform for talented students to showcase their unique ...