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Sustainable Development Goals Action Fund

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Call for Application

Do you want to become an agent of positive change?  The Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development Office (SRSDO) offers the Sustainable Development Goals Action Fund, which encourages CUHK staff and students to develop creative and actionable projects which actively respond to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations.

Project Requirements

Projects must

  • respond to one or more of the 17 SDGs;
  • be self-initiated; and
  • be conducted in Hong Kong.
Application Deadlines
Application Procedures
Enquiries

Funded Projects

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The Academy of Caring for South Asian Mothers

Date: December 2021 – June 2024
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Project Description:

The project aims to provide a culturally sensitive educational curriculum for South Asian (SA) women in Hong Kong, focusing on perinatal and newborn health

Conducted 4 talks on maternal and child care and mental health during the outbreak of COVID

Conducted 4 talks on maternal and child care and mental health during the outbreak of COVID

Produced 17 short professional educational video clips which were uploaded to YouTube
About 40 attendees joined the health talks and the video clips have more than 1,000 views

About 40 attendees joined the health talks and the video clips have more than 1,000 views

Explored the possibility of training SA women as a professional maternity caregiver (“Pui Yuet”) and thus create employment opportunities for SA women in Hong Kong

Explored the possibility of training SA women as a professional maternity caregiver (“Pui Yuet”) and thus create employment opportunities for SA women in Hong Kong

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Better health and wound care for homeless: a community health screening and education campaign

Date: June 2023 – April 2024
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Project Description:

The project aims to improve health and wound care of homeless in Hong Kong, hence reduce impact of poverty, eliminate inequalities within society, and promote peace and an inclusive society

Partnered with 2 NGOs in two districts to serve the homeless population

Partnered with 2 NGOs in two districts to serve the homeless population

Conducted 2 health management workshops for the street sleepers in Hong Kong to deliver health management skills and wound dressing techniques

Conducted 2 health management workshops for the street sleepers in Hong Kong to deliver health management skills and wound dressing techniques

Conducted thorough health assessments for each participant, and successfully identified individuals at risk

Conducted thorough health assessments for each participant, and successfully identified individuals at risk

Over 30 street sleepers were benefitted

Over 30 street sleepers were benefitted

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Stay young at heart: awareness campaign to raise knowledge over cardiovascular disease in migrant workers

Date: June – December 2023
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Project Description:

The project aims to improve the cardiovascular health of migrant workers by providing them with education and awareness about cardiovascular disease, early detection and intervention, and sustainable development initiatives

Two electrocardiograms screening workshops were conducted for the migrant workers in Hong Kong

Two electrocardiograms screening workshops were conducted for the migrant workers in Hong Kong

50 migrant workers from various nationalities including Filipino, Indonesian and Thai participated in the screening

50 migrant workers from various nationalities including Filipino, Indonesian and Thai participated in the screening

Health check was carried out for  each participant including measurements of vital signs, e.g. blood pressure, heart rate and respiratory rate and anthropometric data, e.g. height and weight as well as blood tests

Health check was carried out for each participant including measurements of vital signs, e.g. blood pressure, heart rate and respiratory rate and anthropometric data, e.g. height and weight as well as blood tests

One-on-one diet and lifestyle education was delivered to 16 participants diagnosed with prediabetes and 3 migrant workers were referred to clinic / hospital for medical treatment

One-on-one diet and lifestyle education was delivered to 16 participants diagnosed with prediabetes and 3 migrant workers were referred to clinic / hospital for medical treatment

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Plastic Free Beach: beach clean-up and plastic waste art workshop

Date: November 2022 – June 2023
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Project Description:

This project organizes a series of activities to promote plastic recycling knowledge and plastic upcycling to CUHK students and the wider community

Webpage: 淨灘
20 CUHK students were trained on plastic recycling and environmental awareness in a briefing session

20 CUHK students were trained on plastic recycling and environmental awareness in a briefing session

Beach Clean-up x Social Sculpture Collective Art Workshop was held on 5 February 2023 with 25 participants

Beach Clean-up x Social Sculpture Collective Art Workshop was held on 5 February 2023 with 25 participants

A public talk titled“Tackling Ocean Plastic: A Dialogue with Arts and Science”was held on 22 June 2023 with 28 participants
Data about plastic pollution of a beach in Hong Kong was shown on padlet
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Raising awareness of mental health issue among young adults

Date: January – May 2023
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Project Description:

The project aims to provide basic knowledge of common mental health issues; and help the person to seek professional treatment and make use of suitable resources

Two mental health first aid courses were held in March 2023

Two mental health first aid courses were held in March 2023

Exam cheering activities were held in April 2023

Exam cheering activities were held in April 2023

Over 200 students joined the courses and activities

Over 200 students joined the courses and activities

Over 90% of participants agreed that the courses could enhance the awareness of mental health disorder

Over 90% of participants agreed that the courses could enhance the awareness of mental health disorder

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Experiencing a day in CU

Date: January – March 2023
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Project Description:

The project aims to help the children knowing the university life and developing a social identity by visiting and experiencing life on university campus

Lee Woo Sing College collaborated with two youth organizations to arrange the visits in January and February 2023

Lee Woo Sing College collaborated with two youth organizations to arrange the visits in January and February 2023

Over 30 teenagers from underprivileged family joined the visits to CUHK

Over 30 teenagers from underprivileged family joined the visits to CUHK

The visits consisted of campus tour and workshop for self-identity and the attitude towards future challenges

The visits consisted of campus tour and workshop for self-identity and the attitude towards future challenges

A training class was run to teach the participants with the basic Karate skill

A training class was run to teach the participants with the basic Karate skill

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Improving continuity of self-care, an awareness campaign for self-management of common illness

Date: June – November 2022
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Project Description:

The project aims to raise awareness and knowledge on self-management of common diseases for the families dwelling in subdivided units (SDU) through medical support and education campaign

Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/@user-he5id3zj4h


Partnered with 4 NGOs to serve the SDU families in six districts

Partnered with 4 NGOs to serve the SDU families in six districts

Organized 6 physical and mental health workshops

Organized 6 physical and mental health workshops

Conducted 9 home visits with physical health assessment and consultation

Conducted 9 home visits with physical health assessment and consultation

Over 110 residents from SDU families were benefitted and received the wellness pack

Over 110 residents from SDU families were benefitted and received the wellness pack

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Making Friends with Emotions: Enhancing the Resilience of Inadequate Housing Residents in Hong Kong

Date: May – September 2022
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Project Description: The project aims to promote the self-awareness of mental health and instill the basic mindfulness skills into inadequate housing residents in Hong Kong

Partnered with 4 NGOs to serve the families living in subdivided units (SDU) in three districts

Partnered with 4 NGOs to serve the families living in subdivided units (SDU) in three districts

Organized an online mental health talk and 6 health assessment days

Organized an online mental health talk and 6 health assessment days

Conducted 5 home visits with a survey study

Conducted 5 home visits with a survey study

Over 333 residents from 125 SDU families received the service and counselling support was provided to 16 residents with severe level of depression, anxiety or stress

Over 333 residents from 125 SDU families received the service and counselling support was provided to 16 residents with severe level of depression, anxiety or stress

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同行鳥 Companion HK

日期: 2021年11月 至 2022 年8月
已履行的 SDGs:
計劃大綱: 同行鳥Companion HK是一個關注精神健康的學生組織,在活動期間,舉辦了各項活動,講解不同情緒健康議題。

舉辦了三個網上講座及真人圖書館活動,令同學及公眾能夠從大學、非牟利機構及患者層面認識情緒健康。

舉辦了三個網上講座及真人圖書館活動,令同學及公眾能夠從大學、非牟利機構及患者層面認識情緒健康。

共有超過140名同學及公眾人士參與活動。

共有超過140名同學及公眾人士參與活動。

每次講座及工作坊完結後,都有進行問卷調查,了解參加者對有關課題的認識及概念。

每次講座及工作坊完結後,都有進行問卷調查,了解參加者對有關課題的認識及概念。

其中一名情緒病患者本身不善於表達自己感受,參加真人圖書館活動後,增強了自信,更願意分享自己的故事,並參與了港台節目

「醫生與你:精神健康系列」 的拍攝。

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Combating tuberculosis: an awareness campaign for the Hong Kong residents living in sub-divided flats

Date: September 2021 – August 2022
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Project Description: The project aims to combat tuberculosis through changing the knowledge, attitude and behaviour of residents living in sub-divided flats via a series of awareness campaigns and health screenings

It served the residents living in sub-divided flats in Hung Hom, To Kwa Wan, Tsuen Wan and Kwai Tsing in Hong Kong

It served the residents living in sub-divided flats in Hung Hom, To Kwa Wan, Tsuen Wan and Kwai Tsing in Hong Kong

The team partnered with 16 NGOs to organize 20 sessions of screening workshops

The team partnered with 16 NGOs to organize 20 sessions of screening workshops

Through self-reported symptoms and nursing consultations, 264 families were successfully screened and educated about the necessary infection control knowledge in daily living

Through self-reported symptoms and nursing consultations, 264 families were successfully screened and educated about the necessary infection control knowledge in daily living

483 participants were engaged in the campaign

483 participants were engaged in the campaign

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Understanding and Experiencing Nature and Ecosystem in a Canoeing Ecotour by 180DC@CUHK

Date: 26 June 2022 
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Project Description: The project aims to allow the participants to appreciate the value of nature through understanding the beauty and complexity and relevance to humans of ecosystems

A canoeing ecotour to a mangrove in Tai Po was organized to let the participants understand the importance of keeping the sea clean since it is the habitat of many living things as well as a hub of human leisure activities

A canoeing ecotour to a mangrove in Tai Po was organized to let the participants understand the importance of keeping the sea clean since it is the habitat of many living things as well as a hub of human leisure activities

A total of 13 CUHK students participated in the activity to learn about different species of plants and animals under the guidance of ecotour guides

A total of 13 CUHK students participated in the activity to learn about different species of plants and animals under the guidance of ecotour guides

Post was issued on social media of 180DC@CUHK to introduce this ecotour and enhance viewers' awareness of the ecotourism and protection of marine ecosystems

Post was issued on social media of 180DC@CUHK to introduce this ecotour and enhance viewers' awareness of the ecotourism and protection of marine ecosystems

Survey was conducted to evaluate the participants’ gain of knowledge on marine ecology and environmental protection

Survey was conducted to evaluate the participants’ gain of knowledge on marine ecology and environmental protection

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6th Sustainability & CSR Communication Forum: Stakeholder Communication in the Sustainability Journey and Experiencing

Date: 12 March 2022 
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Project Description: The project aims to enhance students and alumni's understanding and knowledge of sustainable development by providing examples from various dimensions, e.g., inclusive community, recycling habit, to encourage individuals to think and act towards sustainable life

An online forum with 4 speakers from different sectors was organized

About 250 participants joined the forum

About 250 participants joined the forum

The participants were from various jurisdictions including Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China

The participants were from various jurisdictions including Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China

The video recording of the forum was uploaded onto the website of the School of Journalism and Communication for viewing

The video recording of the forum was uploaded onto the website of the School of Journalism and Communication for viewing

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Improving Food Security: Education Campaign for Sub-divided Flats Residents in Hong Kong 

Date: December 2021 – March 2022
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Project Description: The project aims to provide immediate food relief and improve food security for families living in sub-divided units (SDUs) in Hong Kong

Questionnaire surveys were conducted via phone for more than 120 families to study the food insecurity problem of households residing in subdivided flats during the 5th wave of covid-19

Questionnaire surveys were conducted via phone for more than 120 families to study the food insecurity problem of households residing in subdivided flats during the 5th wave of covid-19

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Two online health talks on "healthy eating on a budget" were conducted by the dietitians

Fresh food packs were delivered to 40 families without contact to prevent the transmission of diseases

Fresh food packs were delivered to 40 families without contact to prevent the transmission of diseases

Information sheet with knowledge on covid-19, nutrition and recipes was delivered to the SDU residents

Information sheet with knowledge on covid-19, nutrition and recipes was delivered to the SDU residents

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Sustainability in life by ThinkOcean CUHK

Date: September 2021 – February 2022
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Project Description: The project aims to encourage the audiences to make changes in their own lifestyle, adopt habits that support environmental sustainability, or spread the green messages to people around them

An activity was held to clean up the Wu Kai Sha beach

An activity was held to clean up the Wu Kai Sha beach

Two talks were held to illustrate the food sustainability and the importance of sharks in ecosystem

Two talks were held to illustrate the food sustainability and the importance of sharks in ecosystem

A webinar was held to introduce the technology of 3D-printed coral reefs

A webinar was held to introduce the technology of 3D-printed coral reefs

Social media posts were issued to raise public awareness of marine protection

Social media posts were issued to raise public awareness of marine protection

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Composting Our Way to Sustainability in Nam Chung

Date: November 2021 – January 2022
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Project Description: The project aims to support local organic food production in an eco-community in Nam Chung, Sha Tau Kok through composting

Two workshops were organized to educate the participants about Hong Kong’s food waste problems and sustainable farming

Two workshops were organized to educate the participants about Hong Kong’s food waste problems and sustainable farming

A total of 20 participants, including farmers and members of Nam Chung community, were trained

A total of 20 participants, including farmers and members of Nam Chung community, were trained

300kg of soya pulp were converted to about 100kg of compost

300kg of soya pulp were converted to about 100kg of compost

The compost was used in an eco-farm in Nam Chung to improve its soil quality

The compost was used in an eco-farm in Nam Chung to improve its soil quality

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Future of Food: Plant-based Living by Lee Woo Sing College

Date: September – December 2021
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Project Description: This project helps students understand various topics including plant-based diets, global warming and pollution, food crisis, diet and health, animal rights, etc.
Supporting Organization:

Green Monday

A total of 13 talks on plant-based living were organized

A total of 13 talks on plant-based living were organized

A total of 13 classes on cooking the plant-based dishes were provided to students

A total of 13 classes on cooking the plant-based dishes were provided to students

Over 500 participants joined the talks and cooking classes

Over 500 participants joined the talks and cooking classes

Participants were motivated to make an attempt of 7-day vegetarian challenge

Participants were motivated to make an attempt of 7-day vegetarian challenge

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Green Impact Carnival by Lee Woo Sing College

Date: 29 November 2021
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Project Description: The carnival aims at enhancing students' awareness on climate change and promoting green lifestyle
Supporting Organization:

Green Monday

Opening ceremony and exhibitions were held during the carnival

Opening ceremony and exhibitions were held during the carnival

A total of 10 game booths were set up by the students of Lee Woo Sing College

A total of 10 game booths were set up by the students of Lee Woo Sing College

The themes of the exhibitions and games included plant-based food, upcycling, climate change, biodiversity, etc.

The themes of the exhibitions and games included plant-based food, upcycling, climate change, biodiversity, etc.

About 250 participants took part in the event

About 250 participants took part in the event

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Sustainability Story-telling Project 

Date: February – October 2021
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Project Description: This project aims to enhance students and alumni's awareness and knowledge of sustainable development by providing examples from various dimensions
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5th CSR Communication and Sustainability Forum

Media Coverage:

1. Sustainable Fashion in Hong Kong

2. L'Oréal Hong Kong's Green Retail Project

3. Watsons Water's Bottle Recycling Project

4. The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels' Sustainability Journey

A forum on product consumption and recycling habit was held to cultivate individuals to think and to act towards sustainable life

A forum on product consumption and recycling habit was held to cultivate individuals to think and to act towards sustainable life

Over 210 participants joined the forum and over 100 online viewers were from various places, including HK, Taiwan, Mainland China, US and France

Over 210 participants joined the forum and over 100 online viewers were from various places, including HK, Taiwan, Mainland China, US and France

Sustainability video series introduce how various organizations tackle social/environmental issues and contribute to the sustainable development

Sustainability video series introduce how various organizations tackle social/environmental issues and contribute to the sustainable development

These videos are used as teaching materials in various classes in the School of Journalism and Communication and external seminars

These videos are used as teaching materials in various classes in the School of Journalism and Communication and external seminars

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HK Wet Market Go Plastic Free! 

Date: May – October 2021
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Project Description: This project aims to explore the feasibility of the reduction of plastic bag usage in Hong Kong wet markets
Webpage:

Plastic Free Hong Kong --- Chapters on Wet Markets

Media Coverage: Ming Pao

A total of 12 students were trained as investigators to measure the usage of the plastic bags by the stalls in Shatin Wet Market

A total of 12 students were trained as investigators to measure the usage of the plastic bags by the stalls in Shatin Wet Market

A debriefing session was organized to encourage the students to think of urgent action to mitigate climate change and how the use of plastic bags may affect the oceans, freshwater bodies, and marine resources

A debriefing session was organized to encourage the students to think of urgent action to mitigate climate change and how the use of plastic bags may affect the oceans, freshwater bodies, and marine resources

The study has provided preliminary results to different stakeholders and let them understand the consumption pattern of plastic bags in wet markets and relevant cultural meanings on this topic

The study has provided preliminary results to different stakeholders and let them understand the consumption pattern of plastic bags in wet markets and relevant cultural meanings on this topic

A brainstorming event engaging environmental practitioners, intellectuals and community members was conducted as a wrap up to share the study findings and let the participants exchange their ideas

A brainstorming event engaging environmental practitioners, intellectuals and community members was conducted as a wrap up to share the study findings and let the participants exchange their ideas

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Hong Kong Climate Emergency Summit (HKCES2021)

Date: 28 and 29 August 2021 
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Project Description: The summit aims to raise youth awareness on climate change by building an understanding of the impacts of climate change with different fields of study
Webpage: https://www.nesshk.org/hkces2021

Over 70 youths were engaged in HKCES which was held virtually in August 2021

Over 70 youths were engaged in HKCES which was held virtually in August 2021

The summit gathered various speakers ranging from leaders in environmental NGOs, professionals in business sustainability and academics from universities

The summit gathered various speakers ranging from leaders in environmental NGOs, professionals in business sustainability and academics from universities

Talks were delivered by experts, industry leaders, advocators and activists to an audience of student participants to promote knowledge and skill-learning

Talks were delivered by experts, industry leaders, advocators and activists to an audience of student participants to promote knowledge and skill-learning

Workshops were organized to provide hands-on experience for the participants

Workshops were organized to provide hands-on experience for the participants

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Animations for SDGs and their Targets by Dr Kenneth Li, Office of Unviersity General Education

Date: August 2020 – September 2021
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Project Description: This project aims to produce short animation videos for the promotion of selected SDGs and their targets

A YouTube Channel called "SDG Animations" was created with a playlist "SDG律師事務所"

Nine short animations were produced for the promotion of the nine SDGs and 88 targets

Nine short animations were produced for the promotion of the nine SDGs and 88 targets

A loop-play screening event and a production team sharing session were organized to disseminate the animations, SDGs and production experience

A loop-play screening event and a production team sharing session were organized to disseminate the animations, SDGs and production experience

These three deliverables have reached about 1,000 students, staff and public

These three deliverables have reached about 1,000 students, staff and public

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Understanding and Experiencing Upcycling by 180DC@CUHK

Date: 8 – 31 August 2021
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Project Description: This project aims to raise students' awareness on sustainable development and integrate the concept of upcycling into CUHK students' lives

A 3-hour interactive workshop was held

A 3-hour interactive workshop was held

15 participants joined the activity

15 participants joined the activity

A short video of the workshop was filmed to extend the impact

A short video of the workshop was filmed to extend the impact

Instagram post was issued to share the experience of upcycling

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絕膠設思:綠色設計思維工作坊 by 180DC@CUHK 

Date: 8 – 31 August 2021
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Project Description: This project aims to increase the understanding towards design thinking through experiencing the work of social consultant and to encourage the discussion of plastic waste reduction with innovative and human-centred solution

A 3-day interactive workshop was held

A 3-day interactive workshop was held

15 participants joined the workshop and 50 online viewers joined the sharing session

15 participants joined the workshop and 50 online viewers joined the sharing session

3 prototypes for improving CUHK sustainability facilities were produced

3 prototypes for improving CUHK sustainability facilities were produced

A short video of the workshop was filmed and Instagram posts were issued to promote plastic waste reduction

A short video of the workshop was filmed and Instagram posts were issued to promote plastic waste reduction

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Students as Partners to Promote Physical and Mental Well-being among Elementary Students

Date: 30 July 2021
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Project Description: A territory wide survey revealed that study pressures and after-school activities were identified as key determinants of unhappiness and anxiety for students.  In this project, yoga was chosen to develop positive health outcomes and mental well-being across lifespans for school teenagers.
Partners:

1. Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service

2. 150th Kowloon Group, the Scout Association of Hong Kong

2 animal yoga activities were organized for kids aged 5 to 12 years old

2 animal yoga activities were organized for kids aged 5 to 12 years old

Lee Woo Sing (LWS) College Social Service Team designed group games for the participants

Lee Woo Sing (LWS) College Social Service Team designed group games for the participants

LWS students assisted in the activities and led the participants for summer homework

LWS students assisted in the activities and led the participants for summer homework

50 kids engaged in the activities

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Experiental Learning on Sustainability via Mushrooms 

Date: 1 June – 19 July 2021
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Project Description: To organize sustainability workshops using mushrooms for CUHK students, and hence to develop a first-ever set of nature-educating card decks incorporating student's spore print artworks to promote sustainability and raise awareness regarding nature based education in a truly sustainable way
Education Partner: Mushroom-X  

2 workshops were held to showcase mushroom’s application and its importance on sustainability

2 workshops were held to showcase mushroom’s application and its importance on sustainability

40 participants engaged in the activities

40 participants engaged in the activities

80 spore prints and 40 spore print collage images were generated

80 spore prints and 40 spore print collage images were generated

Informative posts on Instagram with around 300 views

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Promoting Geoscience and Raising Environmental Awareness in Hong Kong 

Date: 1 July 2020 – 30 June 2021
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Project Description: A project which enhances the public understanding on geoscience and raises the awareness of protecting both the heritage and the environment among the young generation
YouTube Channel: Geoguy_HK  

4 videos were produced covering the hiking routes and geological features in Hong Kong

4 videos were produced covering the hiking routes and geological features in Hong Kong

3 online workshops on basic geoscience were held for secondary school students

3 online workshops on basic geoscience were held for secondary school students

A field trip was held for secondary school students to enhance their geology information in Hong Kong and pick up litter for proper disposal or recycling

A field trip was held for secondary school students to enhance their geology information in Hong Kong and pick up litter for proper disposal or recycling

50 participants engaged in the activities

50 participants engaged in the activities

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Econ in Sign Language – Promoting an Inclusive Education Environment for DHH Students

 

Date: 1 June – 5 December 2020
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Project Description: A project that alleviates the major barriers to learning economics faced by deaf or hard-of-hearing (DHH) students, and allows DHH students to have the same access to mainstream curriculum
Media Coverage: South China Morning Post
YouTube Channel: 手說經濟

180 participants engaged in the activities

180 participants engaged in the activities

50 videos were produced covering HKDSE economics topics and supplemented by sign language

50 videos were produced covering HKDSE economics topics and supplemented by sign language

Two focus group interviews were conducted with DHH students and teachers to investigate how the project helped learning and teaching

Two focus group interviews were conducted with DHH students and teachers to investigate how the project helped learning and teaching

An online workshop was conducted to enhance DHH students’ interview skills

An online workshop was conducted to enhance DHH students’ interview skills

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Think Forward Webinar Series

by ThinkOcean CUHK

 

Date: 23 October–6 November 2020
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Project Description: A webinar series covering various sustainability topics
Promotion: Think Forward

90 participants engaged in three webinars

90 participants engaged in three webinars

Learnt more about the impacts of climate change and other environmental issues in the ocean

Learnt more about the impacts of climate change and other environmental issues in the ocean

Explored the relationship between diets and the climate

Explored the relationship between diets and the climate

Revealed how fast fashion and textile waste bring about devastating environmental impacts

Revealed how fast fashion and textile waste bring about devastating environmental impacts

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Books for Asylum Seekers Children

by Rolling Books (a social enterprise founded by a CUHK alumnus)

 

Date: 1 September 2019 – 31 August 2020
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Project Description: A project that collects books from the public for the children from ethnic minorities and asylum seekers family
Media Coverage: HKGoodPost

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Plogging in CUHK

by CUHK Goes Plogging (a group of CUHK students)

 

Date: 10 November 2019
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Project Description: A plogging trip, mixture of jogging and picking up litter, on Ma On Shan trail

Promoted plogging as an alternative method of physical training

Promoted plogging as an alternative method of physical training

Picked up litter for proper disposal or recycling

Picked up litter for proper disposal or recycling

Encouraged our participants to follow more environmentally conscious consumption habits

Encouraged our participants to follow more environmentally conscious consumption habits

Beautified the environment of public space like country parks and hiking trails

Beautified the environment of public space like country parks and hiking trails

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Sustainability and CSR Forum & Workshop

by M.S.Sc Program of Corporate Communication from the School of Journalism and Communication

 

Date: 29 October 2019
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Project Description: A project that enhances students, alumni and selected professionals' awareness and knowledge of the environment, society and governance (ESG) and SDGs
Webpage: M.S.Sc Program of Corporate Communication
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Forum participants engaged face-to-face
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Forum participants engaged online
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Participants engaged in 2 workshops
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Minutes long video highlight (Watch here)
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Umbrella Upcycling Workshops

by Fafa (a group of CUHK staff)

 

Date: July to September 2019
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Project Description: An upcycling project that turns broken umbrellas into flowery accessories for charity sales
Venue Partner: Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change

47 participants engaged in 2 workshops

47 participants engaged in 2 workshops

50 umbrellas saved from disposing of to landfills

50 umbrellas saved from disposing of to landfills

Promoted the concept of upcycling

Promoted the concept of upcycling

Contributed the proceeds from the charity sales to UNICEF

Contributed the proceeds from the charity sales to UNICEF

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Egg-maxtree

by 'Dozen Design Studio' from the School of Architecture

 

Date: 22-27 December 2018 
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Project Description: An egg cartons upcycling education project for the underprivileged children in Sham Shui Po
Education Partner: IM Creative (Social Enterprise)
Venue Partner: Sham Shui Po Community Green Station
Media Coverage: Kong Gu Mini

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Restaurants engaged<
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Children engaged
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Exhibition visitors
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Egg cartons transformed
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Wu Yee Sun College 11th Anniversary Celebration:

523 Banquet and Sunny Festival

 

Date: 7-8 November 2018 
Fulfilled SDGs:
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Project Description:

Adaptation of green measures in large-scale event

Encouraged vendors to ditch disposables, estimate and prepare the right amount of food

Encouraged vendors to ditch disposables, estimate and prepare the right amount of food

Provided discounts for participants who bring along their own cutlery

Provided discounts for participants who bring along their own cutlery

Provided reusable cutlery and bottled drinks of large volume only

Provided reusable cutlery and bottled drinks of large volume only

Turned reclaimed wood, newspaper and recycled paper into event props

Turned reclaimed wood, newspaper and recycled paper into event props

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