Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development.
As a global leader in Quality Education, inclusiveness and equality are at the heart of Lingnan University’s teaching and learning, student admissions, student affairs and services, quality assurance as well as its governance. Lingnan’s excellence in knowledge transfer promotes equality in education and in society.
The annual seminar, organised by the National Chengchi University College of Education and Lingnan, offers scholars around the world the chance to exchange ideas on the key issues facing higher education, and is directly related to SDG17 (Partnerships for the Goals), to strengthen global partnerships for sustainable development.
LU provides full support and services for students with special needs, from help with learning and career advice to scholarships, and financial assistance for activities and events, ensuring every student has an equal opportunity to learn, enjoy their social life and progress during their studies at Lingnan.
Dedicated to providing high quality continuing education and professional training, LIFE offers a wide spectrum of lifelong learning activities to adult learners of all ages, ethnicities, religions, disabilities and genders.
The LU Jockey Club Gerontechnology and Smart Ageing (GTSA) Project collaborated with the Kwai Tsing District Health Centre (K&TDHC) on community outreach events and a gerontech product showcase on dementia.
The Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative (LEI) received two Golds in the Conceptual Design category of the international MUSE Design Awards for their CREW Wheelchair Control System and 12° Mask.
Concentration on Environment and Sustainability under the Master of Cities and Governance focuses on sustainability and emerging environmental problems, highlighting the unfolding topic on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) concepts and planning.
The Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative (LEI) has developed the CREW Wheelchair Control System which intelligently predicts a carer’s intentions so as to better control a wheelchair, improving the safety of both wheelchair users and carers.
The workshop provides a platform for representatives of universities, NGOs and co-working spaces to learn design thinking and exchange insights on innovation and entrepreneurship education in tertiary education institutes.
To support community innovation and entrepreneurship (I&E) related projects, Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative has organised a number of social engagement activities including workshops, training weekend market and home visits.
The programme organised by Office of Service-Learning and Lingnan Entrepreneurship Initiative gathered students from 13 different countries spreading over 4 continents to address challenges of economic and environmental sustainability.
The programme aims to equip students with the type of practical skills and understandings required to tackle the huge challenges facing today’s mega-cities and regions.
This minor course focuses on the development of “science literacy” as a lifelong skill that can be applied to a variety of scientific and technological issues, rather than the mastery of content knowledge in a specific scientific discipline.
This programme equips students with a strong theoretical background in environmental sciences, as well as provide a diversity of hands-on, experiential experiences needed to be successful in this field.
In collaboration with leading institutions in Asia and the UK, the programme offers students the opportunity to establish their own research clusters with sharing interests and learning from world-renowned scholars.
Funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, the project aims to promote gerontechnology and support smart ageing Socialpreneurship development, as well as provide training courses and workshops to community members.
Office of Service-Learning (OSL) provides a range of public events and vocational training for the public regularly throughout the year. OSL thrives to ensure access to these activities accessible, regardless of ethnicity, religion, disability or gender.
The academy runs a series of outreach activities beyond campus, helping students to address and tackle some of the most threatening issues around the world.
The University and the School of Graduate Studies offer a wide range of financial support and schemes to postgraduate students from low and middle-income countries around the world.
This programme offers exchange scholarships and need-based financial aid to eligible outgoing students. Recipients may receive full sponsorship of exchange costs.
Apart from offering entrance scholarships to local and non-local students with outstanding academic records, more than 400 recognition scholarships donated by memorial funds, organisations, professional bodies and individuals are awarded at LU.
In order to support our graduates facing the adverse economic impact of the pandemic, the University established the Graduate Support Fund in 2020 to implement graduate support programmes.
A survey conducted by the School of Graduate Studies in April 2020 reveals that over 80 per cent of respondents would prefer to work from home at least one day per week even after the pandemic.
Assessing the elderly’s perceptions of the COVID-19 outbreak and telemedicine service, the study reveals that over 60 per cent of senior citizens will be willing or very willing to try online medical consultations when the technology is fully developed.
The study also notes that over 85 per cent of respondents hope to resume face-to-face teaching supplemented by online learning after the pandemic.
Research on international/non-local higher education students’ physical and psychological wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic finds that nearly 90 per cent of respondents say the outbreak caused “moderate to extreme” disruption to learning activities.
Project Ultra Violite, supported by the Jockey Club, provided a free, efficient UV disinfection service for 1,000 subdivided flats, preventing the virus from spreading through the units and reducing the risks of household infection and community outbreaks.
A research team led by Prof Siu Oi-ling offers citizens tips on how to protect themselves against disease, and build up resilience and stay positive so as to fight the pandemic.
This Socialpreneur Incubation Course project offers online activities through videos, Facebook and Zoom for the general public to learn at home, and attracted nearly 200 participants.
A Lingnan University research team distributes questionnaires to non-local students in Hong Kong and students in Mainland China, asking their plans for studying overseas after the 2020 global health crisis.
In the summer of 2019, Lingnan University hosted the second edition of the Joint Humanitarian Entrepreneurship Summer Academy, lining up with peers from universities from the US, Kazakhstan, India and others for a rigorous two-week course in Hong Kong.