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Dear Students and Colleagues,

The memorial service for Mr. Jiang Zemin, the late President of the People's Republic of China, will be held in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing at 10am on Tuesday, 6 December 2022.

Across the country from 10:00 to 10:03am people will observe a three-minute silence as a respectful tribute to President Jiang.

The University will live broadcast the memorial service at Kin Sun Square (Skylight). Students and staff of Lingnan University are requested to observe these three minutes of silence and, in line with Chinese customs, are strongly encouraged to refrain from wearing colourful clothes and holding entertainment activities on that same day. Thank you.

For relevant arrangement by HKSAR Government, please refers to:

Best Regards,
Office of Institutional Advancement and Public Affairs

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Concentration in Social Innovation and Social Studies 

The Concentration is optional for Sociology-Major students from 2022-23 intake. Students under the Major in Sociology who have completed the five concentration courses (2 concentration required courses and 3 out of the 4 concentration elective courses) are qualified for declaring the Concentration in Social Innovation and Social Studies.

  • Required Courses

              SOC3341 Social Innovation Seminar: Dialogue with Change-Makers (new)

              SOC3342 Non-Profit Organizations and the Voluntary Sector (new)

  • Elective Courses (choose any 3 courses from below)

              SOC3003  Ethnicity and Ethnic Minorities

              SOC3004  Community and Society

              SOC3343  Understanding Social Impact (new)

              SOC4328  Ageing, Adaptation and Change


Concentration in Smart Cities and Digital Society

BSocSc students under the Major in Social and Public Policy Studies who have completed the four required courses in the Major in SPPS and five concentration courses (3 required courses and 2 elective courses) are qualified for declaring the Concentration in Smart Cities and Digital Society.

  • Required Concentration Courses

   SOC3337 Smart Cities Seminar

   ECO3002 The Economics of the Digital Economy 

   SOC3336 Digital Society

  • Concentration Electives*

    SOC 3311 Urban Sociology

    ECO 3313 Urban Economics 

    PSY 3103 Psychology of Human Performance & Technology   

   *Students must choose 2 courses from below list