APRU Undergraduate Leaders’ Programme 2023: Leadership for Sustainable Cities Development


25 Jun 2023 - 6 Jul 2023


Academic Leads at CUHK:

  • Prof. Mee Kam Ng, Programme Director, Urban Studies Programme
  • Prof. Hendrik Tieben, Director, School of Architecture
  • Dr. Elsie Tsui, Project Director, Hong Kong Social Enterprise Challenge
Event Details:

Are you ready for an eye-opening and fun-filled summer learning programme with peers from around the world? Join us at the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Undergraduate Leaders’ Programme (ULP) to be hosted by the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)!

Themed ‘Leadership for Sustainable Cities Development’, ULP 2023 will bring together undergraduate students from APRU member universities and empower them to become changemakers in pursuit of building sustainable, safe, resilient, and inclusive cities in response to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The programme will encompass a wide array of sub-themes, including environmental, social and governance; waste and resource management; carbon neutrality and energy; green transport; as well as smart, green and resilient communities.

Students will learn to apply design thinking principles to develop innovative and human-centred solutions to complex issues of sustainability using case studies from Hong Kong and around the world. All undergraduate students from APRU member universities, including CUHK, are welcome to apply. Application closes on 15 March 2023.

Be a changemaker: