CUHK Participates in Earth Hour 2023


25 Mar 2023


8:30 pm


CUHK Campus


Event Details:

The ‘Earth Hour’ will be held on 25 March (Saturday) to help raise public awareness of wetland habitats.  Similar to previous years, CUHK will continue to participate in ‘Earth Hour’ by turning off the non-essential lights on campus.  At 8:30pm that evening, the decorative flood lighting at the following locations will be turned off for an hour as a gesture of support:


Chung Chi College

  • Crooked Bridge and Arch Bridge at Lake Ad Excellentiam

New Asia College

  • Water Tower
  • Pavilion of Harmony

United College

  • Water Tower
  • Roof garden of T.C. Cheng Building
  • 1/F podium of Chan Chun Ha Hostel
  • Signage of Cheung Chuk Shan Amenities Building

Shaw College

  • Common areas of student hostels
  • Spotlights of Dr. Tan Siu-lin Terrace

Morningside College

  • Student Common Room, G/F Tower Block
  • Spotlights inside each planters of the open-deck patio
  • Spotlights inside the planter (‘little garden’) besides the Dining Hall
  • Spotlights inside the planter next to the MC carpark; adjacent to the Maurice R. Greenberg Building

S.H. Ho College

  • College plaque facing University Avenue
  • Roof of Chan Chun Ha Hall
  • Lawn of 1/F hostels
  • Open plaza of Lee Quo Wei Hall
  • Ceiling lights of hostel reception at G/F

C.W. Chu College

  • External signage
  • Planter lightings
  • External LED light strip

Wu Yee Sun College

  • UG/F Podium
  • 5/F Sky Garden

Lee Woo Sing College

  • Water wall feature next to the main entrance
  • Light poles at college courtyard
  • Light poles at college organic farm (G/F, North Block)

Main Campus and Others

  • The sculpture ‘Gate of Wisdom’ in front of the University Library
  • The Forum in the mall area
  • Outdoor Garden at Lee Shau Kee Building

Students, staff and alumni are most welcomed to support Earth Hour by signing up the online pledge: