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The Academy offers an array of learning activities, including seminars, workshops and clusters of curriculum-based courses at various levels with a focus on sustainable development of communities in both rural and urban areas. The Academy adopts a holistic learning strategy and provides students with ample experiential activities to learn and master the knowledge of community-based sustainability issues. Learning activities include:

  • Academic lectures
  • Skill development training workshops
  • Learning-by-doing capstone projects
  • Local and overseas field visits and other field activities


Certificate Programme
Programme Commencement Date QF Level Remark
Certificate in Sustainable Communities September, 2019 3 It covers four topics:

Course Application Form (Deadline: August 30, 2019)


Short Courses
Course Commencement Date Remark
Understanding Cultural Landscape September 10, 2019 Course Application Form (Deadline: August 30, 2019)
Introduction to Local Ecology November 19, 2019 Course Application Form (Deadline: November 6, 2019)
Sustainable Agriculture February 2020 (tentative) Course Application Form (Deadline: January 24, 2020)
Community Partnerships April 2020 (tentative) Course Application Form (Deadline: April 9, 2020)