Introduction

HKU promotes a total learning experience approach which combines inside and outside classroom learning. Various units in HKU such as Centre of Development and resources for Students (CEDARS), General Education Unit (GEU) etc. provide non-credit bearing, outside classroom learning opportunities for students to achieve, amongst others, the HKU educational aims of fostering students’ ability in intercultural understanding, enhancing their awareness and commitment to global citizenship, and preparing them to be leaders and advocates for improvement of the human condition. Students typically engage in community service or advocacy projects which entail a process of training, service and reflection. They are also encouraged to participate in the diverse person enrichment, careers, and physical and mental wellness workshops to enrich their University life.