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To prepare our students fully for the resource constrained challenges in the changing world, sustainability principles can be embedded in our education and skills training to create a meaningful multi-disciplinary curricular platform. This section aims to provide a platform to share resources on teaching sustainability across the curriculum.

Teaching Sustainability across Disciplines

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This searchable database includes academic publications, news articles, reports, videos, and websites, developed by the University of Wisconsin.

LSF helps educators engage students in addressing the complex economic, social and environmental challenges of the 21st century. The site includes professional development tools, lesson plans and materials to implement transformative learning.

SISL is a group of academic associations and disciplinary societies working to increase students’ learning in undergraduate courses and better prepare them for the 21st-century challenges relating to environmental challenges and climate change. The site provides teaching resources to incorporate sustainability across disciplines.

This site provides a range of resources including “resources by discipline” and “resources that cross disciplines.” The “resources by discipline” section provides lists of publications available online about incorporating sustainability into different disciplines.

JSE serves as a forum for academics and practitioners to share, critique, and promote research, practices, and initiatives that foster the integration of economic, ecological, and socio-cultural dimensions of sustainability within formal and non-formal educational contexts.

This site represents a community of Australian tertiary educators that is supported by the Australian Government. They aim to provide information on sustainability courses in tertiary institutions in Australia and to share innovative sustainability teaching materials.

HKUST Reports and Studies

This report concluded the findings and recommendations from the Sustainable Operations External Advisory Group for achieving the operations reduction goals in HKUST 2020 Sustainability Challenge

This report shows how the coursework of social psychology provided a platform for students to collaborate with practitioners

The Student Halls VIII and IX provide 700 places for student residents. These buildings received the certificate in 2013 from HK-BEAM and achieved the gold standard of 4/04 New Buildings.

The Lee Shau Kee Business Building and the Institute for Advanced Study received the certificate in 2014 from HK-BEAM and achieved the gold standard of 4/04 New Buildings.

This report, conducted in March-April 2014 by MBA students, focuses primarily on Hong Kong UG students at HKUST. The findings of the report were derived from information gained through focus groups and a 600+ person survey.

This 2014 survey studied the amount of food waste from the canteens, their categories and opportunities in reducing it.

140 HKUST students participated in the UN Sustainability Literacy test in 2014. The overview of the test, the results, and the report presented to Nagoyo conference are here.