General Education Committee


Terms of Reference

(a) To promote Whole Person Education through the development and maintenance of the General Education (GE)/Complementary Studies (CS) Programmes within the University.
(b) To develop policies and practices for implementing and monitoring the GE/CS Programmes. As appropriate, to submit proposals for the introduction and revision of policies and procedures to the Senate for approval via QAC.
(c) To review periodically the courses under the Core and Distribution categories, to make recommendations for changes in the content or teaching/assessment strategy, and to approve the addition and deletion of courses within the University prescribed requirements for the GE/CS Programmes.
(d) To oversee the subject on University Life concerning its content and to be responsible for the arrangements needed for its annual offering.
(e) To liaise with programmes, departments and Faculties/Schools concerning the GE/CS requirements and the course/teaching provisions from various academic units within the University.
(f) To keep under review resource needs of all kinds across the University that are needed to ensure proper implementation of the GE/CS Programmes.
(g) To assist with the coordination and liaison of logistics arrangements needed for General Education/Complementary Studies teaching.
(h) To take up such other relevant issues as may be referred to the Committee by QAC, Senate or the University academic leadership.
(i) To submit an annual report to the Senate (via the Quality Assurance Committee) at the end of the academic year.

Last updated on 30 Jul 2014

Membership Composition (AY2015-16)


Prof. Wong, Ricky N S Associate Vice-President


Dr. Chau, Albert Wai-lap Chairperson of Quality Assurance Committee (ex officio)
Dr. Wong, Eva Y W Director of Centre for Holistic Teaching and Learning
Ir Dr. So, Kwok Sang Academic Registrar
Prof. Tang, Gordon Y N Director of Student Affairs
Ms. Lau, Jennifer S Y Director of Information Technology
Mr. Lee, Paul T P Acting University Librarian
Ms. Ng, Angela T S Acting Head of Language Centre

Representatives from every Faculties, Schools and Academy

Prof. Kwan, Kai Man Faculty of Arts
Prof. Wei, Liqun School of Business
Dr. Chang, Jay H C School of Communication
Dr. Ling, Leevan Faculty of Science
Dr. Ko, Joshua K S School of Chinese Medicine
Dr. Leung, Allen Y L Faculty of Social Sciences
Mr. Benz, Peter Academy of Visual Arts
Dr. Lee, Vicky School of Continuing Education

Co-opted Members for the 5 Categories of GE Core Requirements

Dr. Cheung, Kwok Wai Department of Computer Science
Dr. Dietz, Bettina Department of History
Dr. Ip, Judy K W Department of Physical Education

Student Members of the Senate

Mr. CHAN Sze Ho
Mr. AU Hon Him


Prof. Hoshmand, A Reza Director of General Education

Last updated in Sep 2015