From CUHK to local communities, ICARE1001 will broaden your imagination of social engagement, inviting you to create new opportunities in social development. (Poster)

You are welcomed to take part in the following three types of free-of-charge activities.


A. Walk In CUHK - Campus Tour on Social Engagement

You will better understand the humanities values of CUHK by observing CUers’ involvement in campus development and social affairs.

Date: 6-29 September (10 tours available in Cantonese, Mandarin and English)
Venue: CUHK Campus
Route: New Asia College -> Chung Chi College (the tour will last for 2-2.5 hours)
Quota: 20 (on a first come, first served basis)





6-Sept (Tue) 2:30 pm English
7-Sept (Wed) 4:30 pm Cantonese
9-Sept (Fri) 10:00 am English
10-Sept (Sat) 2:30 pm Mandarin
12-Sept (Mon) 10:00 am Cantonese
23-Sept (Fri) 10:00 am Mandarin
23-Sept (Fri) 2:30 pm Cantonese
24-Sept (Sat) 10:00 am Cantonese
27-Sept (Tue) 10:00 am Cantonese
29-Sept (Thur) 2:30 pm Cantonese

Deadline:  One working day prior to each tour

Remarks: The tour will be cancelled under severe weather or insufficient participants. We will notify you before the tour.

Enquiry:  3943-7980 / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  (Mr Ziv Kwong)


B. A walk in community with I‧CARE

We will visit local communities with six different NGOs to learn how they engage social issues with innovation, hoping to explore new possibilities for university students to take part in social affairs. Welcome to join any of the following walks!

  1. Let’s talk about sex openly, and seriously
    Organisation: Sticky Rice Love (
    Date: 22-Sept (Thurs)  
    Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm  
    Venue: FYB 504
    Quota: 50                                                                                                                                                        
  2. Support local mini stores through collective purchasing
    Organisation: CU UniStore(
    Date: 24-Sept (Sat)  
    Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm 
    Venue: TaiPo Community
    Quota: 20                                                                                                                                                         
  3. Weaving a community network of sharing economy
    Organisations: CU Happy Corner ( X (
    Date: 29-Sept (Thurs)  
    Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm  
    Venue: CU Happy Corner Shop (CUSU Student Coop)
    Quota: 30                                                                                                                                                        
  4. A bottom-up approach to boost community economy
    Organisation: Community Development Alliance (
    Date: 1-Oct (Sat)  
    Time: 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm  
    Location: Tin Shui Wai Community
    Quota: 20                                                                                                                                                        
  5. Community Art as a medium to reflect on urban-rural development
    Organisation: YMCArts (
    Date: 9-Oct (Sun)  
    Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm  
    Location: Mapopo Community Farm
    Quota: 20                                                                                                                                                        


  • All workshops are free of charge. However, a deposit of HK$50 is required for workshop ii, iii and v. Please submit your deposit to Room 501, Wong Foo Yuan Building five working days prior to the workshop. The deposit will be returned after participants have joined the whole workshop.
  • The tour will be cancelled under severe weather. We will notify you before the workshop.

Deadline: Five working days prior to the workshop.

Enquiry:3943-3714 / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (Mr Chan Yiu Sun)


C. Idea Jamming: Poverty alleviation

Make positive changes to the society with creativity! With facilitator experienced in innovation, the idea jamming session invites you to brainstorm creative ideas in order to tackle local poverty issues in Hong Kong.

Theme: Alleviate local poverty with innovation

Students can participant in 3 levels:

  1. Students who are interested in innovative poverty alleviation – they can broaden their horizons and be inspired by learning from other students’ ideas.
  2. Students who have initial ideas on innovative poverty alleviation –they can further develop their ideas by getting feedbacks from students and guests.
  3. Students who have concrete project plan on innovative poverty alleviation – they can polish the plan by getting feedbacks; and even recruit interested students to join the project.

Date: 13 Oct, 6:30-9:30pm 
Venue: WMY 405 

Application Deadline: 10 Oct

Enquriy: 3943-9249 / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (I‧CARE Community Research Team)