01 SEP | 30 APR
[UG] Community Engagement Organisers : Positive Ageing Learners Programme (CEOs- PAL)
Have you ever thought of serving the seniors in need in the neighboring community with the talents and gifts you have? According to the 2016 Hong Kong census, about 150,000 seniors aged 65 and above live alone, and almost 300,000 elderly live with their spouse. Seniors in social isolation under the pandemic is vulnerable to loneliness, and loneliness is both a contributing factor, and a result, of many physical and mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and even cognitive decline.
- Sep 2022 - Apr 2023
- Application Deadline
- 19 September 2022, 1pm (Monday)
07 OCT | 15 APR
[UG] PUNCH for Your Health – Thai-boxing Training and Service Programme (Phase 1)
Being mindful of and taking actions to improve one’s physical and mental health is crucial especially during the post-pandemic recovery.
In PUNCH for Your Health, students will learn the sports and strengthen oneself, then carry forward the positivity by providing training to some underprivileged teenagers in the community. After the training, with a bond built up between the students and the teenagers, the teenagers will be invited to visit HKBU campus for a personal development workshop, to be delivered by the students.
- Venue (Stage 1–3)
- Studio Battalion, Sheung Wan
- Venue (Stage 4)
- 23 Sep 2022
03 OCT | 31 MAR
[UG] PLUS+ Ambassador programme
An internship experience to Learn, Internalise and Spread Positivity around.
The uncertainties brought by the pandemic, including the lack of social contacts, the mandatory quarantine and worries towards the future in general, induced stress to the public.
The study of Positive Psychology and Life Education allows us to discover and nurture our character strengths, be resilience and learn the true meaning and value of life.PLUS+ provides training to student ambassadors on Positive Psychology and Life Education. Our ambassadors will prepare workshops and develop tools to promote positivity to various community groups. Including, to design a set of tool cards to spread the message extensively to the residents of the Undergraduate Halls.
- Oct 2022 - Apr 2023
- 23 Sep 2022, 4 pm