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The Academy offers an array of learning activities, including seminars, workshops and clusters of curriculum-based courses at various levels with a focus on sustainable development of communities in both rural and urban areas. The Academy adopts a holistic learning strategy and provides students with ample experiential activities to learn and master the knowledge of community-based sustainability issues. Learning activities include:

  • Academic lectures
  • Skill development training workshops
  • Learning-by-doing capstone projects
  • Local and overseas field visits and other field activities


Certificate Programme
Programme Commencement Date QF Level Remark
Certificate in Sustainable Communities
 CEF Reimbursable Course
September 6, 2022  3 It covers four topics:

Course Application Form (Deadline: August 23, 2022)

Certificate in Sustainable Coffee Value Chain 2022/2023 October 12, 2022 --- Course Application Form (Deadline: October 5, 2022)

Short Courses

Course Commencement Date Remark
Understanding Cultural Landscape
 CEF Reimbursable Course
September 6, 2022 Course Application Form (Deadline: August 23, 2022)
Introduction to Local Ecology
 CEF Reimbursable Course
November 9, 2021 Course Application Form (Deadline: October 28, 2021)
Sustainable Agriculture
 CEF Reimbursable Course
November 17, 2022 Course Application Form (Deadline: November 2, 2022) 
Community Partnerships
 CEF Reimbursable Course
June 28, 2022 Course Application Form (Deadline: June 14, 2022)