Lingnan University Hong KongLU’s Commitment to UN’s SDGs

LU’s Commitment to UN’s SDGs

Lingnan University launches website highlighting its United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal achievements  

As a caring liberal arts university and global leader in Quality Education and Impactful Research, Lingnan University is dedicated to promoting and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations for the betterment of humankind through research, programmes, teaching and learning, knowledge transfer activities, social engagement projects, entrepreneurship initiatives, and corporate governance, as well as administration.

To promote No Poverty (SDG 1), Lingnan University offers financial support to students, regardless of their backgrounds and studies (also SDG 4 Quality Education and SDG 10 Reduced Inequalities), ranging from aid with tuition fees, scholarships and sponsorships to grants for LU startups and entrepreneurs who wish to serve the community and society. The University has also set up a special graduate support fund to help Lingnanians tackle the challenges and difficulties presented by the pandemic.

For SDG 3 Good Health and Well-being, Lingnan conducts in-depth, groundbreaking research, and engages with social problems such as public health and wellbeing, as well as improving health generally. By promoting gerontechnology, advocating community-based and regional campaigns for the elderly and the needy, carrying out social and volunteer services for the general public, conducting research and adopting innovative solutions, the University serves all members of society, and upholds its motto “Education for Service”.

As a global leader in Quality Education (SDG 4), Lingnan implements teaching and learning, student admissions, student affairs and services, and governance quality assurance, ensuring every student, regardless of their background, major, and years of study, receives the same high standard of liberal arts education and training.

The list goes on, and it never ends.

Indeed,  LU has recently launched a website ( to offer the general public, stakeholders and the Lingnanians themselves a comprehensive summary of the efforts the University has taken to achieve and promote each of the 17 SDGs as a footprint to a better world and future.

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