A Gateway Education Laboratory (GE Lab), with more than 170 sq.m. of space, is situated at the purple zone on the 4th floor in AC1. As one of the President's and Provost's initiative to support the Discovery-enriched Curriculum (DEC), CityU has invested HK$ 4M in the establishment of this laboratory in 2013. The GE Lab provides multiple functions to support close to 260 GE courses for conducting interactive teaching and learning activities. The GE Lab consists of two rooms: P4801 and P4907.
GE Lab P4907 provides space for up to 40 students to work together with equipment and technical support.
The area is equipped with movable workbenches and exhaust ventilation. It is designed for student group work, interactive learning and hands-on activities. Echo360 lecture capturing system is also available.
This area can also be transformed into different arrangements to support various GE courses' needs.
GE Lab 1 (P4801) - Equipment Area
GE Lab P4801 houses major equipment to support GE course leaders in conducting different teaching and learning activities, equipment includes:
3D printers and 3D scanners enable students' innovative ideas to become realities. Students will enjoy the thrill of turning digital designs into physical objects!
A digital Show-and-Tell studio allows students to showcase their discoveries, display them online and practice their communication skills.
A Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) helps students to explore the micro and nano world.