The Faculty of Science and Technology (FST) of the University of Macau (UM) held the first lecture and departmental sharing sessions for undergraduate and postgraduate students of the academic year 2023/2024 on the 15th Aug. A total of around 400 undergraduate students, postgraduate students, and professors participated and jointly embracing a new chapter. FST Dean Xu Cheng-Zhong, Associate Dean Zhou Wanhuan (Academic Affairs), and other management members encouraged students to embrace both challenges and opportunities, make the most of their time at the University of Macau, equip themselves, cultivate independent thinking and innovation skills, and prepare for their journey towards their dreams.
At the first lecture, Dean Xu introduced the University and the Faculty, such as the university’s educational philosophy, international rankings and reputation, academic level of the Faculty, cutting-edge research, and three national key laboratories. He expressed gratitude for the support of the Central government and Macao SAR government and highlighted the university’s remarkable development in recent years. As part of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, he hoped that the students could contribute to the development of the Bay Area, as well as the country. Dean Xu also advised students to fully utilize the opportunities for international exchanges in the post-pandemic era, explore more possibilities, make good use of resources and opportunities both within and outside the University of Macau, enhance their professional competence and competitiveness, strive for higher and farther goals, and become proactive, determined, hardworking people with an international perspective and competitive edge.
The new academic year at the University of Macau will officially begin on Thursday (17th). It is expected that the first lecture and departmental sharing sessions of this academic year will help students gain a better understanding of the university and the faculty, adapt early to the vibrant and memorable campus life, and prepare themselves for embarking on a new chapter in their lives.
澳門大學科技學院今(15 日) 為本科生及研究生舉行了2023/2024學年學院第一課及學系分享，共有近200名本科生、100研究生及教授參與，共同迎接新篇章。科技學院院長須成忠、副院長周萬歡(學術事務)及一眾學院管理層向新生展開第一堂課，同時也勉勵學生挑戰與機遇並存，好好把握在澳大的光陰，努力裝備自己，培養獨立思考和創新能力，為邁向理想人生做準備。