It’s that time of year
again! If you are a college-bound high school student, you are probably racking
your brains about where to go for college after graduation. Before you roll up
your sleeves and study the best universities guide, take a moment to read the
ten reasons why you should consider the University of Macau (UM) for studies:
1. The only public
comprehensive university in Macao, UM implements a unique ‘4-in-1’ model of
education that consists of discipline-specific education, general education,
research and internship education, and community and peer education. This model
not only helps students acquire extensive knowledge; it also exerts a positive
influence on their character development.
2. If you are a sports
lover, you will be thrilled to learn about the various sports facilities that are
available on the beautiful 1-square-kilometre campus. You will find an Olympic-size
swimming pool, a football field, squash courts, an archery range, a climbing
wall, a fitness room, and a badminton court, to name but a few.
3. UM has the largest residential college (RC)
system in Asia. Each RC is a close-knit residential and learning community
inhabited by students of different ages, in different majors, and from
different backgrounds. Such a living arrangement not only allows students to achieve
well-rounded development, but also helps them expand their networks.
4. UM internationally
recruits outstanding scholars to create a multilingual and multicultural
learning environment for students. UM has a faculty team comprised of more than
590 people, over 20 of them are chair professors and distinguished professors
who are leaders in their respective areas of expertise. Additionally, UM holds high-quality
academic conferences on a regular basis. So far 11 Nobel laureates have given
talks at UM.
5. UM offers more than 130
bachelor’s, master’s, PhD, and other programmes, through its Faculty of Arts
and Humanities, Faculty of Business Administration, Faculty of Education,
Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Social Sciences, Faculty
of Science and Technology, Institute of Chinese Medical Sciences, Institute of
Applied Physics and Materials Engineering, and Honours College. English is the
main medium of instruction, with some programmes being taught in Chinese,
Portuguese, and Japanese.
6. Many academic programmes
at UM have received international accreditation, including the Bachelor of
Science in Computer Science Programme, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
Programme, Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering Programme,
Bachelor of Science in Electromechanical Engineering Programme, Bachelor of
Science in Accounting Programme with Specialisation in Professional
Accountancy, and Bachelor of Science in Accounting Programme with
Specialisation in Accounting and Information Systems. UM is also the first
higher education institution in Macao to be certified under the latest ISO 9001
7. UM has a vibrant campus
culture. There are more than 100 student organisations on campus for students
to choose from based on their interests.
8. The presence of international
students and the partnerships with more than 60 universities around the world
combine to offer horizon-broadening experiences for UM students.
9. In 2016, UM awarded a
total of MOP 4 million in scholarships and academic awards to more than 370
10. The employment and
further studies rates among UM graduates holding a bachelor’s degree have been
very good over the past three years. Over 90 per cent of the graduates found a
job within three months of graduation, with many of them finding a job even
before graduation. What’s more, many graduates were accepted by world-renowned graduate
schools, including those at the University of Cambridge, Columbia University,
Cornell University, and the University of Pennsylvania.
Choose UM and experience
the college life you have always dreamed of!
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Source: Communications Office
Media Contact Information:
Communications Office, University of Macau
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