UM’s Honours College welcomes 213 new members
The University of Macau (UM) Honours College (HC) recently held a ceremony to welcome 213 new students, all of whom are student leaders drawn from 27 academic programmes. The students will have the opportunity to develop their potential and leadership skills through various training courses and activities offered by the HC.
At the ceremony, University Council Chair Lam Kam Seng, Rector Wei Zhao, and Vice Rector (Research) Rui Martins presented admission certificates to the students. In his speech, HC Dean Prof Mok Kai Meng noted that the multicultural UM campus offers many opportunities and he encouraged the students to grasp the opportunities to work hard and try different things. He pointed out the necessity of developing leaderships skills through participating in student activities and expressed hope that the students would give back to society.
Established in 2009, the HC is dedicated to nurturing outstanding undergraduate students into future leaders of society. The three-year Honours Programme provides the students with leadership training courses and offers them access to the best research programme and creative activities. Students also have the opportunity to study abroad at esteemed universities for one semester to gain a comparative perspective on the disciplines they study, and to develop international understanding and cultural fluency.
For the full version, please refer to the Chinese version.
Source: Honours College
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