1810, 2022

UM kicks off first Festival of Chinese Culture

The University of Macau (UM) has kicked off the first Festival of Chinese Culture to promote traditional Chinese culture and create an atmosphere for learning about the culture on campus and in the local community. With a series of creative activities from October to December, the festival aims to enhance students’ interest in Chinese history and culture and increase their understanding of the culture. To learn more about the festival, please visit ...

1310, 2022

UM sign agreements with two local secondary schools on establishing base for promotion of Chinese history and culture

(From right) Xu Jie and Wong Kin Man sign an agreement on the establishment of a base for the promotion of Chinese history and culture The Centre for Chinese History and Culture (CCHC) of the University of Macau (UM) recently signed agreements with two more secondary schools in Macao on the establishment of a base for the promotion of Chinese history and culture. The two schools are Sao Jose Diocesan College, Fifth School, and Kao Yip Middle School and they became the tenth and eleventh school ...

1110, 2022

UM holds Macao Humanities Forum on systemic ecolinguistics

The first lecture of the Macao Humanities Forum in the 2022/2023 academic year The University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) recently held the Macao Humanities Forum. The event featured Huang Guowen, dean of the School of Foreign Studies at South China Agricultural University and Changjiang Distinguished Professor, who delivered a lecture titled ‘Systemic Ecolinguistics and Harmonious Discourse Analysis’. Involving both in-person and virtual elements, the lecture attracted ne ...

2809, 2022

Potential undergraduate students attend Principals’ Recommended Admission talk

We would like to share with you some photos of the Talk for Academic Year 2023/2024 Principal’s Recommended Admission (PRA) hosted by UM on 24 September 2022. PRA is one of the channels for Bachelor’s degree student admission, in AY2022/2023, 35 students were admitted through PRA. The FAH staff and students worked together in preparing the programme consultation booth in FAH learning commons and held guided tours in our faculty building (E21A) for students/visitors to have a sense of the specia ...

1509, 2022

UM students published on Project Macau History (PMH)

Amalia Huang Yuncen, one of UM’s first-year MPhil students in Macao Studies, recently published an essay on an understudied and marginalized group in Macao- Filipino immigrants. Based on an interview with Rodantes V. Quejano, the essay reviews major events— Jackie Chan’s visit in the nineties, the 1999 handover, the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the implanting of the House of Dancing Water, that unfolded in Macao over the last three decades from the eyes of a Filipino worker. The lesson is that whi ...

1808, 2022

FAH Orientation Welcomes New Students

FAH Management The Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) hosted an orientation for UG programmes to welcome new undergraduate students on 16th August 2022 and to prepare them for a new chapter at the University of Macau (UM). The Faculty Orientation was delivered online through Zoom under the anti-pandemic guidelines of the Macao SAR Government. Professor Jie XU, Dean of FAH, led the orientation with the “Dean’s First Lecture” and congratulated the students on their admission to FAH, UM. At the ...

1208, 2022

FAH Academic Awards Winners 2021/2022

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities (FAH) presented the FAH Academic Awards to recognize the members’ excellence in teaching, research and service. The Awards are given annually based on students’ and colleagues’ nominations, recommendation by the Academic Award Selection Committees and a final review by the FAH management. We are proud to announce that the 2021/2022 winners are here: Category Winner(s) Best Teacher Mario CAMS Department of History Best Instructor LU Chunhui Department of Portug ...

208, 2022

UM’s 36th Portuguese Language Summer Course ends

  UM’s 36th Portuguese Language Summer Course The 36th Portuguese Language Summer Course, organised by the Department of Portuguese of the University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Arts and Humanities, has ended with success. In line with the SAR government’s efforts to prevent and control the epidemic, this year’s summer course was held online and attracted 152 students from Japan, mainland China, Hong Kong and Macao, with more than 50 per cent of the participants attending language courses at inter ...

907, 2022

UM’s Portuguese Language Summer Course to begin next week, 3 online talks open to public for free

The 36th Portuguese Language Summer Course, organised by the University of Macau (UM) Department of Portuguese, will begin online on 11 July. This year’s summer course has attracted students from Japan, mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao. Over 50 per cent of students will enroll in courses at intermediate or advanced levels.   This year’s summer course will be taught by Portuguese professors, researchers, and authors of Portuguese textbooks and reference texts from Macao and around the wo ...

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