The University of Macau (UM) Honours College (HC) recently held an opening ceremony for the 2018/2019 academic year to welcome 186 new academically accomplished students, all of whom are student leaders drawn from 28 academic programmes. According to HC Dean Mok Kai Meng, the college has launched new programmes to admit more outstanding students with leadership skills.
At the ceremony, UM Vice Rectors Lionel Ni, Rui Martins, and Kou Mei presented admission certificates to the students. In his speech, HC Dean Prof Mok Kai Meng noted that most graduates of the HC in the past seven years have found jobs at international companies or pursued further education at top universities in the world. He encouraged the new cohort of 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. Students have the opportunity to study abroad at esteemed universities to gain an international perspective on the disciplines they study. Students will also have the opportunity to develop their potential and leadership skills through various research programmes, meetings with experts and leaders, and community services.
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Release on 2018-09-27 17:12