Have you ever been to the university that belongs to Macao people? If your answer is no, then you definitely shouldn’t miss the University of Macau Open Day to be held on Sunday 22 April. Even if you have been there before, this signature annual event of the university is still worth a visit. There will be various activities on the Open Day, including carefully designed workshops, interesting experiments, exciting performances, academic programme consultation, knowledge and physical contests, booth games, as well as fun family-friendly games. These activities will be suitable for visitors of all ages, with themes covering science and technology, literature, creative art, and sports. Visitors will get a taste of UM’s unique model of education that makes learning an enjoyable experience. Macao residents and tourists, especially students and their parents, are all welcome to attend the event.
The Open Day will take place from 11:00am to 5:00pm. Apart from the activities mentioned above, there will also be a parade by international students, an International Food Festival, and academic talks. Visitors will have the chance to win an iPad and other exciting prizes after collecting all the required stamps. They can also learn more about the university and experience ‘A Day at UM’ via the campus tours guided by PR Student Ambassadors.
On the Open Day, the various faculties, residential colleges, laboratories, as well as the library and sports complex will be open to visitors. As an improvement on previous years, this year the university will invite student representatives from different departments to provide information to visitors at these locations. They will share their personal experiences of studying at UM as well as the university’s latest achievements in teaching and research. Consultation booths and exhibition panels will be set up at various locations to explain academic programmes offered by the different departments. Student visitors can visit departments of their interest to learn more about the programmes and admission process.
Those who are interested in attending the Open Day can take bus route 71, 73, or 72 to get to the campus. Those who plan to drive to the campus can park the vehicles in UM’s public car parks. The various restaurants on campus will be open to the public on the Open Day with various discounts. Come to join us for the Open Day! It will certainly be a day to remember! For more information, please visit http://www.umac.mo/co/openday2018/ or subscribe to UM on WeChat ‘澳大UM’ or Facebook ‘University of Macau’.