On the afternoon of September 18th, the 2020/2021 academic year orientation for Pre-university students was held in N101. This grand annual meeting of the university leaders, teachers, staff and new students aims to prepare the new PU students for the life and study in M.U.S.T. in the upcoming academic year.
Guests and speakers attending the orientation include Vice President Professor Lin Zhi Jun, Officer of the Academic Office of thef Department of General Education Ms. CHU Oi Mei, Coordinator of Pre-university Programme Assistant Professor Gao Ya Juan, Assistant Administrative Officer Ms. Tam Kit Leng, Assistant Administrative Officer Mr. Ho Weng Fai, as well as mentors for Pre-university students Lecturers Xie Qin and Wang Zhi Qiang. Ms. Gao hosted the orientation and invited Professor Lin to address the grand meeting. Professor Lin introduced the amazing development of our university in recent years and elaborated from three aspects (university teaching, faculty programming and cross-culture communications) on how to become a responsible person so that all students could make fully use of the university resources to achieve self-actualization. Professor Lin’s speech was then followed by Ms. Gao’s introduction of the whole PU program framework, duties of the Department of General Education Office and the university mentor system; Ms. Tam explained in detail the student-related law in Macau as well as issues concerning visa and consultancy service necessary for life on campus. Lastly, as a tradition, this orientation invited an excellent student representative who once studied in PU program to share with these new students her own experiences and tips as to the life in Macau and study in M.U.S.T.. Fresh graduate Sun Chen Hao Jie talked enthusiastically how to adapt to study in Pre-U program, how to get a higher GPA and offered generously her advice on time management.
At 16:30 the orientation ended with heated discussion and interaction between the speakers and the new students. DGE office is determined to work harder and provide more elective courses popular among the young students, so that we can better facilitate the PU students to have not only a smooth first year study but also a splendid further academic study life in their dream faculties in M.U.S.T..