The Macau University of Science and Technology (M.U.S.T.) held the “M.U.S.T. Career Day 2023” on March 7th. More than 120 companies participated in the campus recruitment fair, offering more than 3,000 job vacancies and internship opportunities. This year, over 4,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students will graduate from M.U.S.T. and contribute to society using the knowledge, training, and skills learned during their years at the University.
The opening ceremony was held on the morning of March 7th at the R103 Movie Hall of the Academic Complex, Block R of M.U.S.T. Mr. Li Yongxian, Director of Department of Education and Youth Affairs, Liaison Office of the Central People’s Government in the Macao Special Administrative Region; Mr. Chan Iok Wai, Head of Department of Students of Education and Youth Development Bureau; Ms. Lei Lai Keng, Head of Employment Department of Labour Affairs Bureau; Ms. Ieong Iun Lai, Head of Department of Central Provident Fund System of Social Security Fund; Mr. Huang Xueli, Director of Zhongshan Human Resources and Social Security Bureau; Chair Prof. Joseph Hun-wei LEE, Vice Chancellor, President of M.U.S.T.; Mr. Kwong Ying Wa, Vice President of M.U.S.T.; and Chair Prof. Zhu Yi Zhun, Associate Vice President of M.U.S.T.; and the corporate representatives attended the opening ceremony.
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
During the opening speech, President Joseph Hun-wei LEE stated that with the support of our nation and Macao SAR governments, the overall competitiveness and international influence of the University have continued to improve. The Times Higher Education (THE) released the "Global University Employability Ranking 2022" last November, and out of the 250 universities listed, M.U.S.T. ranked 244th among the 250 universities listed globally and has been the only university from Macao to make the list for three consecutive years. Moreover, M.U.S.T. has been strengthening ties with businesses and relevant government departments in the Greater Bay Area in recent years and has been actively participating in its construction and talent cultivation, deepening the integration of industry and education, and building a platform for cooperation among government, academia, and industry. M.U.S.T. hopes to attract more skilled and application-oriented talents to the Greater Bay Area.
Over the past three years, the global economy has been severely impacted by the pandemic. This year, as the economy gradually recovers and human resource demand across all industries surges, President Joseph Hun-wei LEE expressed his hope that graduates can seize this opportunity, adjust their mindset, enhance their competitiveness, and fully prepare themselves to explore their careers, accomplish their dreams, and serve society.
Welcome speech delivered by Chair Prof. Joseph Hun-wei LEE, Vice Chancellor, President of M.U.S.T.
M.U.S.T. has always paid close attention to student entrepreneurship and employment. To improve the comprehensive quality and competitiveness of students, the University provides many immersive learning opportunities in terms of innovation and entrepreneurship. Interdisciplinary training and internship programs are emphasized for students to acquire knowledge and practical skills. In recent years, many graduates have been employed by well-known companies and government agencies in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao, meaning that the career prospects of our graduates are promising.
On-site at the Career Day