Starting from September, the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) will enroll thirty students from the People’s Republic of China, adding to the four that were already integrated in the second semester last year. The students, who completed their academic path at the University in May, were left without a graduation ceremony due to the latest, long-lasting Covid-19 outbreak.
The Faculty of Religious Studies and Philosophy of the University of Saint Joseph will discuss once again the existence of God in the light of modern science, this time with a particular focus on the historical dimension of Jesus Christ.
The Bishop of Macau, Most Reverend Stephen Lee Bun-sang, celebrated this morning a Thanksgiving Mass for the 25th anniversary of the University of Saint Joseph. The bishop cited Pope Francis’ Patris corde which talks about St Joseph and encouraged everyone to learn from his fatherly virtues.
The University of Saint Joseph held a ceremony this Thursday to celebrate its 25th anniversary and the Vatican did not let the occasion go unnoticed, with the granting of a papal blessing. The higher education institution expects to enrol the first students from Mainland China in the second semester of the current academic year. Bishop Stephen Lee is confident that the university will be able to preserve its international nature in the medium and long term.
The agility with which the University of Saint Joseph transitioned, in the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic, from regular classes to a digital environment, gave Macau’s Catholic University the tools and the experience to adapt skilfully, quickly and effectively to the sudden alteration of the epidemic panorama in the Special Administrative Region. This was the assessment of José Manuel Simões, Communication & Media Coordinator at the University of Saint Joseph.
The University of Saint Joseph is celebrating its 25th anniversary and it was rewarded by the Central Government with a long awaited accolade. The higher education institution was authorized by the Chinese Education Ministry to recruit Mainland students, albeit on a trial basis. The University will be able to enroll students from the People’s Republic of China in postgraduate programs in Architecture, Business Administration, Information Systems and Science, Stephan Morgan announced earlier this week.
On 13 September 2021, the University of Saint Joseph (USJ) issued a Statement regarding Mainland Student Recruitment.