The University of Saint Joseph joined forces with the Catholic University of Portugal to create a second laboratory of applied neurosciences. The lab, which will be headquartered in Porto, aims to take advantage of the scientific assets and the critical capacity that exists in Portugal’s second-largest city.
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USJ partners with global initiative to tackle world hunger using AI and multidisciplinary expertise
“To fight against hunger and food insecurity with the help of Artificial Intelligence”. This is the aim of a new academic consortium created through the initiative of the University of São Paulo, Brazil’s largest public university. The University of Saint Joseph has joined the project and it will foster the development of a new digital radio with a very particular mission: fight against global hunger.
USJ’s new digital platform ‘Portuguese in Sight’ may be game changer for second language students
The University of Saint Joseph will launch on Monday its first digital platform aimed at Portuguese language learners. Christened Português à Vista, or Portuguese in Sight, it aspires to be a valuable resource for students studying Portuguese as a second language. Made in Macau and for Macau, the platform does not dismiss the importance of the Portuguese-speaking world.
University of Saint Joseph receives an astounding 25,000-volume library collection
The University of Saint Joseph has recently been enriched with a donation of more than 25,000 tomes that will serve to reinforce the newly refurbished library at the Faculty of Religious Studies and Philosophy and help transform the institution into one of the largest centers of religious studies in East Asia.
New Master of Catholic Studies program aims to be an academic attraction
Despite still being under internal scrutiny, the University of Saint Joseph’s master’s degree in Catholic Studies is set to be offered starting from the fall of 2023. The University’s open day attracted about 70 people from different backgrounds and gave them access to information about the new master’s program.
St Joseph’s Prison Outreach to Provide Prisoners with Second Chance in Life
Scholarships are to be awarded to academically-deserving inmates through the University of St Joseph’s Prison Outreach Program. This advancement in the program will benefit previously disadvantaged prisoners, giving them access to a better education and, consequently, a better life.
USJ’S 25th ANNIVERSARY MASS: Learn from St Joseph’s Fatherly Heart
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.
USJ to cooperate with East Timor’s Catholic University
The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) will collaborate with Saint John Paul II Catholic University, a newly established East Timorese higher education institution. As soon as the epidemic scenario allows travel to resume, USJ intends to institute exchange programs with East Timor’s Catholic University for students and teachers alike.
USJ signs agreements with Guangdong universities
The University of Saint Joseph is a step closer to fulfilling its aim to demonstrate that it is “a university in, of and for Macau” and “in, of and for China”. The Catholic-run University announced recently that it has signed exchange agreements with two higher education institutions from the neighbouring province of Guangdong.
USJ transitions faster to a digital classroom
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.