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General Education Scheme

Year 2022
Programme Contents Date
(Day / Month / Year)
Time Venue Quota Language Registration
Seminar on Macao Historical Districts and Cultural Exchange The formation and development of Macao Historical Districts and the cultural exchange between the East and the West. 15/11/2022 11:00 – 13:00 Lecture Theatre 1, Wui Chi Building 85 Cantonese (Completed)
Postgraduate Application and Personal Statement Workshop Developing an effective personal statement for postgraduate applications. 7/11/2022 17:30 – 19:00 Classroom M303 20 English (Completed)
Basic Law Seminar 5 The Basic Law and Macao's economic, social and cultural affairs. 7/11/2022 15:00 – 16:00 Lecture Theatre 2, Wui Chi Building 45 Putonghua (Completed)
English Job Interview Workshop Focusing on the language, skills and confidence for English job interviews. 17/10/2022 17:30 – 19:00 Classroom M303 20 English (Completed)
Seminar on Creative Ideas and Space Exploration The seminar explores creative thinking methods, provides effective thinking training, and offers practical examples from the perspective of cultural heritage protection through a comprehensive introduction and analysis of the Macao Inner Harbour area. 11/10/2022 18:00 – 19:30 Room R4F01, Research and Development Building, Taipa Campus 30 Cantonese (Completed)
"Olá, Portugal." Introduction to Portuguese Learning the basics of the Portuguese language and appreciating the customary ways and style of living in Portugal. 13/10、20/10、27/10/2022 15:30 – 17:00 Classroom M603 30 Portuguese and Putonghua (Completed)
Basic Law Seminar 4 The Basic Law and the fundamental rights and freedoms of Macao residents. 12/10/2022 15:30 – 16:30 Lecture Theatre 2, Wui Chi Building 45 Putonghua (Completed)
Cantonese and Putonghua Comparative Course Recognising the differences in tone, vocabulary and grammar between Cantonese and Putonghua. 10/10 – 26/10/2022
(Every Monday and Wednesday)
18:00 – 20:00 Room R-LG3 03, Research and Development Building, Taipa Campus 30 Cantonese and Putonghua (Completed)
English CV / Resume Writing Workshop Developing your CV or resume in English for job applications. 19/9/2022 17:30 – 19:00 Classroom M303 20 English (Completed)
Freshmen's Cantonese Course Learning conversational Cantonese and its everyday phrases. 19/9 – 26/10/2022
(Every Monday and Wednesday)
19:00 – 20:30 Classroom A311 40 Cantonese (Completed)
Basic Law Seminar 3 Relationship between the Central Authorities and the Macao SAR as stipulated in the Constitution and the Basic Law. 14/9/2022 15:00 – 16:00 Lecture Theatre 1, Wui Chi Building 85 Putonghua (Completed)
PEN Squad: English Writing Tutorials Individual and small group tutoring for all English writing needs. 7/9 – 30/11/2022
(Every Wednesday)
14:30 – 16:30 Classroom M302 10 English (No prior registration required)
Understanding Musical Scores Developing a basic understanding of the different musical scores. 29/6/2022 10:00 – 12:00 Classroom M409 40 Mandarin (Cancelled due to Public Health Reasons)
Chinese Classical Literature Seminar Improving the students' literary aesthetics by reading Chinese classical poems and songs. 28/6/2022 11:00 – 13:00 Lecture Theatre 2, Wui Chi Building 45 Mandarin (Cancelled due to Public Health Reasons)
Cantonese and Putonghua Comparative Course Recognising the differences in tone, vocabulary and grammar between Cantonese and Putonghua. 27/6 – 13/7/2022
(Every Monday and Wednesday)
18:00 – 20:00 Classroom M314 15 Cantonese and Mandarin (Postponed due to Public Health Reasons)
Interactive Aesthetics: Multi-Sensory Experience Seminar and Guided Tour The lecturer is going to introduce how to enhance the aesthetics of life through multi-sensory experience from the perspective of experience design, and promote the understanding of the Macao community through an on-site sensory experience guided tour. 24/6/2022 11:00 – 13:00
(Seminar)
15:00 – 17:00
(Field Trip)
Room R4F01, 4/F Research and Development Building, Taipa Campus, and Taipa Village 45 Cantonese (Cancelled due to Public Health Reasons)
Summer Workshop: Economies of Lusophone Countries under the Context of Globalisation — The system of innovation and the academic cooperation in the Greater Bay Area;
— The Lusophone Countries in a Globalised World: The economic relationships, knowledge and innovation.
29/7/2022 16:00 - 17:30
(GMT+8 Macao)
09:00 - 10:30
(GMT+1 Portugal)
Online via Zoom
ID: 990 8384 0119
Password: 875981
100 Portuguese (Completed)
How to Prepare for an Interview Enhancing the students' English interview skills. 22/6/2022 14:30 – 16:00 Classroom M313A 45 English and Cantonese (Cancelled due to Public Health Reasons)
Seminar on the E-Government Development in Macao SAR Reviewing the history of e-government development in the Macao SAR, summarising the development status, and predicting the future development. 29/4/2022 10:00 – 12:00 Lecture Theatre 1, Wui Chi Building 85 Mandarin (Completed)
Basic Law Seminar 2 Understanding the political system of the Macao Special Administrative Region. 27/4/2022 11:00 – 12:00 Lecture Theatre 1, Wui Chi Building 85 Mandarin (Completed)
2022 "Contemporary Design and Visual Culture" International Academic Webinar The webinar is aimed at promoting the academic exchange in arts and deepening the students’ understanding of the design and visual culture of different regions. Outstanding alumni from the relevant professional fields around the world are invited to speak at the webinar and discuss the academic development of the contemporary design and visual culture. 20/4/2022 10:00 – 13:00
14:30 – 17:30
Online (Zoom ID: 953 1013 6285)  45 English, Cantonese and / or Mandarin (Completed)
Seminars on Writing in English Learning how to write everyday English documents, such as letters, reports, resumes, and memoranda. 23/3、13/4*、20/4/2022* 15:00 – 16:30 Lecture Theatre 3, Wui Chi Building 45 English and Cantonese (Completed)
Macao Cultural Heritage Seminar 1. Types of Macao’s cultural heritage;
2. Macao World Cultural Heritage;
3. Macao's intangible cultural heritage;
4. Macao and the Memory of the World Register.
11/3/2022 11:00 – 13:00 Lecture Theatre 2*, Wui Chi Building 85 Cantonese (Completed)
Application Writing Workshop Learning how to write application letters and emails in English. 6/4/2022* 14:30 – 16:30 Classroom M314 16 English (Completed)
Personal Statement Writing Workshop Developing an effective personal statement. 4/4/2022* 18:00 – 19:30 Classroom M313B 30 English (Completed)
Basic Law Seminar 1 What is the Basic Law? How to understand it comprehensively and correctly? 4/3/2022 11:00 – 12:00 Lecture Theatre 1, Wui Chi Building  85 Mandarin (Completed)
English Job Interview Workshop Focusing on the language, skills and confidence for English job interviews. 30/3/2022* 14:30 – 16:30 Classroom M314 16 English (Completed)
CV / Resume Writing Workshop Developing your CV or resume in English. 28/3/2022* 18:00 – 19:30 Classroom M313B 30 English (Completed)
Basic Mandarin Course Developing effective communication in Mandarin. 21/2、28/2、7/3、14/3、21/3、28/3/2022 18:00 – 19:30 Classroom M317 12 English and Mandarin (Completed)
Postgrad English Support Group Developing effective English communication skills for postgrads. 21/2、7/3、21/3/2022 17:00 – 18:30 Classroom M315 16 English (Completed)
IELTS Writing Course Focusing on language and writing skills for IELTS writing tasks. 21/2、28/2、7/3、14/3/2022 14:30 – 16:00 Classroom M313B 30 English (Completed)
Portuguese Networking Workshop Introducing the know-how of communication skills and real-life networking in Portuguese with in-class practices. 17/2、24/2、3/3、10/3/2022 18:30 – 20:30 Classroom M312 15 Portuguese (Completed)
Classical Chinese Literature Course Through an in-depth review of the ancient Chinese poems, essays, novels, and famous operas, students can gain a deeper appreciation of the ancient literature, further enrich their knowledge of the literature history, and broaden their understanding of the latest progress in the literature research. 15/2 – 26/4/2022
(Every Tuesday)
19:00 – 21:00 Classroom A215 45 Mandarin (Completed)
PEN Squad: English Writing Tutorials Individual and small group tutoring for all English writing needs. 10/1 – 27/4/2022
(Every Wednesday)
15:00 – 18:00 Classroom M303 16 English (Completed)

# Allocation by lot drawing if the number of registrations exceeds the quota. * Please note the change of dates.

Year 2021
Programme Contents Dates Time Venue Quota Language Registration
Community Cultural Lecture of Macao Historic District and Community On–Site Visit 1. Through the comprehensive introduction and analysis of the historic district of Macao World Heritage, guiding the practical examples from the perspective of design, in order to allow the students have a better understanding of the historic district community culture.
2. Community on-site visit.
16/11/2021
14:45 – 15:45
(Lecture)
16:00 – 17:30
(Visit)
RLG304, -3/F, Taipa Campus Research and Development Building, and Macao historical district 25 Cantonese (Completed)
Lecture 5: The Basic Law and the Governance of the SARs under the ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Principle The economic, social and cultural affairs in Macao under the Basic Law. 15/11/2021 15:00 – 16:00 Lecture Theatre 1, Wui Chi Building 85 Mandarin (Completed)
Effective Presentations in English Key language and skills for making a presentation in English effective: expressions, voice, gesture, organisation
5/11 – 26/11/2021
(Every Friday)
14:30 – 16:00 Classrom M314 15 English (Completed)
Seminar on the Long-Term Mechanism of the Macao's Social Policy
This seminar explores the new social risks, analyses the problems in Macao's social policies, and makes suggestions on the long-term mechanism of social policies. 3/11/2021 15:00 – 17:00 Lecture Theatre 1, Wui Chi Building 85 Mandarin (Completed)
Online Seminar on the Historical Connection between Macao and Coimbra
This online seminar focuses on the causes of the unique connection between Macao and Coimbra, and sheds light on how this connection has been continuously improved and developed over the course of centuries. 26/10/2021 18:30 – 20:00 Online
(Zoom ID: 988 1331 0862)
--- Portuguese (with simultaneous Chinese translation) (Completed)
Beginner Mandarin Communication The basics of communicating in Mandarin in common situations.
19/10 – 16/11/2021
(Every Tuesday)
18:00 – 19:30 Classroom M315 12 Mandarin & English (Completed)
Video Art Seminar The forms of video art and its creation in Macao. 9/11/2021 11:00 – 13:00 Lecture Theatre 3, Wui Chi Building 85 Cantonese (Completed)
Academic English Writing:
Reports, articles, theses & dissertations
To learn paragraphing; tenses; tables, figures and results; and, citations and references. 25/10、8/11、22/11/2021 18:00 – 19:30 Classroom M303 15 English (Completed)
Freshmen's Cantonese Course To learn the basics of the Cantonese dialect.
25/10 – 24/11/2021
(Every Monday and Wednesday)
18:00 – 19:30 Classroom A311 40 Cantonese (Completed)
Lecture 4: The Basic Law and the Governance of the SARs under the ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Principle Introduce the political structure of the Macao Special Administrative Region under the Basic Law. 1/11/2021 15:00 – 16:00 Lecture Theatre 1, Wui Chi Building 85 Mandarin (Completed)
Doing Well in IELTS Language, skills, practice and feedback to improve IELTS writing and speaking scores.
29/10 – 19/11/2021
(Every Friday)
14:30 – 16:00 Classroom M312 15 English (Completed)
Postgrad English Support Group Group support for postgraduate students who need to write, speak and participate in English. 1/11、15/11、29/11、6/12/2021 17:00 – 18:30 Classroom M303 15 English (Completed)
Lecture 3: The Basic Law and the Governance of the SARs under the ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Principle The Macao residents' basic rights and freedom under the Basic Law. 20/9/2021 15:00 – 16:00 Lecture Theatre 1, Wui Chi Building 85 Mandarin (Completed)
PEN Squad: English Writing Tutorials Individual and small group tutoring for all English writing needs. 15/9 – 10/12/2021 Wednesday, 16:00 – 18:00
Friday, 14:30 – 16:30
Classroom M303 --- English (Completed)
Global Portuguese:
Let's start this Summer
To learn the basics of the Portuguese language. 28/6 – 9/7/2021
(Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday)
18:30 – 20:30 Classroom M315 25 Portuguese (Completed)
Summer English Learning English writing, speaking and general improvement. 28/6 – 30/7/2021 To be arranged between students and trainers Online tutoring via Zoom and Canvas etc. In-person tutoring if feasible --- English (Completed)
Seminar on “China”: A Historical Perspective The seminar offers a profound understanding of China delivered in simple terms through the historical perspective from the ancient time to the present days. 5/7/2021 10:00 – 12:00 Lecture Theatre 2, Wui Chi Building 45 Mandarin (Completed)
Seminar on Cultural Heritage in Macao followed by Site Visit

1. Types of cultural heritage in Macao; 2. World Cultural Heritage in Macao; 3. Macao’s intangible cultural heritage; 4. Macao and Memory of the World Register; 5. Visit to the cultural heritage sites

(To be confirmed) 09:30 – 10:30
(Seminar)
10:30 – 12:30
(Site Visit)
Lecture Theatre 2, Wui Chi Building 40 Cantonese (Completed)

# Allocation by lot drawing if the number of registrations exceeds the quota.

 

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