1,535 new local students admitted by UM this year


For the coming academic year – 2017/2018 – the University of Macau (UM) has admitted 1,535 local students, the university revealed via press release.
Of the total, 394 admissions were approved through the Principals’ Recommended Admission Scheme (under which students can apply for scholarships), while 59 of the new local students ranked first in their class.
Meanwhile, some 1,200 students were admitted by taking part in the joint admission test, 52 of whom will benefit from the University of Macau Golden Lotus Scholarships.
According to the academic institution, some of the admitted students had outstanding performance not only academically but also in areas such as sports, music and science, with students taking part, and winning awards, in international competitions.
These include winners of the International Mathematical Modeling Challenge, the International Teenager Science and the Technology Practice Contest.