The University of Macau (UM) Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) organised 2 classes of 3-month Designated Training Course on Medicine and Health Sciences for students of University of South China, this programme is combined with offline and online training. The two classes of the offline training are conducted from 14th to 18th August and from 21st to 25th August respectively.

During the five-day offline training, the students attended various professional lectures, topics include Genetic and Biometrics: Introduction of Foundation and Frontier, Autophagy Lysosome Pathway in Cancers and Neurodegenerative Diseases, Wonders in Life Science and Health: Biomedical Science, and Chinese Medicine in the Healthcare Industry: Application and Development. The students also visited different units of UM, including the Animal Research Core, Genomics, Bioinformatics and Single Cell Analysis Core, UM Wu Yee Sun Library, UM Gallery, and a residential college. Outside UM, the students visited the Kiang Wu Hospital. Many of the students say they are impressed with the international teaching quality at UM and are willing to come back to UM for further studies.

CCE continues to develop training programmes with quality mainland universities to promote collaboration between UM and higher education institutions in Mainland China.