The University of Macau (UM) Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) organised a 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, offline part has completed from Oct 11th to 14th.

During the five-day off line training course, the students attended various professional lectures, topics include Integrating Biology with Informatics and Applications of Genomics, Biomedical Science: Wonders in Life Science and Health, Autophagy Lysosome Pathway in Cancers and Neurodegenerative Diseases, and Chinese Medicine in the Healthcare Industry: Application and Development. The students also visited different units of UM, including the State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine, 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 the success of Macao in the implementation of its epidemic prevention and control measures, adding that they would like come back to UM for further studies.

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