The University of Macau (UM) Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) launched 2 classes of Designated Training Course on Talent Introduction and Teacher Team Building for Shenzhen University. The two classes were conducted from 5th to 7th September and from 12th to 14th September respectively. Dr. Claudia XU, Vice Rector (Administration) of University of Macau, attended the 2 classes of opening ceremony and delivered the welcome speech. Prof. Yonghua LI and Prof. Chen XU, Vice Rectors of Shenzhen University, participated in the opening ceremony of each class. 40 participants in total were in the 2 classes, they were deputy deans from different faculties and executives from administrative departments of Shenzhen University. Executive Education of FBA jointly participated in organizing the course.

During the three-day training, the participants attended various professional lectures, such as The concept and practice of academic quality assurance in higher education: On the growth and evaluation of college teachers, How Macao universities and industries attract high-end talents back: attracting talents, cultivating talents, using talents and retaining talents, Management of scientific research team and introduction and training of young scientific research talents and Effective teaching under the epidemic: Make good use of online distance learning platform to develop high-quality curriculum plans. During these courses, the participants and UM professors shared information and discussed issues, which made the course content rich and substantial. The participants also visited State Key Laboratory of Quality Research in Chinese Medicine (University of Macau) and participated in a guided art tour at MGM Cotai Resort. They expressed that the arrangement was excellent. In the closing ceremony, Prof. Matthew Ting Chi LIU, Director of CCE, thanked for the support of Shenzhen University, and welcomed them to visit UM again in the future.

Shenzhen University was established in 1983 with the approval of the Ministry of Education. It adheres to the educational characteristics of “Special Zone University, Window University, and Experimental University”. It has developed rapidly in recent years. Currently, 17 subjects have entered the top 1% of the ESI subject rankings in the world. More than 43,000 people have made important contributions to talent training in the Greater Bay Area and the country’s modern construction.

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