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370 Diplomas Awarded at USJ Congregation 2019

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USJ held its 2019 Congregation on Saturday, July 13th, at the Grand Hall of the Macau Tower



The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) held its 2019 Congregation on Saturday, July 13th, at the Grand Hall of the Macau Tower. The Congregation was divided into morning and afternoon ceremonies to accommodate a total of 370 graduates and over 1000 witnesses.

The morning session was officiated by the representative for the Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Mr. Sou Chio Fai, Director of the Higher Education Bureau (DSES). In the morning session, the Rector of USJ, Prof. Fr. Peter Stilwell conferred 2 PhD Degrees in the area of Creative Industries. The morning session also saw the conferral of 29 Master Degrees, 159 Bachelor Degrees, and the award of 23 Associate Diplomas. In the afternoon session, 157 Post-Graduate Diplomas in Education were awarded.

The Ceremony counted with the presence of distinguished guests, including representatives of the Department of Education and Youth Affairs of the China’s People Government in Macao, the DSES, the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau (DSEJ), diplomatic corps accredited in Macao, Higher Education institutions, and middle and secondary schools.

During the Ceremony, Prof. Fr. Stilwell, in his speech, remarked “(…) Research shows that students at university learn more from interacting with their colleagues than from the lectures of their professors. With our new campus, and the balanced size of our academic community, I believe this is what many of you may already have experienced. (…) If that is so, remember USJ, your alma mater (…)”.

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聖若瑟大學於2019年度畢業典禮頒發370個學位及文憑

聖若瑟大學於2019年7月13日假澳門旅遊塔大禮堂舉行2019年度畢業典禮。畢業典禮分兩場儀式進行,分別是上午畢業典禮及下午畢業典禮,共370名學生獲頒發學位及文憑。

上午的畢業典禮在高等教育局蘇朝暉局長的主禮下進行。聖若瑟大學校長薛沛德教授在上午典禮頒授兩個創意產業範疇的博士學位,並在中央人民政府駐澳門特別行政區聯絡辦公室、澳門高等教育局、澳門教育暨青年局、多個不同機構和組織的嘉賓見證下頒授了29個碩士學位、159個學士學位及23個副學士文憑。另外,157個學位後文憑亦在下午的畢業典禮中頒發。

薛沛德校長在致詞中提及(…)研究表明,大學生從與同學門的互動中所學比從教授的講座中學到更多。憑藉我們新的校園,以及教學人員的規模,我相信你們許多人可能都有過這樣的體驗(…)如果是這樣,請記住聖若瑟大學,你的母校(…)。

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370 Diplomas Atribuídos na Cerimónia de Congregação da USJ 2019

A Universidade de São José (USJ) realizou no dia 13 de Julho, na Torre de Macau, a Cerimónia de Congregação 2019. A cerimónia foi dividida em duas sessões para acomodar um total de 370 graduandos e 1000 testemunhas.

A sessão da manhã foi presidida pelo representante do Secretário para os Assuntos Sociais e Cultura, Dr. Sou Chio Fai, Director da Direcção de Serviços do Ensino Superior (DSES). De manhã, o Reitor da USJ, Prof. Dr. Peter Stilwell, conferiu 2 Diplomas de Doutoramento na área das Indústrias Criativas. Durante a sessão da manhã, foram também conferidos 29 Diplomas de Mestrado, 159 Diplomas de Licenciatura, e concedidos 23 Diplomas de Associado. Na sessão da tarde, foram concedidos 157 Diplomas de Pós-Graduação em Educação.

A cerimónia contou com a presença de distintos convidados, entre os quais representantes do Gabinete de Ligação do Governo Popular Central na RAEM, da DSES, da Direcção de Serviços de Educação e Juventude (DSEJ), corpos diplomáticos acreditados em Macau, instituições de Ensino Superior, e estabelecimentos educativos de ensino básico e secundário.

No decurso da cerimónia, o Reitor da Universidade de São José, Prof. Dr. Peter Stilwell, mencionou “(…) Investigação indica que alunos na universidade aprendem mais interagindo com os seus colegas do que com as palestras dos seus professores. Com o nosso novo campus, e o tamanho equilibrado da nossa comunidade académica, eu acredito que foi isto que muitos de vós experienciaram. (…) Se assim for, lembrem-se da USJ, a vossa alma mater (…)”.

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Opening Speech by Prof. Fr. Peter Stilwell, Rector of USJ

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Speeches by Student Representatives

(left to right)  Mr. Wilson Lei, Bachelor Graduates’ Student Representative,

and Dr. Yung Chun Sing, PhD Graduates’ Student Representative

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Mr. Wilson Lei, Bachelor Graduates’ Student Representative

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Conferral of Dr. Yung Chun Sing’s PhD in Global Studies (Faculty of Creative Industries – FCI)

(left to right) Prof. Carlos Sena Caires, FCI Dean, Dr. Yung Chun Sing, USJ Rector

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Conferral of Dr. Ma Fei Chun’s PhD in Information Systems (FCI)

(left to right) Prof. Carlos Sena Caires, FCI Dean, Dr. Ma Fei Chun, USJ Rector

Rector’s Speech – English version

Rector’s Speech – Chinese version

Student Representative Speech – Dr. Alan Yung

Student Representative Speech – Mr Wilson Ferreira Lei


USJ Congregation 2019 Highlight Video here.

USJ Congregation 2019 Group Photoshoot pictures here.