Yes. However, SAO will nominate you to one programme only. You will need to apply another programme by yourself and SAO will not provide assistance to those self-applied programmes.
Yes. However, according to the UM regulation, sponsorship only covers up to Mop 15,000 or 70% of the student’s total expenses which includes prorgramme fee, accommodation fee and air tickets.
Please prepare detailed course information (e.g. course credit hours, course description, etc) that you are going to take in the summer programme and contact related faculty administrative staff for the possibility of credit transfer and related procedures.
No. Students cannot change their choices after the application deadline.
It means that all the students (within the quota limit of that programme) who are selected by our university no matter from U-team or the online application, will enjoy the programme fee waiver.
Some of the quotas of summer programmes are reserved for U-team members & SAO Programme members. Selection for other students will be based on the below criteria,
- Number of Smart Points
- Cumulative GPA
No. Students are responsible for their own visa application.
Yes, a “Letter of Selection” issued by Student Affairs Office will be given to you. Please check what other documents you need from the Embassy. For example, some VISA application might need a testimonial issued by Registry/Graduate School to prove that you are a student of the University of Macau, which will take two working days and cost MOP55.
No. Only one “Letter of Selection” will be issued to selected students.
It depends on the rejected reason so please inform SAO if your visa application is rejected.
Each student will be granted a specific number of Smart Point only after he/she achieves the minimum required participation hours of the designated activities. Activities with Smart Point will be announced at SP website: http://www.umac.mo/sao/sds/std/sps/en/sds_asps.php
Accumulated Smart Points can be checked at Student Information Web Service: https://isw.umac.mo/siweb/.
Your accumulated smart points will be counted as at 15 Feburary, 2019 which is also the application deadline. In other words, we will count all the smart points that you have acquired on or before 15 Feb, regardless if they have already updated in your ISW or not.
Sponsorship will only cover 70% of the student’s total expense which includes prorgramme fee, accommodation fee and air ticket. Please refer to the examples below:
|Case||Granted Sponsorship||Total Expense||$ you will get at the end|
|1||Mop 10000||MOP 10000||MOP 7000|
|2||Mop 10000||MOP 12000||MOP 8400|
|3||Mop 10000||MOP 18000||MOP 10000|
The chance of getting sponsorship depends on the number of smart points from all participants; therefore, we could not guarantee that how many smart points you need for in order to receive smart point sponsorship. However, you may refer to the 2018 statistics below or on our e-bulletin for your reference. In 2018, a median of 58.5 Smart Points are needed to receive the sponsorship for G1, G2 and G3 programme.
|No. of Smart Points (SP)||Number of Smart Points and Sponsorship granted in 2018|
|Programme Type: G1
(Programme Fee < MOP 20,000)
|Programme Type: G2
(Programme Fee: MOP20,001-30,000)
|Programme Type: G3
(Programme Fee: MOP>30,001)
|Median # of SP||
· Programme nomination and the allocation of sponsorship will be based on accumulated Smart Points
· Programme Fee refers to the sum of tuition and accommodation fees announced by the host university
· An extra MOP 500 will be given to those who receive Smart Point sponsorship and have an accumulated GPA >=3.0 at the same time
· In 2018 summer, 33 students were sponsored under Smart Point Scheme
· Smart Point Scheme: http://www.umac.mo/sao/sds/std/sps/en/sds_asps.php
· Accumulated Smart Points can be checked at Student Information Web Service: https://isw.umac.mo/siweb/
· Activities with Smart Point will be announced at Smart Point Scheme http://www.umac.mo/sao/sds/std/sps/en/sds_asps.php
The extra MOP 500 is granted to students who have enough smart points to get the sponsorship and at the same time, their accumulated GPA is >=3.0.
Student Affairs Office will start processing the reimbursement as long as we receive the program reports and transcript from the students. It usually takes some time for the host university to send the official transcript to Macau. The subsidy will be reimbursed no later than the end of November after we review all the documents.
Yes, you can apply for the summer program even your passport is expired. Moreover, please make sure that you passport is already renewed before you apply for the VISA or departure.
- Before application deadline: please submit a new application and the latest one will be considered.
- After application: Please send an e-mail to email@example.com to provide further information. Please state your name and your student number in the e-mail.
Yes, you can still apply and receive sponsorship from the university (if granted). However, some programmes do not accept Year 4 students so have to read the admission criteria carefully before you apply. Please also make sure you will not withdraw from the programme after acceptance due to a new job offer. Otherwise, you will be subjected to an administrative fee of MOP1000 and return the full sponsorship (if granted) to SAO. For non-local students, you may have difficulties to apply for the visa to some of the countries as your stay permit in Macau will be expired in May or June.
Yes, you can apply for summer program. However, you will be responsible for your visa application and submit the official application to the host university after nominated by the Student Affairs Office.
Yes. You can join any summer programme as long as you meet the criteria of the admission.
Most programmes are available for both undergraduates and postgraduates, unless it is stated only for undergraduate or postgraduate students.