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EEUM welcomes new students
At the start of the academic year 2016/2017, the School of Engineering received 793 new students for its 14 1st cycle degree and integrated master programmes. The EEUM filled 98% of the available vacancies on the first phase of access to higher education through the National Competition (CNA).
The commemorative opening ceremony for the academic year 2016/2017 took place on the 19th September, on both UMinho’s campi Azurém and Gualtar. The Dean and Vice-Deans of the EEUM and the first degree and integrated master programmes directors participated in the event. The EEUM welcomed its new students which will start their academic pathway in the first cycle degree programme in Fashion Design and Marketing and in the integrated master programmes in Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Engineering and Management of Information Systems, Industrial Electronics and Computers Engineering, Industrial Management and Engineering, Informatics Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics Engineering, Polymer Engineering, Telecommunications and Informatics Engineering, and Textile Engineering.
The University of Minho filled in 98,5% of the vacancies opened for this year’s national competition, representing the highest completion rate ever. In a message to the academy, Rector António M. Cunha, referred that the CNA’s results “have confirmed that the UMinho is the university which has grown the most at national level as far as percentage of students placed in the first phase of the national competition is concerned”. The UMinho is the Portuguese university with the highest growth rate in new student placement, leaving only 44 vacancies left for the second phase of the competition.
Check the photo album of the new academic year opening sessions on