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IFT welcomes 426 freshers for academic year 2016/17

MGM Macau Assistant Director of Relocation Ms. Kitty Sousa (left) and Sands China Executive Director of Human Resources Mr. Paulo Cheong (right)

中文摘要 / Summary in Chinese

IFT welcomed its latest intake of undergraduates at its annual Student Orientation Ceremony, held on 18 August at the Macau Science Center. Several IFT officials and 2 distinguished alumni, both of whom now work for operators of integrated resorts in Macao, advised the 426 freshers on how to make the most of their time at the Institute.

MGM Macau Assistant Director of Relocation Ms. Kitty Sousa was one of the alumni invited. Ms. Sousa talked about her experience of studying at IFT and the latest developments in the tourism and hospitality businesses in Macao. She graduated from IFT in 2001 with a bachelor degree in Tourism Business Management.

The second guest alumnus was Sands China Executive Director of Human Resources Mr. Paulo Cheong. Mr. Cheong graduated from IFT in 2003 with a bachelor degree in Tourism Business Management.

Apart from the freshers, several exchange students attended the Student Orientation Ceremony.