The ceremony was attended by about 800 new students from the School of Engineering
The more than 2800 new students from the University of Minho were officially received on September 16th at the Gualtar campus sports complex in Braga.
The session included speeches by the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor, UMinho Rector Rui Vieira de Castro and President of the Academic Association (AAUM), Nuno Reis. The ceremony was attended by the UMinho Academic Choir, the University Tuna Minho and the Bomboémia percussion group.
During the morning, the new students also participated in the welcoming activities of the Engineering School where they were presented the new educational institution, by Professor Rosa M. Vasconcelos, President of the EEUM Pedagogical Council, and by the respective Course Director.