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Outdoor cinema screening: definitely a must-pick outing

More so than ever, simple outings as going to the cinema is as savvy as ever, under these unprecedented times. So, catch up with the silver screen and iconic films with an outdoor cinema screening at the patio of the Natural History and Science Museum of the University of Porto. Entrance is free.

Round table on the new degree on AI and Data Science organised by the FCUP and the FEUP

The FCUP and the FEUP will debate the state of play regarding the new degree in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science. The Round Table gathers on 21 June and joins several experts, from companies and from the academia, to answer questions such as “what are the needs of companies operating in these domains?”, “who are the experts that work in the field of AI and Data Science?”. The Round Table starts at 4.30 pm, at the FCUP’s Library and will be streamlined live via the FCUP YouTube channel.

A most splendid stained glass window can be found in the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Porto

A most splendid stained glass window adorns the main hall of the modern complex of the Faculty of Pharmacy (FFUP) and the Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (ICBAS), of the University of Porto. It is a coloured stained glass that was forged in 1934 and survived a fire in the grounds of the faculty, in 1975.

Upward trend puts U.Porto among the 300 best in the world, says the latest Quacquarelli Symonds Ranking

The latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) features the University of Porto among the universities that have showed the largest scaling in the ranking that assesses the most prestigious Higher Institutions at global level. The University of Porto ranks 295 at world level and, once again, scores first place at national level.

U.Porto finalists on the race for the Ecotrophelia 2021 Award

Students of the University of Porto have developed five out of the ten products that made it to the Ecotrophelia 2021 Prize finalists. This award aims at distinguishing and promoting the most eco-innovator food products by university students.

A positive that emerges from the pandemic context is the first U.Porto Fest!

The scene is set: from 8 to 12 June there will be a team of amazing storytellers that will make it through the University of Porto; there will be inspiring stories, life moments to hold on to, collective imagined scenarios, poetry, even, or music and stand-up comedy by former students and teachers that have a strong liaison with the place they used to call “home” and thus create the unique and first U. Porto Fest.

U.Porto new students welcome kit is available for pick up following pandemic interruption

The offer of the welcome kits to the 2020/2021 UP new students will be resumed from 7 to 25 June, at the Loja da Universidade, upon presentation of the respective voucher. The distribution had been interrupted last October, owing to the pandemic.

U.Porto invests circa half a million euros to strengthen support to mobility students

The University of Porto is equipping 75 rooms to strengthen support to mobility students under the Erasmus+ programme. International students are able to attend online classes from especially equipped rooms within the 14 faculties if the U. Porto, as of the start of the second semester.

CIIMAR fights aquaculture waste with the SIDESTREAM project

CIIMAR, the research centre of the U.Porto comprises the SIDESTREAM international Consortium, which targets the creation of new ingredients for aquaculture, in order to build a sustainable aquaculture sector.

U.Porto and Santander offer grants to the European Innovation Academy 2021. Applications are ongoing

The University of Porto offers 20 scholarships for students who wish to participate in the world’s leading entrepreneurship summer school. This year’s edition takes to the online format, from 15 July to 3 August. Applications are running until 7 June.