Notice: Recruitment of UM National Flag Team (Application deadline: 15 September 2018)

Dear Students,

Greeting from Choi Kai Yau College!

The University of Macau is now recruiting UM Student National Flag Team members. Well-trained and qualified students will represent UM in Flag Raising Ceremonies as flag raisers and guards during significant celebrations such as the National Day and Establishment of Macao SAR.

UM NFT aims to foster national unity on campus and to reinforce a sense of national identity in our students. Students will receive professional coaching and training provided by the People’s Liberation Army Macao Garrison – a valuable and excellent opportunity! NFT has successfully held flag-raising ceremonies on the day of congregation 2017/18 and convocation 2018/19. In the future, NFT will hold flag-raising ceremonies on days with important ceremonies and days of significance, including the National Day, Macao SAR Establishment Day, etc.

Basic requirement:

Year of studyü   Year 1, 2, 3 undergraduate students
Heightü   Male Candidates – at least 1.7m

ü   Female Candidates – at least 1.65m


  • Professional coaching and training, regular practices, team uniform, certificate of participation, exchange and visits opportunities
  • Members with outstanding performance will receive:
  • “ Whole Person Development Award Programme” 400 UM Competencies (CS);
  • Summer exchange programme nomination quota and/or subsidies; 
  • Certificate of Commendation signed by Rector.

Major responsibilities include:

  • To attend in all professional trainings (both on and outside campus);
  • To attend the regular flag raising practices (raising time: 8 a.m.) with UM Security and Transport Section (or other related/responsible unit) twice a month (on Mondays). If Monday is a public holiday, the practice will be postponed to next school day. Except for University Recesses;
  • To attend and/or responsible for all UM Flag Raising Ceremony on significant celebrations and events such as National Day (1 Oct), Macao SAR Establishment Day (20 Dec), Day of Convocation and Congregation, etc.

Application and deadline:

Should there is any enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact us via!

Choi Kai Yau College