StampNews.com is glad to inform that Macao Post is to issue a commemorative stamp illustrating the New Campus of the University of Macau. This issue consists of a stamp and a special souvenir sheet that will be available from the 5th of September.
The University of Macau is the only public comprehensive university located in Macau, being the leading tertiary institution of the city which has excellence in teaching, research and service to the community. The new campus of the University of Macau, connected with Macao by a waterway, is located in the east of Hengqin Island, Guangdong Province, with Hengqin Mountain forming a beautiful backdrop.
Covering a plot of land of 1.0926 km2 and with a total floor area of approximately 820,000 m2, it is nearly 20 times larger than the existing campus and can accommodate approximately 10,000 students. An underwater tunnel was built to connect the new campus with Macao.