Pacific Rim Objective Measurement International Symposium (PROMS 2023) successfully held in Macau at WSU Macau Center

WSU News: 31 August, 2023

The 18th Pacific Rim Objective Measurement International Symposium (PROMS 2023) co-organised by the World Sports University and the Pacific Rim Objective Measurement Association and supported by the GAWSF, was successfully open at the World Sports University Macau Center in Macau Daily Building. The theme of the three-day conference was "Rasch Model Traditions, Challenges and Trends after COVID-19".

Nearly 100 experts, scholars, professors and graduate students from well-known universities of 12 countries and regions, including China, the United States, Australia, South Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Hong Kong, and Macau, who are engaged in Rasch model research and objective testing attended this Symposium.

Three workshops were arranged on the first day of the seminar. On the second and third days, experts and scholars in the industry gave keynote speeches and conducted group discussions. The organizer invited professors from Georgia University, Peking University, South China Normal University, University of Science and Technology of China and from Xi'an Jiaotong University to give keynote speeches.

Seminars and workshops provide an academic platform for scholars, tutors and graduate students from various countries to learn and communicate with each other, share their research results in the field of objective assessment, discuss current problems, and promote the development of objective measurement and assessment in the Pacific Rim region.

In the era of big data, the organizers believe that Chinese scholars will further improve their academic research capabilities through the future "Pacific Rim International Symposium on Objective Measurement" and better grasp the development direction of their disciplines; and look forward to the annual "Pacific Rim International Symposium on Objective Measurement" continues to add vitality to language testing and objective measurement research in China and the Pacific Rim region, including Macau.


World Sports University signed cooperative agreement with University for Science and Technology, Beijing

WSU News: 24 August, 2023

Prof. CHE Kuong Hon, the President of World Sports University visited the University for Science and Technology, Beijing on August 23, 2023, the two institutions signed cooperative agreement for future cooperation.

The University for Science and Technology, Beijing is a full-time comprehensive private vocational college approved by the Beijing Municipal People’s Government and registered with the Ministry of Education.

The university has two campuses, on in Shahe and another in Badaling. The Shahe campus covers an area of ​​650 acres and the Badaling campus covers an area of ​​2,425 acres. The university has a total construction area of ​​more than 737,000 square meters, a total value of teaching equipment and equipment of 88.3923 million yuan, and a library of 1.16 million paper books. , 400,000 e-books; 5 secondary colleges.

OCA elected Sheikh Talal Fahad Al Ahmad Al Sabah as the new President

WSU News: 08-07-2023

The Olympic Council of Asia elected Sheikh Talal Fahad Al Ahmad Al Sabah as the new President at the 42nd OCA General Assembly in Bangkok, Thailand on Saturday, July 8.

Sheikh Talal received 24 of the 44 votes cast, while the OCA Director General, Mr. Husain Al-Musallam, received 20. The simple majority required was 23.

Sheikh Talal, 58, is the son of the first OCA President, Sheikh Fahad Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who was President from 1982 to 1990, and the younger brother of the previous OCA President, Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al-Sabah, who led the organisation from 1991 to 2021.

The former Secretary General of the OCA, Raja Randhir Singh of India, had led the OCA as Acting President since 2021.

Sheikh Talal joined the OCA in 2007. He is Chair of the OCA Rules Committee and a member of the OCA Executive Board.

His election keeps the leadership of the Kuwait-based OCA in the House of the Al Sabah family.

In his 15-minute election presentation, Sheikh Talal’s motto was “One Asia, One Family” and he built his campaign around five main pillars: good governance, financial sustainability, development plan for sports and activities, education programmes and high-quality Asian Games.

His election pledge included an increase in funding for the 45 National Olympic Committees, the five zones in the OCA and for development projects, and he said he was committed to bringing positive change.

“I will follow the lead of my father and brother,” Sheikh Talal told the delegates at the Centara Grand convention centre.

“We have been with Asia for more than 40 years. I promise you I will unite Asia again,” he added.

Captain Husain Al-Musallam, 63, joined the OCA in 1982 in the international relations department and rose to Director General in 2005. He is Secretary General of the Kuwait Olympic Committee and President of World Aquatics.

He based his campaign on putting athletes first, and said the outcome of the election would have a “massive impact” on the future of the OCA and Asian Games. He promised continuity in the work he had established and said the National Olympic Committees needed a President who would listen.


Prof. CHE Kuong Hon visited Jinan City of Shandong Province of China

WSU News: 12 Aug., 2023

On August 9, 2023, Yang Feng, Deputy Secretary of the Communist Party of China, Jinan Municipal Committee, met with Prof. Che Kuong Hon, President of the World Sports University and Chairman of EC of the GAWSF and his delegation at the Longyue Building in Jinan, Shandong Province.


Secretary Yang warmly welcomed the arrival of Che Kuong Hon and his delegation, expressing thanks the World Sports Federation for its trust in the Jinan Municipal Committee. Secretary Yang carefully listened to Che Kuong Hon's report on the joint education between Macau World Sports University and Qilu Poly-Technical University to promote the development of Jinan City. Secretary Yang fully affirmed Che Kuong Hon's positioning and planning for education and instructed that we should utilize Jinan's advantages to further plan core projects and brands that are sustainable, attractive, international, and compatible with the development of Jinan's international metropolis. We should promote China's spirit of dragon and horse, thus reflecting our original intention and mission.


It is reported that the joint education between World Sports University of Macau and Qilu Poly-Technical University has been brewing for a long time. Currently, the International Industry College under World Sports University established by the two universities starts from the professional field, enters the industrial model, and integrates culture through sports and education. In the next decade, the college will lead and drive the rapid development of other related disciplines and majors.


The meeting lasted about 90 minutes and was held in a friendly atmosphere. Participants in the meeting were Gao Bin, former Deputy Secretary General of the Jinan Municipal Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Xie Jinling, Deputy Secretary General of the Jinan Municipal Committee, and Kong Jie, Director of the Jinan Municipal Sports Bureau. The Macau side participated in the meeting were Ma Wencai, the Director General of the World Sports Federation, Zhang Quan, a member of the Academic and Teaching Steering Committee of the World Sports University, the Dean of the College, and doctoral supervisor and Wei Pengshen, a member of the Secretariat of the World Sports Federation.

会见时间约90分钟,会见始终在亲切友好的气氛中进行。参加会见的有:济南市政协原副秘书长高斌、 济南市委副秘书长谢金岭、 济南市体育局局长孔杰; 澳门方面参加会见的有世界体育联合会总干事马文才、世界体育大学教学委员会委员、学院院长、博士生导师张权及世界体育联合会总会秘书处位膨伸。

Mr. Zhang Yan, Vice President of Siemens Digital Industrial Software China visited WSU Headquarters

WSU News: 2023-06-28


Mr. Zhang Yan, Vice President of Siemens Digital Industrial Software China visited WSU Headquarters. Mr Zhang was warmly received by the WSU UC Vice Chairman Mr. Lu Bo, President of Macau Daily, President Dr. CHE KUONG HON, UC member Mr. Tony Un, vice president and general manager of Macau Daily Mr. Wan Hon Nang, office director Ms. Ng Teng and other responsible persons of the WSU. The two sides discussed the future development direction of the integration of science and technology and sports, discussed cooperation in setting up science and technology vocational training centers and launch the respective courses together.





Later accompanied by Dr. CHE and Tony Un, Zhang Yan visited Macau Daily, the largest media organization in Macau, and was warmly received by the president, vice president and other responsible persons, and made a special interview.