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The convergence of technology and sustainability has opened up unprecedented opportunities for positive change. As centres of knowledge and innovation, universities have the potential to be at the forefront of this change and infuence the next generation of leaders. Integrating technology into various aspects of higher education has the capability to advance sustainability beyond the campus. Sustainability presents a complex and diverse set of challenges that demand unique and innovative solutions. “Addressing sustainability challenges requires a balance between global and local solutions,” says Marcus Im, rector of Macao Polytechnic University (MPU). The university has embraced the potential of technology in achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
By harnessing artifcial intelligence (AI) and other cuting-edge technologies, MPU aims to stimulate interdisciplinary progress in various felds, including healthcare, education, cultural preservation and environmental sustainability. “Our mission is to steer towards a sustainable future with technologies as our driver, fostering interdisciplinary innovation that benefts all,” Im says. MPU takes a multifaceted approach to sustainability, which includes fostering local and global collaborations, as well as emphasising academic excellence, research and innovation within the university. The university recognises that when implementing sustainable initiatives in diferent regions, it is essential to consider the unique social, cultural and environmental characteristics of each country and work collaboratively with local communities and stakeholders.