University description (as per official university website)
With a vibrant and innovative approach, the Centro Universitario Una is one of the educational institutions that more grows in Minas Gerais, offering a solid training and a learning process for different students.
It is 49 years of mining work in higher education, constantly building one of its main commitments: an environment for teaching and learning inspiring, awakening in people the passion for a full life and respect the characteristics of each.
Currently there are seven campuses strategically located in the cities of Belo Horizonte and Contagem, offering courses in Bachelor, Graduate, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Technological broad and narrow sense. The units come with modern academic spaces, laboratories for practical activity, areas of relationship and location.
The faculty is composed of masters and doctors of recognized competence and academic markets. The distinguished academic project allows the students also have opportunities for professional development and social participation in actions with the Outreach Program offered by Una.
The same academic excellence in the areas of biological sciences and health, communication and the arts, humanities and applied social science makes Unite national reference in Undergraduate Technology, through the Institute of Technology Una (Unatec).
Building a national network of institutions of higher education, committed to quality, innovation and evaluation of the learning process, based on meritocracy, and integrated into local and regional culture.
Transform the country through education, with reference to innovative practices and management of learning, respect for diversity, valuing people and commitment to sustainable development.
UNA built its Charter of Values, with five fundamental principles that guide all decisions of the institution.
It is the true compass that will move everyone toward the realization of a dream driven by our mission, which is transforming the country through education, training professionals for the job market, guided by ethical and citizen attitude, through academic excellence and administrative and adoption of modern teaching practices.
The Charter sets out the intentions of the UNA in becoming a transparent and honest environment, based on the commitment of everyone to always seek the best and teamwork in pursuit of the new, bold and creative. They are:
Cooperation - Cooperation is working together in a healthy relationship of interdependence, in furtherance of common goals and mutual benefits. Cooperation strengthens team spirit, solidarity, besides urging our ability to share information, knowledge and experiences.
Transparency - It is the responsible practice and two-way of truth and integrity, which implies the consistency between what we think and what we do, considering the views of others.
Respect - is to be aware of our rights and obligations as well as the other, understanding and accepting individual differences and enforcing our consideration for human values.
Commitment - You see beyond the personal interests, the interests of others and the institution, and a commitment to building a better world.
Innovation - It is doing differently. It is developing the ability to imagine what does not exist. It is questioning the routine and habits. You learn to live with the unknown, different, surprising and new. It is to transform the dream into reality.