University description (as per official university website)
The Educational Complex St. Jude covers early childhood education - Milk Tooth Reality - the primary, secondary and vocational education - College of St. Jude - and higher education - University São Judas Tadeu.
The history of St. Jude Educational Complex began in 1947 in Wandenkolk Street in the neighborhood of Mooca with Admission to the Course Gymnasiums state, founded by Professors Alberto Mesquita de Camargo and Altenfelder Alzira Silva Mesquita, his wife. After an arduous struggle, the couple installed the College of St. Jude. In 1971, they created the St. Jude College, with courses in Business Administration and Accounting. A year later he began courses in Arts and Mathematics.
The University of St. Jude Thaddeus was officially recognized by the Ministerial Decree No. 264 of May 4, 1989. Maintained by AMC - Educational Services Inc., offers today, 30 undergraduate and 09 specific training courses in various areas and 02 higher education courses in technology. Its faculty is recognized as one of the most efficient in the country, and the physical structure of your unit includes 91 teaching laboratories, 174 classrooms, 37 laboratories, preparation, teaching 07 workshops, 18 rooms and design studio, library, three classrooms, a theater, courts and gymnasium, tennis court, swimming pool and varied network of services. In one unit, with approximately 80 thousand square meters area, live about 20 000 students, 610 teachers and 490 employees.
For a long time, the University of St. Jude invested exclusively in their unit Mooca, whose bold architectural design was created to promote the integration of different knowledge areas.
Grounded in the excellence of its consolidated and education project based on results from careful planning, the USJT decided in 2007 to inaugurate the drive Butantã, in order to provide an alternative to quality higher education to a region with few options for institutions individuals. The unit is located in the Butantan Av Vital Brazil, 1000.
Being recognized as a higher education institution of excellence, based on love for the classroom, in all seriousness their actions before society, ethics and respect for tradition. Universidade São Judas Tadeu, being characterized as a community in constant process of development, always cultivate the pursuit of systematization, production and dissemination of knowledge.
The University of St. Jude's mission is to contribute for the formation of the human being, observing the values espoused by the Christian faith, through excellence in teaching, research and extension.
• Primacy of the human person on the matter.
• Primacy of the common good over individual good.
• Justice and brotherhood in the relationship between people and the correlation of rights and duties of each.
• Freedom of the person responsible in achieving their goals.