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【Purpose of Establishment】
The Office of Public Relations (PR Office) was founded on August 1, 2000, to help the public gain a further understanding of the University and to establish favorable public relations, thereby shaping the overall image of the University.

(I) Operations
1.    Disseminate information related to university affairs, publish news articles, and manage school image and public relations.
2.    Contact the media and announce news and public statements.
3.    Manage the invitations and reception of important guests during major events and festivals.
4.    Plan and design the Chinese and English versions of the introduction to the University’s yearly events and activities in written or electronic form.
5.    Provide contacts and related services for alumni.
6.    Oversee donations for raising education funds.
7.    Publish Wenzao Today and e-newsletters for alumni.


(II) Q&A
Q1: What are the functions of the PR Office?
A1: The PR Office was founded to promote the University. On a regular basis, the Office collects reports on university personnel and events that warrant media attention, and is tasked with inviting the media to the University to conduct interviews. The Office also serves as a bridge of communication between the University and the media, alumni, donators, and community.

Q2: How can I join the Wenzao Goodwill Ambassadors?
A2: The Wenzao Goodwill Ambassadors was founded to provide assistance in receiving important guests, arranging media interviews, and performing administration tasks of the PR Office. At the beginning of each semester, members are decided through an open selection process, which is announced on the university website. Each member must participate in group training, which helps them acquire fundamental knowledge necessary for receiving guests, writing news articles, and managing administration tasks. Accordingly, excellent members are cultivated to fulfill the intended objectives.

Q3: How many alumni does Wenzao currently have? I would like to know more about alumni’s career development.
A3: Currently, the University has approximately 30,000 alumni, who continue to pursue their career development worldwide. Please refer to Wenzao 101, which compiles interviews with 101 outstanding alumni who serve as exemplars of students (note: Wenzao 101 can be leased from the library or purchased at Cave Books).

Q4: How can we learn from the experience of alumni?
A4: Each semester, the Alumni Center invites outstanding alumni to give speeches and share their practical experience. All students and staff members are welcome to attend the speeches. In addition, you may contact the Alumni Center to connect with alumni whom you would like to learn from or interview. Please visit the Center’s website to download the alumnus information request form. Completed forms should be submitted to the Center.

Q5: Why does the University raise education funds?
A5: Wenzao was established by the sisters of the Roman Union of the Order of St. Ursula. For the past 50 years, the University has endeavored to provide education in foreign languages, and the tuition fees have been used to purchase teaching equipment and improve the campus environment. To enhance the university environment and expand venues for student activities, the University has progressively constructed new buildings on campus. The purpose of education fundraising is to seek financial support for maintaining the University’s operation.

Q6: How do I donate to the University?
A6: Please use one of the following methods to donate:
1. Credit card:
Please receive a credit card donation authorization form from the PR Office, or download the form from the university website (http://c011.wzu.edu.tw/category/145693). Submit the completed form in person or fax it to the PR Office (07-3101013). Please confirm your submission with the PR Office via phone after faxing the form (07-3426031 ext. 1604).

2. Wire transfer or postal giro:
(1) Wire transfer account: Bank Name: Kaohsiung Branch of Cathay United Bank; Account Number: 005030021225; Account Name: Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages. Please confirm with the PR Office via phone after the wire transfer.
(2) Postal giro: Please visit your local postal office and fill out a giro deposit slip (Account Name: Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages; Account Number: 04879956); kindly indicate on the slip “Education Fund Donation.”

3. Check:
Please indicate the payee’s title as Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages, cross the instrument using two parallel lines, and indicate on the instrument that it is nonnegotiable. The check may be delivered in person or through registered mail to the Cashier Section of Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages at No.900, Minzu 1st Rd., Sanmin Dist., Kaohsiung City 80793, Taiwan (R.O.C.). Please indicate the phrase “Education Fund Donation” and your name, address, phone number, and title (e.g., alumnus, parent, student, or others) on the envelope. You may also contact the University and have a staff member visit you to collect the donation. 

4. Cash:
Please send cash donation to the Cashier Section of the Office of General Affairs in person, or contact the University and have a staff member visit you to collect the donation. 

Q7: Is my donation tax-deductible?
A7: All donators will receive an official receipt from the University. When declaring the individual income tax, the receipt may be used for tax deduction as per Articles 17 and 36 of the Income Tax Act. In addition, the donation may be listed as an expenditure or loss of a profit-seeking enterprise for tax deduction.