Visit from YB Datuk Mary Yap Kain Ching
Friday, April 29, 2016 - The Honorable Datuk Mary Yap Kain Ching J.P., Deputy Minister of Higher Education Malaysia paid an official visit to Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Labuan International Campus (UMS). The tentative of the program includes a session with the staffs and students of the Labuan International Campus. The program was also attended by the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Alumni (HEPA), Prof. Prof. Dr. Ismail Ali.
In the program, the director of the campus, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Murnizam Hj. Halik shares a little background about Labuan International Campus for The Honorable Datuk Mary Yap Kain Ching J.P.’s concern.
The main objective of The Honorable Datuk Mary Yap Kain Ching J.P’s visits is to convey the message of the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia. She also explains the term "Soaring Upwards" which is the tagline of the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia. “Soaring upwards” were used to reflect the landscape of higher education improvements and at the same time recognizes that the continuous efforts are needed to boost the nation higher education to the next level.
The Honorable Datuk Mary Yap Kain Ching J.P also shared the achievements and the successes of the country's higher education system, which could be proud by the Malaysian.
In the evening, The Honorable Datuk Mary Yap Kain Ching J.P attended the friendly session with UMSKAL Students in Lecture Hall 1 (DKP1). She also held a question and answer session and dialogue.
About 290 academic staff and non-academic staff and 700 students attended the program.
Tree Planting Ceremony officiated by The Honorable Datuk Mary Yap Kain Ching J.P. together with the staffs of the Labuan International Campus as an event memento of her official visit to the Labuan International Campus, Universiti Malaysia Sabah.