TUESDAY, 17 DECEMBER – Undergraduates involvement in co-curricular activities would hopefully produce a productive community, and seen as a way to reach out to the targetted community in future.
According to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni) Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Assoc. Prof. Datuk Dr. Kasim Hj. Md. Mansur, the various activities offered in the co-curriculum activities could shape our students to be proactive and innovative.
“Uniformed Unit curriculum such as PALAPES, SUKSIS, SISPA and UMS SEJATI who have a positive self-esteem, disciplined, hardworking and responsible; hence producing an excellent generation,” he said.
He said this when launching the Drill Competition in conjunction with the Semester 1 2013/2014 Co-curriculum Carnival at UMS Chancellor Square recently.
He added that instilling excellence in students of today would produce human capital who will lead the nation progressively and more developed.
During the programme, 150 students joined the drill competition consisting of ground PALAPES, Marine PALAPES, SUKSIS, SISPA, UMS SEJATI and UMS SEJATI Brass band.
The one-day programme also featured an exhibition of the uniformed unit, a blood donation drive and other exhibitions by UMS students. Also present was the Director of the Centre for Co-curriculum and Student Development UMS, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Raman Noordin. – ZMD Media and Citra DivisionChancellery Department