By Sainah Mustakim and Mohd Affzanizam Mohd Amin
MONDAY, 14 SEPTEMBER – Centre for Postgraduate Studies (PASCA) held their Student Registration Day for the Semester 1 2015/2016 Academic Session at the Main Lecture Hall 2, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), recently.
The registration saw a total of 654 new students, including international students from Bangladesh, Brunei, China and Indonesia.
The postgraduate students were reminded during the introduction briefing to maximise the opportunity given to pursue their studies at Masters and PhD levels to the end and contribute to society through the knowledge gained.
Dean of the Centre for Postgraduate Studies Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Professor Datin Dr. Mariam Abdul Latip said, local and international students chosen to continue their studies at UMS would have an added value to their resumè as this would be able to positively impact the communities of their respective countries.
“As a graduate of UMS, I am sure you are able to carry out your responsibilities in a creative and innovative way.
“Here, you will get more knowledge, the opportunity to learn new techniques and skills, develop ideas and educate you to be independent, creative and hard-working,” she said.
According to Datin Dr. Mariam, postgraduate study is not an easy task, but with all the help and guidance, these challenges would be an enjoyable experience for the students.
“UMS Centre for Postgraduate Studies will ensure that all activities done while studying in their postgraduate level would be made easier with all the services and advices offered to the students,” she concluded. - (fl)