TUESDAY, 29 MARCH – The Residential College Student Welfare Committee (JAKMAS) for Tun Mustapha Residential College (KKTM), Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) in collaboration with the KKTM Secretariat Council recently organised the Borneo Exploration Programme Series 1 that was organised by Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Bugaya, Semporna.
KKTM Head, Dr. Mohamad Nizam Nazarudin said the programme was held in preparation and exposure for the Pre-university students on the reality of a student life at the university before stepping into the ivory tower.
“In this programme, the participants were also given briefed on the need to understand some facts about themselves before applying for admissions to Higher Learning Institutes,” he said when met after the event.
He added that among the activities held was a talk called “Towards the Top”, which exposed the students to their direction after completing their secondary schooling.
“A Group Training (LDK) was also held aimed at improving the leadership quality of students and working in a team,” he added.
The programme based on leadership was held for five days at KKTM involving 30 undergrads and 34 Pre-University students of SMK Bugaya and eight teachers. – (fl)