TUESDAY, 26 APRIL – The Student Affairs Department (HEP) Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) through its Culture and Arts Division recently organised an Inter College Performing Arts Competition (PPSUMS) for the 1Malaysia Category at Anjung Siswa.
The 1Malaysia Dance Competition was participated by five residential colleges; Excellent Residential College, Tun Fuad Residential College, UMS Labuan International Campus (KAL) Residential College, Sri Angkasa Residential College and Tun Mustapha Residential College.
A Nasyid Singing Competition was also held at UMSKAL and was participated by two dance troupes from UMSKAL, a group each from Excellent Residential College, Tun Fuad, Tun Mustapha and USIA 1Borneo.
Results of the two competitions saw that Tun Mustapha Residential College emerged champion for both competitions.
Second place for the 1Malaysia Dance Competition was won by Excellent Residential College, whilst Tun Fuad Residential College was third.
For the Nasyid Singing Competition, Residential College Tun Fuad captured and second place and UMSKAL the third placing.
Meanwhile, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni), Associate Professor Dr. Ismail Ali said, the objective of the competition was to increase innovation and productivity through quality work by UMS students.
“This programme will become an annual event as an effort to discover talents among students, and progress to a higher level,” he said.
He also presented prizes to the winners and said that the programme would be organised again in May for ‘lagu asli’ and theatre, with each held at UMS Sandakan Campus and Dewan Resital main campus respectively.
Also present at the event was the Head of the Student Affairs Department, Azmi Jumat. – (fl)
Source: Norhana Nordin