FRIDAY, 20 MAY – Students of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) should strive to achieve a balance in academic and their personal development.
Dean of the Faculty of Engineering (FKJ), Professor Ir. Dr. Rosalam Sarbatly said, the university strive strived to enhance students’ potential in these two aspects so that students could achieve not only excellence in academic but also able to master communication skills and teamwork, which are essential for their future career.
“Good academic achievement would only strengthen the foundation in finding a good career, but values such as leadership or teamwork are important in getting employed in an organisation.
“Thus, students should sharpen a variety of skills as preparation for a career in the future,” he said.
He said this when officiating at the FKJ Student Excellence Award Presentation at Dewan Bankuasi (Banquet Hall), UMS this morning.
The Dean hoped that the awards given would encourage recipients to pursue excellence and encourage other students to achieve the same success.
62 students from various programmes of the faculty received Dedicated Student Award, Leadership Award, Hopeful Student Award, Dean’s Award and Special Dean’s Award presented by the Dean. – MA (fl)