TUESDAY, 7 JUNE – Faculty of Business, Economics and Accounting (FPEP), Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) recently organised an Eco-FPEP programme organised by the HE06 Green Team, a club under the Banking and Financial Management Management programme (HE06).
The programme themed, ‘Green Soul Green Mind’ aimed to promote green culture and raise the awareness of campus community on the importance of protecting the environment.
Touching on the programme, the Director of the EcoCampus Management Centre UMS, Associate Professor Dr. Justin Sentian said, such programme was very important in educating UMS community in particular students to embrace green living which greatly benefited the environment and their life as university student.
“Programmes such as this indirectly help UMS in its efforts to become the first EcoCampus university in Malaysia,” he added during the opening of the programme.
Various activities were held during the five-day programme, among them was the do-it-yourself (DIY) using recycled materials.
Students would be able to bring out their creativity in designing a product using recycled materials.
Various activities were also carried out, among them were the collection of papers and used goods, cleaning of the Outdoor Development Centre (ODEC) UMS and a seminar on green concept presented by a guest speaker. – (fl)
Source: Amer Azlan Abdul Jamal, FPEP