TUESDAY, 6 DECEMBER – A Social Impact Assessment (SIA) Poster Exhibition Competition was held at the Foyer of Social Science Block, Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Heritage (FKSW), yesterday.
A total of 13 groups comprising Final Year students undertaking the Social Impact Assessment subject participated in the competition that discussed issues of current global concerns by applying the SIA factor.
Among the objectives of this competition was for the SIA students to share their knowledge with the public besides with peer students and lecturers on the importance of SIA in the 21st century.
“SIA is an important planning and report in ensuring all results and decisions relating to development takes into account the social impact on community and individual to protect human rights.
“This indirectly add to the marketability of our students once they graduate,” said Dr. Gaim James Lunkapis, a lecturer of SIA.
The multi-discipline event was widely supported by students and judges from other programmes such as Geography, Communication and, Anthropology and Sociology.
Group 11 comprising Ennie Yap, Erwina Binti Nuar, Shandra Paulus, Jessica Salapan and Betty Pius was adjudged the winner of the competition followed by Group 8 who took the second spot and Group 10 at number three. - FL
Source: Saravanan Sundara Sakaran, HA18 Geography, FKSW