FRIDAY, 11 APRIL –
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Student Affairs and Alumni (HEP), Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Assoc. Prof. Datuk Dr. Hj. Kasim Hj. Md. Mansur said undergraduates should be an icon to secondary school students.
According to him, undergraduates should be exemplary thus affording the drive for students to strive to enter university.
He was speaking at the SEMEGA Knowledge Adventure Series 1 themed ‘Motivating Students to the Ivory Tower’.
Touching on the programme, Datuk Kasim said that the university had always supported activities with volunteerism and motivation in nature.
“In addition to fostering the university-community relationship, such programme is also beneficial in sharpening skills and techniques in communication and public speaking of the students who will always face with many questions from students throughout the programme,” he said.
The Department of Student Affairs and Alumni (HEP) had simultaneously initiated the programme for two consecutive days at Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Tawau, SMK Kinabutan, SMK Jambatan Putih, SMK Umas-umas, SMK Balung, SMK Tawau II, SMK Abaka, SMK Wakuba and SMK Merotai.
Also present was the Senior Deputy Registrar, Mohd. Raffie Hj. Janau. – SS (fl)
Source: Student Affairs Department
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