MONDAY, 2 FEBRUARY – A total of 25 Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) students of the Student Representatives Council (MPP) 2014/2015 Session made a study tour to Monash University, Melbourne Australia recently.
According to the Head of Student Development Division, Student Affairs Department (HEP), Kim Asbiyallah Shah Akim, the visit also known as ‘Adventure to Kangaroo Land’ aimed at exposing students to the culture of Australians especially in terms of work culture, local development besides gaining experience abroad.
“During the visit, UMS students had a dialogue with representatives of Malaysian students who were studying at Monash University and exchanged views on the context of education and student leadership,” she said when contacted by UMS media.
She added that all input received through this visit were likely to have a huge impact in strengthening the management and organisation of UMS students programme in future.
“This visit also provided an opportunity for both partites (UMS and Monash University) to focus on the education system applied in Australia and Malaysia, as well as reviewing the systematic and conducive learning environment at Monash University,” she added.
‘Adventure to Kangaroo Land’ was one of UMS HEP Department's activities to internationalise its students globally through sharing of ideas with leading universities in Australia. – ZMD (fl)
Source: HEP UMS
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