WEDNESDAY, 05 MARCH – The signing of the Collaboration Note between Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and Kent Teachers Training Institute (IPG Kent) was briefly held at the IPG Kent in Tuaran recently.
UMS was represented by its Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Affairs and Alumni), Assoc. Prof. Datuk Dr. Hj. Kasim Hj. Md. Mansur while IPG Kent was represented by its Director, Datuk Mary Teresa Kinajil.
The Collaboration Note signed by both sides focused on the organising of activities related to arts and culture involving both organisations.
“Through this collaboration, UMS and IPG Kent will continue to strengthen arts and culture among the community through the sharing of activities such as the Malaysian Universities Cultural Festival 2014,” said Datuk Mary Teresa who was on hand to welcome the 300 participants which comprised of students representing all 20 public universities across the country.
The same hope was also echoed by Dr. Kasim who stated that UMS had organised and was involved in the arts and cultural activities, not just at the state level but also internationally.
“The collaboration between these two institutions will boost the organising of the arts and cultural activities in Sabah, and I was made to understand that this collaboration between UMS and IPG Kent has long been established,” he added.
This signing of the Collaboration Note was part of the FEStKUM 2014 programme organised by the Malaysian Universities Cultural Council (MAKUM) in collaboration with IPG Kent, where UMS played host.
The signing of the Collaboration Note was also witnessed by the Deputy Director of IPG Kent, Romli Darus and MAKUM’s Secretary-General, Sahar Sa’adi Hasim and participants of FEStKUM 2014. – CD (FL)
Media and Citra Division