MONDAY, 08 DECEMBER – A total of 30 Organising Committee Members (AJK) of UMS Sprint Programme consisted of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Labuan International Campus (UMSKAL) students organised a community programme with the villagers of Kampung Patau-Patau 1, Federal Territory of Labuan.
Assistant Registrar, Student Affairs UMSKAL, Mohd. Fadzli Sarudi said, this programme will enhance students’ soft skills to become leaders in future.
“Students are an excellent generation builder, forming their own identity and becoming role model to society. Therefore, students should be able to adapt to all conditions and situations and be able to tackle the challenges of globalisation and socialisation,” he said.
He was speaking on behalf of the Director of UMSKAL, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Murnizam Haji Halik in officiating the ‘Satu Desa Sejuta Warna’ (One Village One Million Colours) at the village.
Meanwhile, programme advisor to the Student Organisation Management (POP) UMS, Ricky Chia Chee Jiun said, the programme was a form of leadership training for first year undergrads to hone their talents and open up opportunities for undergrads to engage in community activities, leadership and unity among village community with the hope to nurture and produce a proactive, creative and innovative generation.
The programme themed ‘Satu Desa Sejuta Warna’ was organised by the Student Organisation Management UMSKAL and was conducted for a day targeted at primary school students ranging from seven to 12 years. – SS (fl)
Source: Azri Onn
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