SUNDAY, 01 SEPTEMBER – A total of 5,072 students were offered places at Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) for the 2013/2014 Academic session this year.
Of the total number, 2,628 are under Humanities whilst 2,326 are under Science.
To date, 4,279 have registered on-line and of this number, 2,813 are students under Humanities whilst 2,259 are under the Science stream.
To date, 1,666 students have registered personally at UMS. Of this number, 121 are international students and 263 Fundamental Science whilst 100 are students from poor families who were recently offered places at UMS.
The registration exercise was conducted at each residential college at this EcoCampus University which started at 8.00 am.
All new students will be involved in the Orientation Week (MSM) for a week so as to adjust themselves to the campus environment.
Among some of the activities lined up are Introduction to the University, Oath Taking Ceremony, Briefings on University, Physical Activities and the highlight of the Orientation Week, Talentime Show.
Among some of UMS officers who are expected to be present are the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd Harun Abdullah, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Student Affairs and Alumni, Assoc. Prof. Datuk Dr. Hj Kasim Hj Md Mansur besides other principal and senior officers of UMS.
By Salbinous Saribun