Tuesday, 2 April – In efforts to disseminate information to all especially to students and parents, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) organised a programme called A Step Closer To the Ivory Tower at various locations in this district.
Today, the programme which was held in Beaufort saw more than 350 students and parents attending the briefing and educational talk held at the Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Beaufort 2 hall.
Exhbition kiosks were set up by the Academic Services Division, Student Affairs and Alumni Department (HEP) and UMS Link Holdings Sdn. Bhd. besides blood donation counter by the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
The ceremony was officiated by State Assemblyman for N.25 Klias, Dato’ Hajjah Azizah Hj. Mohd. Dun. In her speech she said that students should use the knowledge to its fullest to improve their living standard, including their families and society. She urged them to build their own strength with the knowledge which they have gained and to be a first class human capital who will contribute towards nation building. Also present, the Director of UMS Alumni Centre, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mahmud Sudin.
By: Salbinous Saribun/Feria Lee
Information and Media Section, Corporate Relations Division